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Free Software November 3, 2016 posted by

NaNoWriMo – five apps and gadgets to get you through the month

It’s November and I’m sure some of our readers are taking part in that time-honored tradition of National Novel Writing Month. Whether this is your first time or just the first time you’ve committed to conquering the 50K word goals, here are some apps and web sources to keep you on track and producing.


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Free Software November 1, 2016 posted by

AroundMe – this app will help you find where to eat dinner or go for some entertainment

You’re in a new place and you need to find someplace to eat or an urgent care facility. So you pull out your smartphone. You could go with Google Maps and see what that pulls up or you can check out AroundMe and find out what’s around you.


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AroundMe – this app will help you find where to eat dinner or go for some entertainment
Free Software October 24, 2016 posted by

EasilyDo – get a better handle on your life with this PA for your phone

Ever feel like you need a personal assistant to just make it through your life? Well, it’s lucky for you that you exist in a time of smartphones. You can turn your device into a little PA with the EasilyDo app. Sure it can’t pick up your dry cleaning but it can remind you that you have dry cleaning to pick up.


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EasilyDo – get a better handle on your life with this PA for your phone
Free Software October 19, 2016 posted by

Dark Sky – never let the weather catch you by surprise again with this app

There’s nothing worse than planning for a sunny day only to be beset by rain halfway through. Or canceling plans because it’s supposed to rain during the time you need sun and then the sky remains spotless. Dark Sky is the hyper local, up to the minute weather forecast that will hopefully keep this from happening to you.


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Dark Sky – never let the weather catch you by surprise again with this app
Free Software September 30, 2016 posted by

Carezone – keep track of all your health stuff in one app

Dealing with illness or disability can be a strain on many families. Keeping medications and doctor’s orders straight when they’re coming from all directions can be hard, especially when juggling other responsibilities. Luckily, there’s an app for that. CareZone is the one stop application for managing medical needs.


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Carezone – keep track of all your health stuff in one app
but is it art? September 28, 2016 posted by

Magic Video – use your phone to make the A-Ha cover of your dreams

You may not be a YouTube star but chances are, you’ve messed around with your phone’s video camera once or twice. Even if you’re not going to turn into a great director, you can still have some fun making short movies. Magic Video is the new video editing app that adds effects to your phone’s captured movies.


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Magic Video – use your phone to make the A-Ha cover of your dreams
Cool Web Apps & Sites September 20, 2016 posted by

Kahn Academy – do your practice questions anywhere

We talked about the Kahn Academy app before. The website has been around for ages and is one of the most recommended free learning resources on the web. They have a variety of lesson subjects available but they are best known for their in-depth math and programming courses. Now you can work through practice questions right from the app, a real step in making this resource truly mobile.


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Kahn Academy – do your practice questions anywhere
Cool Web Apps & Sites September 9, 2016 posted by

eBook Search – don’t waste time searching for books when you could be reading

There are a lot of free books out there, ready for the reading. If you’re an avid reader, free books can really save your wallet but searching them out can be a hassle. eBook Search is the app that compiles free books from around the web into one place so you can spend less time searching and more time reading.


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Free music from Bing
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GMER - freeware roots out the nasty…

Wed 16 Jan 2008

GMER. Tiny freeware program which detects and removes rootkits. Which makes it a handy little thing to keep around. You […]

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Use a free app to cut down your phone’s data usage
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Pickka Health Product Advisor - give your…

Tue 15 Dec 2009

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Podmailer - large file transfer via email…

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1000 Free E-Books - available for free…

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1000 Free E-Books – available for free download [Freeware]
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Converber - superb freeware provides ultimate unit…

Tue 08 Dec 2009

Converber is a super freeware program for converting stuff. Lots of different stuff. Over 1300 bits of different stuff to […]

Webu - monitor RSS feeds for your…

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Facbook Chat Bully lets you customize Facebook…

Mon 22 Aug 2011

Facbook Chat Bully lets you customize Facebook Chat
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iSysCleaner - optimize Windows for free…

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iSysCleaner is a free Windows optimization program that cleans up unwanted files, cookies, junk files and little orphan files which […]

Opera Mini for Android - the mobile…

Thu 25 Mar 2010

Been playing around with the new Opera Mini web browser for Android mobile phones, and it’s great. It’s very fast, […]

Free Video to JPG Converter - grab…

Wed 17 Jul 2013

Free Video to JPG Converter – grab still images from your video with a click [Freeware]
Have you ever wished you could grab a quick image from one of your videos quickly and easily. Sure you […]