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Top Gmail Web Apps – Enhance Your Gmail Experience!

There are many gmail enhancers/web apps out there. Some of them are listed below that can greatly help you in reducing your time to groom or manage your gmail account.

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Other Inbox

This web app will organize your gmail inbox. It automatically analyzes your incoming mail, label and archive low priority emails. Other Inbox will make sure that Your important emails sent by real people are left in your Inbox.

Unsubscribe

Are you flooded with email from email marketers? You still receive emails from email marketers even though you unsubscribed from their services? then check out Unsubscribe web app for gmail. It is available for other emails such as Yahoo Mail, Windows Live Mail etc.

FindBigMails

Are you running out of free space in your gmail account? Then have a look at FindBigMails web app. Gives you a comprehensive graphic details of usage details, large emails etc.

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Rapportive

Rapportive finds relevant information about your contacts, email senders from social media and builds a rich contact profiles right inside Gmail. Rapportive shows you everything about your contacts right inside your inbox.

AwayFind

AwayFind escalates your urgent emails when you are away from it. When you receive an urgent message, AwayFind will notify you via SMS, voice call, iPhone push, IM, or even delegate the message to someone you specify.

ReadNotify

See if you email gets read or not and when!

Gmail Backup to Hotmail

Labnol (a technology blog) has a decent article on how to use Hotmail as an alternative backup place for your gmail mails!

TripIt

Connect TripIt to your gmail! It automatically polls your inbox, scanes for travel emails, forwards it to your tripit mail so that your travel plans are automatically scanned, and then sent to tripit. Great tool.

Boomerang

Compose an email in gmail and then schedule it to be sent later! cool email scheduler program for gmail.

Source [labnol]

3 Free And Easy Web Applications To Create Videos From Your Photos Instantly – Easy Video Creator

Sometimes we need to create personalized videos with background music and text for personal as well as professional reasons. Say you want a beautiful video from your recent vacation as aimage memory. Sure, there are standalone apps to do such professional movie editing. But, not all of us have the patience to learn the tool and use. We want quick and the best way to create video clips from photos, tracks and other pieces of media. Well, there are some nice online web applications that can create music video, slideshows from your photos in a snap! You don’t need to be a geek! Here we list 3 such services; They are free however, for full features they do require some money!

 

Animoto

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Animoto lets you turn your photos and videos into great videos. Animoto automatically produces beautifully orchestrated, completely unique video pieces from your photos, video clips and music. Fast, free and shockingly easy. It doesn’t need any technical skills to produce great looking videos using Animoto.

Steps involved are really simple – Upload images or videos, chose the sound track or put your own, type in the personalized text and boom! Animoto creates a unique movie trailer out for you! Always unique – no 2 animoto videos are alike! Upload the video, share the video, do what ever you like with the video! that simple!

Check it out here.

Flixtime

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Flixtime turns your photos and videos into stunning and unique videos in just minutes! Like Animoto, Flixtime creates movie trailer out of uploaded photos, videos, text and music. Free account lets you create a 60 second video.

Check it out here.

Stupeflix

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Mix images, photos, audio tracks, videos and create movie trailer. Fast and very easy. Free account with limited features is available. Try and see if it fits your requirements!

Check it out here.

Plants Can Tweet Too!

Who said that plants can’t tweet! If there is someone who has said so, then take a look at the botanicalls. They proved them wrong!

Botanicalls has opened a new channel of communication between plants and humans, in an effort to promote successful inter-species understanding. its aimed at establishing communication between plants and humans. It provides the ability to plants to call and text message people to request assistance.

Botanicalls Kits offer a connection to your plants via online Twitter status updates to your mobile phone. When your plant needs water, it will post to let you know, and send its thanks when you show it love.

Recommended Reading:

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For more information on learning how to assemble your Botanicalls Kit and enable plants to tweet, get started here. Its simple and easy.

10 Interesting Ways To Use Your Old Floppy Disks

Many of you who have been around since the floppy disk days would have seen loads of floppy disks becoming unusable for storage of data. Like the old CDs these days, the old unused floppy disks used to create a lot of junks. If you still have those floppy, here are cool ways to use some useful stuff using old unused floppy disks.

Recommended Reading:

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This post has a  collection of how you can use your floppy disks in interesting ways. All the creative ideas are via instructables.com

1. Floppy Ceiling Lamp

You can create a nice looking ceiling lamp using floppy. Here Floppy discs were used to update an old ceiling lamp.

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More info here.

2. Floppy Disk Notebook

Create some nice Floppy Disk Notebooks using some pretty simple instructions.

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More info here.

3. Floppy Disk Bill Caddy

Conveniently build a caddy to hold all bill paying supplies and unpaid bills.

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More info here.

4. Earrings made from floppy disk parts!

Make some cute looking metal earrings in five-minutes.

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More info here.

5. Floppy Disks into Bracelets, Necklaces, or Belts

Easy to make floppy disk jewelries!

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More info here.

6. Floppy Disk Laptop Desk/Stand

Here is a Laptop desk made from 82 floppy disks.

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More info here.

7. Floppy Disk Pen Holder

This is very simple and most of you would have already tried.

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More info here.

8. Floppy Disk Bird Feeder

Create a bird feeder with old floppy disks.

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More info here.

9. Floppy Disk Wall Clock

This is a cute one. Make a Floppy Disk Wall Clock using your old Floppy Disks

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More info here.

10. Floppy Wallet

Make a floppy wallet to store your cash

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More info here.

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