Posts by tag: Free Software

Cool Web Apps & Sites July 21, 2014 posted by

Pocket lets you read, watch, and explore the web when you’ve got time to spare [Freeware]

Am I the only one who reads long form articles any more? I suspect not, and I guess also that like me, most people find it difficult to fit in this reading before their lunch break is over. Or I see something I want to read and email it to myself to read when I have the time. So I end up with fifteen emailed links to sort through at the end of the day. Pocket is an app that…

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Pocket lets you read, watch, and explore the web when you’ve got time to spare [Freeware]
Free Software July 10, 2014 posted by

ShortPaste – banish huge long URLs from your life automatically on your phone or tablet [Freeware]

If you own an Android device and often copy or send links from one device to another, then this app’s for you.It is also particularly useful if you often find yourself wanting to save or send long URLs, such as Amazon or eBay products or auctions to other people with your phone or tablet. ShortPaste is a free and useful app that shortens a URL right after you copy it on your device. It’s powered by the popular bit.ly format, so…

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ShortPaste – banish huge long URLs from your life automatically on your phone or tablet [Freeware]
Free Software July 7, 2014 posted by

Muter – silence all the audio in your Firefox browser with a single click [Freeware]

Managing audio in Firefox just got easier. For whatever reason, if you want to turn off the audio for the entire browser, you can now do so literally with the click of a button, which can be really useful if you’ve got a screen full of tabs and an errant YouTube video suddenly decides to start playing in the middle of a phone call. Or you suddenly find yourself with multiple audio ads and/or videos playing at the same time…

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Muter – silence all the audio in your Firefox browser with a single click [Freeware]
Free Software June 11, 2014 posted by

Check My Links – scans for broken links in your website so you don’t have to [Freeware]

Running a website may look easy, but there’s a lot of work and re-work that goes on behind the scenes (tell me about it – Ed). When you write for the web, there are countless things you have to consider before hitting that “Publish” button, and sometimes it’s the small details that gets overlooked. In the case of broken links, it’s the readers who are left struggling in the dark.

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Check My Links – scans for broken links in your website so you don’t have to [Freeware]
Free Software September 30, 2013 posted by

Bye Bye Blackberry – The Top 10 Free BBM Messenger Alternatives For RIM Refugees Everywhere

Oh sweet Blackberry, where did it all go wrong? RIM (parent company of Blackberry) announced recently that it is selling the company for the bargain basement price of $4.7 billion (the company once had revenues of over $19 billion in a single year). The company will be taken over by a group of Canadian private equity firms, but what happens next is anybody’s guess. The future of the Blackberry brand is now uncertain, astonishing when you remember it was once…

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Bye Bye Blackberry – The Top 10 Free BBM Messenger Alternatives For RIM Refugees Everywhere
Free Software August 20, 2013 posted by

RGBStock – free stock photos for private and commercial use [Freeware]

The demand for images and illustrations for websites and printed matter is absolutely insatiable. Which is hardly surprising when you consider just how many websites there are, let alone the need from printed marketing material or even hobbyist publications. So it’s always great to be able to announce another service which offers free (and really free, not just royalty free) images for download.

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RGBStock – free stock photos for private and commercial use [Freeware]
Awesome July 11, 2012 posted by

Unotelly is the global entertainment system we’d all enjoy if it wasn’t for the lawyers

The world is full of great entertainment, music, television, movies, games. You name it and someone somewhere has put it together for our enjoyment. The one massive obstacle to our participation in this fun fest is the army of lawyers and accountants currently blocking all attempts to allow unfettered access to the content, in order to protect their fading business models. And this is not about piracy, it doesn’t even matter if you’re happy to pay, they still won’t let you.

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