Cool Websites and Tools [September 27th 2011]

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 PDFMasher – Zooming into PDF files on your eBook reader is not the most convenient way to read a document, especially if it is a long one. Since HTML files provide better reading controls, the best solution is PDF Masher – a desktop application that converts PDF files into HTML files. Read more: PDFMasher: A Desktop App To Convert PDF Files To HTML

My image Trip Anomaly – There are plenty of ways online to shop for flights. But a new service called Trip Anomaly goes even further. It lets you sort flights based on their reliability. It scans millions of flights and gives you an unbiased reliability score for each flight. So now, not only can you find the cheapest flights but also the most reliable ones.
My image Cocoon – When you visit websites online, most of them are tracking you with cookies to serve you more targeted ads. A few can be quite malicious and infect your computer with viruses and other malware. So check out Cocoon which is a browser add-on for Firefox and which provides you with a safe browsing environment. It stops companies from collecting data about you. Read more: Cocoon: Browse The Web Safely & Securely
My image Let’s Make A Puzzle – I am sure you have played one of those picture puzzles where you need to assemble all the parts to complete the picture. Let’s Make a Puzzle is a website that lets you create such puzzles online. It’s pretty straightforward – you upload a image, give the puzzle a name, select the difficulty level and hit “make it!”. Read more: Let’s Make A Puzzle: Image To Puzzle Converter
My image CloudCM – With countless options available, picking a service to create an online backup for your files is not easy. Most services do not offer more than the standard file storage. Thankfully, CloudCM is unlike most file hosting services because it lets you store your files, chat with friends, play songs, and a lot more.


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