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When NASA began the launch of astronauts into space, they found out that the pens wouldn't work at zero gravity as ink wouldn't flow down to the writing surface. They took one decade and $12 million to develop a pen that worked at zero gravity, upside down underwater, and in practically any surface including crystal.

And what did Russians do.. They used a PENCIL!

Always look for simple solutions. Devise the simplest possible solution that solves the problems.
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The Simplest Way To Download And Read Manga On Your iPhone / iPad

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Average: 5 (2 votes)

Previously I reviewed an App for reading manga on the iPhone. However that app is only good if you already have a collection of mangas downloaded to your PC. If you never downloaded any manga from the net before, here's the easiest way to start reading manga on your iPhone/iPad!

The Simplest Way To Remove Objects From A Photo

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Average: 5 (3 votes)
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In the old days we need to use Photoshop and the like to remove objects. However the price of the software as well as the learning curve is a bit overkill for a simple task like this.

Here's a Free tool that allows you to remove any object just by highlighting it, magic? You bet. Note that this technology was introduced only recently in Adobe Photoshop CS5, not sure if the algorithm works differently but you'll get almost similar results using this Free tool :)

The Simplest Way To Remove Unwanted Internet Explorer Toolbars

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Average: 5 (1 vote)

Tired of all the unwanted toolbars on your Internet Explorer?

Many of the toolbars were installed without the user's consent; not only does it decreases the available web space and slowing down your browser, some of them even come with spyware/virus.

Here's a simple toolbar remover tool that helps you to get rid of all that nonsense.

The Simplest Way To Type Special Characters

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Average: 3.2 (6 votes)
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Wanted to type special characters such as ® © ¼ ½ ™ ȇ ǎ À ¿ ? You don't need to memorize any codes because Windows have already built-in a simple tool for this.

The Simplest Way To Find An Unknown Song Using Its Melody

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Average: 3.9 (7 votes)
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[Picture borrowed from movie 'Predator']

Previously I wrote about my favourite iPhone App - SoundHound which could identify a song by letting it listen to the radio or your humming voice. For those who don't have an iPhone, here's a free web service which works just as good :)

The Simplest Bit Torrent Client

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Average: 3.7 (3 votes)
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[Megatron and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © Hasbro Inc.]

Bit torrent is one of the technologies that everyone loves or hates. (Hated by entertainment industry due to it being used widely for piracy purposes) Though we don't support piracy, torrent is used for legal purposes also, such as sharing and distributing large files.

Here's the simplest bit torrent client that stands the test of time.

The Simplest Way To Download / Queue Files From File Hosting Sites Such As Rapidshare

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Average: 5 (4 votes)
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If you're using Rapidshare, MegaUpload, or other similar file hosting sites, this freeware I'm going to introduce here is really really REALLY useful for you.

All the 45 seconds delay time before download, 30 mins waiting time after download (to start the next file) and all the Captcha entering will be done by this software.

The Simplest Way To Track Your GPS Trail On Your iPhone

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Average: 5 (1 vote)

Only works for iPhones with GPS chips of course.. 

One of the features I missed in my Garmin GPS Unit is the ability to track the trails. It is particularly useful for me to recognize the roads after my friend guided me the way. I've been looking for a free iPhone app that can do that, and here it is.