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Snipback – record the last 30 seconds, even when you’re not

Most of our phones come with built-in audio recording options for us to use however we want. They’re generally more functional than they are sneaky. Snipback is the voice recorder for people who need to be a little more subtle in their lives.


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Gaddr – get all your social connections in one place

There are quite a few social media platforms, each specializing in their own type of communication. Gaddr is the one stop app that lets you browse all your social profiles under a single umbrella.


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Media Bias/Fact Check Add-On – check this before you hit share

After the election, there’s been a lot of talk about the media in America. People are questioning bias, discussing the issues with fake news sites and generally bringing to light the issues with online media today. Which is great! Not everyone is great at recognizing bias or fake news but not to worry, there’s a Chrome, and soon Firefox, add on for that. Media Bias/Fact Check Icon is the add on that lets you know if a news source is…


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Joy – your digital wedding planner [FREEWARE]

Planning a wedding is super hard to do. Planning anything is a challenge. There are tons of details that need to be kept track of. Why not work smarter with Joy, the app that’s made for wedding planning but you can use it even if you’re not getting hitched.


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NaNoWriMo – five apps and gadgets to get you through the month

It’s November and I’m sure some of our readers are taking part in that time-honored tradition of National Novel Writing Month. Whether this is your first time or just the first time you’ve committed to conquering the 50K word goals, here are some apps and web sources to keep you on track and producing.


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Vent – tell us how you really feel

There are times when you just need to get something off of your chest. We all have big emotions but we all don’t have support networks willing to listen to us when we need it. Vent is an app and social sharing network that gives you space to really let it all out.


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Seamless – order what you want with no human interaction

You have to eat to live but cooking is tiresome sometimes. As is talking to people. Wouldn’t it be great if there were some sort of app you could use to order food? Well, welcome to the future because there is! Seamless is a food delivery app that makes us ask, why aren’t more people doing this?


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Free Software November 1, 2016 posted by

AroundMe – this app will help you find where to eat dinner or go for some entertainment

You’re in a new place and you need to find someplace to eat or an urgent care facility. So you pull out your smartphone. You could go with Google Maps and see what that pulls up or you can check out AroundMe and find out what’s around you.


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Tiny Hand – the free Trump based font

The election is permeating every bit of pop culture right now, probably because it’s sort of a big deal, especially if you’re from the States. Why not celebrate by downloading the official Trump handwriting font, Tiny Hand, for free.


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EasilyDo – get a better handle on your life with this PA for your phone

Ever feel like you need a personal assistant to just make it through your life? Well, it’s lucky for you that you exist in a time of smartphones. You can turn your device into a little PA with the EasilyDo app. Sure it can’t pick up your dry cleaning but it can remind you that you have dry cleaning to pick up.


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Dark Sky – never let the weather catch you by surprise again with this app

There’s nothing worse than planning for a sunny day only to be beset by rain halfway through. Or canceling plans because it’s supposed to rain during the time you need sun and then the sky remains spotless. Dark Sky is the hyper local, up to the minute weather forecast that will hopefully keep this from happening to you.


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Food Planner – take the guesswork out of dinner

We all need food to live, this is basic. Eating foods that are high in the sort of nutrients we need to survive is something that we can all strive for. To this end, Food Planner helps you plan out your daily meals so you don’t end up staring at the fridge before just ordering another round of take out.


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Free Software September 30, 2016 posted by

Carezone – keep track of all your health stuff in one app

Dealing with illness or disability can be a strain on many families. Keeping medications and doctor’s orders straight when they’re coming from all directions can be hard, especially when juggling other responsibilities. Luckily, there’s an app for that. CareZone is the one stop application for managing medical needs.


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Category Archive

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Tue 07 Jun 2011

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Zoom…

Sat 11 May 2002

Zoom is a neat little desktop magnifier for the Windows operating system. It could be useful if you find yourself […]

Glympse - cool freeware shares your where…

Wed 20 Apr 2011

Glympse is the first location based mobile phone program which I've seen (apart from plain old maps of course) which […]

BitBlinder - Peer to peer IP anonymiser…

Mon 06 Jul 2009

BitBlinder – Peer to peer IP anonymiser
BitBlinder is a peer-to-peer IP anonymiser and web proxy. Unlike other anonymous browsing networks, BitBlinder actively encourages peer-to-peer traffic and […]

Yoono - socialize your browser…

Wed 15 Apr 2009

Yoono is a free Firefox add-on which lets you collect all your instant messaging and social network services to the […]

Dolphin Browser - free Android browser really…

Fri 22 Oct 2010

I've been looking for a good all round web browser for Android mobile phones for a while. The default version […]

Wakie - get a wakeup call right…

Fri 19 Dec 2014

Wakie – get a wakeup call right to your cell phone [Freeware]
Best hotel morning wakeup call of my life. Me, “Is it 7 Already?” Hotel operator, “Yes dear, I’m afraid it […]

Media Monkey - the ultimate music freeware…

Fri 04 Dec 2009

Media Monkey is for serious music playas, what need the power of an all-consuming player, converter, jukebox, device synch, ripper, […]

Nokia Step Counter - turn your cell…

Fri 27 Mar 2009

Nokia Step Counter is a free application which turns your Symbian handset into a step counter. It works by analysing […]

FotoMix - freeware lets you create cool…

Thu 20 May 2010

FotoMix is a freeware program for creating photo collages, easily. The software excels at the job because the interface is […]

JQuery Lightbox - freeware creates cool online…

Mon 18 Oct 2010

JQuery Lightbox is a freeware program designed to let you make nice custom online photo galleries and web albums. Sure […]

Screen to Gif - record any part…

Wed 04 Dec 2013

Screen to Gif – record any part of you screen and save it to an animated GIF file [Freeware]
We love tiny useful tools which get things done, and luckily for us there are a lot of great coders […]

Spotify - the free music war is…

Fri 17 Oct 2008

OK, so today I’m going to declare it. The free music war is over, we won, the RIAA and music […]

Customize your startup programs with Oolauncher…

Thu 16 Jun 2011

Customize your startup programs with Oolauncher
When you first start up your computer, you'll notice that a number of programs open automatically. Some of these are […]

iPig.…

Fri 03 Feb 2006

The iOpus Private Internet Gateway (iPig). At last, something with an i in it that’s got absolutely nothing to do […]

Get an obscure anonymous email address with…

Mon 25 Jul 2011

Get an obscure anonymous email address with Not Sharing My Info
Have you ever needed to sign up for a site, just to do one simple thing, never to return to […]