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Share bookmark lists and save webpages offline, with Blinklist

Blinklist is a great free way to save webpages offline for later reading and to share them with others. You can save pages into lists and access them on your own unique webpage from any internet capable computer or device. There are more ways to organize Internet bookmarks than there are fish in the sea,

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Brick Force – Is Massive Multiplayer Online Gaming dying or is it just evolving?

Massive Multiplayer Online Games, also called MMOs, have been around for some time now and it has been stated by some supposed experts that they are on the way out the door. The Internet community in general and the more than two billion people who play them tend to argue differently, however. One game that

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Build and publish non-CMS based web pages fast, free and easy with Buildor Lite

Buildor Lite is a convenient, totally browser based online WYSIWYG web page editor. It costs nothing to use the lite edition and it will offer you a number of basic but powerful options for your non-CMS web site. In 2010 there were more web pages available than there were people in the USA. This doesn’t

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Three great solutions to collaborate online: Dropmark, Online Support Tools, and Fullsync

We keep saying things like, “The world is smaller now,” and “The shortest distance between two places is now a byte’” and when it comes to business these days we are just as likely to be working with someone two states or continents away as we are someone two blocks away. In this post we

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Two FREE URL history tools for Chrome

With all the browsing we do it’s often almost impossible to hunt down and discover one single site that was visited, say, three weeks ago. While it may not actually be impossible in the literal sense of the term, it certainly can be frustrating and time consuming to the point where it’s not worth the

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Two great “Free Speech” tools for Chrome

In honor of July fourth, and because I write about my experiences and opinions, I thought a couple of free speech extensions would be appropriate for this post. Chrome Speak and Speak to Search are two great tools for Chrome that can make your browsing life easier and free up your eyes and hands when

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Two great FREE ways to enhance your YouTube browsing

YouTube Preview and ViewTubeare two great, free Chrome extensions that will enhance your YouTube browsing and viewing experience. They are both must haves for anyone who spends even a moderate amount of time viewing or exploring YouTube videos. I admit it: I do a lot of watching online videos. I don’t get out of the

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Engage in epic sci-fi battles online with other players, in AirMech

AirMech is a great browser based real time strategy game that combines elements of shooters and action games, bringing a new hybrid genre to light. It’s free to play and download from the Chrome Web Store, and it even has multiplayer options! I like games (and other programs) that push the limits of any boundary.

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Enable and disable Chrome extensions according to the site being visited, with Extension Automation

It’s easy to install too many extensions in Chrome. Wouldn’t be better if you could customize active extensions according to the site being visited? For example, you could activate the Gmail related extensions only when you’re actually on Gmail, the video-related extensions when you are on YouTube and other video sites, etc. Extension Automation is

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Two FREE tools to grab images in batch from any website: OWIDIG and ‘Image Collector Extension’ for Chrome

Ever wanted to download multiple images images from a page all at once? There are a number of good utilities out there for this purpose, and this post will present two of them:(1) OWIDIG (Online Webpage Image Downloader and Image Grabber) is a free online service that will process any URL that you throw at

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Create and share 3D objects in your browser with 3DTin

3DTin is a great way to create 3D objects for both beginners and more intermediate designers. It features some very helpful video tutorials along with many pre-made examples, and a community of experienced users to help you get started right away. 3DTIn is a great little tool for creating, editing and managing 3D models. There

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Manage your time with Morphine: a better web blocker for Chrome:

No we’re not talking about medicine for pain, here. Morphine is a web blocker that gives you more options to view blocked pages. It works as a Chrome extension, and while it works in some of the same ways as a standard web blocker, it has some twisty differences that make it worth a look.