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Free Software May 15, 2014 posted by

3G Watchdog – keep track of your 3G mobile data and avoid nasty invoice surprises at the end of the month [Freeware]

In an ideal world we’d all be able to afford the maximum unlimited data accounts with our shiny new smartphones, but it’s not an ideal world and we mostly have to settle for some sort of data cap each month. The real problem comes when we exceed the limits though, because that can get expensive, fast. Now there’s a way to track and avoid over-charges on your Android handset.


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3G Watchdog – keep track of your 3G mobile data and avoid nasty invoice surprises at the end of the month [Freeware]
Free Software May 14, 2014 posted by

Status 4 Evar – restore the lost status bar in Firefox 29 in an instant [Freeware]

We have to say we’re enjoying the latest Firefox 29 version a lot. The browser definitely seems snappier all round, and the new layout is excellent for maximizing screen space, especially for those on laptop computers. But the one thing we’re not so enthusiastic about is the fact that the devs removed the bottom status bar for some reason. Naughty.


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Status 4 Evar – restore the lost status bar in Firefox 29 in an instant [Freeware]
cool tech May 8, 2014 posted by

AtHome Camera – instantly turn your old smartphone or tablet into a security camera [Freeware]

The security camera market is about as large as our fears of being robbed, cheated and broken into, so it’s not surprising that there’s a lot of apps available for smartphones which will offer a new way of tackling the problem. There’s a new product, however, which seems to be getting a lot of friends because of its ease of use and low cost.


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AtHome Camera – instantly turn your old smartphone or tablet into a security camera [Freeware]
Awesome May 7, 2014 posted by

Elementary OS – so you want to speed up your old laptop computer eh? [Freeware]

We’ve been playing with the very snazzy Elementary OS recently, and it’s actually very nice indeed. Designed as a replacement for the Windows or Apple operating systems on desktop and laptop computers, it’s based on the standard Ubuntu platform, with some nice bells and whistles added.


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Elementary OS – so you want to speed up your old laptop computer eh? [Freeware]
Free Software May 1, 2014 posted by

Firechat hits Android…mesh chat without Internet takes a big step forward [Freeware]

Firechat got some hot press last month when it debuted on Apple’s iPhone platform. In case you didn’t hear, it’s a free mesh communications app which means you can chat with nearby people without needing an Internet connection or mobile data service active. We’ve talked about this stuff before, notably with TinCan, but this new service offers a lot more functionality.


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Firechat hits Android…mesh chat without Internet takes a big step forward [Freeware]
Free Software April 24, 2014 posted by

Sega Virtua Tennis Challenge Free – free training version of classic tennis game is serious fun [Freeware]

There’s no doubt that Sega produce some of the most engaging games around, and now they’re moving properly onto the mobile device, things are getting interesting. Even more so now they’ve started releasing free versions of their games.


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Sega Virtua Tennis Challenge Free – free training version of classic tennis game is serious fun [Freeware]
cool tech April 23, 2014 posted by

EyeFi Mobi SD Desktop – you can now wirelessly connect your DSLR to your computer, not just phone or tablet [Freeware]

The good folk at Eye-Fi have established a solid reputation for producing cool WiFi enabled SD cards which can transfer data from cameras to phones and other devices without cables, and they’ve just announced a cool new upgrade to their product range functionality.


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EyeFi Mobi SD Desktop – you can now wirelessly connect your DSLR to your computer, not just phone or tablet [Freeware]
Awesome April 16, 2014 posted by

Videvo – free stock video footage and motion graphics [Freeware]

If you’re one of those folks who’ve been bitten by the video bug, you’ll know all about the joys and frustrations of getting your work done. Apart from having to learn all the ropes, it’s also tricky putting together professional looking productions without having the money to spend on the nice little extras. One extra which is particularly valuable is the use of B-roll, or stock footage, which can really add something to your video.


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Videvo – free stock video footage and motion graphics [Freeware]
Free Software April 15, 2014 posted by

AndroVid Video Editor – a surprisingly good free video editing app for your phone [Freeware]

Most of us spend a lot of time, maybe too much, grabbing video clips on our smartphones. Any time anything extraordinary happens, you can guarantee the phones will be whipped out so everyone present can make sure the moment lives on for ever on YouTube or somewhere equally exciting.


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AndroVid Video Editor – a surprisingly good free video editing app for your phone [Freeware]
Free Software April 14, 2014 posted by

Android Tuner Free – the ultimate swiss army knife utility for your smartphone or tablet [Freeware]

True Android geeks love their platform in ways that iOS users can only dream about. Unlike soft bellied iPhone users, ‘droids have a need, an almost primordial urge in fact, to tinker, tweak and optimize their device of choice. And now the perfect free tool has arrived to let them do just that.


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Android Tuner Free – the ultimate swiss army knife utility for your smartphone or tablet [Freeware]
Free Software April 4, 2014 posted by

HAL 9000 Screensaver – sorry, we can’t do that Dave… [Freeware]

Once upon a time there was a movie which featured a black monolith and lots of amazing shots of outer space. No not Pluto Nash, we’re talking 2001: A Space Odyssey, so ahead of its time that the CGI folks in Hollywood are only now starting to catch up. And one of the stars of the show was a computer.


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HAL 9000 Screensaver – sorry, we can’t do that Dave… [Freeware]

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Movie Pal – agree on a movie…

Fri 05 May 2017

Movie Pal – agree on a movie without any discussion
It has been over a century since the invention of the movie and yet, it still remains one of the […]

Free Games Download offers thousands of free…

Mon 13 Aug 2012

Free Games Download offers thousands of free games for download [Freeware]
Look, just because the Olympics has finished, doesn't mean the fun has to stop. You like games, right? Of course […]

5 Great Free Games To Play On…

Wed 26 Sep 2012

5 Great Free Games To Play On A Rainy Day [Freeware]
With the days getting shorter and the nights drawing in, it's about time to start thinking about important stuff, like […]

Kerbal Space Program is the most fun…

Tue 11 Sep 2012

Kerbal Space Program is the most fun you can have as a rocket scientist [Freeware]
Go on, admit it. Secretly you've always wanted to have a cool job as a rocket scientist, if only to […]

Spider Player - yet another free Internet…

Tue 06 Apr 2010

The Spider Player freeware program is an MP3 player, Internet radio recorder and CD ripper in one. The software comes […]

Cleeki - Firefox addon delivers instant goodies…

Mon 28 Mar 2011

Cleeki is a free Firefox addon which gives instant right mouse button access to a user customisable selection of useful […]

Tworlds – connect with people a world…

Wed 11 Mar 2015

Tworlds – connect with people a world away, share moments as you live your life [FREEWARE]
We are all connected all the time with internet, smartphones and the like. We can’t really get away from each […]

Helicon Filter - photo enhancement freeware offers…

Wed 19 May 2010

Helicon Filter is a free and very comprehensive, and we mean comprehensive, photo editing program. The current version is shareware, […]

Kahn Academy – do your practice questions…

Tue 20 Sep 2016

Kahn Academy – do your practice questions anywhere
We talked about the Kahn Academy app before. The website has been around for ages and is one of the […]

Boot & Nuke.…

Mon 04 Jul 2005

Darik’s Boot & Nuke. Wipe yer nose and wipe your hard drive. Properly. Darik's Boot and Nuke ("DBAN") is a […]

5 Excellent Tiny Freeware Programs Under 1…

Mon 17 Dec 2012

5 Excellent Tiny Freeware Programs Under 1 mb in Size [Freeware]
There's a ton of software out there for Windows, ranging from sophisticated and amazing programs like Libre Office (if you're […]

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 […]

Mention - the perfect way to find…

Mon 03 Dec 2012

Mention – the perfect way to find out who’s talking about you [Freeware]
It's nice to know what people think about you, even if sometimes it's not as glowing as you'd hope. For […]

HTTPS Everywhere - freeware plugin for Firefox…

Mon 21 Feb 2011

HTTPS Everywhere is a free Firefox extension created by the EFF which encrypts all communication between the browser and the […]

MarkO Smart Reminders - finally, a task…

Thu 30 Apr 2015

MarkO Smart Reminders – finally, a task reminder app which works like it should [Freeware]
Hands up if you've ever returned home from shopping only to realize that you've forgotten to get something while you […]

LoseLose - insane computer game trashes your…

Thu 08 Oct 2009

LoseLose is an absolutely insane free computer game which trashes your computer as you play. The thing works by deleting […]