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Tubalr streamlines YouTube for a pure music video experience

YouTube is a great source for finding music videos. If I hear a song on the radio and want to check the lyrics or hear it again, I’m more likely to head straight to YouTube than trying to Google it since so many lyric sites are questionable. Music videos can also be fun or give

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Track and maintain records of your meetings and their results, with AgreeDo!

Have you ever been to a meeting (business or personal) in which so much was discussed that you felt you couldn’t possibly take it all in? AgreeDo is a great little web app that is both free and functional, that will help you assimilate and organize all your meetings and the data within them. Meetings

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Audiosauna Beta gives you a complete audio studio for free

Do you enjoy creating music or mixing your own song versions? Audiosauna Beta is a full-featured complete audio solution for making your own tracks and editing almost any audio file you want. It is loaded with useful features and costs nothing to use! Audiosauna is an online web service that provides a full audio suite

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Facebook built into the new version of Firefox

Do you use Firefox? Do you use Facebook? Then there’s good news for you! As of version 17 Firefox now comes with “Social API” which will make it possible for social network features to be accessed straight from Firefox. Right now it only does Facebook but should eventually include most other major social sites such

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Design floor plans for free with Planner 5D

Have you ever wanted to design your own home from the floor plan up, or do you just enjoy fiddling with 3D applications? If so then Planner 5D, which allows you to do these things and costs nothing to use, is a great addition to your free software library. Planner 5D is one of the best

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Improve your typing skills for free with Type-Fu!

Do you type less than five words a minute? Do you hunt and peck like a chicken looking for seed in a desert? If so, you can improve those typing skills, up to and including being able to type without looking at the keyboard, using a great web service called Type-Fu. Best of all, of

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Post links to Facebook automatically every 20 minutes, with Staggr

Those who are keen to post links to Facebook have a dilemma: unless these links are spaced out at a rate of one every twenty minutes, they will be buried in a “similar posts” container and forgotten about. Wouldn’t it be great if you could post all of the links you want at once time, and

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Add Twitter Search Results to Google With Hashplug for Chrome

Twitter is shaping out to be an vibrant source of chatter, especially when it comes to  real-time information. And while Google has attempted improvements on it’s search engine lately, it does not show results from social networks like Twitter. Enter Hashplug, which can do this for you. HashPlug is a free, must have extension for

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Why does Google hate this site?

Something happened the weekend before thanksgiving, Nov 17; a Google algorithm change of some sort that once again took away about a third of our search traffic (it was reported here). This comes on the heels of a first ‘Panda update’ at the end of June which took a third of our search traffic then,

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Explore the human body for free with ‘The BioDigital Human’

Are you a student or a fan of biology and the human body? The BioDigital Human is a great free resource that can provide education and fun by giving you a new way to look at and learn about the human body in general and even specific systems. The BioDigital Human. Sounds like a modern

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Search Google Drive from the Chrome address bar with OmniDrive

If you use Google Drive extensively and have a lot of items stored in there, you may be delighted to learn about a great, easy way to add Google Drive search functionality right into your browser. OmniDrive is a handy free Chrome extension that allows users to search for items present in their Google Drive

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Edit and upload your Android videos with MovieAid Free

Do you like making videos for your friends to watch? Do you love capturing life’s little (but important) moments on your Android’s video camera? If so, you may want to take a closer look at a handy little ‘droid app called MovieAid, which allows you to do all of that directly on your Android powered