Friday, 22 March 2013

FREE Windows Virtual Wifi Router

Turn your laptop or PC into a temporary virtual WiFi hotspot to share with other WiFi enabled devices.  Handy when don't want to give out your home WiFi password for friends and guests. Available for Windows Vista, 7 & 8, see: http://www.virtualwifirouter.com/

Tuesday, 19 March 2013

FREE Desktop Screen Recorder

Easily create videos (AVI & SWF) by recording your screen and audio activity on your computer to make training materials (audio is optional and can be added later) - available for Windows only. See: http://camstudio.org/

Monday, 18 March 2013

FREE Media Streaming Server

The FREE Plex Media Server lets you stream your movies, TV shows, music and photo library onto wide range of devices using the FREE Plex player apps. Available for Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android, Windows Phone, see: http://www.plexapp.com/ Premium features to access your media from anywhere require a PlexPass subscription (Monthly $3.99, Yearly $29.99 or Lifetime $74.99)

Friday, 15 March 2013

Let Amazon Store Your Music For FREE

Amazon lets you import 250 of your own MP3s into their music cloud player for FREE, which you can then stream to a wide variety of devices. See: www.amazon.com/cloudplayer with FREE apps available for iOS, Android, Kindle Fire & BlackBerry

Thursday, 14 March 2013

Removing Unnecessary Programs In Windows

The average modern PC is full of unnecessary software slowing everything down. Help identify what can be removed with the FREE utility, see: http://www.shouldiremoveit.com

Wednesday, 13 March 2013

FREE Network Attached Storage (NAS) Operating System

Turn an old or spare PC into a Network Attached Storage (NAS) drive and make it useful again. A small investment into a new large capacity hard drive, together with the FreeNAS operating system will give you somewhere to store your local backups. Features include Snapshots, ZFS filesystem, RAID support and Plugins for media streaming and other services. See: http://www.freenas.org/

Also have a look at NAS4Free, which can be installed on Compact Flash/USB/SSD media, Hard disk or booted of from a LiveCD with a USB stick. many advanced features all configured via the web management interface. See:  http://www.nas4free.org/

Tuesday, 12 March 2013

FREE Backup Solution For Microsoft Hyper-V

Hyper-V Backup allows you to back up any instance in 5 clicks or less. FREE version allows you to backup 2 VMs. Supports Microsoft Windows Server 2012 & 2008 R2, see: www.altaro.com

Monday, 11 March 2013

Free Resources For Designers & Illustrators

Inky Deals has loads of free and great offers for vector artwork and design resources for designers & illustrators. See: http://www.inkydeals.com/

Friday, 8 March 2013

IP Address Management (IPAM) Solution - Freeware

Manage up to 2000 network IP addresses for FREE with Infoblox IPAM Express. Automatically identify used, unused and conflicting addresses in minutes. Available for Windows via the free VMware Player or Mac OSX via VMware fusion. See: http://www.infoblox.com

Tuesday, 5 March 2013

FREE Music Composition & Notation Software

MuseScore is a FREE and open source notation and music composition program. Allows import and export MIDI and MusicXML files and features can be extended via over 50 plugins. Available for Windows, MacOS, and Linux in over 40 different languages. See: http://musescore.org/

Monday, 4 March 2013

Remove Yourself From Online Accounts

Signing up for an online service is normally very easy, but removing yourself can be quite difficult or even impossible. The AccountKiller website collects direct links and deleting instructions to make account termination easy or advises when there is no way to delete a profile. See: http://www.accountkiller.com/

Friday, 1 March 2013

FREE Multiple Virtual Desktops For Windows

Users of Linux have been using virtual desktops for years. Nspaces is a FREE utility for Microsoft Windows that gives you 4 virtual desktops allowing you to separate work and play easily. Features password protection for individual virtual desktops as well as separate backgrounds. See: http://www.bytesignals.com/nspaces/