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Free Software December 8, 2017 posted by

Android Oreo (Go Edition) – Google’s solution to the problems with entry level phones

If you have an entry level phone, you may have noticed that it doesn’t really work very well after the first time Android updates. Google is aware of this problem and to help, they’re releasing a new OS, made especially for “starter” phones. Android Oreo (Go edition) is the OS made for phones with low storage.


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Android Oreo (Go Edition) – Google’s solution to the problems with entry level phones
Free Software December 7, 2017 posted by

Luna – keep track of what’s going on in space with this app

Space, the final frontier with galaxies far, far away. Space is interesting and cool. Even if watching the skies isn’t one of your major hobbies, chances are you don’t scoff at the chance to check out a meteor shower or eclipse not to mention a shuttle launch. If you want to keep up on the happenings so you don’t miss anything neat that’s going down in the heavens, check out Luna, the app that keeps you up to date on…


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Luna – keep track of what’s going on in space with this app
Free Software December 1, 2017 posted by

On Second Thought – stop embarrassing texts even after you push send

We’ve all sent texts that we didn’t mean. Sometimes it was in the heat of anger, other times it was because were replying to the wrong person. Unlike emails, there’s no way to get that text back once you hit send, or is there? With the On Second Thought app, you can recall sent messages.


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On Second Thought – stop embarrassing texts even after you push send
Cool Web Apps & Sites November 30, 2017 posted by

CS-Playground-React – this resource will help you brush up on your programming skills

Programming is today/tomorrow’s big job growth area. Everyone is getting into it, or at least trying. If you’re teaching yourself with one of the many free coding education websites, then you might feel like you need a bit more practice. Check out CS-Playground-React, the in-browser sandbox for practicing algorithms.


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CS-Playground-React – this resource will help you brush up on your programming skills
Free Software November 24, 2017 posted by

MoodCast – track your moods, get to know yourself better

As we age, we start to pick up on certain moods and patterns in ourselves. Like, I know if I wake up too early that I’ll be grouchy and non-functional all day long. Big patterns like that are easy to identify but what if you start to notice that you’re upset a lot in the afternoons but don’t know why? MoodCast is a mood tracking app that helps identify patterns and build habits.


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MoodCast – track your moods, get to know yourself better
Free Software November 23, 2017 posted by

Look Up – the app that reminds you to look up from your phone

Do you walk around while using your phone? A lot of us do. Just reading a quick email or checking a notification while you walk down the street. This can be a huge problem in urban environments when everyone is so busy. Look Up is a neat art app that encourages people to, well, look up from their phone.


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Look Up – the app that reminds you to look up from your phone
Free Software November 20, 2017 posted by

Gif Recipes – make a meal based on gif sets

If you happen to be in the United States this week then you know that one of big celebration days is upon us. Later this week we’ll all be cooking up a storm before waking up way too early to get started on holiday shopping. If you want to play along but need help in the kitchen, check out Gif Recipes, the app that gives you recipes in gif forms.


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Gif Recipes – make a meal based on gif sets
Free Software November 14, 2017 posted by

SnapType – turn homework digital to get it done

Homework is pretty lame no matter what. I’m home, why do I have to do more? There’s arguments against this time honored part of schooling for younger kids but until the day it’s abolished, they still have to do it. If you have a child that struggles with handwriting, check out SnapType, the app that helps kids complete their work.


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SnapType – turn homework digital to get it done
Free Software November 9, 2017 posted by

SHOPTHAT – do all your shopping through Messenger

Brands advertise their wares on social media all day, every day. But maybe you don’t have time to really shop right then. Then you have to save the post where it can be buried under all the news articles you’re going to read someday. Not cool. Make it easier with SHOPTHAT, the system that lets you shop Instagram and Facebook posts.


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SHOPTHAT – do all your shopping through Messenger
Free Software October 12, 2017 posted by

Nuzzle – get all the news from Twitter without looking at your feed

Everyone is busy but we should take time to keep up on the news, it’s what is happening in the world after all. It’s very hard keep up with various news streams when you’re a busy person though. Nuzzle is the app that uses your social media to keep you abreast of the news that matters to you.


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Category Archive

MyPublicWiFi lets you share your 3G or…

Thu 16 Aug 2012

MyPublicWiFi lets you share your 3G or WiFi with multiple devices [Freeware]
Road warriors who travel all the time know the problem. Your hotel room offers free WiFi, but it's only for […]

WeFi - make friends and connect…

Fri 08 Jun 2007

WeFi is a WiFi sharing community. Download the software and get connected to others in your sharing, caring community, map […]

Atmosphere Lite - v. cool…

Wed 09 Jul 2008

Can I just take a moment to say how much I’m digging this Atmosphere Lite freeware soundscape proglet? It’s just […]

Periscope – live stream your life…

Thu 29 Sep 2016

Periscope – live stream your life
One of the blessings/curses (depending on how you see things) of our modern world is the ability to share exactly […]

Vista Codec Package - enhance your multimedia…

Mon 05 Jan 2009

The Vista Codec Package is a standalone freeware add-on to Windows Vista which installs the codecs you need to run […]

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. […]

10 free alternatives to Microsoft Word you…

Fri 16 Apr 2010

Microsoft Word has been the world’s de-facto word-processing program for eons, while at the same time becoming a standard bearer […]

Read PDF files on your Kindle using…

Wed 20 Jul 2011

Read PDF files on your Kindle using Kindle/PDF
Having an eReader can be a wonderful thing. You can potentially have access to thousands of books with just a […]

Clowdy – the network for creatives…

Wed 13 Jan 2016

Clowdy – the network for creatives
So this is the year you’re going to do it! You’re going to get out there and make your creative […]

CyberSearch - most excellent Firefox add-on puts…

Tue 19 May 2009

One of the things I like most about Google’s Chrome web browser is the ability to search Google directly from […]

Sun Clock.…

Mon 28 Feb 2005

Sun Clock. I’ve been looking for a cool free ‘follow the sun’ clock for ages. And lo, here it are. […]

Disk Space Fan - freeware helps you…

Mon 12 Apr 2010

Diskspace Fan is a new free Windows utility for exploring space usage on your hard drive. Instead of boring lists, […]

Junkanoo - free junk mail remover cleans…

Fri 03 Aug 2007

Junkanoo [edited as it is malsite trap - apologies] is a freeware spam remover that cleans up the junk mail […]

Cliplets - how to easily create haunting…

Wed 13 Feb 2013

Cliplets – how to easily create haunting cinemagraphs on your PC for free [Freeware]
In case you hadn't heard, there's a growing craze in town and it's called cinemagraphs. The technique, which was created […]

PhotoJoy - freeware turns your photos into…

Wed 21 Oct 2009

PhotoJoy is a free program from the Incredimail people designed to help you make the most of all those digital […]

MORECAST – share your weather moments and…

Thu 21 Jan 2016

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 […]