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Awesome May 24, 2016 posted by

Sea Hero Quest – the mobile game that is fighting back against the monster of dementia

As we get older, we sometimes start to lose parts of ourselves. Our minds start to just sort of go. It is sad and tragic for everyone involved but science is trying to fight the deterioration of dementia and we can all help! Download Sea Hero Quest, the mobile game that is crowdsourcing research for dementia.


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Sea Hero Quest – the mobile game that is fighting back against the monster of dementia
Free Software May 18, 2016 posted by

Viridi – grow some cool digital succulents while you find some inner peace [FREEWARE]

When someone says video games you likely think kids shooting at each other in virtual worlds while they yell mean things through headsets if you’re not a gamer. This is a very narrow view of the HUGE world of gaming. There are a ton of games out there for all kinds of people. In fact, there’s a game for people who just want to grow plants. Viridi is the game that wants you to just tend your garden and chill.


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Viridi – grow some cool digital succulents while you find some inner peace [FREEWARE]
Free Software May 13, 2016 posted by

Franz – if you have ALL the social messengers check out this great software and get your notifications in one spot!

It’s 2016 and we’ve managed to develop a host of technologies based around the need to communicate with one another. Whether you do it with funny pictures, videos, or just straight up actual words, chances are you’re talking to someone throughout your day. If you do so through the use of apps, Franz is the software that will combine all your messenger services in one place.


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Franz – if you have ALL the social messengers check out this great software and get your notifications in one spot!
Free Software May 4, 2016 posted by

Flyover Country – the app that shows you what’s really going on with the boring landscape below you

Flying is pretty exciting but there are huge stretches of land that are full of pretty much nothing. No towns, no interesting land forms, nothing. Just, well, land. At least that’s what it looks like from so far above it. If you really want to know what’s below you as you pass, the app Flyover Country will keep you informed.


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Flyover Country – the app that shows you what’s really going on with the boring landscape below you
Free Software May 2, 2016 posted by

Register To Vote – the app that will sign you up to vote in 30 seconds

If you’ve been paying attention to the news, even if you aren’t in America, you may have noticed that it’s an election year for us and it has been pretty heated. If you happen to be State-side and can vote but aren’t registered, Register To Vote is the handy app that wants to help you do it.


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Register To Vote – the app that will sign you up to vote in 30 seconds
Cool Web Apps & Sites April 22, 2016 posted by

Kahn Academy App – brush up on your academics right from your phone

One of the great things about the internet is that it allows us to access information from just about anywhere about anything. Which is awesome when you want to learn something brand new. One of the key places on the internet to get your education on is Khan Academy and now you can access your learning flow with the Khan Academy App.


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Kahn Academy App – brush up on your academics right from your phone
Free Software April 20, 2016 posted by

Podcast Addict – all your podcasts in one place

If you have a long commute or anytime in your life where you need to find something to listen to for an extended period of time, chances are, you’ve discovered podcasts. Maybe you’ve taken it to the next level and have even become a bit of a super fan. If you love yourself some podcasts, then Podcast Addict is the app that will help you keep them all organized.


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Podcast Addict – all your podcasts in one place
Free Software April 18, 2016 posted by

Kid’s Place – the app that keeps your phone contents safe from little fingers [FREEWARE]

It’s not unusual for your little one to get their hands on your phone and then two minutes later, not only have they called everyone you know but you’ve also got a bunch of new apps to clean out and have lost all the high scores on your games. Protect your phone with Kid’s Place, the app that lets your children see only what you want them to see.


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Kid’s Place – the app that keeps your phone contents safe from little fingers [FREEWARE]
Free Software April 4, 2016 posted by

Reword – a handy tool in the fight against cyber bullying [FREEWARE]

Cyber bullying is a huge problem. People, especially young people, say things online not realizing how terribly harmful these statements may be and to make matters worse, it’s hard to really monitor these things. Sure you can find out after someone sends a hateful message but there’s no way to stop it. Reword is a tool to help people think before they send.


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Reword – a handy tool in the fight against cyber bullying [FREEWARE]
Cool Web Apps & Sites March 30, 2016 posted by

Radio Dead – not nearly as creepy as it sounds, actually a pretty rocking old school party

2016 has been an awful year for music. So many greats passed in the first few weeks much to the dismay of fans. Even though they’re gone, they’re not forgotten and their music lives on. Radio Dead plays only the music of musicians that have passed to honor them.


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Radio Dead – not nearly as creepy as it sounds, actually a pretty rocking old school party
but is it art? March 30, 2016 posted by

OpenToonz – free animation software from the greats [FREEWARE]

Cartoons are awesome and if you’ve ever wanted to animate one you’ve probably noticed that modern software is pretty expensive. Good news! The software that one of the best studios in the business uses is now open-source and free to users everywhere. OpenToonz is based on the same software that Studio Ghibli uses and it can be yours today.


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OpenToonz – free animation software from the greats [FREEWARE]
Free Software March 15, 2016 posted by

Rosetta Stone App – take one the highest rated language learning systems for a test ride

Duolingo is THE app for learning a new language but one of the heaviest hitters in the Language Learning world can also be accessed through an app. Rosetta Stone is available on mobile devices to help you reach your more than monolingual dreams.


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Rosetta Stone App – take one the highest rated language learning systems for a test ride
Free Software March 10, 2016 posted by

Trello – taking index cards the digital age [FREEWARE]

Life can get very busy and very complicated especially when you’re juggling multiple projects and/or people. It would be great if we all could afford personal assistants to help us keep our lives straight but until that magic day comes you’ll have to make due with some app support. Trello is the app that helps you keep your life organized.


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Trello – taking index cards the digital age [FREEWARE]

Category Archive

EssentialPIM Portable - freeware lets you carry…

Thu 31 Dec 2009

This free EssentialPIM program is proof that even in this web-centric day and age people still enjoy using good old […]

Opentape - free open source tool to…

Thu 11 Sep 2008

Opentape is a free open source package to allow anyone to create their own version of the currently defunct Muxtape […]

Drawing for Children - free art program…

Tue 20 Jan 2009

Drawing For Children is a free drawing program for kids. It’s super simple easy to use for very young kids […]

Word to HTML Converter - from doc…

Mon 10 Aug 2009

Word to HTML Converter takes your Microsoft Word document and converts it to the HTML format. Surprised? Good. It’s free […]

WanderPlayer turns your smartphone into a game…

Tue 31 Jan 2012

WanderPlayer turns your smartphone into a game controller for your PC [Daily Freeware]
There's always a huge debate as to whether PC's or consoles are better for playing video games. I lean toward […]

Google Wave Add-on For Firefox - free…

Thu 15 Oct 2009

I’ve been playing around with Google Wave for a few days now, and it’s definitely a fascinating piece of technology. […]

WPS Office - the best darn Android…

Thu 28 Jan 2016

WPS Office – the best darn Android office suite around [Freeware]
It's a fact that the more powerful these darn smartphones become, the more tempting it is to use them for […]

F.lux - cool freeware optimises your computer…

Fri 30 Apr 2010

F.lux is one of those small utilities that could really change your life, or at least your health. It works […]

FontView OK makes is easy to see…

Mon 16 Jul 2012

FontView OK makes is easy to see what your choices are [Freeware]
If you're one of those good folk who enjoy producing rather more sophisticated documents on your PC, you'll know that […]

Eye Trainer - your own personal eye…

Thu 07 Feb 2013

Eye Trainer – your own personal eye doctor on your phone [Freeware]
If you're like us, you spend a fair amount of time looking at a computer screen every day, which funnily […]

Keyscrambler Personal - freeware protects your passwords…

Thu 30 Jul 2009

Keyscrambler Personal is a free browser addon (Firefox or Internet Explorer) which protects your typing against keyloggers. This means you […]

Enemy Nations.…

Fri 20 Jan 2006

Enemy Nations. Billed as ‘the best game you’ve never played’ and a cross between Sim City, Civilisation and Age of […]

Blog Flux Commentful - track your comments…

Fri 13 Apr 2007

Blog Flux Commentful is a new service that monitors all the various comments you make on blogs and forums via […]

Instant Mask - freeware makes it super…

Fri 29 Jan 2010

Instant Mask is a nifty bit of freeware which lets you quickly and easily remove unwanted background stuff from your […]

Use Google Adwords to increase your Dropbox…

Wed 02 Nov 2011

Use Google Adwords to increase your Dropbox storage limit
Dropbox is one of those handy services that can really make your life easier. Whether you're backing up important files, […]

Thsrs - The Twitter thesaurus…

Tue 25 Jan 2011

Thsrs – The Twitter thesaurus
Doesnt it bother you when you realize that youve used that big word you love one too many times? The […]