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Awesome November 20, 2012 posted by

Write The Damn Thing – the procrastination killer that has no mercy

We love writing with a passion, really we do. But even with massive amounts of motivation, some days it’s plain impossible to put anything down. The words just don’t come. The know it alls call this writer’s block, we call it a royal pain in the derriere. Whatever the cause it’s something that can really drive you nuts, made especially worse when you allow yourself to waste time on something else instead of knuckling down.


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Write The Damn Thing – the procrastination killer that has no mercy
Mobile Tech November 19, 2012 posted by

Jammer – keep your conversations private wherever you are

Sometimes you need your conversations to be private. Like those with your parole officer, or the ones you have with your boss when you’re pleading not to get fired or bargaining with your loan shark for just a few more days. You don’t want the whole neighborhood knowing your business, right? So what to do?


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Jammer – keep your conversations private wherever you are
Bizarre November 2, 2012 posted by

8 Bizarre Android Apps You Probably Shouldn’t Show Your Boss

One of the truly great things about smartphones is they can be used for literally everything. Yes really. You probably didn’t realize this but alongside the usual cluster of radios for GPS, wireless networking, GSM calls, FM radio et al, there are some hidden sensors which no-one talks about, and which confer extraordinary powers on your handset in amazing ways. Follow us inside as we explain all.


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8 Bizarre Android Apps You Probably Shouldn’t Show Your Boss
Free Software November 1, 2012 posted by

The Bizarre Reality of My Top 30 ‘Essential’ Android Apps

There are 365 Android apps installed on the Samsung Android smartphone sitting here in front of me…how on earth did that happen? And more to the point, what are they worth to my life? The fact is that most of us carry around an unfeasibly large number of sophisticated computer programs on our modern phones, but can we really say they’re useful or valuable? I recently sat down to evaluate which of my installed apps were important, and came to…


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The Bizarre Reality of My Top 30 ‘Essential’ Android Apps
Bookmark This! October 5, 2012 posted by

RetroUI – not happy with the new Windows 8 look? Then ditch it…

In the technology business you really know people are upset when developers start producing fixes for your product before it’s even been officially launched. And this is doubly true when the errant company is Microsoft and the product has anything to do with their Windows franchise. Remember the uproar when they completely altered the MS Office look and feel?


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RetroUI – not happy with the new Windows 8 look? Then ditch it…
but is it art? October 4, 2012 posted by

Memory Palace – store your memories in a video game, take lifeblogging to a new level

One thing the digital world has given us is the ability to capture and store our lives in a level of detail that was unthinkable a few years ago. Most people today have an archive of thousands of digital photos, and countless video clips from special events, most of which we don’t even have the time to enjoy. But it’s obvious that this is just the beginning, and a new generation of technology is going to provide even more tools…


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Memory Palace – store your memories in a video game, take lifeblogging to a new level
Bookmark This! August 30, 2012 posted by

Connectify Dispatch promises to turbo charge your Internet connection with a click

If you’ve ever been stuck in an airport terminal and struggled to get the WiFi to work properly, you’ll know just how frustrating public net connections can be. They never seem to work when you need them most (nor, for that matter, do GPS map connections, but that’s another story). But now one enterprising company has the answer and it’s a very cool bit of technology all round.


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Connectify Dispatch promises to turbo charge your Internet connection with a click
Bookmark This! August 13, 2012 posted by

EULAlyzer is a powerful weapon in the fight against unfair software fine print [Freeware]

Software agreements eh? Who hates ’em? Yeah us too. Who on earth wants to wade through 5 pages of densely worded text to discover what we’re signing up for when we install a program onto our computer? Not us. But the problem is, that’s how they trap us into agreeing to accept nasty stuff like advertising, tracking, data collection, clauses allowing the developers to collect our first born at midnight. That sort of thing. But ta-da, now we have a…


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EULAlyzer is a powerful weapon in the fight against unfair software fine print [Freeware]
Bookmark This! July 27, 2012 posted by

NeverLate for Android puts an end to missed appointments [Review]

One of the problems of living a high speed lifestyle is we often get caught out by circumstances beyond our control, which throw our carefully laid plans into chaos. Take car travel for instance, a process full of scheduling dangers. How many times have you been caught out by a sudden traffic jam on the way to the airport, or nearly missed a vital interview because of roadworks or obstructions on the freeway?


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NeverLate for Android puts an end to missed appointments [Review]
Free Software February 29, 2012 posted by

Instinctiv lets you wirelessly stream media to your smartphone [Daily Freeware]

Today’s smartphones are great for a number of reasons. The least not being that they have a large capacity for holding your media. Of course, some of us have music and video libraries that can’t be contained by the flash storage on our portable devices. Thankfully wireless connections make it possible to keep your media on a computer, and stream it to your phone. All you need is the right software.


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Instinctiv lets you wirelessly stream media to your smartphone [Daily Freeware]
Free Software February 28, 2012 posted by

FolderSync lets you easily mirror the contents of a folder [Daily Freeware]

Keeping backups of your most important data is one of the single most important things to do on your computer. After all, what’s the point in spending all of that time editing photos and composing documents if they just get lost after a hard drive failure? There are lots of programs out there that offer a boatload of features, many of which you won’t use. If you simply want the contents of a folder to be mirrored on another drive,…


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FolderSync lets you easily mirror the contents of a folder [Daily Freeware]
Free Software February 27, 2012 posted by

Enhance your Windows search with Search My Files [Daily Freeware]

When you need to search for a file on your computer, you generally know where to look. However, if have a lot of files scattered across various folders, you’re probably going to turn the search feature in Windows. For the most part, this works well enough. It’s far from perfect though, lacking features such as searching for duplicate files of the same size. That’s why you can turn to software like Search My Files.


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Enhance your Windows search with Search My Files [Daily Freeware]
Free Software February 24, 2012 posted by

Watch YouTube clips without your web browser [Daily Freeware]

When you want to listen to a specific song that you don’t own, what do you generally do? Pirating the song isn’t the best answer here. Generally the best legal thing you can do is head over to YouTube and punch in the song’s title. Maybe you have a bunch of songs on YouTube that you want to listen to. For that, you can create a playlist, but managing that inside of a browser can be a bit annoying sometimes….


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Watch YouTube clips without your web browser [Daily Freeware]
Free Software February 23, 2012 posted by

Digital Pillbox helps you keep track of your medication regimen [Daily Freeware]

If you, or someone in your house has a pill regimen that they have to take on a daily basis, it can be hard to keep track of them. Some are to be taken every few hours, while others are at specific times of day, and there are some that you can’t take at the same time as another. That’s why there are pill boxes out there with alarms to remind you at the appropriate time. However, what if you’re…


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Digital Pillbox helps you keep track of your medication regimen [Daily Freeware]
Free Software February 22, 2012 posted by

StrokesPlus lets you assign shortcuts to mouse gestures [Daily Freeware]

When you need to copy text from one place and paste it to another, how do you go about it? Do you highlight the words, then right-click, then click “copy,” then right-click again in in your text field and hit “paste”? Or perhaps you go up to the Edit menu and select “copy” from there. I’m going to bet that most of the time you do neither of these things. Instead, you probably press Ctrl+C and Ctrl+V, because it takes…


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StrokesPlus lets you assign shortcuts to mouse gestures [Daily Freeware]