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Free Software November 3, 2016 posted by

NaNoWriMo – five apps and gadgets to get you through the month

It’s November and I’m sure some of our readers are taking part in that time-honored tradition of National Novel Writing Month. Whether this is your first time or just the first time you’ve committed to conquering the 50K word goals, here are some apps and web sources to keep you on track and producing.


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Free Software November 1, 2016 posted by

AroundMe – this app will help you find where to eat dinner or go for some entertainment

You’re in a new place and you need to find someplace to eat or an urgent care facility. So you pull out your smartphone. You could go with Google Maps and see what that pulls up or you can check out AroundMe and find out what’s around you.


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AroundMe – this app will help you find where to eat dinner or go for some entertainment
Free Software October 24, 2016 posted by

EasilyDo – get a better handle on your life with this PA for your phone

Ever feel like you need a personal assistant to just make it through your life? Well, it’s lucky for you that you exist in a time of smartphones. You can turn your device into a little PA with the EasilyDo app. Sure it can’t pick up your dry cleaning but it can remind you that you have dry cleaning to pick up.


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EasilyDo – get a better handle on your life with this PA for your phone
Free Software October 19, 2016 posted by

Dark Sky – never let the weather catch you by surprise again with this app

There’s nothing worse than planning for a sunny day only to be beset by rain halfway through. Or canceling plans because it’s supposed to rain during the time you need sun and then the sky remains spotless. Dark Sky is the hyper local, up to the minute weather forecast that will hopefully keep this from happening to you.


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Dark Sky – never let the weather catch you by surprise again with this app
Free Software September 30, 2016 posted by

Carezone – keep track of all your health stuff in one app

Dealing with illness or disability can be a strain on many families. Keeping medications and doctor’s orders straight when they’re coming from all directions can be hard, especially when juggling other responsibilities. Luckily, there’s an app for that. CareZone is the one stop application for managing medical needs.


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but is it art? September 28, 2016 posted by

Magic Video – use your phone to make the A-Ha cover of your dreams

You may not be a YouTube star but chances are, you’ve messed around with your phone’s video camera once or twice. Even if you’re not going to turn into a great director, you can still have some fun making short movies. Magic Video is the new video editing app that adds effects to your phone’s captured movies.


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Magic Video – use your phone to make the A-Ha cover of your dreams
Cool Web Apps & Sites September 20, 2016 posted by

Kahn Academy – do your practice questions anywhere

We talked about the Kahn Academy app before. The website has been around for ages and is one of the most recommended free learning resources on the web. They have a variety of lesson subjects available but they are best known for their in-depth math and programming courses. Now you can work through practice questions right from the app, a real step in making this resource truly mobile.


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Kahn Academy – do your practice questions anywhere
Cool Web Apps & Sites September 9, 2016 posted by

eBook Search – don’t waste time searching for books when you could be reading

There are a lot of free books out there, ready for the reading. If you’re an avid reader, free books can really save your wallet but searching them out can be a hassle. eBook Search is the app that compiles free books from around the web into one place so you can spend less time searching and more time reading.


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Category Archive

LastPass – never forget a password again…

Tue 23 Aug 2016

LastPass – never forget a password again
Everything we do online requires a password these days. Banking, shopping, even reading the newspaper sometimes takes a login. If […]

S.A.M. - this Self Help Anxiety Management…

Tue 29 Apr 2014

S.A.M. – this Self Help Anxiety Management App helps you cope [Freeware]
There's a lot of anxiety about nowadays unfortunately, symptomatic of our fast paced lifestyles we guess. Hence the rise of […]

QuickForget allows you to send anonymous self-destructing…

Tue 26 Jul 2011

QuickForget allows you to send anonymous self-destructing messages
When I was a kid, I loved to watch Inspector Gadget. He had some pretty cool stuff built right into […]

Internet Video Converter - free flexible French…

Tue 25 Sep 2007

Internet Video Converter. Free video converter which at first glance looks like a straight rival to Super. However look a […]

FreelyWheely is a place to find and…

Tue 30 Aug 2011

FreelyWheely is a place to find and give away free items
They say that the best things in life aren't free, but once in a while you can find some pretty […]

Home Typist - add typewriter sounds to…

Thu 10 Jul 2008

Home Typist is a small freeware program that adds typewriter sounds to your standard computer keyboard. Clackety, clackety clack… Add […]

OneMinute – share your world right now…

Thu 09 Mar 2017

OneMinute – share your world right now
What are you doing right now? Probably sitting at your computer or staring at your phone. Well it doesn’t matter, […]

Citrus Alarm Clock - free desktop alarm…

Fri 26 Oct 2007

Citrus Alarm Clock. Desktop alarm clock program. Simple, gorgeous, effective. Multiple alarms for different needs, nice fade up audio for […]

Reverse the Odds – gaming science to…

Tue 23 Dec 2014

Reverse the Odds – gaming science to help cure cancer [Freeware]
Science is out there working every day to make the world better. If you’re not a scientist, you can help […]

Bubble or squeak?…

Wed 24 May 2006

Business IT Online. Free online calendar, financial modelling, contact management and business document management. Small case of deja vu looming. […]

My Paid Apps - keep track of…

Tue 01 Apr 2014

My Paid Apps – keep track of all the Android app and in-app purchases you’ve ever made [Freeware]
One of the things that's most frustrating about hanging out with Mr Android is the fact that it's not easy […]

Poynt is an all-in-one search app for…

Wed 12 Oct 2011

Poynt is an all-in-one search app for your phone
Our smartphones can perform a variety of functions, provided we have the right apps. You've got one for finding movie […]

KeePass - free password management with super…

Thu 02 Oct 2008

KeePass is a free password management program which, if you’re anything like me, you’ll welcome with open arms. How on […]

Converter - Awesomely useful Firefox add on…

Wed 09 Jun 2010

Converter – Awesomely useful Firefox add on fixes all those pesky units
How many fathoms to the ounce? How many grains in a second? Who cares, just get the Converter add on […]

Clipper – the organization app for clip…

Wed 31 Aug 2016

Clipper – the organization app for clip board
Most people primarily access the internet from mobile devices today. It makes sense, you can explore the vastness of the […]

Remove Windows Messenger.…

Wed 02 Nov 2005

Doug Knox’s free Disable/Remove Windows Messenger Utility. Er..what it says on the box. Freedom for all who so desire. This […]