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Cool Sites for the Week

This week I will share with you some of my favorite sites. All of these sites are really cool and informative. In this post I will shoot straight to the topic.

Codeproject
www.codeproject.com


A simple website with lots of code. Starting from C and C++ to Java and Visual C#, sample codes and projects can be found here aplenty. The simplicity of the entire site appeals to me the most.

tweet_reasonably_small iGyaan
www.igyaan.in

This is an Indian review based site mainly for various gadgets. Laptops, netbooks, mobile phones are unpacked and compared one next to the other. Excellent videos are available to you for viewing as well. They also have some neat news items and interesting hacks. Check them out!

instructables Instructables
www.instructables.com

Ah!, one of my favorite DIY sites. Staring from home improvement, to making supercomputers, robots etc – almost every guide you can have on your mind, you will find it here. Scores of categories, lots of pictures for demonstration, its DIY made easy. So get the most out of the service become a premium member. The free version has ads and wont allow you to download the guide as a PDF document.

ifixit iFixit
www.ifixit.com

A very simple looking site with tremendous potential. Broken LCDs, cracked screens, dead iPhones, Macs and much more is fully covered. How to fix them on your own that is! And know what? It’s deceptively simple. Every gadget is ripped apart, part by part to help you know. And if you have got more knowledge, you can share them right there. All this for free makes it a great site to visit.

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www.spiceupyourblog.com

This one is for wanna be bloggers, those using the Google’s Blogger Platform to be more specific. Starting from CSS codes, to javascript customizations, this site has got them all. That too in a simple manner and user friendly guides.

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