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Free Software April 4, 2016 posted by

Reword – a handy tool in the fight against cyber bullying [FREEWARE]

Cyber bullying is a huge problem. People, especially young people, say things online not realizing how terribly harmful these statements may be and to make matters worse, it’s hard to really monitor these things. Sure you can find out after someone sends a hateful message but there’s no way to stop it. Reword is a tool to help people think before they send.


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Reword – a handy tool in the fight against cyber bullying [FREEWARE]
Cool Web Apps & Sites March 30, 2016 posted by

Radio Dead – not nearly as creepy as it sounds, actually a pretty rocking old school party

2016 has been an awful year for music. So many greats passed in the first few weeks much to the dismay of fans. Even though they’re gone, they’re not forgotten and their music lives on. Radio Dead plays only the music of musicians that have passed to honor them.


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Radio Dead – not nearly as creepy as it sounds, actually a pretty rocking old school party
but is it art? March 30, 2016 posted by

OpenToonz – free animation software from the greats [FREEWARE]

Cartoons are awesome and if you’ve ever wanted to animate one you’ve probably noticed that modern software is pretty expensive. Good news! The software that one of the best studios in the business uses is now open-source and free to users everywhere. OpenToonz is based on the same software that Studio Ghibli uses and it can be yours today.


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OpenToonz – free animation software from the greats [FREEWARE]
Free Software March 15, 2016 posted by

Rosetta Stone App – take one the highest rated language learning systems for a test ride

Duolingo is THE app for learning a new language but one of the heaviest hitters in the Language Learning world can also be accessed through an app. Rosetta Stone is available on mobile devices to help you reach your more than monolingual dreams.


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Rosetta Stone App – take one the highest rated language learning systems for a test ride
Free Software March 10, 2016 posted by

Trello – taking index cards the digital age [FREEWARE]

Life can get very busy and very complicated especially when you’re juggling multiple projects and/or people. It would be great if we all could afford personal assistants to help us keep our lives straight but until that magic day comes you’ll have to make due with some app support. Trello is the app that helps you keep your life organized.


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Trello – taking index cards the digital age [FREEWARE]
Free Software February 22, 2016 posted by

Mimicker Alarm – the alarm that wants to play a game with you first thing in the morning [FREEWARE]

Getting out of bed is super hard, especially when it’s cold and wet outside which is what the forecast looks like for at least a few more weeks. It’s easy to hit snooze on your alarm and roll back over. The Mimicker Alarm makes this impossible by forcing you to complete a task before it will shut off.


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Mimicker Alarm – the alarm that wants to play a game with you first thing in the morning [FREEWARE]
Free Software January 28, 2016 posted by

WPS Office – the best darn Android office suite around [Freeware]

It’s a fact that the more powerful these darn smartphones become, the more tempting it is to use them for more adventurous stuff. Like… oh you know, navigating around. But more seriously, the power of modern phones is also just perfect for doing real office type work, but they’ve been held back until now by sub-standard software. No longer. Welcome WPS Office.


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WPS Office – the best darn Android office suite around [Freeware]
Free Software January 21, 2016 posted by

MORECAST – share your weather moments and get forecast all with this app

Knowing what the weather is going to do helps you plan your day. Where you’re going, what you’re wearing, all controlled by the weather. It bites when your handy phone app lets you down for the day. MORECAST is the free weather app that boasts the most precise weather report you can get.


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MORECAST – share your weather moments and get forecast all with this app
Cool Web Apps & Sites January 12, 2016 posted by

Coffivity – get that coffee house sound without leaving your house

So picture this, you’re working from home but it’s WAY too quiet or you’re in your office listening to the clatter of keyboards but it’s not really that comfortable. Now you can pretend you’re in your favorite coffee shop with Coffitivity, the website that gives you coffee flavored background noise.


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Coffivity – get that coffee house sound without leaving your house
Free Software January 6, 2016 posted by

Translated Gender – the app to help you remove outdated terms from your lexicon

It’s 2016 now (yay!) and it’s pretty clear that we’ve still got a long way to go when it comes making things equal, especially in the tech world. One of the things that can help is being more cognizant of the words we use. Translated Gender is an app that helps you remove gendered speech from your vocabulary.


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Translated Gender – the app to help you remove outdated terms from your lexicon

Category Archive

ShowMySoft - what's installed on my computer?…

Thu 18 Jul 2013

ShowMySoft – what’s installed on my computer? [Freeware]
Do you know what programs you have installed on your Windows computer? Ever had a situation where you wanted to […]

Tiny Hand – the free Trump based…

Mon 24 Oct 2016

Tiny Hand – the free Trump based font
The election is permeating every bit of pop culture right now, probably because it’s sort of a big deal, especially […]

3G Watchdog - keep track of your…

Thu 15 May 2014

3G Watchdog – keep track of your 3G mobile data and avoid nasty invoice surprises at the end of the month [Freeware]
In an ideal world we'd all be able to afford the maximum unlimited data accounts with our shiny new smartphones, […]

FreeFileSync - cool free folder comparison tool…

Tue 10 Feb 2009

FreeFileSync is a free open source folder comparison and synchronization tool. One of my big problems is keeping track of […]

YPlay - tiny but flexible freeware music…

Fri 19 Sep 2008

YPlay is not grand and it’s not fancy, it’s just a freeware music player. Anyhoo, this one grabs my fancy […]

Speedfan freeware monitors your laptop to keep…

Fri 02 Mar 2012

The one fact they don't tell you in the marketing blurb is the fact that laptops run hot. Very hot. […]

PandoraBrowse…

Thu 02 Nov 2006

PandoraBrowse. At last you can listen to your favourite Pandora custom music streams without having a browser window dedicated to […]

ShortText lets you publish large amounts of…

Tue 09 Aug 2011

ShortText lets you publish large amounts of text to a simple URL
Have you ever wanted to make a tweet, but couldn't quite squeeze it down to 140 characters? That's one of […]

TSR Watermarker - freeware lets you watermark…

Wed 10 Nov 2010

TSR Watermarker is a small freeware program that lets you watermark your photographs for safe use on the web. What […]

Use Magic Boss Key to instantly hide…

Fri 13 May 2011

Use Magic Boss Key to instantly hide Facebook at work
If you work a job that requires you to sit in front of a computer for long periods, then you've […]

Podtrans - banish iTunes and manage your…

Mon 29 Oct 2012

Podtrans – banish iTunes and manage your music the easy way [Freeware]
There's no getting away from it, you either love or hate iTunes, the Apple application for managing the media on […]

Backup one computer's files to another with…

Tue 24 Jan 2012

Backup one computer’s files to another with CrashPlan
As someone who has spent years working in IT, I know the look of horror that people get when you […]

Free Online Font Converter…

Fri 15 Apr 2011

Free Online Font Converter
Have you ever wanted to use a font, and found out that it's not compatible to the with the software […]

Select Who – stop arguing about who…

Tue 17 Nov 2015

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 […]

Image Mirror.…

Wed 31 May 2006

ImageMirror.com. Stark, simple and effective – single image upload and storage on demand. No sign-in, passwords, accounts, money. Simply upload an […]

Cloud WiFi Finder – find a connection…

Mon 21 Mar 2016

Cloud WiFi Finder – find a connection wherever you are (in the UK)
Using all of your data is the worst. Sure you could pay for more but that’s a drag too. Which […]