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Awesome May 19, 2014 posted by

Pick n Mix – superb new website building service is perfect for small businesses and mom and pop

If you’ve ever been asked to recommend a website building service, or needed a small website for a project yourself, you’ll know that it’s not easy finding the right option. Sure there are lots of website services out there, from free to pricey, but they either require that you know about design (or coding), or pay an arm or a leg for a custom design/development option. Even WordPress is a tricky choice, since there are so many things you need…


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Pick n Mix – superb new website building service is perfect for small businesses and mom and pop
Gadgets May 16, 2014 posted by

PAWA Card – probably the coolest little credit card charger on the planet [Review]

We went to a small digital demo show last night and tucked away in the corner of the room was a little stand showing off these tiny gizmos. The PAWA Card is an ultra thin credit card sized charge block which comes with an integrated Lithium Polymer battery, and a very clever triple format connector.


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PAWA Card – probably the coolest little credit card charger on the planet [Review]
Awesome May 7, 2014 posted by

Elementary OS – so you want to speed up your old laptop computer eh? [Freeware]

We’ve been playing with the very snazzy Elementary OS recently, and it’s actually very nice indeed. Designed as a replacement for the Windows or Apple operating systems on desktop and laptop computers, it’s based on the standard Ubuntu platform, with some nice bells and whistles added.


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Elementary OS – so you want to speed up your old laptop computer eh? [Freeware]
Gadgets April 17, 2014 posted by

ChargeKey – the most useful thing you can put on your keychain right now

If you carry around a smartphone, you need to keep it charged. But just as importantly, you’ll often want to move stuff to and from the handset, whether it’s photos, music or just plain old data files. The choice of tools to get this done are legion, but for our money, one of the coolest and most effective gadgets you can have with you is this ChargeKey, a two-in-one data and charge cablette.


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ChargeKey – the most useful thing you can put on your keychain right now
Recommended April 2, 2014 posted by

Magix Audio Cleaning Lab 2013 – if you’re serious about cleaning and editing audio, this is a must-have tool [Review]

Regular readers will know that we generally tend to focus on free software because we enjoy supporting small independent publishers. However every so often we come across a piece of commercial software which offers such great functionality that we have to cover it. Such is the case here.


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Magix Audio Cleaning Lab 2013 – if you’re serious about cleaning and editing audio, this is a must-have tool [Review]
Awesome March 31, 2014 posted by

Rain Alarm – probably the most useful weather app ever made [Freeware]

Every so often we stumble across a cool piece of code which delivers on its promise way better than we could hope for, especially when it comes to cross platform functionality. In this case it’s a weather app, which is remarkable since there are a lot of good ones around competing for our attention.


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Rain Alarm – probably the most useful weather app ever made [Freeware]
Awesome March 17, 2014 posted by

Phantom 2 Vision – amazing flying camera turns the world into an aerial adventure [Review]

When the history books come to be written about the rise and rise of the quadcopter, we suspect that one of the names which will be high on the list will be that of DJI, makers of the Phantom 2 Vision ‘flying camera’. The company has managed to single handedly carve out a new segment in the ‘prosumer’ gadget world, the personal camera drone. And they’ve done it with style.


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Phantom 2 Vision – amazing flying camera turns the world into an aerial adventure [Review]
Cool Web Apps & Sites March 7, 2014 posted by

Flawk – this Twitter integrated instant Q & A chat service is going to be huge

There’s no doubt that Twitter has changed the way people, celebrities and brands interact with their fans, but Tweets are not exactly the most engaging way to hold a proper conversation, even if they’re great for connecting with your whole fan base. But now a brand new service promises to add some instant sizzle to the procedure, and it’s great.


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Flawk – this Twitter integrated instant Q & A chat service is going to be huge
Free Software March 5, 2014 posted by

Progress Bars Of Life – cool event monitor helps you keep track of stuff in your life quickly and easily [Freeware]

We all have stuff we need to remember, even if it’s only the wife’s birthday or your parole officer’s vacation dates. But most times the only way to reliably do this is either to laboriously enter the data into a calendar or scribble a note for your wallet and hope you don’t forget. Now there’s another option.


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Progress Bars Of Life – cool event monitor helps you keep track of stuff in your life quickly and easily [Freeware]
Free Software February 25, 2014 posted by

Screencast Capture Lite – superb free program for capturing your screen as a video with audio [Freeware]

One of the popular things to do nowadays is create video content for YouTube, but the problem is it often needs quite a sophisticated set up, especially if you’re trying to do something like record videos of you playing a game on your computer or similar.


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Screencast Capture Lite – superb free program for capturing your screen as a video with audio [Freeware]
Gadgets February 20, 2014 posted by

Dimika 1080 HD Action Cam – ultra versatile HD cam delivers great video as an action cam, security cam, webcam, car DVR and more [Review]

There are plenty of action cams around, because it seems that people love taking video of their adventures. Which is great if you’re in sunny California, but not so useful if you’re stuck somewhere like rainy Leeds. But now there’s a way to use your action cam in the summer, and convert it into something else, including a car DVR, during the rest of the time.


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Dimika 1080 HD Action Cam – ultra versatile HD cam delivers great video as an action cam, security cam, webcam, car DVR and more [Review]
Gadgets January 29, 2014 posted by

OSO DashGrip Ex – our favorite car phone mount just got a whole lot better [Review]

Regular readers may remember that we raved about the original OSO DashGrip back last year, and as our video review shows we were really impressed with the sticking capabilities of the product and the ease of use. Well the company has not stood still, and the new model, the OSO DashGrip Ex has added an extremely cool feature to make it even easier to use.


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OSO DashGrip Ex – our favorite car phone mount just got a whole lot better [Review]
Awesome January 14, 2014 posted by

Daily Free Books – free Kindle ebooks delivered to your email inbox every day [Freeware]

Regular readers will know that we’re lovers of the free eBook service from Amazon and other booksellers, and although Amazon ticked us off recently by removing the ability to log RSS feeds of new books in particular genres, it seems there’s now an alternative option which is almost as useful.


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Daily Free Books – free Kindle ebooks delivered to your email inbox every day [Freeware]
Awesome January 6, 2014 posted by

Timely – absolutely gorgeous alarm clock for Android, now free of charge [Freeware]

Last week Google swooped in and bought yet another small company using it’s extremely large duffel bag of loose change and lunch vouchers. But this time, instead of immediately shutting down the product and re-deploying the engineers towards the rear of the Googleplex building, Google has done the unthinkable. It’s turned a great product into a free one.


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Timely – absolutely gorgeous alarm clock for Android, now free of charge [Freeware]
Free Software December 10, 2013 posted by

MediaCrush – superb free open sourced hosting for video, images and audio

We love open source, and especially when it’s wrapped around something ultra cool like this new media hosting service called MediaCrush. The service offers something a little different from traditional media hosting, and because it’s open source there’s a growing community getting involved which is a good sign for the future.


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MediaCrush – superb free open sourced hosting for video, images and audio
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