[neatnettricks] Neat Net Tricks Standard Issue 268, July 15, 2011

  • From: "Jack Teems" <jteems@xxxxxxx>
  • To: <neatnettricks@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 15 Jul 2011 18:59:05 -0700


01.  Tube Chop
02.  Popman
03.  System Monitor II
04.  Handy Shortcutes
05.  GData Cloud Security
06.  Ubitmenu
07.  JZip
08.  Pxlr-O-Matic
09.  Facebook Blocker
10.  URLCapt

01. TUBE CHOP at http://www.tubechop.com/ lets you select just a portion of a video, cut it, and share it with friends.

02. POPMAN lists all email waiting in your incoming mail server so you can preview and delete them directly without opening them. It's available in 21 languages and is a free download at http://www.ch-software.de/popman/ .

03. SYSTEM MONITOR II is a gadget for Vista and Windows 7, displaying useful hardware information in one highly configurable interface. It is compatible wth 32-bit and 64-bit editions and tracks CPU and memory usage for each core in percentage, raw numbers, and graphs. Download free at http://gallery.live.com/liveItemDetail.aspx?li=55ec91d1-f773-4141-a25f-3251a9bb4b70 .

04. HANDY SHORTCUTS at http://www.thewindowsclub.com/create-windows-desktop-shortcuts-easily-with-handy-shortcuts lets you create shortcuts on your desktop to Lock WorkStation, Switch Account. Shutdown, Restart, Log Off, Hibernate, Show Desktop, Uninstall Programs, Device Manager, Security Center, Windows Defender, Windows DVD maker, Flip 3D, Launch Screen-saver, Disable Windows Firewall, Enable Windows Firewall, Clear Clipboard, Connect to Internet, Safely Remove Hardware and a Master Control Panel. All it takes is a single click and it works on Windows 7 & Vista, 32-bit & 64-bit.

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05. G DATA CLOUDSECURITY is a plugin for the popular browsers Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. It blocks access to known malware distribution and phishing Web sites in realtime and can be used alongside any other installed security suite. Download free at http://www.free-cloudsecurity.com/ .

06. UBITMENU. If you don't like the "ribbon" in Word 2007, Excel 2007, and PowerPoint 2007, this application will add the old familiar menu while keeping the new. Download free at http://www.ubit.ch/software/ubitmenu-languages/ .

07. JZIP is archiving software. It will unzip any zip file archives, support other archive formats like TAR, GZip, and RAR, and create Zip compatible files with fast compression. Download free at http://www.jzip.com/ .

08. PIXLR-O-MATIC. Choose a photo from your Web cam or hard drive, or choose one of theirs, at http://pixlr.com/o-matic/ and then select from a wide array of effects to enhance or trash the image.

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09. FACEBOOK BLOCKER. They're everywhere: "Like" buttons, "Recommended" lists, and all that stuff intended to drive traffic to Facebook as well as tracking of browser history. You can stop the Facebook social plugins on Safari, Chrome, Firefox, and Opera with this free download at http://webgraph.com/resources/facebookblocker/ .

10. URLCAPT. By entering a Web page URL at http://urlcapt.com/ , you can take a full-length snapshot of the page, download it, and share it in JPEG, PNG or PDF.


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