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Free Software October 30, 2015 posted by

Crunch – reclaim valuable photo space on your phone memory [Freeware]

If you’re like us, you’ve got something like 200,000 photos stored on your phone, dating back to when the Sumarians first conquered Babylon. Or close. Well let’s just say you’ve got a lot of snaps, and the problem is you’re running out of space to add more. Sure you could delete some (gasp!) or swap memory cards, but that means losing your archive. But now there’s a better way which gives you more free space, for free.


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Crunch – reclaim valuable photo space on your phone memory [Freeware]
Cool Web Apps & Sites October 2, 2015 posted by

DoNotPay – the app to help you beat parking fines [FREEWARE]

Getting a parking ticket is the worst. As if it wasn’t hard enough just to find parking in most cities, coming back to your car to learn that your spot was empty for a reason is even worse. Sometimes though, it’s not your fault. DoNotPay is the app that wants to help you fight your parking tickets.


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DoNotPay – the app to help you beat parking fines [FREEWARE]
Free Software October 1, 2015 posted by

AmpMe – assimilate your friends’ phones into the music machine [FREEWARE]

There are a ton of Bluetooth speakers out there so that you can share music from your phone with your friends which is nice because the speakers on all of our phones leave something to be desired. There’s another option if you don’t want to drop cash on speakers. Alone, your phone speakers may be weak but united they can be strong. AmpMe is the app that lets you stream music from all the phones in the room.


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AmpMe – assimilate your friends’ phones into the music machine  [FREEWARE]
Free Software September 16, 2015 posted by

Readlang – learn a new language by reading what you want

  Learning a new language is really hard but thanks to technology, it’s getting a bit easier to do even if you’re long out of school. Usually if you want to learn a new language you’re restricted to whatever the program has for you to read. Readlang is the site and website extension that allows you to read what you want in the language you’re learning.


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Readlang – learn a new language by reading what you want
Free Software September 11, 2015 posted by

YouTube Kids – stop worrying about what your kid is watching on the internet [FREEWARE]

Kids love YouTube. They spend hours on it watching videos of unboxing toys and building things on Minecraft. The problem with YouTube is that it’s flooded with content that is not suitable for children but appears, at first, to be fine. If you want a safer browsing experience for your child, check out YouTube Kids.


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YouTube Kids – stop worrying about what your kid is watching on the internet [FREEWARE]
Free Software September 4, 2015 posted by

Companion – never walk home alone

Walking anywhere alone at night can be a very frightening experience. Sound advice is to carry your phone close at hand so you can call for help right away. Some people even call (or pretend to call) a friend so if anything goes wrong, someone is notified as soon as it happens. Companion is an app that makes it easier for people to stay safe when they’re alone.


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Companion – never walk home alone
Free Software August 18, 2015 posted by

Bright Nest – the app that helps you build your dream home [FREEWARE]

Your home is your castle so it should ideally look and feel like one. Which is to say, you shouldn’t be dreading your chores more than you enjoy watching TV on your couch. If you find your house gives you more anxiety than joy, check out Bright Nest, the app that helps you get your home together so you can enjoy it.


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Bright Nest – the app that helps you build your dream home [FREEWARE]
Free Software August 15, 2015 posted by

Coverr – free public domain videos for your web site or project [Freeware]

There’s no question that video now has a firm place at the table when it comes to marketing and promotional projects. YouTube and other services have really pushed the growth of clips as a viable form of media alongside text and images. But it can be expensive to have video shot. But now you can take advantage of a neat new site which offers free clips for any use, commercial or private.


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Coverr – free public domain videos for your web site or project [Freeware]
Free Software August 7, 2015 posted by

DoNotSpy – worried about your Windows 10 privacy? Well stay away from this grubby piece of freeware [Freeware]

The massive update process behind Microsoft’s Windows 10 rolls on, with over 60 million installs so far and counting. This is huge. But there are a number of issues with the whole process, not only broken drivers which stop things working, but also the rather unpleasant range of privacy settings which Windows inflicts on the user. Things like tracking your movements on the web, or your communications, stuff like that. Not surprisingly, a fair number of people are objecting, which…


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DoNotSpy – worried about your Windows 10 privacy? Well stay away from this grubby piece of freeware [Freeware]
Free Software August 6, 2015 posted by

Tossup – the app that helps you make plans with friends [FREEWARE]

Made plans with anyone recently or at least tried to? You’ve probably run into the “I don’t know, what do you want to do?” game at least once and it’s frustrating. No one knows what they want, they just want to do something. Take the struggle out of meeting up with Tossup, the new app that makes planning simple.


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Tossup – the app that helps you make plans with friends [FREEWARE]

Category Archive

Muffin Player Pro promises cloud storage and…

Thu 15 Mar 2012

Two years ago we really slated Mufin MusicFinder Base as a sleazy 'piece of garbage' for pretending to be freeware when […]

Myna - Online audio editor…

Mon 12 Oct 2009

Aviary is racking up quite a collection of birds in it's online freeware stable. The latest noisy edition is Myna […]

Volume Tray.…

Wed 26 Jul 2006

Volume Tray. Adjust your PC volume via a more sophisticated tray utility. Interesting. […]

Secunia PSI - excellent freeware program scans,…

Wed 19 Mar 2008

Secunia PSI. Excellent freeware package scans your computer and locates old and vulnerable programs which should be updated and if […]

Songbird and Democracy - Open Source starts…

Thu 15 Feb 2007

If anyone needs proof that the Open Source movement is becoming a seriously important factor in the world of software, […]

NAVFree GPS Navigation - free turn by…

Tue 27 Nov 2012

NAVFree GPS Navigation – free turn by turn navigation for your Android phone with no data downloads [Freeware]
Google is the undisputed master of all things to do with maps, and their GPS navigation software is likewise top […]

Free Games Corner - Sugar, Sugar, Kikka…

Sat 10 Dec 2011

Ferreting For Free Games: Home Sheep Home 2
Hi, I'm Graeme, and I regularly write about free games and nonsense over at lazylaces.com. Recently I was approached by […]

Dia - freeware Visio clone is a…

Tue 13 Jan 2009

Dia is a free Open Source diagram maker which aims to provide the kind of flow and org chart loveliness […]

Fake Progress Bar - look busy whenever…

Thu 05 Jun 2008

Fake Progress Bar. A funski bit of freeware that lets you create authentic looking progress bars so you can kick […]

Cas - freeware generates photo contact sheets…

Mon 14 Mar 2011

Cas is a small freeware program which generates contact sheets of photos. Just point the program at the folder of […]

Boom! Android Market Hits The Web -…

Fri 04 Feb 2011

Whoa, so the Android Market has just hit the web in all it's glory. That's 200,000 mobile phone apps available […]

Google's Translate app gets a conversation mode…

Fri 14 Jan 2011

Google’s Translate app gets a conversation mode
One of my favorite online discoveries back when the internet was still somewhat new to me was Babelfish. The ability […]

Bright Nest – the app that helps…

Tue 18 Aug 2015

Bright Nest – the app that helps you build your dream home [FREEWARE]
Your home is your castle so it should ideally look and feel like one. Which is to say, you shouldn’t […]

Wakie - get a wakeup call right…

Fri 19 Dec 2014

Wakie – get a wakeup call right to your cell phone [Freeware]
Best hotel morning wakeup call of my life. Me, “Is it 7 Already?” Hotel operator, “Yes dear, I’m afraid it […]

PicPick Tools - neat set of freeware…

Wed 04 Mar 2009

PicPick Tools is a neat set of useful freeware utilities for anyone involved in Web or design work. The kit […]

ReadManiac - superb free ebook reader for…

Thu 31 Jul 2008

ReadManiac is an excellent open source Java ebook reader for mobile phones. The cool thing about it, apart from the […]