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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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Category Archive

Greasemap.…

Mon 15 Aug 2005

Greasemap is a cool little freeware tool that automatically embeds a Google map at the top of the screen when […]

FreeOCR - freeware OCR software makes you…

Mon 07 Feb 2011

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Pivot Stick Figure Animator - free fun…

Mon 03 Mar 2008

Pivot Stick Figure Animator. Fun, free and easy way to create your own stick figure animations like wot all those […]

Peer pressure.…

Tue 17 Jan 2006

Peer2Mail. Got a web mail account? With lots of space? Then you might like this free little application which lets […]

Keep track of your daily accomplishments with…

Fri 23 Dec 2011

Keep track of your daily accomplishments with iDoneThis
Do you ever get to the end of a busy day and wonder “what have I gotten done today?” It […]

The amazing AfterFocus gives your smartphone gorgeous…

Fri 13 Apr 2012

The smartphone camera has come a long long way since the launch of the Nokia 7650 in 2002, which is […]

WiFi Stumbler - the free hotspot finder…

Tue 13 Apr 2010

WiFi Stumbler is a free browser based WiFi hotspot finder. It may not be quite as sophisticated as some freeware […]

DoubleTwist - cool way to share, convert…

Wed 20 Feb 2008

DoubleTwist. Heh, DVD Jon is back, and he’s carrying more gifts. This new service is a neat freeware desktop application […]

CorsixTH - free open source Theme Hospital…

Sat 26 Dec 2009

CorsixTH is a free open source clone of the Theme Hospital game. Works on Linux, Windows and Mac and looks […]

TV.exe.…

Wed 23 Feb 2005

TV.exe. Tacky interface? Check. Non intrusive? Check. Cool free global broadband television program? Check. Television is no longer […]

UNetbootin - freeware lets you create a…

Mon 04 Apr 2011

UNetbootin is a cool bit of freeware which lets you create a live bootable Linux system on a standard USB […]

iPod Audio Book Maker - easily convert…

Tue 16 Sep 2008

This MP3 to iPod Audio Book Converter freeware takes ordinary MP3 files and turns them into either a single large […]

Free Video To GIF Converter - great…

Tue 04 Feb 2014

Free Video To GIF Converter – great little free utility…with a caution about freeware in general [Freeware]
The other day I spent a bit of time hunting for a freeware video to gif file converter for a […]

StrokesPlus gives your mouse super powers [Freeware]…

Wed 25 Jul 2012

StrokesPlus gives your mouse super powers [Freeware]
If you're a full on computer power user who spends hours in front of a softly glowing screen, you'll know […]

Groovylists pulls your iTunes, Spotify and Last.fm…

Tue 15 Feb 2011

Groovylists pulls your iTunes, Spotify and Last.fm playlists into Grooveshark
When it comes to streaming music, there are a number of services at your disposal. Grooveshark is known for its […]

Dell KACE Secure Browser - new free…

Fri 23 Jul 2010

The free Dell KACE Secure Browser is based around Firefox, but comes with its own sandbox within which it operates. […]