Cool Websites and Tools [May 5th 2013]

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 – There are lots of websites designed with this very purpose in mind, but most of them are geared specifically towards only sharing files with certain people. A new site called allows users to share files with friends, like other services, but it also allows you to share files publicly, which turns the process of sharing files into a much more social experience than other similar websites.

My image   RunGRE – The GRE is essentially a vocabulary test and while there are many different ways to prepare yourself for such an examination, RunGRE certainly takes a new approach. This $12.99 learning tool is designed to be used while you exercise or are otherwise active, using flashcards and audio. Read more: RunGRE: Revise For Graduate Admissions While Doing Anything [Giveaway]
My image   Winreducer – Windows 8 has made a splash in the last few months, sporting a new tile-based UI, touch-based paradigm, and more stability than Windows 7. Although Windows 8 is the pinnacle of Microsoft computing, it is still littered with bloated features that many casual users might not need. If you want to save space and speed up your Windows 8 installation, check out Winreducer 8. Read more: Winreducer: Strip Windows 8 Install Disk To Its Bare Essentials
My image   MovieShare – Are you looking for a way to share movies between your various Apple devices? Are you looking for a way to share them with friends connected to your Wi-Fi network? If so, you will want to take a look at a really awesome application called MovieShare. It allows you to share movies between any Apple device using only the power of Wi-Fi. Read more: MovieShare: Share Movies Between iPhone, iPad & Mac
My image   Real Emoticons – The form of text through which we mostly communicate with are text messages. Using long sentences to describe our feelings is simply not an option in SMS. What we use to make up for this are emoticons. But those smileys do not properly add emotions to what we are trying to convey. Here to fill that gap is Real Emoticons. Read more: Real Emoticons: Give Life To Your iPhone Messages By Using Real Face-Like Emoticons [iOS]


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