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Bookmark This! September 11, 2007 posted by

Acronym Genie – ROFL LOL YMMV BTDTGTTS but TANSTAAFL

Fed up with being sneered at in your local AOL chat room because you don’t know your ISP from your IPS? Want to get hip with the net lingo, keep up with the latest technical gobbledygook and stop being a PLONK? Then look no further my fair friends, because Acronym Genie hastens to your rescue. Available as both a freeware download and online search facility, the package contains over 17,000 acronyms covering technology, Internet and other points north of geek….


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Free Software September 7, 2007 posted by

PricePirates – compare and contrast eBay prices with the marketplace

PricePirates is a cool piece of Windows freeware which you use to compare prices in eBay auctions with other online shops and markets. We’ve all seen examples of where an eBay auction price is actually more expensive than elsewhere, now you can check first before bidding your auntie’s inheritance on that original Picasso. The program includes Amazon and Shopping.com marketplaces, which means you’ll cover a pretty good selection of online stores in your search. Well worth a download and play.  Pricepirates is…


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Free Software August 29, 2007 posted by

Responding Heads – control your computer with your voice and his head

Responding Heads. Freeware voice command program lets you control your computer by speaking at it. Let’s face it, everyone at one time or another has wished they could control their computer this way. ‘WHY DON’T YOU *&@£&$ WELL DO WHAT I WANT YOU *£&()@£ PIECE OF….’ Or something like that.  Responding Heads enables you to launch programs, commands and actions via voice commands spoken into your PC microphone. The program uses the MS Speech recognition engine and is very easy…


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Bookmark This! August 23, 2007 posted by

GameJump – free mobile phone games and programs

GameJump. You want free games for your mobile phone? Lots of games? You got it. Also applications like e-book readers. All advertising supported of course, but still a great way to stock up on some time wasters for those tedious airport stops. Nice.  Are these games really free? Yes, these games really are free. We will never charge you a dime. And we won’t ask you to sign up for a subscription or a token system or a premium SMS…


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Free Software August 22, 2007 posted by

Installer.app – the iPhone application installer

Installer.app lets you install applications onto your iPhone using WiFi or EDGE. You can also use it to update or uninstall said apps. Which is handy. Harry. Not official, no support, use at your own risk.   New! We now have a single command Mac (PPC & Intel) installer for Installer.app, get it here. This will automate the entire jailbreak and Installer.app installation process for your 1.0 or 1.0.1 iPhone, including automatically downloading the right firmware files. Be sure to…


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Free Software August 21, 2007 posted by

GTalk Music – beam Internet radio to MSN Messenger and Google Talk

The folks at GTalk, the IM gateway software company, have come up with a new service which lets you listen to Internet radio stations from your IM client. Fire up MSN Messenger or Google Talk, add the radio contact, type Radio ‘number’ and accept the call to listen to a station. It was a little stuttery (is that a word?) when I used it, but an interesting idea -although I’m still trying to work out why you would want to…


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Free Software August 17, 2007 posted by

Country Codes – essential country data on tap

Country Codes is a collection of useful country information gathered together in a free downloadable and searchable database. Top level domains, longitude and latitude of cities, dialing codes, timezones, IP numbers per geography and so on for over 250 countries. If you need this kind of information, chances are this is something you really should download and treasure.   Country Codes is a small database of country codes and additional information for more than 250 countries. It displays their location…


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Free Software August 16, 2007 posted by

Floola – manage your iPod content easily

Floola is a Mac, Windows, Linux freeware application that lets you manage the content on your iPod or Motorola iTunes compatible handset. You can move tracks on and off said devices, search, manage podcasts, playlists and videos, etc etc. Looks cool.  Floola is a freeware application to efficiently manage your iPod or your Motorola mobile phone (any model supporting iTunes). It’s a standalone application that can be run directly from your iPod and needs no installation under Linux, Mac OS X and Windows…


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Free Software August 15, 2007 posted by

TCP Optimizer – free broadband speed optimizer

TCP Optimizer is a small freeware program that promises to help you improve the speed of your Internet connection. As with all these geektastic utility programs, you’ll need to know a bit about the things you’re tweaking so you don’t make things worse. Read the instructions carefully though and you should be OK. Downloada Emptor.  The TCP Optimizer is a free, easy Windows program that provides an intuitive interface for tuning and optimizing your Internet connection. Just download and run, there is…


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Free Software August 14, 2007 posted by

Calendar Magic – everything you wanted to know about dates and stuff

Calendar Magic is a nifty bit of freeware which contains a huge selection of information and calculators for dates. It also comes with a bunch of different calculators ranging from birth dates to distance to fuel consumption. It also generates calendars to print off, and gives observed days for just about every country and religion in the known universe. The This is your Life feature is simply scary. Man, this is a busy program.  Calendar Magic is an easy-to-use freeware…


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Free Software August 13, 2007 posted by

iPod Video Converter – squeeze that video material onto your iPod

iPod Video Converter. Convert all popular video formats including AVI, MPEG and WMV into iPod friendly video so you can watch it on that tiny tiny screen with your earphones in, alone, unsociable and totally absorbed on the morning commute. There, feel better now?  Free iPod Video Converter provides an easy and completed way to convert all popular video formats to iPod video. You can enjoy DVD/VCD and AVI, MPEG, WMV, RM, RMVB, DivX, ASF, VOB video files in your…


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Free Software August 10, 2007 posted by

MP3 DirectCut – lossless MP3 file editing

MP3DirectCut. A lossless MP3 audio file editor which lets you do the editing without having to decompress to .wav or whatever. It also includes an MP3 recorder which grabs audio from your audio input socket, which is kinda useful. A nice alternative to Audacity to keep around.  mp3DirectCut is a fast and extensive audio editor and recorder for compressed mp3. You can directly cut, copy, paste or change the volume with no need to decompress your files (e.g. to wav format) for audio editing. This saves encoding…


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Free Software August 9, 2007 posted by

NameSake – freeware customer records application

NameSake. Freeware customer relationship management software. Customer records, invoicing, To-Do lists, diary, email and communications functionality. Worth a look if you’re in the market for some small business technology to smarten up your act.  A professional CRM designed for simplicity and ease-of-use yet powerful enough to meet many business needs. Unlimited records. Invoices, quotes etc. Can be used for any purpose. Tags: namesake, customer+records, crm, freeware


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Free Software August 8, 2007 posted by

MultiClock – flexible free on-screen clock program

MultiClock is a free clock application that can display analogue and or digital clocks from multiple time zones or countries. You configure it as you need. Pretty useful for those who deal with different times. Not the greatest graphics in the world, but hey, it works.  An application that displays multiple-clocks on the screen, each of which can be configured to display a different time-zone. Daylight Savings Time is taken into account wherever necessary. Clocks can be dragged into different…


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FotoSketcher - freeware turns your photos into…

Mon 02 Mar 2009

FotoSketcher is a free Windows program which lets you convert your boring old photos into glorious works of art worthy […]

Utter! - so long Siri, this is…

Fri 22 Feb 2013

Utter! – so long Siri, this is what real smartphone voice control looks like [Freeware]
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5 Useful Free Uninstallers - how to…

Tue 09 Jun 2009

Sometimes removing software from your computer can be a real pain, which is why I’ve gathered together a bunch of […]

FireNes - Firefox extension lets you play…

Mon 16 Jun 2008

FireNes is a Firefox extension that lets you play all those ancient Nintendo games via your browser without having to […]

Google Wave Add-on For Firefox - free…

Thu 15 Oct 2009

I’ve been playing around with Google Wave for a few days now, and it’s definitely a fascinating piece of technology. […]

Sickweather – avoid outbreaks with this app…

Mon 23 Jan 2017

Sickweather – avoid outbreaks with this app
It’s cold outside which means that there are an insane amount of germs just waiting to take you and your […]

Pazera Free Audio Extractor - strip out…

Fri 26 Sep 2008

Pazera Free Audio Extractor is a nice new freeware program which strips out audio from just about any video format […]

Country Codes - freeware offers impressively rich…

Tue 31 Aug 2010

Country Codes is one of those traditional type freeware database programs which provides everything you'll need to know about esoteric […]

Stardock Fences - at last, an awesome…

Mon 09 Feb 2009

Stardock Fences is an awesome new freeware program which gives you total control over the display and layout of your […]

Phone sharing.…

Fri 16 Sep 2005

Intercom Pages. Er…I’m kinda confused about this one. They’re billing it as ‘Free Call Telephone Sharing’, which sounds kind of […]

Unsplash - 10 free high resolution photos…

Fri 18 Oct 2013

Unsplash – 10 free high resolution photos every 10 days for you to use how you want [Freeware]
In a world which is awash with digital photographs, what is it that makes one better than the other? Time, […]

eBook Search – don’t waste time searching…

Fri 09 Sep 2016

eBook Search – don’t waste time searching for books when you could be reading
There are a lot of free books out there, ready for the reading. If you’re an avid reader, free books […]

44 free anti rootkit tools - stay…

Thu 24 Jan 2008

44 Free Anti Rootkit Utilities. Castlecops has gathered together a great selection of anti rootkit programs in a public wiki […]

Roadie – if you’re already going, why…

Tue 21 Mar 2017

Roadie – if you’re already going, why not deliver a few packages on the way
People are always going somewhere. Life is really busy. So why are you paying to ship things when you can […]

Shazou for Firefox - instant location info…

Wed 03 Jan 2007

Shazou. Another very neat extension for Firefox which shows you the geographical location – complete with a Google map – […]

Digital Book Index - 90,000 free and…

Fri 23 Feb 2007

The Digital Book Index is a storehouse of over 90,000 free and low cost e-books for browsing and download. The […]