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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]

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SHOPTHAT – do all your shopping through Messenger
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Tue 11 Aug 2009

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Sleepio – use science to help you…

Tue 03 Feb 2015

Sleepio – use science to help you sleep better
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Convert video to .gif for email -…

Wed 17 Jun 2009

Here’s a nice little tutorial on how to convert video footage to an animated .gif file so you can embed […]

iFussss - turn your camera phone into…

Fri 22 Nov 2013

iFussss – turn your camera phone into a money making machine [Freeware]
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Peer pressure.…

Tue 17 Jan 2006

Peer2Mail. Got a web mail account? With lots of space? Then you might like this free little application which lets […]

Computer Repair Utility Kit - 35 applications…

Wed 31 Oct 2007

The Computer Repair Utility Kit is a collection of 35 freeware utilities which should let you cope with just about […]

Greasemap.…

Mon 15 Aug 2005

Greasemap is a cool little freeware tool that automatically embeds a Google map at the top of the screen when […]

Habit List – helping you become the…

Tue 03 Mar 2015

Habit List – helping you become the best you, whatever that means
Goals are easier to attain when you are held accountable for them. If you’re supposed to cook dinner and it’s […]

Follow Up: 10 Reasons Why I'm Done…

Wed 14 Mar 2012

Six months ago I published a provocatively titled post called 10 Reasons Why I'm Done With Windows which outlined how […]

Free Games Corner - Mysostis, Mysterious Island…

Sun 18 Dec 2011

Free Games Corner- Mysterious Island 49
This week in free games corner we ask "but is it art?" whilst we point & click our way through some […]

Asterisk Key reveals the saved passwords on…

Tue 25 Oct 2011

Asterisk Key reveals the saved passwords on your computer
I'm sure that everyone has found themselves in a position where they've forgotten a password at least once. The most […]

Amazon Hack: how to get free Amazon…

Tue 29 Jan 2013

Amazon Hack: how to get free Amazon eBooks in your favorite genre delivered to your inbox every week. [Freeware]
[Update: Amazon has killed this service for some reason, by removing the RSS feature. A good alternative you may enjoy […]

TrueCrypt - free open source encryption software…

Mon 19 May 2008

TrueCrypt. A free Open Source encryption program which can render your disk, folders or files completely un-readable in a split […]

Picasa now lets you store more files,…

Mon 28 Feb 2011

Picasa now lets you store more files, for free
In a time where companies are starting to limit how much you're able to store in the cloud, one provider […]

xPUD - ultra fast booting Linux on…

Thu 16 Apr 2009

xPUD is an ultra small Linux distro which features a web browser, media player and a simple kiosk-like interface. It […]