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Free Software January 28, 2016 posted by

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 more adventurous stuff. Like… oh you know, navigating around. But more seriously, the power of modern phones is also just perfect for doing real office type work, but they’ve been held back until now by sub-standard software. No longer. Welcome WPS Office.


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WPS Office – the best darn Android office suite around [Freeware]
Free Software January 21, 2016 posted by

MORECAST – share your weather moments and get forecast all with this app

Knowing what the weather is going to do helps you plan your day. Where you’re going, what you’re wearing, all controlled by the weather. It bites when your handy phone app lets you down for the day. MORECAST is the free weather app that boasts the most precise weather report you can get.


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MORECAST – share your weather moments and get forecast all with this app
Cool Web Apps & Sites January 12, 2016 posted by

Coffivity – get that coffee house sound without leaving your house

So picture this, you’re working from home but it’s WAY too quiet or you’re in your office listening to the clatter of keyboards but it’s not really that comfortable. Now you can pretend you’re in your favorite coffee shop with Coffitivity, the website that gives you coffee flavored background noise.


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Coffivity – get that coffee house sound without leaving your house
Free Software January 6, 2016 posted by

Translated Gender – the app to help you remove outdated terms from your lexicon

It’s 2016 now (yay!) and it’s pretty clear that we’ve still got a long way to go when it comes making things equal, especially in the tech world. One of the things that can help is being more cognizant of the words we use. Translated Gender is an app that helps you remove gendered speech from your vocabulary.


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Translated Gender – the app to help you remove outdated terms from your lexicon
Free Software December 30, 2015 posted by

Circle of 6 – feel safer with your closest people one click away [FREEWARE]

So picture this, you’re about to walk home late at night but there’s a sketchy dude on the corner and you don’t feel safe. Or you’re on a date and it just doesn’t feel quite right and you need an out. Circle of 6 is the app that makes getting some back up simple.


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Circle of 6 – feel safer with your closest people one click away [FREEWARE]
Free Software December 16, 2015 posted by

Force Block – better than avoiding the internet for the next few weeks [FREEWARE]

So there’s this sort of huge geek event happening this weekend. Maybe you’ve heard something about it? Just a little film coming out. Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens? It’s like no big deal but in case you’re worried about spoilers, check out Force Block on Chrome, the add-on that blocks Star Wars spoilers.


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Force Block – better than avoiding the internet for the next few weeks [FREEWARE]
Free Software December 10, 2015 posted by

Buycott – make sure your money is going to a good place

People want to do things to help the world but not everyone can take to the streets in protest. Luckily thanks to the digital age we live in, there are options. If you want to do something more than denounce wrong doing on Facebook, Buycott is the app that helps you hit corporations that aren’t on the ethical up and up where it hurts most, their profit margins.


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Buycott – make sure your money is going to a good place
Free Software December 1, 2015 posted by

MolCraft – the mod that turns Minecraft into a classroom

Minecraft is beloved of fans around the world. The simple game has captured the hearts of children and adults alike. You can build whatever you want in the open environment and people have fallen in love with it. If you happen to play on the computer now you use it to learn about the world of chemistry as well with MolCraft, the add on that teaches you science.


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MolCraft – the mod that turns Minecraft into a classroom
Free Software November 26, 2015 posted by

Citymapper – all of the subway right in your pocket

It is a fact that cities often have better public transportation options than other areas of the world but it also true that these various lines are massive and scary when you’re not used to traveling them. Citymapper is the app that wants to help you ride public transit like a pro, even when you’re not a native.


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Citymapper – all of the subway right in your pocket
but is it art? November 24, 2015 posted by

Snapseed – say goodbye to more than just red eye in your next photo

Remember once upon a time when once you took a picture, that was it! It went in the album like it came out of the camera. Well those days are long gone! Posting your untouched selfie is a serious no no in the age of filters. Go one better and actually edit that photo. Snapseed is an app that gives you professional editing software on your mobile.


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Snapseed – say goodbye to more than just red eye in your next photo

Category Archive

Free WMA to MP3 Converter – easily…

Mon 24 May 2010

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Coolringer.…

Mon 11 Sep 2006

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Myna – Online audio editor…

Mon 12 Oct 2009

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SkypeLogView – keep track of your Skype…

Mon 13 Apr 2009

SkypeLogView keeps a log of all your skype calls and chats, so you don’t have to. Very useful for keeping […]

JoikuSpot Light – turn your Symbian mobile…

Mon 27 Oct 2008

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Free Steam Games – don’t be a…

Fri 24 Jul 2009

It’s Friday so why not kick back and enjoy some free video games courtesy of the Steam network delivery service? […]

Freemake Video Converter is a superb quick…

Wed 08 Aug 2012

Freemake Video Converter is a superb quick and dirty video editor [Freeware]
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Make stop-motion gifs on your Android device…

Wed 24 Aug 2011

Make stop-motion gifs on your Android device with Gifinator
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Iris is a Siri clone with a…

Wed 19 Oct 2011

Iris is a Siri clone with a sense of humor
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GooReader – read free books and magazines…

Thu 16 Sep 2010

GooReader is a free Windows program which lets you access the massive collection of free books and magazines available on […]

Movie411 – freeware lets you grab movie…

Tue 03 May 2011

Movie411 is a freeware program which lets you grab movie information and cover art for your digital movie files. Ripping […]

1000 Free E-Books – available for free…

Mon 07 Apr 2014

1000 Free E-Books – available for free download [Freeware]
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Human To Cat Translator – don’t you…

Thu 18 Apr 2013

Human To Cat Translator – don’t you dare use that meow of voice with me… [Freeware]
There are few things as frustrating as trying to engage in a serious discussion with a member of the feline […]

MyFreeWeather – see the sky, see the…

Tue 02 Jun 2009

MyFreeWeather is a cool little freeware application which gives you the weather in your locale in glorious Technicolour imagery. Temperature, […]

Use these free programs to get the…

Tue 15 Nov 2011

Use these free programs to get the most out of your laptop
Laptops do a good job of making us feel like we're on a regular desktop. However, desktops don't have trackpads […]

Share and peer.…

Wed 11 May 2005

Folder Share. Your files anywhere. But not on top of that stupid rock, I bet. Anyhoo, there’s a free basic […]