The nice folk at PortableApps have come up with the PortableApps Suite, which is a pre-packaged set of useful freeware you can download and install onto your USB memory stick, phone, iPod or PDA. Just plug in to the nearest computer USB socket and start work – no install, no hassle.
It’s a great way to carry round an instantly accessible set of tools, and includes the Firefox browser, Thunderbird for email, Sunbird for Calendar/tasks, antivirus, messaging, games and office software like wordprocessors etc. It’s all open source of course. There’s a Light version for 256+ MB devices and Standard for 512+ MB. You never know when this will come in handy, right? Excellent.
PortableApps.com Suite is a complete collection of portable apps including a web browser, email client, office suite, calendar/scheduler, instant messaging client, antivirus, audio player, sudoku game, password manager, PDF reader, minesweeper clone, backup utility and integrated menu, all preconfigured to work portably. Just drop it on your portable device and you’re ready to go.