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Free Software September 8, 2014 posted by

Pixlr Express – superb free smartphone photo editing, and no lousy ads [Freeware]

Autodesk is a company that usually only comes up when you’re talking about some heavy hitting design software, since they’re the makers of Maya and Autocad among other design industry standard products. But they’re not all business, there’s a lighter side to the company. They also make some pretty solid mobile apps. Pixlr Express, for example, is a superb little photo editing app  whcih can turn your mobile photos into little masterpieces.


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Pixlr Express – superb free smartphone photo editing, and no lousy ads [Freeware]
Free Software August 28, 2014 posted by

Hanx Writer – the celebrity app that turns your device into a typewriter [freeware]

There are a lot of celebrity products out there. Perfumes, razors, knitting supplies. You name it and you can probably find a famous person with their picture on it. But the Tom Hanks endorsed app takes the cake for strange. Hanx Writer is the app that turns your iOS device into a typewriter.


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Hanx Writer – the celebrity app that turns your device into a typewriter [freeware]
Cool Web Apps & Sites August 20, 2014 posted by

Top Five Apps For Making The Most Of Those Last Minute Summer Getaways

Summer is almost over but there’s still a few days left to squeeze in some fun. Sure there’s probably not enough time to visit a far off exotic location, but certainly a weekend getaway or a day trip. So in the name of spontaneous summer adventures, here are our top five apps to make the most of that last minute summer getaway.


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Top Five Apps For Making The Most Of Those Last Minute Summer Getaways
Free Software August 19, 2014 posted by

Snap Clap – who needs a selfie remote control when you can just clap your hands? [Freeware]

Why is it that so many of those perfect #KodakMoments happen when you’re all alone, or even when you can take the shot but then you won’t be in it yourself? And how many more weird arm angles will you have to put up with in your photo memories? Eventually you start to look a little strange.  Snap Clap is here to help you solve that problem.


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Snap Clap – who needs a selfie remote control when you can just clap your hands? [Freeware]
Free Software August 15, 2014 posted by

Virtual Walk – the app that turns walking into a fun game with your phone [Freeware]

Walking is always better when you have somewhere to go. Especially if it’s a hot day, or you’re hungry, or you know, the internet. Having a destination in mind makes walking seem more like a good idea. Virtual Walk is an app for Android and iOS that lets you plan your walking route, and at the same time turn the act of working out into a game.


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Virtual Walk – the app that turns walking into a fun game with your phone [Freeware]
Free Software August 14, 2014 posted by

Noise Down – restore some Zen peace in your life [Freeware]

  I’m not sure how your life goes, but from where I stand things can get really noisy, really fast. I’m talking about loud arguments, kid clamor, workplace cacophony and all that kind of stuff. Like Jeff Goldblum said, “oooh, ahhh, that’s how it always starts. Then later there’s running and screaming”. Sometimes I feel like an extra in Jurassic Park. But now there’s an app which can hopefully help me restore a little calm in my life. Maybe.


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Noise Down – restore some Zen peace in your life [Freeware]
Free Software August 12, 2014 posted by

Simplenote – super simple note taking app works everywhere you do [Freeware]

I love productivity software and I am definitely overly attached to my cell phone. Constantly shooting emails, sharing pictures and files. Not to mention jotting down notes for future projects. Sometimes I text myself things so I don’t forget, but mostly I rely on apps like Simplenote to help me keep track of my life.


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Simplenote – super simple note taking app works everywhere you do [Freeware]
Free Software July 29, 2014 posted by

Field Trip – free app helps you explore places one cool and unique thing at a time [Freeware]

There are interesting things all around us. I’m not talking about, like, magic in the natural world, I’m talking about forgotten historical landmarks and quirky hidden shops. The things that make life interesting. Sometimes there is a wealth of random locations right under your nose. Field Trip is the app to help you find them.


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Field Trip – free app helps you explore places one cool and unique thing at a time [Freeware]
Free Software July 22, 2014 posted by

Notes for Gmail – add Post-It Notes to your Gmail inbox in Chrome [Freeware]

Checking email can be an overwhelming task, and sometimes we find ourselves staring blankly at our inbox wondering which one to deal with first. If you schedule your day around the tasks you receive in your inbox, then a Chrome extension called Notes for Gmail might help you sort things out without leaving your Gmail window.


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Notes for Gmail – add Post-It Notes to your Gmail inbox in Chrome [Freeware]
Cool Web Apps & Sites July 21, 2014 posted by

Pocket lets you read, watch, and explore the web when you’ve got time to spare [Freeware]

Am I the only one who reads long form articles any more? I suspect not, and I guess also that like me, most people find it difficult to fit in this reading before their lunch break is over. Or I see something I want to read and email it to myself to read when I have the time. So I end up with fifteen emailed links to sort through at the end of the day. Pocket is an app that…


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Pocket lets you read, watch, and explore the web when you’ve got time to spare [Freeware]
Free Software July 18, 2014 posted by

WordPress CheatSheet – learn how to start coding with the WordPress system [Freeware]

Building websites with WordPress is a popular choice for many web developers. Its user-friendly template and theme approach appeals to novices and experts alike. However, there is a more technical side to website building that only those with programming experience are familiar with. Yes, we’re talking about the actual coding.


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WordPress CheatSheet – learn how to start coding with the WordPress system [Freeware]
Free Software July 17, 2014 posted by

SleepBot – this sleep cycle alarm helps you sleep better, wake refreshed [Freeware]

Who doesn’t enjoy a good old sleep-in? Going to bed late, sleeping until the afternoon, emerging tired and grumpy as the sun sets. And that’s only on Tuesdays. But for some folk, sleep problems are a sad reality, which is where the SleepBot sleep cycle alarm comes in. This app is designed to help you sleep better.


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SleepBot – this sleep cycle alarm helps you sleep better, wake refreshed [Freeware]
Free Software July 16, 2014 posted by

Instant Dictionary – highlight and define tricky words instantly in Chrome [Freeware]

The days of the physical and bulky dictionaries are definitely over, as one only needs to open a browser and look up a definition of a word online. As if this wasn’t easy enough, a Chrome extension called Instant Dictionary by Goodwordguide gives you an even quicker way to know what a word or phrase means.


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Instant Dictionary – highlight and define tricky words instantly in Chrome [Freeware]
Free Software July 15, 2014 posted by

Session Box – brilliant tool lets you save and sync your tabs for use on any computer anywhere [Freeware]

If you’re a tabophiliac, you’ll know that working on different computers and devices can be a confusing and daunting task, especially if you want to keep all your tabs intact and ready for action at all times. And even more so if there are a lot of them! So it’s good to see that there is now a very cool tool to keep your browser tabs synched, so you can hop on to any computer or device and be back…


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Session Box – brilliant tool lets you save and sync your tabs for use on any computer anywhere [Freeware]

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Unsplash – 10 free high resolution photos…

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Unsplash – 10 free high resolution photos every 10 days for you to use how you want [Freeware]
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Mon 21 Oct 2013

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