Posts by Category: Free Software

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Bookmark This! January 16, 2008 posted by

GMER – freeware roots out the nasty rootkits

GMER. Tiny freeware program which detects and removes rootkits. Which makes it a handy little thing to keep around. You know, just in case.  GMER is an application that detects and removes rootkits . It scans for: # hidden processes # hidden threads # hidden modules # hidden services # hidden files # hidden Alternate Data Streams # hidden registry keys # drivers hooking SSDT # drivers hooking IDT # drivers hooking IRP calls # inline hooks Tags: gmer, anti+rootkit, malware, freeware


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Cool Web Apps & Sites January 15, 2008 posted by

Collablog – start your own blogging community for free

Collablog. Got some spare web server space lying around? Fancy yourself as a bit of a blog network mogul? Or a mega-blog community owner? Then download either version of this freeware package and give it a go. From the sparcity of the site it looks like early days, but the two packages seem fully equipped with everything you need to set up a new Metafilter or TypePad type service. Free for non-commercial use, but there are no terms for commercial use…


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Bookmark This! January 10, 2008 posted by

FlickrBackup – download your online photos for safekeeping

FlickrBackup. An open source Java application which gives you the power to download your Flickr photos to your hard disk on demand. Why? Well perhaps for backup or security reasons. Maybe you want to make a DVD of your images or project them on your kitchen table. Whatever. Because it’s Java it will run on any computer, although you do have to wait for a download of some code. Neat app.  FlickrBackup is a utility that allows you to download the…


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Bookmark This! January 8, 2008 posted by

Best Freeware Games 2007 – more fun with your computer

Best Freeware Games of 2007. Nice little list of games for your downloadable enjoyful-ness. Not sure that these are the absolute best of the best, but worth a look anyway. [Via Metafilter]  As the year comes to a close, I decided that I would make a list of the best freeware games released THIS year. Note: these are my opinions, so don’t get mad if your favorite game doesn’t make the list or a game you don’t like does. Enjoy!…


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Bookmark This! January 3, 2008 posted by

Free Music Zilla – free music downloads from social music sites like Imeem and Last.fm

Free Music Zilla is a neat new free music download tool which lets you grab tracks to your hard disk from social music sites like Pandora, Last.fm, Imeem and MySpace. Suddenly music sharing becomes all trendy wendy again. Download and install the software, then fire it up, surf to the music site of your choice and the program will automagically download the tracks you listen to (max of 10 tracks a day for this free version). The file saves in a Flash…


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Gooce+ integrates your Facebook and Twitter feeds…

Mon 05 Sep 2011

Gooce+ integrates your Facebook and Twitter feeds into Google+
As much as I'd like to believe otherwise, Google+ hasn't exactly risen up to overthrow Facebook. In fact, so few […]

Junkanoo - free junk mail remover cleans…

Fri 03 Aug 2007

Junkanoo [edited as it is malsite trap - apologies] is a freeware spam remover that cleans up the junk mail […]

Advanced Windows Care - free fixer…

Fri 26 Jan 2007

Advanced WindowsCare Personal is billed as the ‘most essential and practical’ Windows fix utility. I haven’t had a chance to […]

Session Box - brilliant tool lets you…

Tue 15 Jul 2014

Session Box – brilliant tool lets you save and sync your tabs for use on any computer anywhere [Freeware]
If you're a tabophiliac, you'll know that working on different computers and devices can be a confusing and daunting task, […]

Churnalism gets an updated set of browser…

Tue 12 May 2015

Churnalism gets an updated set of browser plugins [Freeware]
Churnalism, the webservice which lets you check to see if you are reading a real news story online or just […]

Vitamin D - free webcam security software…

Wed 10 Feb 2010

The new Vitamin D security webcam software comes with ‘smart video’, which translates into motion sensing technology that can tell […]

Forest - break your phone addiction and…

Wed 17 Sep 2014

Forest – break your phone addiction and start focusing on life [Freeware]
It's like an addiction, isn't it? All this gazing at our mobile phone screens, looking for emails, texts, Facebook posts, […]

Free Music Zilla - free music downloads…

Thu 03 Jan 2008

Free Music Zilla is a neat new free music download tool which lets you grab tracks to your hard disk […]

Pacifica – the app to help you…

Tue 07 Apr 2015

Pacifica – the app to help you with your anxiety [FREEWARE]
Anxiety is a strange thing. Everyone has a little bit of it but for some people it’s overwhelming and keeps […]

Outdoor Family Fun with Plum – gamify…

Wed 03 May 2017

Outdoor Family Fun with Plum – gamify leaving the house
Getting your kids outside can be a struggle for parents these days. Outside is hot and full of insects, inside […]

xB Browser - Firefox offshoot offers anonymous…

Thu 07 May 2009

xB Browser is a free open source Firefox based web browser that gives you secure, firewall bypassing browsing power on […]

YoYo Games - an online game making…

Wed 03 Sep 2008

YoYo Games – an online game making community
Nigel first blogged about Game Maker , the free game designing software, way back in 2003. Well a lot has […]

iMacro Extension for Firefox - automate all…

Fri 04 Jul 2008

iMacros is a neat Firefox extension add-on which lets you record your browser action for instant replay at the press […]

Aipoly Vision – the phone app that…

Wed 01 Mar 2017

Aipoly Vision – the phone app that “sees” for you
We can use technology in a variety of ways to help make the world more accessible. Aipoly Vision is the […]

Free Xnas Holiday Screensaver - bring some…

Tue 07 Dec 2010

Let's face it, we all need a bit of cheering up at the moment, so hurry along and download this […]

25 Tips to Improve Skype - add-ons…

Wed 02 Jul 2008

25 Tips to Improve Skype is a nice list of tweaks, add-ons and lesser known features you can use to […]