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Slice – get a handle on your online shopping profile

Online shopping is becoming more and more convenient. Better prices, hours that fit your schedule, and the ability to have commonly used products set on auto really make it a more convenient option for a lot of people. Slice is the app that helps you keep track of all the things you buy online in one easy place.


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Light Flow Lite – you tell your phone how you want your notification lights

If you have a smartphone then you’ve probably noticed that you get a little notification light whenever you have a notification and you don’t get to pick what color that light is. Or do you? Light Flow Lite is the app that lets you decide what color your notification lights will be.


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BlueStacks – play popular Android games from your desktop

Apps are one of the main ways that people interact with technology but they’re more of a phone based option which bites if you want to play a game but don’t want to drain your phone battery and/or data. If you want to use mobile apps without your mobile, check out BlueStacks, the software that lets you use Android apps on your desktop.


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BlueStacks – play popular Android games from your desktop

Lens Launcher – the all on the screen app launcher

Have you ever seen that person who has a million icons on their desktop? Just everything that they may ever access, all right there on their screen? Now you can do that for your phone. Lens Launcher is a different way of viewing your apps.


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Thinga.Me – capture things not photos

People collect all kinds of things. Toys, stamps, coins, vintage vacuum cleaners, just all sorts of STUFF. But all that stuff takes up space. Thinga.Me is an interesting experimental way to capture our collections and display them digitally.


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Nova Launcher – customize your home screen in new and exciting ways

You are the person that uses your devices most and for that reason you should be able to have them set up however works best for you. If you’re tired of being stuck with the set up options that the system deems best, check out Nova Launcher, the app that lets you set up your mobile screens however you wish.


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Free Software June 21, 2016 posted by

Autism Aid – the app created to spread Autism awareness

Most people are aware of Autism but they may not be really sure of what that means or how to help. One app developer in Ghana saw that there was a need for more education in that area and decided to fill the gap in with an app. The Autism Aid App is an app designed to help children and parents better understand Autism and find resources in their area.


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Free Software June 16, 2016 posted by

Trove – lower your chances of getting bedbugs with that vintage second hand piece

The weather has heated up and with the added time you spend outside in the fresh air, you’re maybe thinking that your living space is a bit cluttered. Or maybe you’re looking to move some things in now that you don’t have to brave icy sidewalks. Either way, if you want to buy used and local then Trove the app to help you do it.


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Free Software June 13, 2016 posted by

Clear History – spring cleaning for your phone

Unless you’re the type of person that deletes every message and phone call a moment after it’s read/ended, chances are you’ve got a lot of old data just piling up in the form of call logs and browser history. If you don’t want to go through the process of cleaning out your own phone, check out Clean History, the app that does it for you.


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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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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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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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Category Archive

Stamp - manage and sort your digital…

Tue 11 Dec 2007

Stamp. Great little freeware utility that lets you sort your digital photos by the date/time information embedded in the image’s […]

Time Travel - freeware date calculator helps…

Wed 04 Jun 2008

Time Travel is a nifty little date calculator. You know, for calculating the number of days between two dates. Perfect […]

SysMetrix - super cool dashboard tool…

Mon 12 Mar 2007

SysMetrix is one gorgeous freeware tool from Nicholas Decker which offers a desktop clock, system info and totally useful dashboard […]

Make your own fake text screenshots with…

Tue 06 Sep 2011

Make your own fake text screenshots with ifaketext
I'm sure everyone has seen a funny screenshot of someone's text conversation showing how amusing autocorrect can be. I can […]

Sample Swap - free audio samples for…

Mon 05 Feb 2007

Sample Swap. Free ‘professional quality’ audio samples for downloading. Over 7000 samples available and there’s a nice Flash audition feature […]

Paint.net - free photo manipulation…

Thu 26 Oct 2006

Paint.NET. Freeware photo and image editing program. You need the .net stuff to make it work though, which I think […]

Spider Player - yet another free Internet…

Tue 06 Apr 2010

The Spider Player freeware program is an MP3 player, Internet radio recorder and CD ripper in one. The software comes […]

Migratr - move your photos to and…

Mon 30 Jul 2007

Migratr is a cool little Windows freeware program that lets you bulk move your photos between different online photo services. […]

Ajax13 Web Appliction Suite - online office…

Thu 14 Dec 2006

Ajax13. I’ve talked about this free suite of web applications before, but it’s worth a second mention, if only because […]

PSP Casting.…

Thu 06 Oct 2005

PSP Video 9. Free software for converting your DVDs to PSP format for mobile playing fun. Or PSP Movie […]

SnipDock - cute free Windows utility is…

Tue 11 Mar 2014

SnipDock – cute free Windows utility is great for those with a poor memory [Freeware]
Often when we're plowing through our work here at Ferret Towers, we'll have so many tabs, windows and programs open […]

Books In My Phone - free e-books…

Fri 29 Feb 2008

Books In My Phone. A nice selection of e-books embedded in a Java reader for download to your mobile phone, […]

Fake Progress Bar - look busy whenever…

Thu 05 Jun 2008

Fake Progress Bar. A funski bit of freeware that lets you create authentic looking progress bars so you can kick […]

Birdie - world's first offline Twitter client…

Tue 23 Dec 2008

My pal Fahim has just launched a new Twitter client with a twist. Birdie – oh ha ha dude – […]

Use IOGraph to make art based on…

Fri 26 Aug 2011

Use IOGraph to make art based on your mouse movements
Art comes in many forms. Some people paint landscapes, some carve into stone, and others just move their mouse. No, […]

Ammyy Admin - freeware gives you control…

Wed 19 Aug 2009

Ammyy Admin is a freeware VPN program which gives you control over a remote computer easily and quickly. Just install […]