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Free Software May 19, 2015 posted by

Wemp Locator – collaborative crime map helps you protect your smartphone in risky areas [Freeware]

Over 3.1 million smartphones were stolen in the US in 2013, and according to the statistics the problem is growing. As our phones become more sophisticated and more expensive, it’s logical to expect them to become more desirable targets for street villains and others. Despite all the talk of kill-switches and suchlike, there appears to be no way to avoid the increasing crime wave at the moment. Or is there?


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Wemp Locator – collaborative crime map helps you protect your smartphone in risky areas [Freeware]
Free Software May 8, 2015 posted by

Transit App – great little app for navigating your city transport [Freeware]

If there’s one thing that smartphones are starting to excel at it’s connecting travelers to information which makes their journey’s easier. From airline schedules and boarding to satnav functionality, having this sort of data in your pocket is incredibly useful. And no more so than with public urban transport, or the how to get from A to B best.


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Transit App – great little app for navigating your city transport [Freeware]
Free Software May 7, 2015 posted by

Unit Converter – nice little tool for converting stuff on your phone [Freeware]

Do we really need all these different measurements, weights, capacities and all? Life would be so much simpler if the world standardized on a single set of tools, but there’s too much ego involved we reckon. Anyhoo, for those who do a lot of conversions, here’s a nice little free smartphone tool for Android.


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Unit Converter – nice little tool for converting stuff on your phone [Freeware]
Free Software May 1, 2015 posted by

Polybrowser – the world’s first panoramic web browser? [Freeware]

Just when we thought we’d seen it all, along comes a new basic tool which manages to surprise us. A little. If you’ve ever wondered why there’s no sideways scrolling web browser on the market, wonder no longer because it’s now arrived. Polybrowser is a multi-platform browser which is designed for people who do serious multi-tasking and need more oomph from their web tools.


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Polybrowser – the world’s first panoramic web browser? [Freeware]
Free Software April 30, 2015 posted by

MarkO Smart Reminders – finally, a task reminder app which works like it should [Freeware]

Hands up if you’ve ever returned home from shopping only to realize that you’ve forgotten to get something while you were out. Annoying isn’t it? Or how about those times when you wake up thinking you really ought to get a gift or flowers for someone when you get a moment, only to forget instantly and miss the due date. Embarrassing. Well listen up, because there’s now an Android app made especially for you.


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MarkO Smart Reminders – finally, a task reminder app which works like it should [Freeware]
Free Software April 22, 2015 posted by

VisaPort – generate a travel visa application in under 2 minutes with your phone [Freeware]

Frequent travelers to exotic places will know that one of the biggest hassles comes from applying for the different visas you need. Not only is it hard to find out what you need to do, but there’s the time and effort involved in actually applying in person to ensure your visa is approved in time. Now there’s a new way to take all the pain out of the process, using just your sunglasses. Nope sorry, scratch that … using your…


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VisaPort – generate a travel visa application in under 2 minutes with your phone [Freeware]
Free Software April 20, 2015 posted by

Fossdroid – ditch Google apps and go fully open source on your phone [Freeware]

There are lots – and we mean lots – of free apps out there for your Android smartphone. However most of them are just free to push ads onto your phone, or they’re cut down versions which nag you to upgrade to get the ‘full’ version. Which is why this online catalog of open source apps for Android really makes a refreshing change.


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Fossdroid – ditch Google apps and go fully open source on your phone [Freeware]
Free Software April 7, 2015 posted by

Pacifica – the app to help you with your anxiety [FREEWARE]

Anxiety is a strange thing. Everyone has a little bit of it but for some people it’s overwhelming and keeps them from not just enjoying life but living it at all. Help for this problem is not always available which makes it hard to keep under control. Pacifica is an app designed to help people with their anxiety.


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Pacifica – the app to help you with your anxiety [FREEWARE]
Free Software April 6, 2015 posted by

Glia – the app that makes it easier to vote with your wallet [FREEWARE]

People are increasingly “voting with their wallets” which is to say that they’re not shopping at stores that have beliefs that are contrary to their own. With all the information out there it is hard to really keep up on who supports what. Glia is an app that points out what shops and business match up with your morals.


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Glia – the app that makes it easier to vote with your wallet  [FREEWARE]
Cool Web Apps & Sites April 3, 2015 posted by

Best Parking – the app that helps you find the best parking space [FREEWARE]

The weather is finally getting warmer. Finally! Take that winter! Which means, more travel! Which also means, more paying for parking if you’re going to take your car into new cities. Best Parking is a website and app to help you find the cheapest and most efficient parking to your destination.


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Best Parking – the app that helps you find the best parking space [FREEWARE]

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RescueTime – how much time are you spending on Candy Crush really?
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Use the free Microsoft Safety Scanner to…

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Use the free Microsoft Safety Scanner to clean off Viruses and Malware
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Lift – the app that helps you…

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Spotify – the free music war is…

Fri 17 Oct 2008

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Fat Free CRM – cool open source…

Wed 01 Jul 2009

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HomeZada is a powerful free way to…

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SeaTools – freeware diagnoses and fixes hard…

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Use Magic Boss Key to instantly hide…

Fri 13 May 2011

Use Magic Boss Key to instantly hide Facebook at work
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25 Tips to Improve Skype – add-ons…

Wed 02 Jul 2008

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Shoeboxed – Store and manage your receipts…

Wed 02 Sep 2009

Keeping track of receipts for business, or personal, purposes, is time-consuming especially if you run a home office, or you […]

SleepBot – this sleep cycle alarm helps…

Thu 17 Jul 2014

SleepBot – this sleep cycle alarm helps you sleep better, wake refreshed [Freeware]
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MonPwr – freeware turns your monitor off…

Fri 27 Aug 2010

MonPwr is a small freeware utility that lets you switch off your Windows laptop or desktop monitor with a click. […]

FreeMake Audio Converter packs a lot of…

Wed 31 Aug 2011

FreeMake Audio Converter packs a lot of features
If you've had to work with audio files very often, you know how much of a pain it can be. […]