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Bookmark This! January 10, 2007 posted by

Tiny Apps – joy is small useful stuff

Tiny Apps. We’ve mentioned Tiny Apps before, because we simply love the site. Lots and lots of little applications and utilities for all sorts of things. Browsers, editors, optimizers, you name it. What’s good about small computer applications? They’re fast and really simple to use and install. And did we mention they’re almost all free? Check out Easy Thumbnails as a great example of the genre. Bookmark!  Welcome to TinyApps.Org, a guide to very small software for your PC. Virtually all of the…


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Free Software January 8, 2007 posted by

Unlocker – free up your Windows

Unlocker. If you’ve ever been driven mad trying to track down the reason behind an error message which says you can’t delete a file or folder in Windows because it’s ‘being used by another person or program’, then this little freeware utility is for you. Super useful.  Ever had such an annoying message given by Windows?… It has many other flavors: Cannot delete file: Access is denied There has been a sharing violation. The source or destination file may be in use. The file…


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Free Software January 4, 2007 posted by

OpenArena – Open Source Quake Arena game

OpenArena is an Open Source re-packaging of the Quake Arena III FPS game. Proof once again that free software can be fun too, y’know.   OpenArena is an open-source content package for Quake III Arena licensed under the GPL, effectively creating a free stand-alone game. You do not need Quake III Arena to play this game. Bots were added starting in 0.6.0. They will spout taunts and everything! Concepts would be loose, so don’t expect a remake of Klesk in his original…


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Free Software January 3, 2007 posted by

Shazou for Firefox – instant location info for links and sites

Shazou. Another very neat extension for Firefox which shows you the geographical location – complete with a Google map – of the link or web site you are visiting. It also has a nice anti-phishing function too. [Thanks Jose]  The product called Shazou (pronounced Shazoo it is Japanese for mapping) enables the user with one-click to map and geo-locate any website they are currently viewing. Shazou was developed as a tool to improve the awareness for people surfing the internet…


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