Cool Websites and Tools [October 7th 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   My Time Organizer – is a Google Chrome extension that lets you manage your time online. You can add tasks, events and notes to the calendar and set it up to get notified about upcoming events (i.e exams, meetings, tests). It has a user-friendly interface where you can add items (events, tasks, notes) by dragging them from the top of the page. Read more: My Time Organizer: Organize Your Time, Events & Tasks

My image   TorChat – Do you like to chat with your friends over instant messaging, but are concerned that unwelcome people may be able to find out where you are, what files you are sending and what you are saying? Thankfully, there is a program called TorChat that allows you to chat with all of your friends without worrying about who could be listening. Read more: TorChat: Anonymous Peer To Peer Messaging Client
My image   [NO LONGER WORKS] Aside – If you wanted a dead-simple bookmarking extension for Chrome, check out Aside (formerly Read it Later). It is a very minimalistic extension that lets you bookmark and unbookmark webpages with a single click. Click to bookmark a page, and click to remove the bookmark. It also lets you add tags to links before bookmarking.
My image   Taskbar Thumbnail Tuner – In Windows Vista and later versions of the Windows taskbar, thumbnails let you preview contents of open windows (applications, folders) by hovering with your mouse over these open windows. If you use the thumbnails very frequently, check out Taskbar Thumbnail Tuner. Read more: Taskbar Thumbnail Tuner: Adjust Settings Of Windows Taskbar Thumbnails
My image   SmileyTime – If you use Facebook, you probably also use its integrated chat to talk with your friends. While it’s simple and straightforward, it’s also restricted in its certain functions. For instance you can’t directly insert images and smileys into your chat but have to instead share links to images. Check out SmileyTime. Read more: SmileyTime: Add Images To Facebook Chat


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