Category Archive: software

Jul 04 2012

R.I.P. iGoogle

iGoogle Will Be Discontinued According to Google’s Official blog, iGoogle, the popular custom gadget-driven platform, enabling fans to get the latest in weather, news, mail and more is discontinuing in November, 2013. The official explanation from Google clearly indicates that iGoogle has run its course. “With modern apps that run on platforms like Chrome and …

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Mar 24 2012

Free Alternatives to Photoshop

Is there an alternative to Photoshop? A valid question, given the hefty price tag behind the popular image editing application. Hands down – Photoshop is the best image editing application out there but for those who wish to do minor image editing, there are some other free solutions out there for all platforms including PC, …

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Oct 10 2011

Screen Capturing Just Got a Little Easier with Jing

We all do screen captures-whether it’s to illustrate a point or troubleshoot a problem. However, there are very few free screen capture applications that can capture both video and static screenshots with the ability to share, save and email the captured media. Thanks to a friend, I recently discovered Jing, a FREE screen capture program …

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Jan 18 2010

Free Alternative to Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office is a fine product and is used by millions of users to create spreadsheets, manage email, write letters and create Powerpoint presentations. However, with all that functionality comes a hefty price tag and there are many alternatives to MS Office. For years, I have used OpenOffice, one of the best open source and …

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