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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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Franz – if you have ALL the social messengers check out this great software and get your notifications in one spot!
Free Software May 4, 2016 posted by

Flyover Country – the app that shows you what’s really going on with the boring landscape below you

Flying is pretty exciting but there are huge stretches of land that are full of pretty much nothing. No towns, no interesting land forms, nothing. Just, well, land. At least that’s what it looks like from so far above it. If you really want to know what’s below you as you pass, the app Flyover Country will keep you informed.


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Flyover Country – the app that shows you what’s really going on with the boring landscape below you
Free Software May 2, 2016 posted by

Register To Vote – the app that will sign you up to vote in 30 seconds

If you’ve been paying attention to the news, even if you aren’t in America, you may have noticed that it’s an election year for us and it has been pretty heated. If you happen to be State-side and can vote but aren’t registered, Register To Vote is the handy app that wants to help you do it.


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Register To Vote – the app that will sign you up to vote in 30 seconds
Cool Web Apps & Sites April 22, 2016 posted by

Kahn Academy App – brush up on your academics right from your phone

One of the great things about the internet is that it allows us to access information from just about anywhere about anything. Which is awesome when you want to learn something brand new. One of the key places on the internet to get your education on is Khan Academy and now you can access your learning flow with the Khan Academy App.


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Kahn Academy App – brush up on your academics right from your phone
Free Software April 20, 2016 posted by

Podcast Addict – all your podcasts in one place

If you have a long commute or anytime in your life where you need to find something to listen to for an extended period of time, chances are, you’ve discovered podcasts. Maybe you’ve taken it to the next level and have even become a bit of a super fan. If you love yourself some podcasts, then Podcast Addict is the app that will help you keep them all organized.


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Podcast Addict – all your podcasts in one place
Free Software April 18, 2016 posted by

Kid’s Place – the app that keeps your phone contents safe from little fingers [FREEWARE]

It’s not unusual for your little one to get their hands on your phone and then two minutes later, not only have they called everyone you know but you’ve also got a bunch of new apps to clean out and have lost all the high scores on your games. Protect your phone with Kid’s Place, the app that lets your children see only what you want them to see.


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Kid’s Place – the app that keeps your phone contents safe from little fingers [FREEWARE]
Free Software April 4, 2016 posted by

Reword – a handy tool in the fight against cyber bullying [FREEWARE]

Cyber bullying is a huge problem. People, especially young people, say things online not realizing how terribly harmful these statements may be and to make matters worse, it’s hard to really monitor these things. Sure you can find out after someone sends a hateful message but there’s no way to stop it. Reword is a tool to help people think before they send.


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Reword – a handy tool in the fight against cyber bullying [FREEWARE]
Cool Web Apps & Sites March 30, 2016 posted by

Radio Dead – not nearly as creepy as it sounds, actually a pretty rocking old school party

2016 has been an awful year for music. So many greats passed in the first few weeks much to the dismay of fans. Even though they’re gone, they’re not forgotten and their music lives on. Radio Dead plays only the music of musicians that have passed to honor them.


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Radio Dead – not nearly as creepy as it sounds, actually a pretty rocking old school party
but is it art? March 30, 2016 posted by

OpenToonz – free animation software from the greats [FREEWARE]

Cartoons are awesome and if you’ve ever wanted to animate one you’ve probably noticed that modern software is pretty expensive. Good news! The software that one of the best studios in the business uses is now open-source and free to users everywhere. OpenToonz is based on the same software that Studio Ghibli uses and it can be yours today.


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OpenToonz – free animation software from the greats [FREEWARE]
Free Software March 15, 2016 posted by

Rosetta Stone App – take one the highest rated language learning systems for a test ride

Duolingo is THE app for learning a new language but one of the heaviest hitters in the Language Learning world can also be accessed through an app. Rosetta Stone is available on mobile devices to help you reach your more than monolingual dreams.


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Rosetta Stone App – take one the highest rated language learning systems for a test ride
Free Software March 10, 2016 posted by

Trello – taking index cards the digital age [FREEWARE]

Life can get very busy and very complicated especially when you’re juggling multiple projects and/or people. It would be great if we all could afford personal assistants to help us keep our lives straight but until that magic day comes you’ll have to make due with some app support. Trello is the app that helps you keep your life organized.


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Trello – taking index cards the digital age [FREEWARE]
Free Software February 22, 2016 posted by

Mimicker Alarm – the alarm that wants to play a game with you first thing in the morning [FREEWARE]

Getting out of bed is super hard, especially when it’s cold and wet outside which is what the forecast looks like for at least a few more weeks. It’s easy to hit snooze on your alarm and roll back over. The Mimicker Alarm makes this impossible by forcing you to complete a task before it will shut off.


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Mimicker Alarm – the alarm that wants to play a game with you first thing in the morning [FREEWARE]

Category Archive

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Fri 10 Aug 2007

MP3DirectCut. A lossless MP3 audio file editor which lets you do the editing without having to decompress to .wav or […]

Hack Siri to control your thermostat via…

Fri 02 Dec 2011

Hack Siri to control your thermostat via voice
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Lift – the app that helps you…

Tue 30 Dec 2014

Lift – the app that helps you stick to your goals for the New Year and beyond [Freeware]
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Use freeware to clear up some disk…

Wed 25 May 2011

Use freeware to clear up some disk space on your computer
I remember the hard drive of my first computer. It held a whopping 500MB of data, and to many at […]

Earth Alerts - live map of our…

Tue 11 Jun 2013

Earth Alerts – live map of our planet’s natural hazards makes for compulsive viewing (+Freeware]
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Tworlds – connect with people a world…

Wed 11 Mar 2015

Tworlds – connect with people a world away, share moments as you live your life [FREEWARE]
We are all connected all the time with internet, smartphones and the like. We can’t really get away from each […]

Weather Watcher - turn your computer into…

Wed 03 Sep 2008

Weather Watcher – turn your computer into a superb weather station
If you're into weather, then you're going to love love love Weather Watcher. We're talking a beautifully arranged and fully […]

MozBackup fail - file size limit cripples…

Tue 23 Dec 2008

I hate to do this to a cool Open Source product like MozBackup, but it really let me down the […]

MTalk - new messaging service goes beyond…

Thu 20 Feb 2014

MTalk – new messaging service goes beyond Skype and Whatsapp offering free click to talk/text [Freeware]
Yesterday's announcement that Facebook is buying Whatsapp has got the pundits chattering, and with good reason. But for many users, […]

Snaptune redux.…

Thu 27 Jul 2006

We’ve talked about the Snaptune audio recorder program before, but they’ve now gone and updated the software to allow you […]

Muzei: Turn Your Phone Into An Art…

Wed 18 Jun 2014

Muzei: Turn Your Phone Into An Art Gallery Full of Old Masters [Freeware]
Changing your phone’s background is one of the things that helps keep your cell personal. Pictures of family, friends, and […]

Fly on Desktop - freeware adds flies…

Wed 27 Apr 2011

Fly on Desktop. Because sometimes you just need critters buzzing around in your face as you're working. Yes you do, […]

Encrypt Facebook extension for Chrome could save…

Mon 05 Mar 2012

Online privacy issues are a big deal nowadays, and for good reason. Companies like Facebook and the rest seem to […]

Songbird and Democracy - Open Source starts…

Thu 15 Feb 2007

If anyone needs proof that the Open Source movement is becoming a seriously important factor in the world of software, […]

Introji – the emoji for when you…

Fri 10 Jul 2015

Introji – the emoji for when you just want to stay home
Emoji exist to help us communicate without words. Although they’re great at sharing basic emotions and if you string a […]

MeetWays helps you find the best halfway…

Wed 22 Jun 2011

MeetWays helps you find the best halfway point to meet someone
We've all been there. A friend that lives relatively far away, and wants to meet you halfway between your location […]