Today in Cool Websites and Tools, we take a look at 5 cool websites, including a small task scheduling program, managing eBooks and webtexts, moving links and documents between iOS devices, a tool for studying difficult texts, and a HTML5 site for playing Dot-to-Dot. Read on below!
FreeByte Task Scheduler – is a small and zero-install program which enables you to start other programs automatically, periodically and at pre-defined times. This program functions very well in combination with backup software like Freebyte Backup, disk fragmenters, virus scanners and other regularly scheduled functions. Just copy the executable file into a directory of your choice. No special dll’s needed.
Dot Dot Dot – Manage eBooks and webtexts in one place. Read ePubs and webtexts in one reader. Import RSS feeds. Collaborate, discover, and share. Share your highlights and comments. See what your friends are reading. Create an archive of your read knowledge. Organize and archive all your texts. Find your thoughts and favorite passages quickly.
Desk Connect – Move webpages, documents, pictures, and everything else between your devices in one tap. Ever tried sending a file from one device to another? Stop sending yourself endless emails with links and attachments. With DeskConnect, it’s easy to send anything and everything between your devices. DeskConnect knows powerful shortcuts on iOS to make your life easier.
Gingko – is a very versatile tool, and has been used for everything from writing physics papers, to planning baby purchases. Gingko’s structure makes it ideal for studying difficult texts. While reading the dialog, you can immediately see the scene summary at the left. If this were organized differently, you could also see commentary and further details to the right.
Play Dot-to-Dot – is a site where you can play the classic game Dot-to-Dot. In the past, Dot-to-Dot was confined to print puzzle books but now it has made the leap to HTML5. To start, simply drag your mouse from numbers 1 to 2 and a shape will appear. Simply join the rest of the dots in order to form a picture. You are timed, and each level gets progressively harder.