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Bookmark This! September 29, 2014 posted by

Spreadsheet123 – free premium spreadsheet templates will make your life so much easier [Freeware]

If you run a small business, or even have a large hobby, you’ll know how useful data can be to ensure you make all the right decisions. Even personal tasks like planning a party or working out your household budget, can be a royal pain unless you know how to balance the budgets and make the financials work. But it’s generally not worth hiring a book-keeper or accountant to do the job, which is where these free downloadable spreadsheet templates…


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Spreadsheet123 – free premium spreadsheet templates will make your life so much easier [Freeware]
Bookmark This! September 26, 2014 posted by

The Plain Man’s Guide to What The Massive Shellshock Bug Means For You

[image] The big tech news of the moment, and probably of the year or decade, is the revelation about a massive security hole in something called Bash, which is an arcane bit of geek code which is installed on many of the computers which power and host the Internet (and also Apple Mac computers). Here’s our plain man’s guide to what it means for you. 1. Over 51% of all web servers (i.e. websites) are running on the Linux operating…


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The Plain Man’s Guide to What The Massive Shellshock Bug Means For You
Awesome September 25, 2014 posted by

Polarr – awesome free photo editing app will make your boring shots look amazing all the time, seriously [Editors Choice]

Every so often we get hit in the face with a corker of a product, and we know within seconds this is something we’re going to use a lot from now on. It’s hard to explain what makes those products so compelling, but if we had to dissect it, we would put it down to a) a clearly great implementation of a core function and b) the ability to get it to do what you want instantly, without having to…


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Polarr – awesome free photo editing app will make your boring shots look amazing all the time, seriously [Editors Choice]
Awesome September 25, 2014 posted by

#X – it can wait, the pledge against texting and driving

We love it when clever people come up with clever uses of basic technology, and this is one of those cases. The #X campaign has a very simple, but powerful message – don’t text while you drive. There are more teenage road deaths caused by texting while driving than anything else, so this is a hugely valuable initiative. And it’s simple to do.


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#X – it can wait, the pledge against texting and driving
Bookmark This! September 15, 2014 posted by

Coffee Break Grooves – these backing tracks are the next best thing to having your own jam band in the bedroom

Whether you’re a learner or a pro musician, you can never practice too much. In fact, the brutal truth is, unless you practice regularly, you’re probably never going to be fully satisfied with your playing, no matter what instrument you favor. That’s why it’s great when we find services which offer to help you practice and have fun at the same time.


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Coffee Break Grooves – these backing tracks are the next best thing to having your own jam band in the bedroom
Awesome September 12, 2014 posted by

4 Superb Android Apps Which Make Your Phone So Much Easier To Use [Freeware +]

One of the most awesomest things about owning and using an Android smartphone is the fact that you can customize it to the way you want it – listening iPhone 6 users? – often just by adding a cool few apps. Over time I’ve identified a quartet of apps (all free except for one) which are essential tools to install, and which make things so easy I wonder why Android doesn’t have these features embedded as standard?


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4 Superb Android Apps Which Make Your Phone So Much Easier To Use [Freeware +]
Bookmark This! September 4, 2014 posted by

Have I Been Pwned? – instantly find out whether your email address or username has been hacked

Every day we hear about yet another attack on some part of the net or another, whether it’s huge breaches like the one at Adobe last year, or smaller attacks on shopping sites. The result each time is a little bit more information goes into the cracker database, a username here, a password there. Now you can find out whether your details have been breached, and if so where.


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Have I Been Pwned? – instantly find out whether your email address or username has been hacked
Awesome August 27, 2014 posted by

MIPS Creator C120 – attention all hackers and makers, please form an orderly queue here for your FREE Raspberry Pi killer!

The Raspberry Pi just got some serious competition. Brit developers Imagination has just released a new development system, called the MIPS Creator C120, which offers some serious functionality on a board. And what’s more they’re putting their money where their mouth is by offering the systems free of charge to all suitable projects. Just visit the site and enter in your details. [Update: the site is apparently down right now. Who would have thought it?]


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MIPS Creator C120 – attention all hackers and makers, please form an orderly queue here for your FREE Raspberry Pi killer!
Bookmark This! August 26, 2014 posted by

17 Open Source Tools For Music, Video and Design Editing [Freeware]

Who would have guessed all those years ago when the personal computer first arrived, that they could be used for such incredible tasks as editing multimedia files like video, music and sophisticated websites? But here we are, and one great result we’ve benefited from is the rise of free open source software which helps us do these tasks without having to mortgage the cat.


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17 Open Source Tools For Music, Video and Design Editing [Freeware]
Bookmark This! August 22, 2014 posted by

GIFYouTube – create cool gifs from any YouTube video instantly

Sorry we’ve got to say it…sometimes GIFs can be a lot of fun. There are times when a whole video is too much, and yet a still image doesn’t say enough, and that’s where these animated images come into their own. The problem is making them. It can be a real hassle trying to grab exactly the few seconds you want. But not any more.


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GIFYouTube – create cool gifs from any YouTube video instantly
Bookmark This! August 19, 2014 posted by

Currently Down – taking website status checking to a whole new level of cool

It can be pretty annoying if you want to visit a website and you can’t access it for some reason, especially when it’s hard to know whether it’s just your fault, or whether the site is down for everyone out there. That’s why there’s a few services available which offer to help you find out the truth behind the problem, but now there’s a rather cool newcomer on the scene.


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Currently Down – taking website status checking to a whole new level of cool
Bookmark This! July 14, 2014 posted by

Quick Answers – ask anything, get an instant answer

Over the years we’ve seen – and featured here – any number of fancy, 3D search engines, all of which we knew instantly would disappear from sight instantly. Why? Because search is about speed, not fancy 3D icons, thumbnails and other junk. All of which slow down the process. So it’s nice to report on a new search tool which goes completely the other way.


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Quick Answers – ask anything, get an instant answer
Bookmark This! July 7, 2014 posted by

Lenovo Laptop Giveaway Reminder – don’t forget it’s still up for grabs

Just a quick reminder folks, that the fabulous Lenovo G505s Laptop is still up for grabs in the first of our summer giveaways this year. You can find all the information you need, and enter in seconds by clicking right here (no, not here, back over there), so don’t dally or dilly, just do it. Hmm, that would make a great corporate slogan, wouldn’t it? Good luck!


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Lenovo Laptop Giveaway Reminder – don’t forget it’s still up for grabs
Bookmark This! June 6, 2014 posted by

GoEuro – the most complete travel search engine for Europe you’ll find

There are a lot of travel search engines around, most of which feature some mix of flights, hotels and car hire. And some of them are excellent like Hipmunk.com and Skypicker.com. But they do have limitations, and the biggest is usually the fact that they don’t offer alternative transport modes such as train, car or bus travel.


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GoEuro – the most complete travel search engine for Europe you’ll find