justdelete.me: Delete accounts & quit web services with ease

JustDelete.me screenshot: Delete accounts and quit web services with ease

Online presence is a must for most of us whether because of work, utility or pleasure and web service providers make it easy to sign-up for their services. We all have many (too many?) accounts opened across the web because sure enough, it’s nice to stay in touch with people on Facebook, to shop online at Amazon, or to get the latest news in the mail.

But quitting, if for any reason you want to, is made much harder by Internet companies. It seems that some want to hang on to you at any price and make the process of leaving them as hard and frustrating as possible. This conscious arrangement is called “dark pattern”, which may include, for instance, the delete account button to be hidden in an unrecoverable corner of the service’s website, or having to have a lengthy phone call with a customer service adviser.

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Keep everything noteworthy in mind with Google Keep

Keep everything noteworthy in mind with Google Keep

To forget is human. To forget to buy the ice cream sandwich we promised the kids. To call home after the gig. To pack sun cream for the holiday. The place we put the piece of paper with the phone number we need to ring.

But even if we had the IQ of Albert Einstein we could still struggle. Once he forgot his own home address when sitting in a cab, and another time the destination he was travelling to on a train. But anyway. As long as we do not forget to grab our mobiles and tap Google Keep, or to add a note online, we are safe.

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Create favicons with Favicon.cc, an easy to use online editor

Create favicons with Favicon.cc

Use Favicon.cc to create favicons as easily as drawing in a paint program. It works in your browser, so you don’t have to download anything. Once you’ve finished drawing, you can download the favicon to your PC, or share it with others. A favicon is a tiny icon that is associated with a web site or page, and you usually see it next to the page title on the browser tab, or in the list of bookmarks.

What’s great about Favicon.cc is that you can preview how your favorite icon will look in the browser, in its actual size, while you work. Favicon.cc updates the favorite icon of the editor page, in real-time, so you can view it in your current browser tab, and see how it compares to the favorite icons of other opened sites:

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Fake-Call Me App: The Perfect Excuse

Fake-Call Me app

If you are stuck in an awkward conversation and you are praying to be saved by the bell, this app might be just the thing you are looking for.

Fake-Call Me is an Android app for smartphones that generates a fake call with all the necessary elements so that people won’t know whether you are lying or not.

What’s fantastic about this app is that you can easily adjust the time when you receive the fake call, the name of the caller and the ringtone.

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Trend Micro HouseCall: Infected? Get A Second Opinion

Trend Micro HouseCall: Infected? Get A Second Opinion

Worried that your PC, notebook or tablet has been infected with a virus? Get a second opinion using Trend Micro HouseCall, one small and free program that you download and run without installation, and let is scan your system for viruses, worms, Trojans, or spyware.

Of course, any computer should be protected by an updated and always running anti-virus or security suite. There are a lot of options here, including completely free and paid solutions. However, there are many cases in which a product like Trend Micro HouseCall is a great solution.

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Site44: Free, Public Websites From Your Dropbox Folder

Site44: Free, Public Websites From Your Dropbox Folder

Do you have a free Dropbox account? This means you have a Dropbox folder where you put all kind of data that is saved in the cloud, and also synchronized across all your devices. Thanks to Site44, you can now create multiple websites inside your Dropbox account for the world to see.

It’s very easy to setup your website: just go to www.site44.com and click the big, blue “Sign in with Dropbox to get started” button. Sign in into your Dropbox account and allow Site44 to access your Dropbox account. You will now be able to create up to 5 websites into your Dropbox folder: click the “Create a new website” button and pick a domain name for your site. You can use a site44.com subdomain, like mysite.site44.com, or you can use any domain name you already own (like www.mysite.com).

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PwnedList: Was Your Email Or Social Account Hacked?

PwnedList: Was Your Email Or Social Account Hacked?

PwnedList is a free web tool that allows you to check if your online accounts have been compromised by hackers. The service has built the largest database of stolen credentials by indexing the locations where hackers post stolen data. All you have to do is enter your e-mail address and see if it’s on the list of hacked accounts.

There are many ways in which your email and password can be hacked. For example your company’s servers can be breached, or you may get a malicious piece of software that starts sneaking around on your computer. Along with security measures like choosing a strong password and changing it often, keeping your system and antivirus up to date and not using insecure computers or Internet connections to check your accounts, a service like PwnedList can bring you more peace of mind.

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Pinterest: 3rd Largest Social Network Now Open To All

Pinterest: 3rd Largest Social Network Now Open To All

If for some reason you never got to try Pinterest, now may be a good time to do it. Previously you needed an invitation to sign-up, but that’s no longer the case. Anyone can now sign-up for free, without waiting.

Launched in 2010, Pinterest became the fastest-growing site ever, and it’s now considered to be the third largest social networking site, behind Facebook and Twitter. Women account for 60 percent of Pinterest’s visitors.

On Pinterest users collect photos and images in an elegant virtual pinboard, with boards for fashion clothes, beauty products, well-designed technology, architecture, or anything else they want to organize and share.

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Fake Name Generator: Get A Fake ID On The Internet

Fake Name Generator: Get A Fake ID On The Internet

So you want to sign-up for a free online service or try a new website, but they are asking you to fill out a long form with all kinds of details: name, address, ZIP code, phone, email, birthday, and more. But you want to protect your privacy and not give away all this personal information.

Use Fake Name Generator, a very easy to use online tool that automatically generates an entire fake identity. You get a name, address, city, a matching ZIP code, phone number, e-mail address, birthday, occupation, company, vehicle, and even physical traits like blood type, weight and height.

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Scroll Kit: Make Your Website, It’s Like Drawing

Scroll Kit: Make Your Website, It's Like Drawing

Go ahead and try Scroll Kit: if you know how to browse the Internet and drag things around with your mouse or finger, then you can build your own webpage. You don’t need technical or design skills.

You get a blank canvas where you can add pictures, text, shapes, or draw with your mouse. Then you have a button called Publish. That’s it, you now have a website on the Internet.

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