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Archive for the ‘Cool tools’ Category

July 13th, 2008

Cool tools: Index Your Files

When dealing with large number of files and an equally large amount of folders, getting your hands on important files can take precious time. Index Your Files aims to speed up and simplify that process by the use of indexing.
The software doesn’t need any installation – it’s ready to use once downloaded and extracted. When […]

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July 7th, 2008

PushPin gives an “Always on top” option for all windows

Help files. HTML codes. Documents you need to cut and paste. These are just a few of the examples of windows you would always want to be visible. But because not all programs natively support the always visible feature, you can easily lose them when dealing with many windows. PushPin solves this age-old problem […]

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June 28th, 2008

Cool Tools: Spicebird

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If you often find yourself with ruffled feathers when dealing with collaborative works, then you might want to check out SpiceBird.
SpiceBird is an application that combines Instant Messaging, Email, Calendar and Task Management – applications essential for collaborating – under one application. Setting up is a quick, smooth and simple process. Once […]

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June 21st, 2008

Cool Tools: Check Off

For those who love having checklists for almost anything, Second Gear brings you Check Off.
Check Off is a Mac OS X To-Do checklist that is both easy and intuitive to use. To get it up and running, you just need to download the installer and run the setup file. After that, Check Off is easily […]

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June 17th, 2008

Cool Tools: Duplicate File Searcher

Duplicate files are simply a waste of space but are often left unchecked due to the amount of effort needed to find these files.  Plus, it makes your hard drive ridiculously disorganized.
Duplicate File Checker aims to simplify and automate the searching process. It offers several file comparison methods: by file name, file date, or file […]

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June 10th, 2008

Cool Tools: Dipity Collaborative Timeline

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Timelines are a great tool for illustration. However, creating one can be a tedious and slow process for people who don’t really do graphics.
Dipity tries to simplify the creation of an online timeline for almost any topic by providing a seamless way of adding and editing entries. Registration is painless and won’t […]

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May 27th, 2008

Cool Tools: “Talking Alarm Clock” for Your Desktop

It’s easy to have a simple alarm clock on your computer’s desktop. But what about an alarm clock that can talk, plays media files, open programs, sends e-mail and opens web pages as well? That can only be the Talking Alarm Clock. Or, of course, your computer could be haunted.
By utilizing the Microsoft Agent, […]

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May 26th, 2008

Homecourt: An Interesting Spin on Your Usual Collaboration Software

Ever notice how most collaboration programs have limited one-way communication?  It’s always service providers or product sellers telling clients what’s going on.  Whatever happened to assigning deliverables to your client?  After all, you’ll need some materials from them, their approval, as well as any additional information.  Assigning deliverables to clients is something that doesn’t […]

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May 19th, 2008

Cool Tools: Remember the Milk

If you are having a hard time remembering chores or just about anything you need to remember, then Remember the Milk will take care of it. Created as an online task management software, Remember the Milk (RMT) allows you to manage your daily task easily.
If having an alarm beeping at you is not enough […]

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May 12th, 2008

Cool Tools: Rainlendar

Sure, everybody has a calendar somewhere in their system. However, these are just basic calendars, showing you what date it is. What if you need a calendar that’s easily accessible while at the same time, feature rich? This is where Rainlendar comes in.
Rainlendar allows you to have your own planner directly in your desktop. […]

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