Cool Websites and Tools [August 20th 2012]

Check out some of the latest MakeUseOf discoveries. Most of the listed websites are FREE or come with a decent free account option. If you want to have similar cool website round-ups delivered to your daily email, subscribe here.

My image   Cornerclick – Windows 7 users know that the desktop can be shown immediately by clicking the corner of the taskbar. But Mac users can do a lot more with their desktop’s corners. If you are a Mac user looking to do more with your desktop’s corners, check out an app called CornerClick. Read more: CornerClick: Assign One Or Multiple Apps To The Corners Of Your Mac Desktop [OSX Lion]

My image   BootMed Plus – If you have been using a Windows computer, then there might have been a few occasions where system failures caused your system to not boot. When this happens, you cannot run any system tools to diagnose the problem and solve it because you cannot start your computer in the first place. What you need then is a “fixing disc” or a “Live CD” such as BootMed Plus. Read more: BootMed Plus: A Live CD to Help Diagnose and Fix your PC Problems
My image   My Chrome Theme – Google Chrome, like many other modern browsers, supports personalized themes. These comprise of a custom background and custom theme colors. One way to quickly create and share themes for Google Chrome is by using a tool called My Chrome Theme. You can install the application to start creating and sharing custom Google Chrome themes. Read more: My Chrome Theme: Quickly Create & Share Themes [Chrome]
My image   Hideman – If you have ever downloaded multiple files from sites like Rapidshare, you will find that your waiting times get increasingly larger as you download files. Sites like these detect you by your IP address and place download and waiting time restrictions on you. Here to help you bypass those restrictions is a tool called Hideman that masks your network’s IP address. Read more: Hideman: Mask Your IP Address To Bypass Download Limitations Of Websites
My image   [NO LONGER WORKS] Hekasoft Backup & Restore – The web browser you use includes a lot of your information. To make things more convenient, you often let your browser save a bunch of your passwords, settings, etc. Losing these would mean starting all over which is why backing up your browser profiles is a good idea. Here to help you do that is a tool called Hekasoft Backup & Restore.


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