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Notification Weather available at a swipe

Notification Weather available at a swipe | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
The notification toolbar is commonly altered by manufacturers to include toggles, but what about a more down-to-Earth feature?
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Dropbox’s Mobile Apps Are Now Integrated With Microsoft Office

Dropbox’s Mobile Apps Are Now Integrated With Microsoft Office | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
Earlier this month, Dropbox and Microsoft announced a partnership that would see Dropbox offer better support for Microsoft's Office Suite, including the..
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Detekt: New tool against government surveillance – Questions and Answers

Detekt: New tool against government surveillance – Questions and Answers | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
Read everything you need to know about Detekt, a new free tool that scans your computer for traces of known surveillance spyware used by governments to target and monitor human rights defenders and jo
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WhereToWatch Shows You Where You Can Watch Movies and TV Shows Legally

WhereToWatch Shows You Where You Can Watch Movies and TV Shows Legally | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
If you're not one to break the rules when it comes to your entertainment, the Motion Picture Association of America has created an official site for finding out where you can watch, buy, or stream movies and TV shows legally.
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Snail Mail My Email, A Service That Will Handwrite and Send Beautiful Free Letters for One Week a Year

Snail Mail My Email, A Service That Will Handwrite and Send Beautiful Free Letters  for One Week a Year | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
Snail Mail My Email (previously) is a an annual service founded by San Francisco artist Ivan Cash that will handwrite and mail out free letters for a week every year. From November 10th to 16th 201...
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Livescribe Releases Echo Desktop and Live PDF Support, Making Handwritten ... - HEXUS

Livescribe Releases Echo Desktop and Live PDF Support, Making Handwritten ... - HEXUS | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
Livescribe Releases Echo Desktop and Live PDF Support, Making Handwritten Notes More Valuable in a Digital Age.
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Samaritans Launches Twitter App To Help Identify Vulnerable People | Samaritans

Samaritans Launches Twitter App To Help Identify Vulnerable People | Samaritans | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
Samaritans is launching Samaritans Radar - a free web application that monitors your friends’ Tweets, alerting you if it spots anyone who may be struggling to cope. It gives users a second chance to see potentially worrying Tweets.
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Facebook Launches Anonymous Community App Called Rooms

Facebook Launches Anonymous Community App Called Rooms | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
Because sometimes you want to go where nobody knows your name.
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Google Sheets Gets Smart Autofill To Predict Unknown Values | TechCrunch

Google Sheets Gets Smart Autofill To Predict Unknown Values | TechCrunch | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
Google Sheets, the company's online spreadsheet, is getting quite a bit smarter today with the launch of the Smart Autofill add-on. Smart Autofill can look at..
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Behind the App: The Story of 1Password

Behind the App: The Story of 1Password | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
Securing your online life is no joke, but many people still use the same password across different sites for the sake of convenience. Of course, that's bad practice and the most secure password is one that you can't remember. Which is why you need a tool to manager your online security like 1Password.
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What is Ello and How to Use It

What is Ello and How to Use It | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
Ello is a new invite-only, ad-free social network for hipsters and those fed up with Facebook's advertising policy. Here's how to get started.
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19 iPhone Tricks And Tips Apple Doesn't Want You To Know. #7 Just Made My Life

19 iPhone Tricks And Tips Apple Doesn't Want You To Know. #7 Just Made My Life | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
This is everything you never knew your iPhone was capable of doing.
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Survivor Tools helps trekkers,travellers,outdoor enthusiasts

Survivor Tools helps trekkers,travellers,outdoor enthusiasts | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
Even nature enthusiasts are allowed to go digital sometime. While true-blue survivalists might balk at using their smartphone to get out of a sticky situation, if you’re just new to this whole outd...
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How to save YouTube clips for later

How to save YouTube clips for later | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
Why waste your data on YouTube when you can download the videos? We show you a few applications and services to keep in mind.
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Dropbox Carousel comes to iPad and web today, Android tablets soon

Dropbox Carousel comes to iPad and web today, Android tablets soon | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
Ever since the first cloud storage services hit the web, they've been a prime destination for thousands upon thousands of uploaded photos. Unfortunately,
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Wiper lets you delete text messages after you've sent them

Wiper lets you delete text messages after you've sent them | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
Have you ever sent a text message and instantly regretted it? With Wiper, you can delete sent text messages.
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Dropbox Updates Web Interface For Easier Sharing

Dropbox Updates Web Interface For Easier Sharing | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
Dropbox said today it's adding a new feature designed to make sharing easier on its service. On the Dropbox website, logged in users will now see a new..
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Welcome · WriteRack

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This is not the same as twitlonger, in case the thought crossed your mind. This takes your text and splits it up into separate tweets. You can see an example by going to writerack.com/writerack.

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Global incident maps tell you how screwed the world is in real time

Global incident maps tell you how screwed the world is in real time | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
You are looking at the current disease outbreaks in the United States, as displayed in real time by Global Incidents Map. They have many more: Forest fires, hazardous materials accidents, amber alerts, border security, drug interdictions, gang crime, and now two new ones: Human trafficking and food/medicine incidents.
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Google Earth for Android is now faster, better at 3D exploration

Google Earth for Android is now faster, better at 3D exploration | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
Heads up, Android fans: Google Earth for your phones is about to get a lot better. That's what the folks in Mountain View are promising, anyway --
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Download any Soundcloud Song

Download any Soundcloud Song | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
Hey gang! First off, this is almost identical to my how to download YouTube videos post, with a few exceptions. SO I thought I'd lay out the steps for the Soundcloud method as well.
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Scratchjr Teaches Young Kids to Code

Scratchjr Teaches Young Kids to Code | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
iPad: We've talked before about the value of teaching kids to code and about Scratch, the MIT project designed to teach kids ages 8 to 16 to code. Using Scratch as the groundwork, Scratchjr is designed to teach even younger kids (ages 5 to 7) some coding basics.
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App IDs Other Battery Eater Apps

App IDs Other Battery Eater Apps | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
More than a million volunteer users of the smarthphone app Carat have helped researchers identify those apps that really suck battery power in both the Android operating system and iOS. Larry Greenemeier reports.
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Posting this, should any of you care to try it but I went to the App Store and the handful of reviews were awful. There was a competitor app that was not free (99 cents) but there weren't any reviews of that, or even ratings.

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MapQuest's New Commute App Helps Optimize Drive Times

MapQuest's New Commute App Helps Optimize Drive Times | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
MapQuest has introduced a new app for Google Play and iOS: "Commute." Just as the name suggests, it's a stand-alone app intended to help drivers manage and
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Manual, An iPhone App That Gives Users Manual Control Over the Onboard Camera

Manual, An iPhone App That Gives Users Manual Control Over the Onboard Camera | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
Manual is an iPhone app designed by William Wilkinson that gives users manual control over their phones onboard camera. The app gives full manual control over the camera's shutter, ISO, white balan...
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