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Bookmark This! January 22, 2010 posted by

20 Real World Uses for Google Wave – just in case you were wondering…

20 Real World Uses for Google Wave. Just in case you were wondering what to do with this puzzling and yet interesting new tech.  If you’re not entirely familiar with what Google Wave is all about, we should let you know that it’s essentially a “hosted email” service, in which you can send messages to other users in real time. You can also have a large number of individuals included in the Wave with you, as well as install add-ons…


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Bookmark This! January 20, 2010 posted by

Tribler – free P2P software aims to make BitTorrent sharing user friendly

Developed through funding from the University of Delft in Holland and the EU, Tribler is a free BitTorrent P2P file sharing client designed to make file sharing easy to understand and use. The program runs on Mac, Windows and Linux and the interface is as basic as you’ll find, just a big search box and that’s it. No fiddling with config or settings, just fire up and search. And it’s fast. Very fast. The other major difference between this and…


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Bookmark This! January 19, 2010 posted by

Mobilewitch – freeware turns your mobile phone into a Bluetooth remote control

Mobilewitch is a free program that converts any mobile phone into a universal PC remote control. The software is Java based and so should run on most conventional handsets, and uses Bluetooth which means your laptop or desktop should be Bluetooth enabled or you’ll need a USB Bluetooth dongle ($1.35). Once installed you’ll be able to do all sorts of cool things like control your PC music or video player, surf on your PC connected TV from 10 feet away…


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Free Software January 18, 2010 posted by

Quick Restore Maker – freeware lets you set restore points instantly

Sometimes you need to set a restore point on your Windows machine fast, just in case something goes wrong with an installation or whatever. The free Quick Restore Maker utility lets you create one with a single click instead of having to go to Control Panel, System…etc etc etc blah. One for the toolbox methinks.  Normally, to create a system restore point, you have to, via the Control Panel, open the System Protection box and then open the System Restore utility (rstrui.exe)…


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Bookmark This! January 18, 2010 posted by

Top 20 Free Browser Games – more fun than casting spells at the water coooler

Start the week right with this neat list of the Top 20 Free Browser Games. They’re all RPG, which means you get to adventure your socks off, if that’s your thang. No massive multiplayer games either, so perfect for you soloists. Enjoy!  Tags: freeware, top+20+free+browser+games, online+games


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Awesome January 18, 2010 posted by

PDFmyURL – Instant web page pdf maker

This PDFmyURL website is just plain nifty. Just enter the URL of any page and in a few seconds you’ll be downloading a pdf. There’s even a Bookmarklet so you can bung it up on the toolbar for fast draw pdf-ing. Awesome, bookmark it! [Click to enlarge] Tags: freeware, pdfmyurl, website+pdf+maker, pdf+maker+for+website


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Awesome January 15, 2010 posted by

Kat MP3 Recorder – the ultimate free audio recorder for your PC

This free Kat MP3 Recorder lets you record anything you can hear on your computer. And it works! Not only that, but it will record to OGG, WAV, and a bunch of other formats as well as MP3. No file size limit automatic silence detection for split, skip or stop maximum audio quality settings auto scheduling to record regular podcast or programme streams …this one has the lot. Two points to remember. First, run in Admin mode on Vista/7 and…


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Bookmark This! January 13, 2010 posted by

CometBird – the new web browser with more cool

CometBird is a new web browser – no wait, come back – which sports a few cool features which might even make you switch. Prove it? OK. Automatic online bookmarks. Synch your bookmarks and access them from any computer and browser. Built in online video downloader. Simple right mouse click download of video, audio and Flash files. Based on Firefox. Worth a look? Your call.  CometBird is a powerful and fast web browser. The outstanding CometBird Web browser is totally free…


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Bookmark This! January 11, 2010 posted by

MP3val – freeware finds and fixes file corruption in your MP3 music collection

One of the hassles of maintaining a large music collection is keeping tabs on which of your precious tracks has gone corrupt guerilla on you, which is why the small free MP3val utility is so neat. Just fire it up every so often and run a quick check through of your music tracks and it will quickly locate and point out any which need attention or replacing. It will even fix the ones it can, which is v cool.   MP3val is a…


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Bookmark This! January 8, 2010 posted by

LMMS – the uber cool open source music studio in a box

LMMS is a free open source program which gives you a fully featured music recording studio in a box. It runs on both Windows and Linux and features a song editor, bass-line editor, piano roll sequencer and compatibility with a shed load of effects like VST, SoundFont et al. It’s fast, 64 track and nice people, nice. Why spend tons of money, when this kind of stuff is around?  LMMS is a free cross-platform alternative to commercial programs like FL Studio,…


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Bookmark This! January 7, 2010 posted by

DeskDuster – freeware automatically keeps your desktop free of icons

The free DeskDuster 2010 program automatically disappears your desktop icons after a user customisable length of time. Great if you have a wallpaper utility installed and want to get the maximum benefit from the image display without loads of tacky icons cluttering up the screen. Nice.  DeskDuster 2010 is a program specifically designed to clean desktop from icons, allowing the user to look at the wallpaper images while the PC is inactive. The program will load automatically with Windows, monitoring…


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Free Software January 7, 2010 posted by

Atari Free Arcade Games – Where very old dead games live again

Atari have rereleased five of their original arcade games on the Atari website. If you’ve got a hankering for a quick game of Asteroids, Lunar Lander or the bizarre Yar’s Revenge then you’ve come to the right place. Who knows, maybe they’ll add more, just don’t forget to crank the sound kiddies. Atari Arcade is the place to find beloved Atari classics including Asteroids and Lunar Lander. You can play them all here online, any time and free of charge….


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Free Software January 5, 2010 posted by

uTorrent SpeedUp Pro – freeware speeds up your BitTorrent downloads?

This freeware product uTorrent SpeedUp Pro is supposed to speed up your uTorrent file downloads by ‘optimizing’ your connection settings. It’s one of a range of such optimizers for different file sharing programs like Limewire, eDonkey etc, but for some reason I’m not 100% convinced. Maybe it’s because it’s very hard to identify real speed improvements, or because there are no proper reviews from users or tech sites out there on the net yet. Or maybe it’s because the same company…


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Bookmark This! January 4, 2010 posted by

MonkeyJam – freeware lets you create cool stop-motion animation for fun and profit

MonkeyJam is a neat little freeware prog which lets you create those really fun, cool stop-motion animations you see around. You can either capture directly from any standard webcam or import images from a digital camera, although make sure you keep the resolution reasonable if you don’t want to wait around for months for the rendering. It’s pretty simple to use, and if you need more sophistication, just drop the resulting .avi into Movie Maker or some other video editing program…


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Category Archive

Prey Tracker - awesome open source freeware…

Mon 25 Oct 2010

Prey is an ultra awesome open source freeware program which you can use to track and recover your stolen laptop […]

Tails - freeware suite offers ultimate Internet…

Thu 24 Nov 2011

Tails is a live USB or CD based system which is designed to provide ultimate privacy for your online habits. […]

License Crawler - cool freeware scans for…

Thu 09 Dec 2010

License Crawler is a very cool freeware program which scans your Windows registry for software license keys and displays them […]

Google+ gets a new photo editor…

Fri 04 Nov 2011

Google+ gets a new photo editor
Google+ still has a long way to go if it's going to overtake Facebook as the social network of choice […]

SleepBot - this sleep cycle alarm helps…

Thu 17 Jul 2014

SleepBot – this sleep cycle alarm helps you sleep better, wake refreshed [Freeware]
Who doesn't enjoy a good old sleep-in? Going to bed late, sleeping until the afternoon, emerging tired and grumpy as […]

Device Doctor - free Windows program keeps…

Wed 04 Sep 2013

Device Doctor – free Windows program keeps your computer drivers up to date and humming [Freeware]
The dirty little secret of Windows is that most problems and error messages you get, including the rather horrible blue […]

Anonymous BitTorrent.…

Wed 26 Oct 2005

Looks like the next stage of the war is about to commence. Anonymous BitTorrent over i2P arrives. It’s kludgy, complex and […]

iFree Skype Recorder - excellent free tool…

Wed 21 May 2014

iFree Skype Recorder – excellent free tool for recording Skype calls with a click [Freeware]
If you're a big user of Skype you'll know that there are a number of addon tools you can use […]

British Red Cross First Aid – the…

Mon 09 Nov 2015

British Red Cross First Aid – the app to help you tend your ouches [FREEWARE]
The world is a dangerous place. You are always just one wrong step away from bleeding. You could be at […]

Quintet - boldly fly your starship through…

Thu 16 May 2013

Quintet – boldly fly your starship through the galaxy with your friends [Freeware]
If you're a Star Trek fan, you'll love Quintet. This free multiplayer space game lets you and your buddies take […]

Get Them All - power through multiple…

Wed 25 Jun 2014

Get Them All – power through multiple downloads in Chrome [Freeware]
Life is short and sometimes there are just too many downloads to do than we'd like. That means images, PDFs […]

New Free Red Ferret iPhone App -…

Thu 03 Dec 2009

Listen up and don’t say we don’t give you nuffing, ‘K? My chum Marc Kawam from Odiogo (which provides the […]

Switch - free audio file conversion software…

Wed 02 May 2007

Switch Audio File Converter. An Australian freeware program which lets you convert audio files from one format to another. Stuff […]

Fingerprint Love Test Scanner turns your smartphone…

Tue 03 Apr 2012

She loves me, she loves me not. We've been looking for the perfect mate finder since the dawn of civilisation, […]

Free fonts.…

Wed 14 Dec 2005

WebPageFonts. 6500 free fonts for you to download and use. Free. Did we mention free? Ah. Good. […]

Poetry – find the perfect words with…

Wed 29 Mar 2017

Poetry – find the perfect words with this app
We can all use a little culture in our life from time to time. Poets have been sharing their words […]