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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

We The Lobby uses crowdfunding to lobby…

Mon 23 Jan 2012

We The Lobby uses crowdfunding to lobby for non-corporate causes [Daily Freeware]
During the last few months, and especially in recent weeks there has been a lot of talk about SOPA and […]

Free Hotspots.…

Fri 23 Sep 2005

Free-Hotspot.com. Free WiFi hotspots across Europe and the world, it says here. Starting up next week. Apparently. Advertising sponsored. Probably. […]

FastGlacier brings the superb Amazon Glacier file…

Tue 28 Aug 2012

FastGlacier brings the superb Amazon Glacier file storage service to the desktop [Freeware]
Amazon's new Glacier file storage service promises to be yet another game changer in many important ways. Not only does […]

Smart Shutdown - free instant shut down…

Fri 28 Mar 2008

Smart Shutdown is a freeware Windows utility that lets you shut down your computer with one button click. There’s a […]

Nexus Font - a neat tools to…

Wed 19 Dec 2012

Nexus Font – a neat tools to manage your computer and printer fonts [Freeware]
If you've ever hunted around to try and find out what fonts you have on your Windows PC, you'll know […]

The FCK Editor.…

Wed 26 Apr 2006

The FCK Editor. Online editor done through Open Source. Worth a look. And free. This HTML text editor brings […]

Nokia Sports Tracker - don't get lost…

Wed 17 Jun 2009

Sports Tracker is a Fitness Diary application for Nokia phones (N, E or Symbian 40) that does everything fitness fans […]

Keylogger killer…

Tue 07 Nov 2006

KL-Detector is a freeware program which promises to find out whether your keystrokes are being surreptitiously monitored by a keylogger without […]

Read it Later - Firefox plugin makes…

Mon 12 Nov 2007

Read It Later. Snappy little Firefox extension lets you grab RSS links and links off mega sites like Digg, for […]

Reply Now - stop procrastinating and answer…

Mon 09 Jun 2014

Reply Now – stop procrastinating and answer your emails promptly for a change [Freeware]
Other than face-to-face conversation or a phone call, e-mail is probably one of the quickest ways to get in touch […]

Disk Space Fan - freeware helps you…

Mon 12 Apr 2010

Diskspace Fan is a new free Windows utility for exploring space usage on your hard drive. Instead of boring lists, […]

Wunderlist – power through your To-Do lists…

Mon 27 Oct 2014

Wunderlist – power through your To-Do lists with this cool sharing system [Freeware]
To do lists are so helpful. Have a million things to do? Make a list! Cross things off! Feel accomplished! […]

5 Useful Free Uninstallers - how to…

Tue 09 Jun 2009

Sometimes removing software from your computer can be a real pain, which is why I’ve gathered together a bunch of […]

Cool Firefox extensions - Split Browser and…

Fri 16 Feb 2007

A couple of cool Firefox extensions that I’ve stumbled across. Split Browser. Great little utility lets you split your […]

Dead Man's Switch - send email from…

Tue 27 Oct 2009

Dead Man’s Switch – send email from the afterlife
[photo] While dead men may tell no tales, there's now a way for them to send emails. Dead Man's Switch […]

Snapseed – say goodbye to more than…

Tue 24 Nov 2015

Snapseed – say goodbye to more than just red eye in your next photo
Remember once upon a time when once you took a picture, that was it! It went in the album like […]