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32-bit and 64-bit explained 4 years 7 months ago Remah

Well spotted. Now corrected. That mistake had been there for years. :)

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32-bit and 64-bit explained 2 years 6 months ago Remah

This article has been updated to reflect some of the changes in the last decade and now includes memory limits for Windows 8/8.1 and Windows 10.

Remah
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33 Sites With Great Icons You Can Download for Free 3 months 3 weeks ago Rick Grunwald

Thanks. There are some nice icons here

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33 Sites With Great Icons You Can Download for Free 3 months 3 weeks ago rhiannon

I'm glad you like them. I thought the same. :)

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33 Sites With Great Icons You Can Download for Free 2 months 3 weeks ago Unc_Tarheel_4Ever

WOW! That is one extensive listing with so many icons to see & look at, it'll wear out my eyes! Thanks for the great find as always!

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33 Sites With Great Icons You Can Download for Free 2 months 3 weeks ago rhiannon

You're welcome. :) I'm happy you like it. I thought there were some nice ones in there and some unique subjects.

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36 Places For Free Science Fiction & Fantasy Audiobooks Online 6 years 8 months ago mr6n8 March 25, 2013, 9 new sites added and 1 dead link removed (1 link fixed). All links here checked and working. I use LinkChecker to check page links and no longer visit each site individually to reconfirm. So, if you find a site that is not as it should be, then please post here in the comments. If you know of a site to be added to this listing, please post here in the comments. If you are the owner of a site that you would like added to this listing, it is better to contact me through the site (click on mr6n8). Also, no site that has an orange or red rating from WOT (Web of Trust) may be added to this listing, per site rules. So please check the WOT rating before posting. Thanks Steve view
36 Places For Free Science Fiction & Fantasy Audiobooks Online 4 years 3 weeks ago lindacbugg

Great list--thanks for all the links. I would add this series of speculative fiction which is mostly classic science fiction by early greats in the genre. Can be listened to again & again. You can find it over at the internet archive. It's called "Mind Webs" a radio series out of WHA radio in Madison WI.

https://archive.org/details/MindWebs_201410

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360 Security 3 years 4 weeks ago kanatronic

Guys that is the third of fourth time I read the same online...the 360 has anti-theft capabilities, to lock, erase, and locate the phone, not sure what version are you evaluating...most of the others, use the same google locate for that....

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375,000 Free Images from the Metropolitan Museum of Art 2 years 10 months ago pvilan

Thanks Rhiannon.
Excelent!
Peter

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375,000 Free Images from the Metropolitan Museum of Art 2 years 10 months ago rhiannon

I'm delighted you like it! ☺

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375,000 Free Images from the Metropolitan Museum of Art 2 years 10 months ago jko

In similar vein:
https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en/rijksstudio

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375,000 Free Images from the Metropolitan Museum of Art 2 years 10 months ago rhiannon

Good source, thank you.

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385,000 Windows Wallpapers And An Auto-Changer Program 4 years 1 week ago crosseyedlemon

I prefer creating my own wallpaper categories and searching for nice images to fit them. The personalization option in the confrol panel of Windows 7 allows any folder to be used for desktop backgrounds and the images chosen can be viewed as a screenshow at intervals ranging from 10 seconds to a day.

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385,000 Windows Wallpapers And An Auto-Changer Program 4 years 1 week ago Geert

AT LAST!
A wallpaper changer that starts up with Windows WITH the possibility to stop running after the wallpaper is changed.
And it's portable too. What else could you want more?
Thanks a lot for sharing.

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4 Hours Of Free Relaxing Meditative Music From Moby Anonymous (not verified) view
4 Killer Gmail Features You Might Not Know About Anonymous (not verified) view
40 Free Christmas Wallpapers and Images 4 years 2 weeks ago Sgluber

WOW!

Thank you so much, rhiannon... and let's share one more Christmas time! :-)

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40 Free Christmas Wallpapers and Images 4 years 2 weeks ago crosseyedlemon

"You will get a sentimental feeling....when you hear
Voices singing let's be jolly....
Deck the halls with boughs of holly"

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40 Free Christmas Wallpapers and Images 4 years 2 weeks ago Catsup22

Excellent link and wonderful pictures!

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40 Free Christmas Wallpapers and Images 4 years 1 week ago rhiannon

I'm happy you like them. :)

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40 Free Christmas Wallpapers and Images 4 years 1 week ago rhiannon

Hear, hear. :)

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40 Free Christmas Wallpapers and Images 4 years 1 week ago rhiannon Lovely idea. I've enjoyed your comments so much over time, I'm glad you're here. :) view
40 Free Christmas Wallpapers and Images 4 years 1 week ago Sgluber

rhiannon,

the first thing I read today was your message. And your words made my day start better! :-)

Thank you from my heart! And rest assured that I appreciate very much your posts and all you share with us through the years.
*applause*
*thumbs up*
:-D

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40 Free Christmas Wallpapers and Images 4 years 1 week ago rhiannon

Awwww, that's so nice of you to say.......... :)

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40 Maps That Will Help You Understand Our World 6 years 3 months ago retlaw

Great site - thanks for passing on this tip.

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40 Maps That Will Help You Understand Our World 6 years 3 months ago terrawarra

Thanks rob.... nice find !

cheers

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40 Maps That Will Help You Understand Our World 6 years 3 months ago sicknero

Fascinating stuff, thanks for posting.

The coffee map (No.28) surprised me a bit, and the Chinese names for countries (No.39) are entertaining. Can't make out what they call Slovenia though, I'll have to look that up.

No.1, Google Street View, is nonsense :-) Our town is well within the marked area and we definitely don't have it.

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40 Maps That Will Help You Understand Our World 6 years 3 months ago Phylis Sophical

Well now, that was a really cool diversion! Thanks.

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40 Maps That Will Help You Understand Our World 6 years 3 months ago Sgluber

*thumbs up*

Thank you, rob! :-)

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40 Maps That Will Help You Understand Our World 6 years 3 months ago GGY

If you really love maps and world statistics then look no further than gapminder.org
The ways you can manipulate the data on a map or graph is inspiring, and you can make some very interesting or downright odd comparisons

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40 Maps That Will Help You Understand Our World 6 years 3 months ago mtasolgi

Thank you for free apps...

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45,000 Free Kindle Books 8 months 2 weeks ago boristhemoggy

Sadly this is for US based Kindle customers only

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45,000 Free Kindle Books 8 months 2 weeks ago Frank D

These are mostly romance novels. I'm interested in freely downloadable epub mysteries by John Dickson Carr, Ross MacDonald, Ngaio Marsh, Leslie Charteris, P.D. James, and about detectives, such as John Cardinal, Harry Dresden, Salvo Montalbano, Jack Reacher, Harry Bosch, Elvis Cole, Alex McKnight, Logan McRae, Armand Gamache, John Rebus, and Lord Peter Wimsey. I've already got all of Agatha Christie's works.

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45,000 Free Kindle Books 8 months 2 weeks ago JMDaniel

Much of these books are garbage romance written by women. Even free they are overpriced because they would take up valuable space on your device..

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45,000 Free Kindle Books 8 months 1 week ago StillAddictedtoMyH

You're in luck - Dorothy L. Sayers' Lord Peter Wimsey series is FREE here: https://www.fadedpage.com/showbook.php?pid=20080401.

For current books, still within copyright and by authors who are still alive and need to eat, please consider buying an ebook once in a while (and then use Calibre to remove the darn DRM), or just check out what your library has to offer.

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45,000 Free Kindle Books 8 months 2 weeks ago rhiannon

Huh. I'm not sure what genre or category (on the left side of the screen) you were looking at, but the categories I checked before posting this had no romance books. I looked at these genres and their categories: Computers and Technology, Travel, Arts and Photography, Reference, and Biographies & Memoirs.
The landing page has a lot of romance novels though, that's for sure.

I think their classification system is jumbled, but the categories and sub-categories are more reflective of the topic.

You could check the Mystery, Thriller & Suspense category for some of those authors, but I'm not sure that any of them would ever show up in the free category. Lee Child (Jack Reacher), Michael Connelly (Harry Bosch) and Robert Crais (Elvis Cole) are all popular authors. I've don't think I've ever seen popular and best-selling authors in the free category, and I've seen only a few authors at that level show up in discounted books. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Amazon's eBooks are downloaded in their propietary format, though they can converted to ePub on the web or using a program like Calibre.

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45,000 Free Kindle Books 8 months 2 weeks ago rhiannon

Sadly, that is often the case. :(

I'll amend the article, thank you for mentioning it.

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45,000 Free Kindle Books 8 months 1 week ago TracyM

Doesn't work for Australia - keeps transferring to Australian Amazon site - even though US site says ships online to international. Australian site does not have any free.

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45,000 Free Kindle Books 8 months 1 week ago RogerCurrier

I suggest you use a browser like EPIC which allows you to specify what country you are coming from. It's free, based on Chrome code and is a useful addition for when you want to do this kind of thing.

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45,000 Free Kindle Books 8 months 1 week ago rhiannon

Good suggestion. :)

You would still need an amazon us account to download books.

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45,000 Free Kindle Books 8 months 1 week ago David R

I already have over 16,000 FREE eBooks ! Thanks.

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45,000 Free Kindle Books 8 months 1 week ago rhiannon

You're welcome. :) That's quite a few books!

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4D Compass - More Than Finding North 5 years 9 months ago rltidd27

For an Android app, the video link on how to calibrate was for an Iphone.

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4D Compass - More Than Finding North 5 years 9 months ago tamxir The procedure is the same for Android and iOS Tablets and Phones. I picked that video demo because it got straight to the point and was short. view
4D Compass - More Than Finding North 5 years 9 months ago mr6n8 I followed the video for my Android and it worked. No big deal, just make a figure eight with the phone. Thanks for this app. Steve view
4D Compass - More Than Finding North 5 years 9 months ago tamxir Glad you like it. I try to keep things interesting for everyone. view
4D Compass - More Than Finding North 1 year 6 months ago bernardz

Not there anymore in google play.

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5 Best Free Video Streaming Sites 6 years 9 months ago Panzer VideoLectures.NET is an award-winning (best educational product of the decade award from UN and UNESCO) free and open access educational video lectures repository. The lectures are given by distinguished scholars and scientists at the most important and prominent events like conferences, summer schools, workshops and science promotional events from many fields of Science: http://videolectures.net/ view
5 Best Free Video Streaming Sites 6 years 9 months ago kerry2 Interesting site .. I hadn't seen that one before. view
5 Best Free Video Streaming Sites 6 years 4 months ago KuriousG12

This has been very helpful. Thank you,

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5 Best Free Video Streaming Sites 6 years 3 months ago JJames

As an alternative to youtube there's torch music ( http://music.torchbrowser.com/ ). It's a relatively new service that uses the youtube library, but it works better in that it doesn't have covers or spam stuff, and the adds don't break up the video flow. Totally free too.

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5 Best Free Video Streaming Sites 6 years 1 month ago Juxxize I love You-tube it's full of varied videos lot's of different content but it seems google are trying to upset 90% of it's you tube users by forcing them to have a google plus pages , I can no longer comment on you tube videos until I accept the T&C's of having a google plus page which I don't even want , it's seems not enough people were using google plus so they decided to MAKE people use it ( not really the way to go ) view
5 Best Free Video Streaming Sites 4 years 3 days ago usadoug

IMO it's unfair to list as a con what "spam" comments that nor YouTube or content providers have no reasonable control over. Spam was first used to refer to unsolicited email. By posting comments for public consumption or post original comments to the content one is in essence soliciting responses. Googles/youtubes attempt to encourage/force the use of real names on YouTube had the potential to move abuse from inside the web into the world where people actually live. A crank angered by a John Doe on the web is likely to harass every John Doe they can find a phone number for. Actually comment on YouTube are some of the most useful on the web, particularly since YouTube got rid of the character limit and allowed inserting of all URL'. Yea you have to ignore the stupid crap, but that's a small price to pay for free. tmy gmail account associated with YouTube isn't my primary email account. The only time a make point to visit my gmail account is when I'm expect something from the google help staff or from the google/YouTube forums. Generally I scroll through the mail and based on the subject mark expect email to be moved to a folder for reading, the remainder is block deleted. I rarely engage in YouTube comment peeing contests

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5 Best Free Video Streaming Sites 4 years 3 days ago usadoug

One doesn't have to use Google+ to use you tube, why not setup G+? When using YouTube I given the choice to use my long time anonymous YouTube user name of my G+ name. In the event the ability to comment is so important to anyone they should decide to stop viewing YouTube content after telling the google/YouTube and the content providers of that decision, and carry through with that decision. Clearly YouTube's hope was to clean up comments by having comments associated with what are thought to be real names civility would ensue. Did take sever exchanges with someone at YouTube to discover how I could still use my long time YouTube user name at YouTube, not my G= associated name. Sometimes getting what you think is right takes effort, and patience. Yes policy can change tomorrow. I'm ready to be allowed to watch the videos without commenting, or walk away from YouTube, I doubt few others are ready to do so as well. Anyway not in enough numbers to influance policy.

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5 Best Free Video Streaming Sites 4 years 2 days ago heytisha

Hi usadoug, thank you for the comment! You make a good point. I am the same way! rarely will I spend time actually reading comments. YouTube also allows the uploader to disable/remove comments. However I think sometimes comments can border on abusive and/or irrelevant to the video completely. And if something can be done to filter comments more, it should be done. Wouldn't you say? 

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5 Best Free Video Streaming Sites 1 year 15 hours ago Valentin Nedev

http://onevidtube.com/ is great one that support maximum size of 2 GB

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5 Best Free Video Streaming Sites 2 months 1 week ago Jhonny

Movie streaming giant Netflix has lost millions of its users this month, sccording to some reportd, A new website has appeared on thr movie streaming scene, and is quickly becoming an apparent threat to cable companies and other online competitors. read more >> https://movie.siteslikenetflix.com

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50 GB Of Free Online Storage 6 years 1 month ago gillop555

thank you,,,,very much,,,,and god bless you,,,,,

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50 GB Of Free Online Storage 5 years 10 months ago goutham

realy very good

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50 GB Of Free Online Storage 5 years 5 months ago misamkhan

thanks

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50 GB Of Free Online Storage 4 years 2 months ago mrfingerz

The free version of A-Drive is being discontinued, users have until November 16th to either move to a premium plan or retrieve their files.

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50 GB Of Free Online Storage 4 years 1 week ago Patrik Silva

Good Opportunites To Save your data and save the live for your computer too. I really Like.

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55 Free Online Photo Edit & Paint Tools in One Place 2 months 2 days ago danielson

That's quite the jackpot you found Rhiannon!
Kind of reminds me of a StumbleUpon thing.

Have you noticed the link below to http://pothos.info/ ?
Full of freebies that could be helpful to some.

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55 Free Online Photo Edit & Paint Tools in One Place 2 months 1 day ago pvilan

Thanks Rhiannon!
You are a genius! This tool is going to be the star of my box of online tools!
Best Regards
Peter

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55 Free Online Photo Edit & Paint Tools in One Place 2 months 1 day ago dwainwood

Maybe it's a false positive, but Malwarebytes flagged the pothos.info site. See below warning:
Website blocked due to a suspicious top level domain (TLD)

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55 Free Online Photo Edit & Paint Tools in One Place 2 months 1 day ago Maurice Smith

Very easy to use. Very effective

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55 Free Online Photo Edit & Paint Tools in One Place 2 months 1 day ago MidnightCowboy

Of all the confusing commercial security software folks insist on paying for Malwarebytes tops the list. It's riddled with false positives and even if users read the documentation 95% of them will not be able to understand how these results are generated. This makes it IMO totally useless as a security tool. Forticlient Free 6.0 will give you better and more accurate results plus it provides custom settings for your web filters.
https://www.forticlient.com/downloads
Otherwise just use reputable online scanners. MC - Site Manager.
https://www.virustotal.com/gui/url/b96d57c87841d5d7c0e302086fc7575f6c627...
https://zulu.zscaler.com/submission/568e8216-0741-43df-996b-9592bf37cefc
https://www.urlvoid.com/scan/mara.photos/

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55 Free Online Photo Edit & Paint Tools in One Place 2 months 1 day ago dwainwood

Thanks for the links. I was referring to pothos.info referenced by another member; not the Mara site.

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55 Free Online Photo Edit & Paint Tools in One Place 2 months 1 day ago MidnightCowboy

Sorry - my mistake. Same analysis result however. MC - Site Manager.
https://www.virustotal.com/gui/url/98fe92fc120e5df74c1069d51cea952935d55...
https://www.urlvoid.com/scan/pothos.info/
https://zulu.zscaler.com/submission/6bb3082f-b5ca-46d7-b71a-c7fa68fcdd17

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55 Free Online Photo Edit & Paint Tools in One Place 2 months 1 day ago rhiannon

I'm glad you found it useful. :)

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55 Free Online Photo Edit & Paint Tools in One Place 2 months 1 day ago rhiannon

You're welcome Peter, I'm happy you like it. I like it because you don't have to hunt around to find what you want, it's all right there, a click away.

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55 Free Online Photo Edit & Paint Tools in One Place 2 months 1 day ago rhiannon

I did see their other freebies and checked them out. I didn't download and test Red Button or Christmas Elf but the others seemed ok. I liked the Click and Relax.

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55 Free Online Photo Edit & Paint Tools in One Place 2 months 1 day ago rhiannon

Agreed MC. :)
Pothos is not the site I wrote up, however, I did visit all the listings offered on Pothos and ran the site through VirusTotal and it came up clean. That's one of the things I normally do before I write anything up - there's a lot of checking, testing, double checking, and research that goes into what I post, it's not quick or casual. For example, I tested every one of the 55 tools on Mara photos to make sure each worked and did what it said it did and to make sure there were no image quality issues that I could detect. With that said, I still miss things sometimes, and I'm grateful for the people who point out the errors. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
There's also quite a few programs and sites that don't make it all the way through testing for one reason or another.

I didn't download or test either of the programs that were listed on Pothos (Red Button and Christmas Elf). 
 

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55 Free Online Photo Edit & Paint Tools in One Place 1 month 4 weeks ago skitty54

Love it! I had too much fun with the click and relax and the photo editor. Thanks!

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55 Free Online Photo Edit & Paint Tools in One Place 1 month 4 weeks ago 2oldfan

You say there isn't need to download software, but there is a big download button??? Don't we need to download the suite to use it?

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55 Free Online Photo Edit & Paint Tools in One Place 1 month 4 weeks ago rhiannon

I'm not seeing a big red download button on the Mara Photo site:
https://mara.photos/
To use any of the tools, just click or tap the name of the tool and will open inside your browser. You can upload an image and use any of the tools to edit or create effects for your image.
The top of this article is a screenshot of what the page looks like.

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55 Free Online Photo Edit & Paint Tools in One Place 1 month 4 weeks ago rhiannon

I'm glad you like it. :)

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550,000 Historic News Clips Now Free On Youtube 4 years 4 months ago crosseyedlemon

Good history websites are hard to find so I'm glad to see these archives being made available. Some clips have no sound and others are too short to provide any meaningful historical context but there are still enough good segments to make this video library worthwhile.

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56 Free Motion Comics Series Online 6 years 10 months ago mr6n8 February 14, 2013, new sites added and 1 dead link removed. I added the number of series to the title as I did not realize how big this section had gotten. All links should be working. If you find a site is not working, or is not as it should be, then please post here. If you know of a site or series to be added to this listing, please post here or contact me through the site. Thanks Steve view
56 Free Motion Comics Series Online 6 years 8 months ago mr6n8 March 27, 2013, 6 new series added, 1 dead link removed. All links here checked and working. I use LinkChecker to check page links and no longer visit each site individually to reconfirm. So, if you find a site that is not as it should be, then please post here in the comments. If you know of a site to be added to this listing, please post here in the comments. If you are the owner of a site that you would like added to this listing, it is better to contact me through the site (click on mr6n8). Also, no site that has an orange or red rating from WOT (Web of Trust) may be added to this listing, per site rules. So please check the WOT rating before posting. Thanks Steve view
6 Free Google Reader Alternatives 6 years 9 months ago CASD

I like ighome.com

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6 Free Google Reader Alternatives 6 years 9 months ago rhiannon CASD; Nice site. Thanks for mentioning it. I've got an article on Start Pages in the works and I'll add it there (with proper attribtion of course). view
6 Free Google Reader Alternatives 6 years 9 months ago pvilan

Rhiannon,

You mean that by using Feedly (Chrome extension) I do not need to download anything from Google Reader before it closes?

Thanks and regards.

Peter

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6 Free Google Reader Alternatives 6 years 9 months ago DavidFB

I don't make heavy use of RSS feeds but have found Firefox Live Bookmarks fine. I sort same into their own folder and they can be viewed in the sidebar when I want to do a larger review.

Saves having yet another tool open all the time.

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6 Free Google Reader Alternatives 6 years 9 months ago DavidFB

You need to migrate your feeds before it closes, wherever you choose to. Some of the tools allow you to import from GReader directly but it has to be done. Once its closed, your saved feeds will be toast.

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6 Free Google Reader Alternatives 6 years 9 months ago DavidFB

Oh sorry - you need the Feeds Sidebar extension to view them in the sidebar ;-)

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6 Free Google Reader Alternatives 6 years 9 months ago rhiannon Hi Peter, Correct. After the Feedly extension is installed Feedly will show a pop up window asking for permission to access your Google Reader account. Allow access and it syncs your Google Reader account with Feedly. Feedly is working on a clone of the Google Reader API and say it will be done before Google Reader closes and all your feeds will transition seamlessly. Just in case I keep a backup of my Google Reader feeds. You can do this through Google Takeout mentioned above, or through Google Reader itself. Going through Google Reader uses Takeout as well, so either method works. For both Firefox and Chrome I logged in to my Google Reader account - a good idea if you have more than one account. All my feeds and folders imported easily, nothing missing as far as I can tell. Out of the two I like the Chrome implementation better than Firefox. They've set up a Tips for Google Reader users migrating to feedly that's helpful. view

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