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Clip and Share Specific Content From The Internet with Pluck for Chrome

If you share content on Facebook and Twitter, then we have good news for you. Imagine if instead of sharing entire web page you could simply share precisely that paragraph or photo or video or whatever you want without worrying about other elements such as ads or navigation or what-have-you. Pluck is a free Chrome

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Read RSS feeds in a wide range of AWESOME layouts, with Good Noows

RSS subscriptions are a great way to catch up with all the different sites and blogs that you like to follow. If you are looking for a great way to aggregate and read your feeds in a single place then check out Good Noows, which offers multiple reading layouts to choose from, such as Twitter

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Easily embed Flickr images into web pages with ImageCodr

If you run a blog or website and would like to feature images from Flickrs – and let’s agree that Flickr happens to host one of the largest collections of excellent online photography, you may have found it to be somewhat of a hassle to perform all the steps needed, from checking the license to

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Turn the images on your website into an interactive experience, with Taggstar

Taggstar is one of those great ideas that comes along every now and then, that is so simple and powerful that you wonder why no one else has come up with it before. Imagine taking the images on your web site (whether it’s a blog or other type of site, as long as there are

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Twenty five FREE online tutorials for learning Android programming

This article is a follow up to my “25 free online courses for learning iPhone and iPad programming” post, for those who are interested in developing for Android. These online are in many cases the Android counterpart to the courses listed in the iOS post above. What these courses have in common, aside from the

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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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Create simple comparison tables with HTML or CSS with CompareNinja

Do you have a point or a message to communicate? Do you want people to compare different facets or features of an issue or topic? If so, what you may need is to make your point visually, with a table. CompareNinja is a free web site that will allow you to make simple visual comparison

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Create a local, development version of your WordPress site on your hard drive: a guide for the absolute beginner

If you have a WordPress site, you may have imagined how useful it would be to have a development version of your site running on your hard drive, that you could experiment a nd play with offline without having to modify your actual site.This post will describe one of the simplest ways that you could

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Collaborate on projects and keep documents and code in sync with QikPad

Working together with someone else can be rewarding, certainly, but it can also have its challenges, especially in the modern world where we don’t all live next door to each other. QikPad is a handy online program that will let you collaborate on projects, letters, code, and anything else you can work with through text,

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Convert Facebook and Twitter into a blog automatically with Mild Free

Mild (Free version) is a social networking tool that will take your Facebook or Twitter account and publish it into a blog format, with it’s own publicly accessible URL. You can then share the resulting blog as you choose, by publicizing the URL or sending the link to friends, etc. If you’re one of the

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Panda3D is a total animation solution for programmers and game designers

Panda3D is a free, open-sourced animation solution that can be used to create games, animated films or shorts and other things to bring your imagination to life. It has been used by famous game companies as well as even some tech savvy high school students, and is one of the best programs/engines of its type.

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CheckThis: a personal publishing service that supports polls, payments, and embedded media

What if you wanted to publish something; say, a gallery of images, a ‘for sale’ sign, a community service announcement, a poll, an electoral or political appeal, etc., or any message that is temporary or transient in nature, and you didn’t to publish it on your blog (because you don’t have one or because it