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Free Software May 26, 2005 posted by

Content Spring

Content Spring. The Web and Word, together forever. Free for non-commercial use with up to 5 directories.   Use ContentSpring to save a Document directly from Word to your Website/Intranet, as easy as printing one. The ContentSpring application processes the Documents turning them into useful web content, by: adding the Document’s content to a template creating a web page, adds a link to the web page in a Directory web page and finally up/down-loads; all automatically. Have any number of…


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Free Software May 23, 2005 posted by

Firetune.

Firetune. Billed as the world’s first ‘automated optimizer for Firefox’. Well I’ve tried it and it didn’t seem to break anything. Can’t say it’s had a massive impact on the Ferret browsing experience though. But hey, it’s free and YMMV anyway. Anyone with more detailed info shout it out in the comments.


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Free Software May 20, 2005 posted by

Tense Log.

Tense Log. I don’t know why, just because it looks cool. And nicely designed. Anyway it’s free blog software, so check it rasta!  Tense Log is a simple but powerful web log and content management system. It’s highly customizable and easy to use. Whether you’d like to publish a personal log, or allow others to update your web sites without knowing any HTML, Tense Log can make it easier.


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Free Software May 18, 2005 posted by

MyWebEx fires up.

MyWebExPC has been upgraded. Now works on Firefox browsers and offers automatic screen resizing. If you haven’t taken a look at this puppy yet, you should. Lets you access your PC when you’re travelling. It’s free and works quite well, although there’s the usual performance hit you get with this kind of tech.


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cool tech May 13, 2005 posted by

User power.

The web is a-buzz with hot technology right now, with mother Google seemingly leading the charge to re-invent, re-engineer and imagineer all kinds of apps. But what happens when the power shifts to the user, through the use of creative browser add-ons which let you change pages you’re viewing? The answer is, potentially, a lot! Well a sneak peak of a few ‘user annotation’ or ‘user scripting’ tools may well help us to understand where this is heading. Just imagine being…


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cool tech May 11, 2005 posted by

Share and peer.

Folder Share. Your files anywhere. But not on top of that stupid rock, I bet. Anyhoo, there’s a free basic plan and a subscription one with more features. Looks neato. [Thanks to Rob for the pointer.]  FolderShare allows you to create a private peer-to-peer network that will help you to synchronize files across multiple devices and access or share files with colleagues and friends. You no longer need to send large files via email, burn them to CDs/DVDs and mail…


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Bookmark This! May 10, 2005 posted by

Kowabunga!

Kapanga. A voice over IP program with a couple of interesting features. To whit – video/audio recording and fax send/receive. The authors appear to be a little unsure whether it’s freeware or shareware, what the price is, or when the full product is going to be released due to some ‘licensing issues. Still, worth watching methinks.  In addition to placing calls or establishing videoconferencing, Kapanga enables you to send and receive faxes. When in auto-answer mode, Kapanga can also receive faxes…


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Free Software May 6, 2005 posted by

Photo po.

PiXPO. Question: How many photos can the world share in total? Answers on a P2P software program, please….   PiXPO is award-winning software that allows you to connect directly with your friends and family to share and view pictures online with no uploads! Best of all, you have control of privacy so you decide who gets to see your pictures.


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Free Software April 27, 2005 posted by

Sugar suite.

SugarCRM. Wow an Open Source CRM package that looks as though it’ll compete head on with Siebel et al? Plus hosted options too? Hmm…  Sugar Open Source is an enterprise class CRM application for managing mission-critical interactions related to sales, marketing, services and support. Sugar Open Source is the perfect solution for companies who desire an effective core CRM solution that offers no professional support, or would like to evaluate Sugar Suite before acquiring Sugar Professional.


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cool tech April 22, 2005 posted by

Google search history RSS.

The Google Search History RSS feed creator. Well that didn’t take long, did it? And rather slick indeed.  This tool goes through your current Google Search History, grabs all of your recent searches and turns it into an RSS feed. Would work best set up as a nightly/hourly cron job, redirecting to a file. This tool is written in Perl and uses a few, slick, modules: WWW::Mechanize, XML::LibXML, and XML::RSS.


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Free Software April 15, 2005 posted by

Cleaning windows.

RegScrubXP. Pretty cool freeware for cleaning up the Windows registry. I say cool because when I tried it, it cleaned out over 450 errant entries without trashing my machine. That’s cool in my book.  Safely cleans junk out of the Windows XP/2000 System Registry, making it smaller and faster to access. · All changes made to the Registry are fully restorable to it’s original condition. · You can make an exclusion list of Registry entries that RegScrubXP will not display…


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Free Software April 14, 2005 posted by

Send and save.

How to Add Items to the Send To menu in Windows XP. A useful little tip page from MS. Or you could just download the free Send To program and be done with it. Use it all the time, me.  


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Free Software April 7, 2005 posted by

Two to tango?

Tango Drop Box. FTP client in a box. Well OK, an icon on your desktop onto which you drop the files you want to send to pre-configured FTP addresses. You get the picture. Or icon. Quite a neat idea and it’s free. Needs .NET though.  Introducing the new Tango DropBox. The Tango DropBox allows you to upload files and folders without launching your FTP application. Simply drag and drop files on to the Tango DropBoxes you create on the desktop….


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