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10 Online sources for free eBooks download

An eBook (Electronic Book) is an electronic version of a printed book. It has text, images, links etc. They are produced and published electronically and readable on computers or other electronic devices like mobile, tablets etc.

Here are some of the online sources for free eBooks download in pdf, ePub and mobi formats.

1. Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg

It has over 42,000 free ebooks in ePub, kindle format. You can download them or read them online.

2. FreeBookSpot

FreeBookSpot

It has pdf eBooks under a lot of category.

3. Free-eBooks

Free-eBooks

15 Free online file storage services

Online storage or File hosting or popularly called as ‘Cloud Storage’ is meant to store user data away from user’s normal hard disk, safely and securely. This is the soft-copy generation, so you need to backup your important data on some other places. It’s wise to backup your important files in such online storage because you never know when your hard disk will get crashed.

With growing technology and users demand, a lot of free online file storage or file hosting services is on rise. They allow users to share and synchronize user files across the devices like, computer, tablet, smart phone or any networked device.

Free CDN (Content Delivery Network) to boost website performance

According to Wikipedia: A content delivery network or content distribution network (CDN) is a large distributed system of servers deployed in multiple data centers across the Internet. The goal of a CDN is to serve content to end-users with high availability and high performance.

Why use CDN?
- To make website loading faster.
- T o protect from spammers to SQL injection to DDOS.
- To get detail analysis of website’s traffic.

Top Free CDN services:

1. CloudFlare

CloudFlare_CDN

20 Best Online Photo/Image Editing Applications

Online Photo/Image editing applications/tools are getting popular nowadays. They need not be installed on your computer. You can access them easily via a compatible web browser like Firefox, Chrome etc. Image can be edited with the available features provided by the editor, easily and quickly.
Here I’ve collected some of the useful, amazing and popular online tools.

1. Pixlr : More than 600 effects, overlays, and borders to personalize any image. Pixlr Express is a fun and free photo editor that lets you quickly crop, re-size, and fix any picture, remove red-eye, and whiten teeth.

pixlr

Top Social Networking Websites of 2011

Social networking websites are an online means that focuses on building and reflecting of social networks or social relations among people, moreover who share interests and/or activities. It consists of a representation of each user via profile, his/her social links, and a variety of additional services.

They help to find and connect with new people and old friends. More people are getting jobs from those websites. Nowadays, they have become one of the key means of advertisement.

Here is the list most popular social networking websites.

1. Facebook : http://www.facebook.com/

Facebook

2. MySpace: http://www.myspace.com/

MySpace

Turn Windows 7 laptop into a Wi-Fi Hotspot

While searching for the software to share the internet available in my laptop, this nice software was found. It is software that acts as a router for computers running Windows 7.

According to its website Connectify.me:
Connectify is a free and easy to use software router for Windows 7 computers. With Connectify, users can wirelessly share any Internet connection: a cable modem, a cellular card, or even another Wi-Fi network. Other Wi-Fi enabled devices including laptops, smart phones, music players, and gaming systems can see and join your Connectify hotspot just like any other Wi-Fi access point and are kept safe and secure by password-protected WPA2 Encryption.

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