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Free Software September 18, 2014 posted by

ExpensoGram – dirt simple expenses manager with no frills, just speed [Freeware]

There are a ton of expenses apps out on the market, free and commercial, but almost all of them offer a bunch of features which most people don’t need or use. This new ExpensoGram app is the first expenses program we’ve seen which actually does just the one key job, store your expenditure quickly and easily.


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ExpensoGram – dirt simple expenses manager with no frills, just speed [Freeware]
cool tech September 17, 2014 posted by

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, anything which we’re scared of missing. Even when we’re somewhere important, like a birthday party, a concert, even a job interview, we’re desperate to pull out the phone and check just one more time, quickly. Honest, it won’t take a second.


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Forest – break your phone addiction and start focusing on life [Freeware]
Free Software September 16, 2014 posted by

Your MD’s Symptom Checker – the doctor in your pocket [Freeware]

One of the best things that smartphones have brought to the table is the ability to access useful information in an instant. Airfares, traffic conditions, that sort of stuff. Your MD’s Symptom Checker goes one step further and lets you use your phone to find out what’s wrong with you healthwise, and it’s beautifully easy to use.


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Your MD’s Symptom Checker – the doctor in your pocket [Freeware]
Awesome September 12, 2014 posted by

4 Superb Android Apps Which Make Your Phone So Much Easier To Use [Freeware +]

One of the most awesomest things about owning and using an Android smartphone is the fact that you can customize it to the way you want it – listening iPhone 6 users? – often just by adding a cool few apps. Over time I’ve identified a quartet of apps (all free except for one) which are essential tools to install, and which make things so easy I wonder why Android doesn’t have these features embedded as standard?


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4 Superb Android Apps Which Make Your Phone So Much Easier To Use [Freeware +]
Free Software September 8, 2014 posted by

Pixlr Express – superb free smartphone photo editing, and no lousy ads [Freeware]

Autodesk is a company that usually only comes up when you’re talking about some heavy hitting design software, since they’re the makers of Maya and Autocad among other design industry standard products. But they’re not all business, there’s a lighter side to the company. They also make some pretty solid mobile apps. Pixlr Express, for example, is a superb little photo editing app  whcih can turn your mobile photos into little masterpieces.


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Pixlr Express – superb free smartphone photo editing, and no lousy ads [Freeware]
Free Software August 28, 2014 posted by

Hanx Writer – the celebrity app that turns your device into a typewriter [freeware]

There are a lot of celebrity products out there. Perfumes, razors, knitting supplies. You name it and you can probably find a famous person with their picture on it. But the Tom Hanks endorsed app takes the cake for strange. Hanx Writer is the app that turns your iOS device into a typewriter.


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Hanx Writer – the celebrity app that turns your device into a typewriter [freeware]
Cool Web Apps & Sites August 20, 2014 posted by

Top Five Apps For Making The Most Of Those Last Minute Summer Getaways

Summer is almost over but there’s still a few days left to squeeze in some fun. Sure there’s probably not enough time to visit a far off exotic location, but certainly a weekend getaway or a day trip. So in the name of spontaneous summer adventures, here are our top five apps to make the most of that last minute summer getaway.


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Top Five Apps For Making The Most Of Those Last Minute Summer Getaways
Free Software August 19, 2014 posted by

Snap Clap – who needs a selfie remote control when you can just clap your hands? [Freeware]

Why is it that so many of those perfect #KodakMoments happen when you’re all alone, or even when you can take the shot but then you won’t be in it yourself? And how many more weird arm angles will you have to put up with in your photo memories? Eventually you start to look a little strange.  Snap Clap is here to help you solve that problem.


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Snap Clap – who needs a selfie remote control when you can just clap your hands? [Freeware]
Free Software August 15, 2014 posted by

Virtual Walk – the app that turns walking into a fun game with your phone [Freeware]

Walking is always better when you have somewhere to go. Especially if it’s a hot day, or you’re hungry, or you know, the internet. Having a destination in mind makes walking seem more like a good idea. Virtual Walk is an app for Android and iOS that lets you plan your walking route, and at the same time turn the act of working out into a game.


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Virtual Walk – the app that turns walking into a fun game with your phone [Freeware]
Free Software August 14, 2014 posted by

Noise Down – restore some Zen peace in your life [Freeware]

  I’m not sure how your life goes, but from where I stand things can get really noisy, really fast. I’m talking about loud arguments, kid clamor, workplace cacophony and all that kind of stuff. Like Jeff Goldblum said, “oooh, ahhh, that’s how it always starts. Then later there’s running and screaming”. Sometimes I feel like an extra in Jurassic Park. But now there’s an app which can hopefully help me restore a little calm in my life. Maybe.


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Noise Down – restore some Zen peace in your life [Freeware]
Free Software August 12, 2014 posted by

Simplenote – super simple note taking app works everywhere you do [Freeware]

I love productivity software and I am definitely overly attached to my cell phone. Constantly shooting emails, sharing pictures and files. Not to mention jotting down notes for future projects. Sometimes I text myself things so I don’t forget, but mostly I rely on apps like Simplenote to help me keep track of my life.


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Simplenote – super simple note taking app works everywhere you do [Freeware]
Free Software July 29, 2014 posted by

Field Trip – free app helps you explore places one cool and unique thing at a time [Freeware]

There are interesting things all around us. I’m not talking about, like, magic in the natural world, I’m talking about forgotten historical landmarks and quirky hidden shops. The things that make life interesting. Sometimes there is a wealth of random locations right under your nose. Field Trip is the app to help you find them.


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Field Trip – free app helps you explore places one cool and unique thing at a time [Freeware]
Free Software July 22, 2014 posted by

Notes for Gmail – add Post-It Notes to your Gmail inbox in Chrome [Freeware]

Checking email can be an overwhelming task, and sometimes we find ourselves staring blankly at our inbox wondering which one to deal with first. If you schedule your day around the tasks you receive in your inbox, then a Chrome extension called Notes for Gmail might help you sort things out without leaving your Gmail window.


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Notes for Gmail – add Post-It Notes to your Gmail inbox in Chrome [Freeware]
Cool Web Apps & Sites July 21, 2014 posted by

Pocket lets you read, watch, and explore the web when you’ve got time to spare [Freeware]

Am I the only one who reads long form articles any more? I suspect not, and I guess also that like me, most people find it difficult to fit in this reading before their lunch break is over. Or I see something I want to read and email it to myself to read when I have the time. So I end up with fifteen emailed links to sort through at the end of the day. Pocket is an app that…


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Pocket lets you read, watch, and explore the web when you’ve got time to spare [Freeware]
Free Software July 18, 2014 posted by

WordPress CheatSheet – learn how to start coding with the WordPress system [Freeware]

Building websites with WordPress is a popular choice for many web developers. Its user-friendly template and theme approach appeals to novices and experts alike. However, there is a more technical side to website building that only those with programming experience are familiar with. Yes, we’re talking about the actual coding.


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WordPress CheatSheet – learn how to start coding with the WordPress system [Freeware]

Category Archive

Free video conferencing.…

Mon 11 Jul 2005

Marratech-Free video conferencing software. Talk, See, Share. For free. Er..as long as you’ve got a 1.5mbps upstream capability. Windows, Mac, […]

Splashtop OS - freeware gives your laptop…

Mon 28 Feb 2011

Splashtop OS, the Linux based instant start-up operating system for notebook and desktop computers is now available for general purpose […]

MeetWays helps you find the best halfway…

Wed 22 Jun 2011

MeetWays helps you find the best halfway point to meet someone
We've all been there. A friend that lives relatively far away, and wants to meet you halfway between your location […]

Winter Wake Up app rouses you earlier…

Fri 06 Jan 2012

Winter Wake Up app rouses you earlier when it has snowed [Daily Freeware]
It never fails. You forget to check the weather, and your alarm goes off in the morning at the same […]

Essential PIM Free - your free olde…

Mon 18 May 2009

Essential PIM Free is a free personal information manager which delivers traditional scheduling, to-do list, contact management and a note […]

Halfdone Unknown Devices - freeware identifies those…

Fri 26 Feb 2010

This Halfdone Unknown Devices freeware gets our vote as a pretty useful utility to have in the toolchest. Fire it […]

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 […]

Photo Black & Color adds art to…

Mon 30 Jul 2012

Photo Black & Color adds art to your photos [Freeware]
One of the most dramatic artistic touches you can add to a photo is the desaturated background effect, which retains […]

FormatFactory - multifunction media converter…

Mon 22 Sep 2008

FormatFactory is a freeware media converter, rather like Super. But I prefer this interface, and if anything it works better […]

Frets on Fire - open source Guitar…

Tue 17 Jun 2008

The Open Source Frets on Fire game gives you that Guitar Hero feeling on your computer without all the nasty […]

Transparent Screen lets you watch where you're…

Wed 15 Feb 2012

Transparent Screen lets you watch where you’re going [Daily Freeware]
Over the past few years, various states have passed laws that prohibit people from texting while driving. The reason for […]

Ad Notifier - free Craigslist advert monitor…

Wed 03 Oct 2007

Ad Notifier is a cool little freeware package which monitors Craigslist for adverts which meet your search criteria. Looking for […]

Phonifier.…

Fri 12 Aug 2005

Phonifier. Dennis sends me news that Phonifier is now Open Source. What is it, I hear you ask impatiently. Well, […]

Caps-Run - control which programs run on…

Wed 26 Aug 2009

Caps-Run is a neat little Windows freeware prog that lets you define which programs you want to run when Windows […]

CPU-Z - freeware lets you check every…

Wed 27 Oct 2010

Every wondered whether your laptop actually was running at 2.8GHz? Or whether you did in fact have a meaty graphics […]

ShopSavvy – scan in the store to…

Wed 11 Nov 2015

ShopSavvy – scan in the store to save some money [FREEWARE]
Love it or hate it, shopping is a fairly unavoidable part of modern society. Even if you’re only shopping for […]