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Free Software December 30, 2015 posted by

Circle of 6 – feel safer with your closest people one click away [FREEWARE]

So picture this, you’re about to walk home late at night but there’s a sketchy dude on the corner and you don’t feel safe. Or you’re on a date and it just doesn’t feel quite right and you need an out. Circle of 6 is the app that makes getting some back up simple.


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Circle of 6 – feel safer with your closest people one click away [FREEWARE]
Free Software December 16, 2015 posted by

Force Block – better than avoiding the internet for the next few weeks [FREEWARE]

So there’s this sort of huge geek event happening this weekend. Maybe you’ve heard something about it? Just a little film coming out. Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens? It’s like no big deal but in case you’re worried about spoilers, check out Force Block on Chrome, the add-on that blocks Star Wars spoilers.


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Force Block – better than avoiding the internet for the next few weeks [FREEWARE]
Free Software December 10, 2015 posted by

Buycott – make sure your money is going to a good place

People want to do things to help the world but not everyone can take to the streets in protest. Luckily thanks to the digital age we live in, there are options. If you want to do something more than denounce wrong doing on Facebook, Buycott is the app that helps you hit corporations that aren’t on the ethical up and up where it hurts most, their profit margins.


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Buycott – make sure your money is going to a good place
Free Software December 1, 2015 posted by

MolCraft – the mod that turns Minecraft into a classroom

Minecraft is beloved of fans around the world. The simple game has captured the hearts of children and adults alike. You can build whatever you want in the open environment and people have fallen in love with it. If you happen to play on the computer now you use it to learn about the world of chemistry as well with MolCraft, the add on that teaches you science.


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MolCraft – the mod that turns Minecraft into a classroom
Free Software November 26, 2015 posted by

Citymapper – all of the subway right in your pocket

It is a fact that cities often have better public transportation options than other areas of the world but it also true that these various lines are massive and scary when you’re not used to traveling them. Citymapper is the app that wants to help you ride public transit like a pro, even when you’re not a native.


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Citymapper – all of the subway right in your pocket
but is it art? November 24, 2015 posted by

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 it came out of the camera. Well those days are long gone! Posting your untouched selfie is a serious no no in the age of filters. Go one better and actually edit that photo. Snapseed is an app that gives you professional editing software on your mobile.


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Snapseed – say goodbye to more than just red eye in your next photo
Free Software November 17, 2015 posted by

Select Who – stop arguing about who takes out the garbage and let luck decide

Life is full of things that you just don’t want to do. Be it get out of bed in the morning or clean the bathroom. Sometimes, you have to do it but other times, someone else can easily take over. To decide who has to do what without fighting, get the Select Who app.


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Select Who – stop arguing about who takes out the garbage and let luck decide
Cool Web Apps & Sites November 6, 2015 posted by

Pushbullet – get all your notifications in one place [FREEWARE]

The modern world is awash with devices. Phones, tablets, and computers all help to make up workstations and social connections for many people. They all serve a purpose but what if it was possible to combine them? Pushbullet is the app that lets you marry all your devices so all you need is one at any given time.


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Pushbullet – get all your notifications in one place [FREEWARE]

Category Archive

Barcoo - freeware lets you scan barcodes…

Thu 16 Dec 2010

Barcoo is a very cool freeware application for smartphones which lets you scan products and view a bunch of useful […]

Real7ime Converter.…

Mon 14 Aug 2006

Real7ime Converter. Tiny bit of freeware which claims to convert any RealPlayer stream to AVI/WAV/MP3 on demand in real time. Haven’t […]

Dolphin – take a swim online with…

Mon 10 Apr 2017

Dolphin – take a swim online with this mobile browser
Our phones come with their own built in browsers. You’re not restricted to these as options however. If you’re tired […]

FreeMake Audio Converter packs a lot of…

Wed 31 Aug 2011

FreeMake Audio Converter packs a lot of features
If you've had to work with audio files very often, you know how much of a pain it can be. […]

Scribus - free open source desktop publishing…

Wed 28 Apr 2010

Admit it, you thought desktop publishing was dead, right? Well it’s not, and to prove it here’s the free Scribus […]

CD Burner XP - freeware offers up…

Wed 29 Dec 2010

We're always on the lookout for free, easy to use utilities, and this one is a peach. CDBurnerXP is a […]

Prey - freeware tracks your laptop if…

Fri 29 May 2009

Prey is a free open source program which you install onto your laptop to help recover it in case of […]

FromWhereToWhere organizes your browser history…

Mon 16 May 2011

FromWhereToWhere organizes your browser history
Have you ever tried digging through your browser history, in the attempt to find one specific page that you visited […]

Sega Virtua Tennis Challenge Free - free…

Thu 24 Apr 2014

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 […]

CRON-O-Meter - open source dieting program stays…

Tue 21 Apr 2009

This CRON-O-Meter freeware combines the massive and very cool USDA food database with a simple but uber effective front end […]

CleanHaven - the ultimate text cleanup freeware…

Tue 28 Sep 2010

CleanHaven is the ultimate text cleanup freeware program. Most programs of this type will cope with one or two functions, […]

What is Hang? - freeware tracks down…

Wed 18 May 2011

There's nothing more annoying than being the victim of an aberrant Windows program which hangs the whole system at random […]

Smart Email Recovery - freeware retrieves lost…

Thu 25 Mar 2010

Smart Email Recovery is a freeware program designed to help retrieve lost messages from Outlook Express. The clever bit is […]

FreeOCRtoWord - converts images to Word editable…

Thu 20 Dec 2012

FreeOCRtoWord – converts images to Word editable text with impressive results [Freeware]
One of the really cool things you can do with the new higher resolution smartphone cameras is use them as […]

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 […]

Microsoft To-Do – get your life together…

Thu 01 Jun 2017

Microsoft To-Do – get your life together with this app
We’re always looking for good to-do list apps so we can get our life together in a simple and elegant […]