Posts by Category: Free Software

Software for nuttin’.

Bookmark This! March 14, 2011 posted by

Cas – freeware generates photo contact sheets on demand

Cas is a small freeware program which generates contact sheets of photos. Just point the program at the folder of images you want to use, and specify thumbnail size and page size, and the program will automatically produce a printable page of mini images. Great for checking out what you’ve got in an image folder, and also useful for adding to your image archive directories to keep track of images on hard disks.  Drag and drop a folder onto Cas, or…


Continue Reading »Cas – freeware generates photo contact sheets on demand
Awesome March 11, 2011 posted by

Best Indie Freeware Games 2006 – 2009 – say goodbye to your life…

This colossal Best Indie Freeware Games 2006–2009 list is presented as an aid to productivity and good health. We make no excuses for exposing you to the pressures of competition, but instead wish you bon voyage, as you set sail on the good ship Procrastinate And Die. Enjoy! [Via]  Here at IndieGames.com, we like highlighting some of the more notable freeware and indie games of this and previous years – hence this special ‘best-of’ section. Tags: freeware, best+indie+freeware+games+2006-2009, games


Continue Reading »Best Indie Freeware Games 2006 – 2009 – say goodbye to your life…
Free Software March 10, 2011 posted by

Google Smart Labels help sort your inbox

None of us like being stereotyped into a specific category. Though I doubt we’d mind if our email is stereotyped and categorized; provided Google sorts it for us. Google has announced a new feature for Gmail users called Smart Labels that will organize your email so you don’t have to. I don’t know about everyone else, but my email inbox Is a mess of notifications, forum chatter, newsletters, etc. The occasional “real mail” will pop up here and there, but…


Continue Reading »Google Smart Labels help sort your inbox
Google Smart Labels help sort your inbox
Free Software March 10, 2011 posted by

Ding It’s Up automatically notifies you when a site comes back online

How many times have you tried to browse to one of your favorite sites, only to find it is currently down? It can be especially frustrating if the site is vital for some part of your daily life, such as your online banking. With no way of knowing when it will be back up, the only thing you can do is check on it periodically. That, or you could have a service automatically contact you when it is back online….


Continue Reading »Ding It’s Up automatically notifies you when a site comes back online
Ding It’s Up automatically notifies you when a site comes back online
Awesome March 9, 2011 posted by

Webbrowserpassview – the scariest freeware program in the world

Webbrowserpassview is a freeware program that automatically scans and unveils all the web site passwords stored in your Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer and Opera web browsers. What makes this so scary is the fact that literally anyone can now scan your laptop and immediately access your private web sites at will. The program doesn’t have to be installed, so it can be run from a USB key, and once you fire it up the passwords are automatically displayed in 2 seconds. So it’s…


Continue Reading »Webbrowserpassview – the scariest freeware program in the world
Free Software March 8, 2011 posted by

Google Maps Navigation now guides you around heavy-traffic areas

There’s nothing worse than leaving the house early, only to get stuck in traffic, causing you to be late in arriving at your destination. If you’re lucky, you might flip on the news at the very moment they are announcing a wreck on the very road you were planning to take. However, most of the time you don’t know about the backed up cars until you’re in their midst. If you use Google Maps Navigation on your Android phone, you’re…


Continue Reading »Google Maps Navigation now guides you around heavy-traffic areas
Google Maps Navigation now guides you around heavy-traffic areas
Free Software March 7, 2011 posted by

How Secure Is My Password?

When it comes to online security, having a strong password cannot be stressed enough. A simple name or birthday might have been acceptable back in the 90’s (my first Hotmail account allowed a 4-digit password) but these days anything less than 8, with a mix of letters, numbers and non-alphanumeric characters is just asking for trouble. Curious how long your password would stack up against a hacker using a brute force attack? There’s a site for that. Obviously this site…


Continue Reading »How Secure Is My Password?
How Secure Is My Password?
Awesome March 4, 2011 posted by

WizMouse – awesome freeware speeds up mouse scrolling majestically

WizMouse is one of those MUST HAVE freeware Windows utilities that once used can never be uninstalled. The software automatically focuses any window or pane on your desktop ready for mouse wheel scrolling by hovering over it. No clicking needed. Huh? I hear you say. Well think this. You know how in your email client you need to click on a pane to grab focus in order to scroll with the mouse wheel? Or how you have to click on…


Continue Reading »WizMouse – awesome freeware speeds up mouse scrolling majestically
Bookmark This! March 3, 2011 posted by

BufferZone Pro – the ultimate Internet security freeware

BufferZone Pro is a virtual sandbox freeware program which creates a ring of safety around your web surfing so you can download, install and play with stuff safe in the knowledge that your computer will remain virus and trojan free. How does it work? Simple. It erects a tall wall made of candyfloss and marshmallow syrup around your computer hard disk, through which no nasty teeth destroying bacteria can penetrate. No wait, wrong press release. OK, so it creates a…


Continue Reading »BufferZone Pro – the ultimate Internet security freeware
Free Software March 3, 2011 posted by

Bill Cosby gets his own mobile app

Bill Cosby is one of those comedians that really stands the test of time, I think. The height of his career was honestly before my time, but I still enjoyed watching re-runs of The Cosby Show as a kid. His standup bits crack me up to this day. Well now it seems that you can bring your favorite comedian with you, no matter where you go. That’s right, he has his own personal app for mobile devices. iPhone, Android and…


Continue Reading »Bill Cosby gets his own mobile app
Bill Cosby gets his own mobile app
Free Software March 2, 2011 posted by

DirecTV iPad app lets you control your DVR from anywhere

If you’re a DirecTV customer who also happens to own an iPad, you’ll be excited to hear about a new free app that is available to you. The DirecTV app gives you access to your home DVR system and will allow you to use your tablet as an extremely robust remote control. Things like checking TV listings for up to two weeks in advance, changing recording schedules and more are at your fingertips, regardless of where you are. The two…


Continue Reading »DirecTV iPad app lets you control your DVR from anywhere
DirecTV iPad app lets you control your DVR from anywhere
Cool Web Apps & Sites March 1, 2011 posted by

Creepy software maps out your tweets and Flickr images

The internet has given us countless ways to stealthily check up on people who we are interested in. Facebook is an obvious choice for the task, but what about Flickr, or Twitter? Sure, they can provide you with a little bit of info each. However, with a piece of software, you can use those services to track exactly where someone has been. Creepy? Yes. No, really, that’s the name of the program. Creepy. The software takes geocoded data from Flickr…


Continue Reading »Creepy software maps out your tweets and Flickr images
Creepy software maps out your tweets and Flickr images
Free Software February 28, 2011 posted by

Picasa now lets you store more files, for free

In a time where companies are starting to limit how much you’re able to store in the cloud, one provider is doing just the opposite. Picasa users might notice that their accounts are no longer reading the proper usage. The error will seem to be in your favor, but it could strike a bit of fear into your heart, seeing that you’ve suddenly gone from using 56GB to 27GB (as one user noted). Don’t worry though, your images and videos…


Continue Reading »Picasa now lets you store more files, for free
Picasa now lets you store more files, for free
Bookmark This! February 28, 2011 posted by

Splashtop OS – freeware gives your laptop instant start magic

Splashtop OS, the Linux based instant start-up operating system for notebook and desktop computers is now available for general purpose free download. It’s previously been restricted to select OEMs like Acer, Asus, HP et al, but now anyone can grab and install it as long as their machine has a compatible BIOS. I installed it on this here DELL laptop last week, and it’s cool. Took a couple of reboots for the thing to bed in, but once installed it found…


Continue Reading »Splashtop OS – freeware gives your laptop instant start magic

Category Archive

Qnext - next generation P2P?…

Thu 08 Dec 2005

Qnext. A Peer to Peer application suite offering an interesting round up of products under the P2P banner. Universal chat […]

Muter - silence all the audio in…

Mon 07 Jul 2014

Muter – silence all the audio in your Firefox browser with a single click [Freeware]
Managing audio in Firefox just got easier. For whatever reason, if you want to turn off the audio for the […]

Calme - free calendar and planner maker…

Mon 05 Nov 2012

Calme – free calendar and planner maker is perfect for organizing your life [Freeware]
It's crazy out there. All that rushing around doing busy. No time to think, but no point in complaining either, […]

Cold Turkey keeps you off of distracting…

Tue 27 Dec 2011

Cold Turkey keeps you off of distracting sites when you need to work
Self-discipline is an important characteristic to have. Unfortunately sites like Facebook, Twitter and Reddit are constantly there to challenge our […]

Best Freeware Games 2007 - more fun…

Tue 08 Jan 2008

Best Freeware Games of 2007. Nice little list of games for your downloadable enjoyful-ness. Not sure that these are the […]

CampCaster - open source radio station software…

Fri 09 Mar 2007

CampCaster. Fancy setting up your own radio station? A real radio station, not Internet? Then you might want to take […]

EggDrop looks like a mobile mashup of…

Fri 16 Sep 2011

EggDrop looks like a mobile mashup of Craigslist and eBay
When you're looking to buy or sell general household items online, it seems like there are two main places to […]

Quick Restore Maker - freeware lets you…

Mon 18 Jan 2010

Sometimes you need to set a restore point on your Windows machine fast, just in case something goes wrong with […]

Free Games Corner - Sugar, Sugar, Kikka…

Sat 10 Dec 2011

Ferreting For Free Games: Home Sheep Home 2
Hi, I'm Graeme, and I regularly write about free games and nonsense over at lazylaces.com. Recently I was approached by […]

Picture Fox for Amazon - brilliant Firefox…

Wed 01 May 2013

Picture Fox for Amazon – brilliant Firefox plugin makes Amazon shopping so much nicer [Freeware]
We love Amazon to bits, but the one annoying part about shopping there is having to peer at tiny thumbnail […]

Google Translate comes to the iPhone…

Wed 09 Feb 2011

Google Translate comes to the iPhone
I cannot remember how many times a translator app would’ve been beneficial in different situations. Google released an iPhone Translate […]

Ringtone Sound Effects - 900+ free sound…

Fri 11 Dec 2009

Here’s a collection of over 900 free Ringtone Sound Effects in MP3 format for you to enjoy (scroll down the […]

Podcast Addict – all your podcasts in…

Wed 20 Apr 2016

Podcast Addict – all your podcasts in one place
If you have a long commute or anytime in your life where you need to find something to listen to […]

Use freeware to add a taskbar to…

Mon 08 Aug 2011

Use freeware to add a taskbar to your second monitor
In this day and age, it's common to see people with multiple-monitor setups. In fact, I've grown so dependent on […]

Sun VirtualBox - cool freeware lets you…

Tue 15 Sep 2009

I’ve been playing with the free open source Sun VirtualBox software for the past few weeks and it’s awesome. If […]

Top 7 Free Flash Game Sites on…

Fri 19 Feb 2010

Here’s our list of the Top 7 Free Flash Game Sites on the Web. You won’t need more than this […]