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Free Software February 26, 2015 posted by

Do Tools from IFTTT – cool online service gives us some mobile tools to play with. But what a mess! Freeware]

We’ve talked about the very cool IFTTT (if this, then that) service before, with its cool mix of automated recipes which you can use to automate parts of your life. The idea is you can set up a recipe to, say, send an alert to your phone if snow is coming, based on a reading of the weather reports, and once the recipe is set up, it just runs automatically every day for you. Neat. Now the company is offering…


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Do Tools from IFTTT – cool online service gives us some mobile tools to play with. But what a mess! Freeware]
Free Software February 25, 2015 posted by

Flipp – the app that can take your couponing to the next level [FREEWARE]

    Couponing can save you so much money but it takes so much time. Going through circulars, clipping things, organizing them so they don’t expire before you can use them. Just so much work. Luckily, there’s an app for that. Flipp is an app that shoppers can use to make sure they’re always up on the deals.


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Flipp – the app that can take your couponing to the next level [FREEWARE]
Cool Web Apps & Sites February 24, 2015 posted by

MyTime – schedule your appointments at a time that works for you [FREEWARE]

We’re all busy. Making appointments to be busy later is one of the most time consuming things. You have to take time out of your day to contact the business, wait on hold, go through the negation of availability and then scribble down the date. MyTime is an app that takes all that hassle out of scheduling an appointment for you.


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MyTime – schedule your appointments at a time that works for you [FREEWARE]
Free Software February 23, 2015 posted by

SlimJet Browser – fast, compatible and versatile web surfer [Freeware]

One of the big secrets of happy web use is always to have a second web browser available so you can do those things you sometimes need in a hurry. Like logging in to a website or service with a different account name, or checking up on simultaneous options like airfares. But the key thing is the second browser has to be fast.


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SlimJet Browser – fast, compatible and versatile web surfer [Freeware]
Awesome February 16, 2015 posted by

Easy Backup & Restore – this brilliant free Android backup app is the best, no question [Freeware Review]

When it comes down to it, backing up our smartphones is more than just sensible, it’s probably essential. Especially with the risks of loss, breakage or theft, and even upgrading a phone goes so much smoother if you can take your familiar running data with you. And the backup built into Android sucks. So how nice to report on a superb new app which we’ve been using recently to make this process totally painless.


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Easy Backup & Restore – this brilliant free Android backup app is the best, no question [Freeware Review]
cool tech February 5, 2015 posted by

Liftshare – could this new app revolutionize the daily commute and destroy Uber? [Freeware]

With little fanfare a new app has just been released in the UK which could signal a profound change in the way many of us travel each day, pointing to a new paradigm for daily commuting. The new Liftshare app (Android, with iPhone to follow shortly) works by linking together those who need a ride with those who are offering a seat in their car. It’s not a new idea, but what’s different with Liftshare is the fact that there…


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Liftshare – could this new app revolutionize the daily commute and destroy Uber? [Freeware]
Free Software February 3, 2015 posted by

Shush Ringer Restorer – remembering to turn your ringer back on so you don’t have to [FREEWARE]

My ringer is always on silent. Not because I need it to be but because I constantly forget to turn it back on. You keep it on vibrate all day at the office and then don’t even think about it when you get home. After you’ve already missed a phone call and a few text messages. Shush Ringer Restorer turns your ring back on so you don’t have to.


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Shush Ringer Restorer – remembering to turn your ringer back on so you don’t have to [FREEWARE]
cool tech January 30, 2015 posted by

Herenow – leave messages for the next person to arrive at your location [Freeware]

Don’t know about you, but there’s been a fair few times when I’ve been to some place, a store or a service or something like that, and had a bad experience which I wish I could warn people about. Sure you can leave a review, but it’s a bit of a hassle. What you really need at times like that is a way to warn people who might be visiting that location. Now there’s an app which could help with…


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Herenow – leave messages for the next person to arrive at your location [Freeware]
Free Software January 29, 2015 posted by

Am I Going Down – the app meant to help you get over your flying fears [FREEWARE]

Are you afraid to fly? This is a common fear. Everyone has probably already told you that it is extremely unlikely that your flight will go down. Now there’s an app to help you calculate your odds. Am I Going Down is an app that gives you odds of your flight crashing.


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Am I Going Down – the app meant to help you get over your flying fears [FREEWARE]

Category Archive

UNetbootin - freeware lets you create a…

Mon 04 Apr 2011

UNetbootin is a cool bit of freeware which lets you create a live bootable Linux system on a standard USB […]

WatchMe - freeware timer program keeps you…

Mon 10 Mar 2008

WatchMe. Freeware timers help you stay on top of that massive workload. Or buckle under the strain? WatchMe is […]

Lost in translation.…

Tue 22 Nov 2005

The folks at Translution figure they can provide pretty slick machine translation with their software program. Haven’t had a chance […]

Netflix comes to ChromeOS…

Fri 12 Aug 2011

Netflix comes to ChromeOS
If you're one of the people who got lucky and had Google send you one of their cr-48 ChromeOS notebooks, […]

Get 10 TB (!) of free online…

Thu 21 Nov 2013

Get 10 TB (!) of free online storage from China’s Tencent service
There's one true fact in technology - you can never ever have too much storage space. It doesn't matter if […]

Hovr - yet more free games for…

Wed 05 Dec 2007

Hovr is a new service which offers free games for you to play on your mobile phone. And guess what? […]

Mailwasher Free.…

Fri 30 Sep 2005

Mailwasher Free. The free version of the veteran anti-spam program Mailwasher is back. I have to say that I’m […]

Free thin clients.…

Thu 19 Jan 2006

The folk at 2x Software Ltd have decided to give away 1 million free thin clients. OK, so what they’re […]

Oxelon Media Converter - cool freeware gives…

Thu 15 Apr 2010

Oxelon Media Converter is a new freeware program which will let you convert all kinds of files to all kinds […]

XXClone creates a safety clone of your…

Wed 21 Mar 2012

There are few things more frustrating or annoying than having to try and recreate your hard disk after the original […]

SemiSilent only rings for calls you want…

Mon 02 May 2011

SemiSilent only rings for calls you want to take
There are times when our phones help us talk to someone when its important, and other times when some random […]

Nav4All - cool free worldwide mobile phone…

Wed 25 Jun 2008

Nav4All is a free GPS satellite navigation program for mobile phones. It’s available in 55 languages and with more than […]

refDot makes citations simple by pulling them…

Tue 03 Jan 2012

refDot makes citations simple by pulling them from Amazon
If you've ever written a paper for a college course, you're well aware of the fact that you need to […]

Safe Calc - store your secret data…

Thu 14 May 2009

Safe Calc is the digital equivalent of those fake tins of beans you see which act as a safe house […]

CamScanner - scan and send anything from…

Fri 27 Jun 2014

CamScanner – scan and send anything from your phone [Freeware]
In today's age of paperless transactions, it's a bit of a surprise when we find that there are times when […]

Kid Key Lock - freeware protects your…

Wed 02 Jun 2010

Worried that little Timmie is going to wreck your company report while you're having dinner? Fear no more? Kid Key […]