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Video download tool

Continuing the theme of highlighting free online tools that I’m finding useful, there’s a tube downloader that’s got a great range of download options and approved sites. It’s called Tube Offline and is a firm favourite of mine. Obviously you need to check the legality of downloading and storing videos that…

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VPhase release FREE iPhone app

VPhase released their first iPhone app today (16th March 2011). It’s completely free to download and use, and includes their unique savings calculator as well as an embedded version of their infomercial that explains in layman’s terms why voltage optimisation is so important. To get hold of the app, just…

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Free anti virus and firewall software

There are lots of different packages available that offer anti virus and/or firewall protection, often with many other products and protection elements bundled in as well… but sorting out which is any good and which can be relied upon is important for all computer users. The is my list of…

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Free CD writing software for Windows 7

Thanks to the Crispy Tech web site HERE, for their concise summary of the free CD writing software available for Windows 7. Now that I have the 64 bit version installed, it’s not always easy to select the right software for the job and ensure it is fully compatible too.…

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What is Open Source?

Open Source is simply defined as a collaboration, predominantly online, whereby source code and software is made available under an open licensing structure with the aim of encouraging other developers and users to test it, tweak it and develop it further, reposting their achievements back to the community so that…

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