Posted on February 24th, 2016 by Bob and Joy Schwabach
“Amazon’s Best Sellers of the Underground” has free apps that can be used on the Amazon Kindle Fire. We got a free set of “Office Suite Professional,” normally $15, and saw many other freebies, including “Star Wars” games, exercise routines and something called “Monster Crafter Pro.” You create the monster, train it, and go on adventures through harrowing dungeons. (Always handy to have a monster along.) All free.
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Posted on January 9th, 2016 by Bob and Joy Schwabach
We bookmark favorite web pages all the time, so our list can get cluttered. Here’s how Joy keeps her favorite sites front and center. It’s a free service called “Homepage Ninja.” Everything you bookmark goes on your own special website page.
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Posted on December 16th, 2015 by Bob and Joy Schwabach
A reader reminded us of a great website for software freebies: NiNite.
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Posted on November 27th, 2015 by Bob and Joy Schwabach
Read.WorldReader.org offers free digital books through its free app for Android or iPhone. It has almost six million readers in 69 countries and offers 28,500 free books. We’re reading a book about Winston Churchill.
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Posted on November 6th, 2015 by Bob and Joy Schwabach
Here are 457 free art books from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. We looked at “The Art of Illumination,” full of lovely illuminated manuscripts.
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Posted on August 29th, 2015 by Bob and Joy Schwabach
The August issue of PC Magazine reviewed the 100 best Android apps of 2015. Besides the usual suspects, we saw some we’d never heard of. Such as…
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Posted on June 10th, 2015 by Bob and Joy Schwabach
“Duplicate File Finder,” for Windows XP on up, from Ashisoft.com, is a free tool for removing duplicates. Unlike many free programs of this type, it doesn’t download spyware and free offers of junk. We asked it to scan our “One Drive” folder (Microsoft’s storage service). It found 716 duplicates, wasting half a gigabyte of disk space. Like all other programs of this type, eliminating duplicates is a bit tedious. For safety, it requires you to check a box next to each duplicate. If you accidentally mark both copies for deletion, it prompts you to unmark one of them. If you don’t have time to review the duplicates, click “save results” and go over them later. The program sends dupes to […]
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Posted on August 30th, 2014 by Bob and Joy Schwabach
Google the phrase “Chrome Web Store” to find lots of apps that will run right on your desktop. Here are a few nice freebies:
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Posted on July 24th, 2014 by Bob and Joy Schwabach
A reader told us he had a photo he wanted to use as his Windows desktop “wallpaper,” which is the picture that acts as background on your computer screen, but it was way too big.
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Posted on December 2nd, 2013 by Bob and Joy Schwabach
Nikon is offering $17,000 worth of equipment to the creator of the best video.
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