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Bookmark This! May 7, 2013 posted by

BlueGriffon – open source web editor is a great tool for both beginners and experts [Freeware]

For some reason web editors, tools to help code and build websites, appear to have fallen out of fashion. Maybe it’s the rise of themed CMSs or just a decline in demand, but there aren’t that many of them being marketed any more. Unlike, say, video editors.


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BlueGriffon – open source web editor is a great tool for both beginners and experts [Freeware]
Awesome May 2, 2013 posted by

Lightpack is the open-source little brother of Illumiroom

When we watch TV or play games, we tend to be doing so in the evening in a dark room. This is obviously not improving your eyesight, as you’re putting your pupil through an overly strenuous workout. It’s a good idea to have ambient lighting around to make things easier for your eyes to process, but you don’t want to ruin the immersion from a lamp or room light being on.


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Lightpack is the open-source little brother of Illumiroom
Bookmark This! April 29, 2013 posted by

Duplicate Cleaner – clear out those pesky duplicate files and photos and free up vital disk space [Freeware]

The problem with having terabyte drives and digital cameras with increasingly large resolutions, is the fact that we all end up storing gazillions of files, and often large ones, on our computers. Which probably wouldn’t be a problem if it wasn’t for the fact that by the time we end up editing a good proportion of them, leaves us with duplicates all over the place.


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Duplicate Cleaner – clear out those pesky duplicate files and photos and free up vital disk space [Freeware]
Bookmark This! April 25, 2013 posted by

Browsing History View – all your web viewing from multiple browsers in one neat box [Freeware]

If you’re like most people, you will run at least two web browsers on your computer, if not more, just to give yourself some flexibility with the different sites out there. We use Chrome and Firefox mostly, and switch between them to check different site features, or access content at different speeds and with different browsing functions and plugins.


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Browsing History View – all your web viewing from multiple browsers in one neat box [Freeware]
Awesome April 23, 2013 posted by

25 Cool Android Sensor Apps that give your phone some very useful super powers [Freeware]

Do you realize just how clever that sleek smartphone in your pocket is? The truth is that most of us are only scratching the surface of what these things will do, and it’s a lot more than just GPS, music, video, texting and games. As well as the huge collection of wireless radios inside every handset, there are a growing number of sensors, which offer anything from pressure sensing to motion and temperature. Each of these sensors can be used…


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25 Cool Android Sensor Apps that give your phone some very useful super powers [Freeware]
Bookmark This! April 23, 2013 posted by

CommaFeed – cool open source Google Reader replacement is a solid option

Well it looks as though all may not be lost with the shutdown of Google Reader, if this new open source replacement service is anything to go by. CommaFeed.com offers the same kind of simple, easy to use interface as the soon to by gone Google service, but without all the branding fluff.


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CommaFeed – cool open source Google Reader replacement is a solid option
Free Software April 18, 2013 posted by

Human To Cat Translator – don’t you dare use that meow of voice with me… [Freeware]

There are few things as frustrating as trying to engage in a serious discussion with a member of the feline persuasion. No matter how hard you try, at some point the conversation will inevitably turn to food; time of delivery, quality of source and stuff like that.


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Human To Cat Translator – don’t you dare use that meow of voice with me… [Freeware]
Awesome April 16, 2013 posted by

Napster FM – awesome open source web app streams your music library anywhere, anytime [Freeware]

The good old days of Napster may be behind us, but that doesn’t mean the spirit of free music sharing has died out. Witness this new venture from student Ryan Lester of the US, which aims to combine the super simple sharing of the original Napster service with the modern power of streaming web services.


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Napster FM – awesome open source web app streams your music library anywhere, anytime [Freeware]
Free Software April 15, 2013 posted by

Wise Care 365 – speed up, optimize and clean your PC with this cool automated toolkit [Freeware]

There’s no shortage of tune up utilities for Windows computers on the market, which says more about the state of Windows than anything else we reckon. They range from the one shot wonders to full on suites of tools, which is where this Wise Care 365 software fits in.


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Wise Care 365 – speed up, optimize and clean your PC with this cool automated toolkit [Freeware]
Free Software April 12, 2013 posted by

Instabridge – share your WiFi Internet service with friends and family instantly [Freeware]

If you’ve ever had problems logging on to a friend’s WiFi connection at their home (I think the password is written down on the bottom of the router or something…take a look…) then you’ll love anything that can make it instantly easy to access wireless connections in those situations.


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Instabridge – share your WiFi Internet service with friends and family instantly [Freeware]
Free Software April 11, 2013 posted by

DNS Jumper – speed up your Internet connection and keep it safe in an instant [Freeware]

The Internet can be a bit hostile at times, which is why it pays to keep some security tools in your arsenal just in case. The chances of being hacked from drive-by website action is definitely increasing, but if you take care you should be able to avoid the worst risks.


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DNS Jumper – speed up your Internet connection and keep it safe in an instant [Freeware]
Free Software April 10, 2013 posted by

ViewRanger Outdoors GPS Open – updated off road phone app lets you navigate the world without losing track [Freeware]

Do you fancy yourself as a bit of an adventurer? Going boldly where no-one has gone before? Then you probably would benefit from a bit of friendly software assistance to make sure you get where you’re going and return safely.


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ViewRanger Outdoors GPS Open – updated off road phone app lets you navigate the world without losing track [Freeware]
Free Software March 27, 2013 posted by

Mobile Hidden Camera – free Android app turns your phone into the ultimate stealthy spy cam [Freeware]

Smartphone cameras are probably one of the wonders of the age. These high resolution video and still cameras have transformed the art of photography, and apps like Instagram have spawned a whole new ecosystem of sharing. But there are other uses for these cameras, some good and some not so valuable which have also come with the territory.


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Mobile Hidden Camera – free Android app turns your phone into the ultimate stealthy spy cam [Freeware]

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HotKeyMan - freeware hotkey program simplifies your…

Thu 29 May 2008

HotKeyMan is a small freeware Windows utility that you can use to set up hotkeys for various Windows tasks. The […]

FreeOCRtoWord - converts images to Word editable…

Thu 20 Dec 2012

FreeOCRtoWord – converts images to Word editable text with impressive results [Freeware]
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MJPEG Surveillance - cool free motion sensing…

Tue 11 Mar 2008

MJPEG Surveillance. Nice free security webcam program comes with motion sensing technology which starts the recording when it senses movement […]

OsmAnd Maps & Navigation - free GPS…

Wed 23 Oct 2013

OsmAnd Maps & Navigation – free GPS satellite navigation app removes data roaming expense [Freeware]
Where on earth would we all be without GPS satellite navigation systems eh? Stuck up the jungle without a paddle, […]

Need a secure chat window? Use TorChat…

Wed 09 Feb 2011

Need a secure chat window? Use TorChat
Do you ever have conversations that you want to make sure are kept completely private? Perhaps you need to transfer […]

Back up your saved WiFi networks with…

Tue 28 Jun 2011

Back up your saved WiFi networks with just a few clicks
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Print Flush - freeware delivers an awesome…

Tue 16 Mar 2010

This Print Flush proglet is probably the single most important Windows freeware utility ever created. Ever been caught with a […]

PNG Gauntlet - freeware PNG compressor makes…

Tue 24 Feb 2009

PNG Gauntlet is a .NET freeware program that optimises the size of PNG image files. Actually it’s a front end […]

150 Free Photoshop Plugins - spice up…

Mon 16 Aug 2010

150 Free Photoshop Plugins. Photoshop is super cool not least because there's a ton of free plugins around the world […]

Free Powerpoint Newspaper Templates turns you into…

Tue 10 Apr 2012

It may seem strange to some people, but there is still a demand for the written word out there in […]

FlashCam adds dedicated photo and flashlight buttons…

Fri 19 Aug 2011

FlashCam adds dedicated photo and flashlight buttons to your jailbroken iPhone’s lock screen
When I upgraded to the iPhone 4 I found that the feature I found most useful was the LED flash. […]

Rizone Winsock Repair - freeware fixes those…

Fri 21 Aug 2009

I get the feeling that this Rizone Winsock Repair freeware program is really a tool of last resort, after you’ve […]

ePost P2P email system.…

Mon 12 Dec 2005

ePost. A P2P email system without servers. Compatible with conventional email clients like Outlook Express, encrypted for extra security and […]

Cloudmark DesktopOne - freeware anti spam program…

Thu 14 Oct 2010

Cloudmark DesktopOne is a free anti-spam program which hooks into your email client to block spam messages before they hit […]

Spoon - awesome virtual box lets you…

Wed 20 Oct 2010

Spoon is an awesome freeware virtualisation box for Windows which lets you run applications and games without having to install […]