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Free Software February 20, 2014 posted by

MTalk – new messaging service goes beyond Skype and Whatsapp offering free click to talk/text [Freeware]

Yesterday’s announcement that Facebook is buying Whatsapp has got the pundits chattering, and with good reason. But for many users, it could be decision time if they don’t want their messaging connected to their Facebook lives or if they just don’t like Facebook at all.


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MTalk – new messaging service goes beyond Skype and Whatsapp offering free click to talk/text [Freeware]
Awesome February 17, 2014 posted by

Isabel Symptom Checker – superb free instant medical diagnosis tool as used by professionals [Freeware]

One of the things the web has delivered to the world most effectively is a frightening degree of information about our health. Everywhere you look there are places where you can find out exactly how sick you are, in excruciating detail. Now there’s an even better way to learn, and it’s available on the web and in free app versions.


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Isabel Symptom Checker – superb free instant medical diagnosis tool as used by professionals [Freeware]
Cool Web Apps & Sites February 17, 2014 posted by

3 Ways to Avoid TV Spoilers on Social Media – Visit Twitter and Facebook without having TV shows or sports events ruined. [Freeware]

Social media is a great way to unite fans of various forms of entertainment from all over the world. Unfortunately, fans like to talk and they don’t seem to realize that not everybody on the planet actually watches a show when it airs. Thankfully, it’s possible to avoid spoilers without becoming a social media hermit.


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3 Ways to Avoid TV Spoilers on Social Media – Visit Twitter and Facebook without having TV shows or sports events ruined. [Freeware]
Free Software February 14, 2014 posted by

CyanogenMod Installer – extend the life of your mobile phone with the click of a button [Freeware]

One of the things the phone services don’t like about Android is the fact that you can step outside of their walled garden and upgrade your phone whenever you like. Which means you can extend the life of your handset instead of opting for an upgrade, and enjoy a faster, more powerful phone without all the bloatware the service providers install. But until now upgrading has been a bit of a pain, because you need to have nerd knowledge to…


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CyanogenMod Installer – extend the life of your mobile phone with the click of a button [Freeware]
Bookmark This! February 13, 2014 posted by

AccountKiller SiteCheck – free tool tells you how easy it is to delete an account before you sign up [Freeware]

There are many many people who would like you to register for their web app or service. And lots of reasons why you should think carefully before doing so. One of the reasons is the fact that some of these sites don’t give you any option to unsubscribe, so once you’re hooked you’re theirs for ever.


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AccountKiller SiteCheck – free tool tells you how easy it is to delete an account before you sign up [Freeware]
Free Software February 12, 2014 posted by

MailStore Home – backup all your email accounts to USB or hard drive and stay safe [Freeware]

If you’ve ever wanted to find a way to quickly and easily back up all your email accounts and messages to one place for safe keeping, we could have a solution for you. MailStore Home is a freeware program which offers not just archiving, but also restore and search, no matter which account your messages are from.


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MailStore Home – backup all your email accounts to USB or hard drive and stay safe [Freeware]
Free Software February 4, 2014 posted by

Free Video To GIF Converter – great little free utility…with a caution about freeware in general [Freeware]

The other day I spent a bit of time hunting for a freeware video to gif file converter for a post here, and eventually found the rather excellent Free Video To GIF Converter program. It’s very easy to use, fast and offers a heap of nice editing functions.


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Free Video To GIF Converter – great little free utility…with a caution about freeware in general [Freeware]
Free Software January 29, 2014 posted by

ICE Unlock Fingerprint Secure – real biometric security for your Android smartphone for free [Freeware]

There’s a lot of talk about biometric fingerprint scanning on smartphones nowadays, spurred of course by Apple’s use of the technology on its flagship iPhone 5S. Well now Android users can feel biometrically enhanced as well, thanks to the introduction of a new free app from Alabama based DFT Inc.


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ICE Unlock Fingerprint Secure – real biometric security for your Android smartphone for free [Freeware]
Free Software January 28, 2014 posted by

Downworthy – OMG you won’t believe this incredible browser plugin that converts viral headlines into mind-blowing truth and reality [Freeware]

We all know the web is awash with hyperbolic headlines, otherwise known as ‘linkbait‘, and yet – oh dear, please forgive us – we all indulge in the practice. Of course some publishers have made a science out of it, for most of the rest of us it’s just a way to survive the noise out there. But now there’s a way to fight back…


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Downworthy – OMG you won’t believe this incredible browser plugin that converts viral headlines into mind-blowing truth and reality [Freeware]
Free Software January 24, 2014 posted by

Homeslice – the free app that will guarantee your roommates love you [Freeware]

One of the big hassles with disparate people living together as roommates is the fact that communications aren’t easy, which makes organizing collective activities or chores…well a bit of a chore. The typical result is for everyone to rely on the iconic whiteboard, with scribbles and notes covering requests for rent share, shopping and cleaning etc.


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Homeslice – the free app that will guarantee your roommates love you [Freeware]

Category Archive

Lookout Signal Flare locates your missing phone,…

Mon 19 Nov 2012

Lookout Signal Flare locates your missing phone, even after a dead battery [Freeware]
There's lots of ways to lose your phone, and a growing number of ways to find it again. Locator apps […]

Xion Audio Player - smart new free…

Wed 23 Sep 2009

This free Xion Audio Player offers a super skinnable interface, a shed load of audio format compatibility and plugin support […]

Heyday – let your phone document your…

Tue 03 Mar 2015

Heyday – let your phone document your life without you
Whether or not we’re missing our lives because we're spending too much time on our phones is a topic that […]

Responding Heads - control your computer with…

Wed 29 Aug 2007

Responding Heads. Freeware voice command program lets you control your computer by speaking at it. Let’s face it, everyone at […]

PhotoFilmStrip - freeware lets you create movies…

Tue 13 Oct 2009

The free PhotoFilmStrip program lets you create movies out of your still photographs. It comes with a useful set of […]

How to Double Your PC Productivity With…

Tue 14 May 2013

How to Double Your PC Productivity With Just 65 MB of Free Software [Freeware]
Like many readers of the Red Ferret, I spend much of my working day in front of a computer, and […]

Merged – the no frills match-3 game…

Mon 12 Dec 2016

Merged – the no frills match-3 game to waste some time
Playing games is a good way to give your mind a break and help relax you. Most of us have […]

Tubalr gives you a cleaner interface for…

Fri 13 Jan 2012

Tubalr gives you a cleaner interface for watching YouTube music videos [Daily Freeware]
YouTube is one of of the most revolutionary websites to come out of the last decade. It gave us the […]

RetroShare - the very best private communication…

Fri 25 Jan 2013

RetroShare – the very best private communication suite for you, your friends and your business [Freeware]
Web services like Facebook and Twitter are very nice, but if you object to splashing your name and personal details […]

Context Menu Enhancer - super cool freeware…

Thu 08 Apr 2010

Context Menu Enhancer is one of those very cool little free Windows utilities which can make your life more than […]

Group Office - open source collaboration software…

Thu 19 Feb 2009

Group Office is an open source collaboration package which gives you shared calendars, a customer management module, email, file sharing […]

RemoveWGA.…

Fri 04 Aug 2006

RemoveWGA. Fed up with Microsoft’s Windows Genuine Advantage spyware clogging up your Windows XP installation, phoning home every 10 minutes […]

VideoSpin - new free video editing program…

Mon 11 Feb 2008

VideoSpin. A free video editing program from the Pinnacle Systems people. It’s basically a cut down version of Studio, which […]

Cyberlink YouSnap - cool app auto-corrects your…

Tue 07 Jan 2014

Cyberlink YouSnap – cool app auto-corrects your document captures to give great results each time [Freeware]
One of the top uses for camera phones is capturing documents and notes on the go, kind of like a […]

EssentialPIM Portable - freeware lets you carry…

Thu 31 Dec 2009

This free EssentialPIM program is proof that even in this web-centric day and age people still enjoy using good old […]

Refugee Aid App – get help when…

Wed 14 Jun 2017

Refugee Aid App – get help when you need it
When you are in a vulnerable situation the extra stress of locating and accessing aid can be overwhelming. With limited […]