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Translated Gender – the app to help you remove outdated terms from your lexicon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Translated Gender – the app to help you remove outdated terms from your lexicon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

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MapsIcon - free collection of icon maps…

Tue 01 Oct 2013

MapsIcon – free collection of icon maps for every country in the world [Freeware]
There are some things which are so very useful, and yet not exciting and when you find them you think...oh […]

Rizone Winsock Repair - freeware fixes those…

Fri 21 Aug 2009

I get the feeling that this Rizone Winsock Repair freeware program is really a tool of last resort, after you’ve […]

Free MP3 Ringtone Maker produces surprisingly great…

Mon 08 Oct 2012

Free MP3 Ringtone Maker produces surprisingly great results [Freeware]
There are lots of ringtone makers out there in the world, ranging from online versions to supposedly sophisticated commercial versions […]

Photo Card Maker - freeware lets you…

Wed 17 Mar 2010

Photo Card Maker is a free personalised photo card maker with a twist, it actually outputs stuff that looks half […]

Free Skype recorder.…

Thu 05 Jan 2006

PowerGramo lets you record your Skype calls. Incoming, outgoing, sidetalking, the lot. All encrypted. There’s a free version and also […]

WeTransfer takes the hassle out of transferring…

Thu 08 Sep 2011

WeTransfer takes the hassle out of transferring files online
There are a number of ways to transfer files between two people on the internet. The most simple is email, […]

Bit Che - meta BitTorrent search tool…

Mon 18 Feb 2008

Bit Che. Now here’s an oddity, and not just the name. It’s a free downloadable meta BitTorrent search engine which […]

WhoisLive lets you chat with other people…

Wed 27 Jul 2011

WhoisLive lets you chat with other people browsing the same site
Have you ever wondered who might be browsing the same webpage as you, at the exact same moment? At any […]

Tawkon - track your phone radiation and…

Tue 28 May 2013

Tawkon – track your phone radiation and stay safe [Freeware]
We've all become very reliant on mobile phones, simply because they're an awesome invention. But even so it is probably […]

10 free alternatives to Microsoft Word you…

Fri 16 Apr 2010

Microsoft Word has been the world’s de-facto word-processing program for eons, while at the same time becoming a standard bearer […]

Qualys Browsercheck - cool freeware checks your…

Mon 11 Apr 2011

The Qualys Browsercheck is a very neat web browser plugin that lets you check for insecurities in your browser and […]

Cleeki - Firefox addon delivers instant goodies…

Mon 28 Mar 2011

Cleeki is a free Firefox addon which gives instant right mouse button access to a user customisable selection of useful […]

Microsoft Pro Photo Tools 2 - geotagging…

Wed 11 Feb 2009

Microsoft Pro Photo Tools 2 is a cool freeware program for tweaking photos. So far so hum, but the neat […]

Tandem – find a buddy to help…

Tue 24 Jan 2017

Tandem – find a buddy to help you learn a new language
You can learn a new language from books and apps but nothing beats speaking it with someone who has been […]

Clock n'roll.…

Fri 26 Aug 2005

The AJ Clock Screensaver from Anne Jan Beeks provides 14 delectable onscreen clocks for your pleasure, including that very cool […]

MinionSoft - free retro games make us…

Fri 31 Aug 2007

Minionsoft offers a selection of free retro games including Star Wars, Asteroids and Missile Command (which has been redone in […]