Posts by Category: Free Software

Software for nuttin’.

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.


Continue Reading »Field Trip – free app helps you explore places one cool and unique thing at a time
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.


Continue Reading »Notes for Gmail – add Post-It Notes to your Gmail inbox in Chrome
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…


Continue Reading »Pocket lets you read, watch, and explore the web when you’ve got time to spare
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.


Continue Reading »WordPress CheatSheet – learn how to start coding with the WordPress system
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.


Continue Reading »SleepBot – this sleep cycle alarm helps you sleep better, wake refreshed
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.


Continue Reading »Instant Dictionary – highlight and define tricky words instantly in Chrome
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…


Continue Reading »Session Box – brilliant tool lets you save and sync your tabs for use on any computer anywhere
Session Box – brilliant tool lets you save and sync your tabs for use on any computer anywhere [Freeware]
Free Software July 10, 2014 posted by

ShortPaste – banish huge long URLs from your life automatically on your phone or tablet [Freeware]

If you own an Android device and often copy or send links from one device to another, then this app’s for you.It is also particularly useful if you often find yourself wanting to save or send long URLs, such as Amazon or eBay products or auctions to other people with your phone or tablet. ShortPaste is a free and useful app that shortens a URL right after you copy it on your device. It’s powered by the popular bit.ly format, so…


Continue Reading »ShortPaste – banish huge long URLs from your life automatically on your phone or tablet
ShortPaste – banish huge long URLs from your life automatically on your phone or tablet [Freeware]
Free Software July 9, 2014 posted by

Streamus – search and stream songs from YouTube in Chrome [Freeware]

Listening to music in the background while you do other things in your computer just got easier. While most of us may rely on our MP3 collection played through iTunes or some other software, others simply go to a free streaming website like YouTube and listen from there. But now there’s a third way.


Continue Reading »Streamus – search and stream songs from YouTube in Chrome
Streamus – search and stream songs from YouTube in Chrome [Freeware]
Free Software July 8, 2014 posted by

Tile Tabs – turn your Firefox tabs into tiles and save time viewing [Freeware]

If you’re a multitasking nut, you probably get impatient clicking on different tabs to switch from one website to another. Sometimes, for whatever reason, you just need to see everything all at once instead of having to cycle through them each individually. This could be especially useful when you want to compare content or data side by side without having to switch between the two or more sites.


Continue Reading »Tile Tabs – turn your Firefox tabs into tiles and save time viewing
Tile Tabs – turn your Firefox tabs into tiles and save time viewing [Freeware]
Free Software July 7, 2014 posted by

Muter – silence all the audio in your Firefox browser with a single click [Freeware]

Managing audio in Firefox just got easier. For whatever reason, if you want to turn off the audio for the entire browser, you can now do so literally with the click of a button, which can be really useful if you’ve got a screen full of tabs and an errant YouTube video suddenly decides to start playing in the middle of a phone call. Or you suddenly find yourself with multiple audio ads and/or videos playing at the same time…


Continue Reading »Muter – silence all the audio in your Firefox browser with a single click
Muter – silence all the audio in your Firefox browser with a single click [Freeware]
Free Software July 4, 2014 posted by

SignNow – sign documents on your phone with your finger, no pen needed [Freeware]

A few days ago, we wrote about a handy app called CamScanner, which scans any photo and turns it into a digital document. It does get the job done, but what if someone sends you a digital document that you need to sign? You know, like your manager, agent or the head of your trust fund?


Continue Reading »SignNow – sign documents on your phone with your finger, no pen needed
SignNow – sign documents on your phone with your finger, no pen needed [Freeware]
Free Software July 1, 2014 posted by

MyPermissions Cleaner – track which apps can access your information

If you’ve been using web and mobile apps for some time now, chances are you’ve given most of them permission to access your email information and other private data on your Gmail or Facebook accounts. The problem is remembering which service has access to which accounts, especially if you want to tidy up and/or stop old services for security purposes.


Continue Reading »MyPermissions Cleaner – track which apps can access your information
MyPermissions Cleaner – track which apps can access your information

Category Archive

JetClean is the best Windows power utility…

Mon 14 May 2012

Over the years we've reported on a bunch of free utility programs which will tweak, optimize and turbo-charge your Windows […]

Downworthy – OMG you won’t believe this…

Tue 28 Jan 2014

Downworthy – OMG you won’t believe this incredible browser plugin that converts viral headlines into mind-blowing truth and reality [Freeware]
We all know the web is awash with hyperbolic headlines, otherwise known as 'linkbait', and yet - oh dear, please […]

MP3.com – the return of the prodigal…

Tue 02 Aug 2011

Well waddya know, MP3.com is back. OK, so it's not the good old, let's get sued version, but at least […]

Karaobird – freeware turns your browser and…

Tue 10 Aug 2010

Karaobird is a free Firefox addon that turns your web browser into a Karaoke machine. Just visit a YouTube video […]

SUMo – the free and useful sofware…

Tue 26 Jan 2010

SUMo is a freeware program which scans the skies and alerts you if your installed software programs need updating. This […]

Clean Drive – freeware for the very…

Thu 24 Dec 2009

The free Clean Drive utility lets you delete all files older than a set date in a particular directory or […]

MultiClock – flexible free on-screen clock program…

Wed 08 Aug 2007

MultiClock is a free clock application that can display analogue and or digital clocks from multiple time zones or countries. […]

Dup Detector – hunt out those duplicate…

Mon 07 Dec 2009

Dup Detector is a very clever freeware utility designed to locate duplicate photos on your hard disk. Dupes are an […]

Wireless Network Watcher keeps an eye on…

Tue 27 Mar 2012

It's pretty easy for someone who's determined to hack into your WiFi network nowadays, even if you think you're safe […]

GridOMatic – print your own graph paper…

Thu 08 Jan 2009

GridOMatic is a freeware program for creating and printing out your own graph paper. Lovely little utility, free for personal […]

Rebtel now offering free 3G based international…

Mon 28 Jun 2010

The Rebtel girl wants you to know they're now offering free international mobile to mobile calls between 51 countries if […]

Scrambls turns your browser into a cool…

Thu 26 Apr 2012

Do you remember when you were small, and you invented your own private language so you and your best friend […]

Freemake Video Downloader lets you download from…

Wed 23 Nov 2011

Freemake Video Downloader lets you download from YouTube, Vimeo and more
So you're surfing the net, and you find a great video that you want to save. Sure, you could bookmark […]

NetChess – online multiplayer chess for free…

Tue 10 Jun 2008

NetChess. Freeware chess game that gives you full online multiplayer access for fun and delectation. Interestingly enough, you can also […]

Scratch – a kind of lego assembly…

Wed 23 May 2007

Scratch is an interactive programming project that lets you create animated items and share them with others. The editor is […]

Unlocker – free up your Windows…

Mon 08 Jan 2007

Unlocker. If you’ve ever been driven mad trying to track down the reason behind an error message which says you […]
Click Here to Win a Fabulous Lenovo G505s Laptop!