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Free Software December 30, 2016 posted by

Gmail Tip – block senders to keep your inbox neat

One of my goals is INBOX ZERO for the new year (or as close as I can get). What would really help is if I wasn’t getting emails from a slew of places that I unsubscribed from. Or if I could get the messages to stop from places where it was more than just a button click. With Gmail you can just block emails you don’t want to get anymore.


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Free Software December 22, 2016 posted by

Darkr – the darkroom for your smartphone

Darkroom photography is still a thing but it’s not a practice that many people can get into, no matter how interested they are. There are specific supplies, space, and a good deal of time one needs to support that hobby. Thankfully, there’s an app for that. Darkr is the app that lets you develop digital images as if you’re in a physical darkroom.


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Free Software December 21, 2016 posted by

Gboard – get gif and emoji search with this keyboard

Your mobile device came with a built in keyboard, yes, but there are better options. Some of them are prettier but this one isn’t winning any beauty contests. Still, Gboard is probably one of the better keyboard options out there. This app gives you everything you need in a keyboard, beyond just the keys.


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Gboard – get gif and emoji search with this keyboard
Free Software December 15, 2016 posted by

USPS AR App – a little holiday cheer from the post office

The post office is usually pretty boring but during the holidays they try and add a little fun to the mix. Probably because it’s the only time of year they’re delivering much more than bills and junk mail nobody wants. Download the USPS AR App and get a little bonus with your holiday mailing this year.


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Free Software November 17, 2016 posted by

Media Bias/Fact Check Add-On – check this before you hit share

After the election, there’s been a lot of talk about the media in America. People are questioning bias, discussing the issues with fake news sites and generally bringing to light the issues with online media today. Which is great! Not everyone is great at recognizing bias or fake news but not to worry, there’s a Chrome, and soon Firefox, add on for that. Media Bias/Fact Check Icon is the add on that lets you know if a news source is…


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Evernote Peek turns your iPad 2 into a set of flash cards
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Tue 28 Aug 2012

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FX Guru - probably the most fun…

Wed 20 Mar 2013

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Elementary OS - so you want to…

Wed 07 May 2014

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EmailTray - cool free email program controls…

Mon 25 Feb 2013

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OpenSpritz - free speed reading bookmarklet turns…

Mon 10 Mar 2014

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Instinctiv lets you wirelessly stream media to…

Wed 29 Feb 2012

Instinctiv lets you wirelessly stream media to your smartphone [Daily Freeware]
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Voice Actions is like Siri for your…

Fri 07 Oct 2011

Voice Actions is like Siri for your Android phone
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Google Map Transparencies.…

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The Red Ferret now on Google Currents…

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HLP Free Memory Optimizer - keep your…

Mon 28 Sep 2009

The HLP Free Memory Optimizer keeps your computer humming along at a fair old clip, guv, by…um…optimizing your computer’s memory. […]

Makeitone.…

Tue 19 Sep 2006

Makeitone. Freeware which lets you combine a set of MP3 tracks into a single file to make it easy to […]

Icon Restore - save and restore your…

Thu 06 Nov 2008

Icon Restore lets you save and restore your Windows desktop icon layout at the click of a mouse button. Well […]

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TeboCam - free motion sensitive webcam software…

Wed 30 Dec 2009

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