Cool Websites and Tools [December 30th, 2010]

Check out some of the latest MakeUseOf discoveries. All listed websites are FREE or come with a decent free account option. You can make use of them without spending a dime. If you want to have similar cool websites round-ups delivered to your email daily email subscribe here.

My image Feed Wind – You can easily keep in touch with a site through its RSS feed. But what if you want another site’s updates to appear on your own blogs or websites? In that, you will need to make use of “Feed Wind”, a very simple online tool that is completely free to use. Through Feed Wind you can convert any RSS feed into a ‘blog roll’ widget that can be easily placed on your site via embeddable code. Read more: Feed Wind: Generate An Embeddable Widget From RSS Feeds

My image Durocast – Listening to radio stations online can be a great way to discover new music or listen to the ones you already love. While many sites let you browse and listen to online radio, to save your favorite radio stations and share them you will have to head on over to Durocast, a free to use website that lets you search online radio stations and listen to them. You can browse stations via frequency, name, or music genre.
My image BrushLovers – Photoshop is great for creating terrific designs but you don’t always have to reinvent the wheel. Many patterns and strokes that you may want to incorporate into your design have already been created by other users and are available as brushes. BrushLovers is one of the largest collection of high-quality Photoshop brushes that you can download for your personal or commercial use. Read more: BrushLovers: Download Hundreds Of High Quality Photoshop Brushes
My image F1 – In the past couple of years, websites have become even more interconnected with share, like, and integrated logins. Well this trend is here to stay, and Firefox is embracing it with F1. This social sharing plugin allows you to share content using your favorite social networking and e-mail clients right from within your browser.
My image Fixr – Do you need to get your house repainted? Or perhaps you want your terrace extended? Whichever house improvement or maintenance task you have, you may spend a good deal of time deciding which contractor to hire. Since it is an important decision, you visit different contractors, gather their reviews, and then select the one you feel is best. Thanks to Fixr, you can now do all of that online. Read more: Fixr: Find The Best Contractors For Home Improvement & Repairs


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