Kiwi for Gmail lets Windows users break free of the browser

Posted on June 20, 2017. Filed under: Email, Freeware/Shareware, Gmail (Google Mail), Google | Tags: , , |

ZDNet has a post for Gmail users: Hundreds of millions of people use Google’s Gmail and are frustrated daily by the experience. With the release of the Windows version of Kiwi for Gmail, you can finally get the full Gmail (and G Suite) experience in an app.

At the end of the 30-day trial you can drop back to the free Lite version, with support for a single account and no integration with Google Apps, or pay $9.99 for a one-year subscription that unlocks all the features.

Source: Kiwi for Gmail lets Windows users break free of the browser | ZDNet

Kiwi for Gmail download page

 

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7 Free Windows Apps for Exploring Your Creative Side

Posted on June 16, 2017. Filed under: Freeware/Shareware, Graphics | Tags: , , , , , , , |

MakeUseOf has a post: If you are just starting to explore your creative side and want to experiment with a free Windows app, then we have the ones for you.

Source: 7 Free Windows Apps for Exploring Your Creative Side

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All the Cloud Storage Services That Offer Free Storage

Posted on June 14, 2017. Filed under: backups, Files, Freeware/Shareware | Tags: , , , |

HowToGeek has a post: Cloud storage is the dream of the post-PC, mobile-focused tech world…but we’re not quite there yet. There’s a limit to what you can get for free, especially if you go with one of the major services. Here’s an exhaustive list of all the cloud storage and photo services we could find across the web that have at least some free storage options. Use them all at once to save a million Steam games, or just find the best one with the biggest bucket for your most important files.

Source: All the Cloud Storage Services That Offer Free Storage

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Free eBooks And Audiobooks To Read Online Or Download

Posted on June 7, 2017. Filed under: books, ebooks, Freeware/Shareware | Tags: , , |

Gizmo’s Freeware has a Free eBooks and Audiobooks Index by genre:

Source: Free eBooks And Audiobooks To Read Online Or Download | Gizmo’s Freeware

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Adobe Scan app creates searchable, editable PDFs for free

Posted on June 2, 2017. Filed under: Adobe Acrobat, Android, Apple, Freeware/Shareware | Tags: , , , , |

CNet has a post: Available for iOS and Android, the app offers all the extras of other scanning apps minus the limitations and fees.

“Adobe’s including optical character recognition (OCR) for free.” So now you can edit, search, and copy from what you scan. Very useful!

Source: Adobe Scan app creates searchable, editable PDFs for free – CNET

Adobe Scan is available here

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Post to all of your social media accounts at once | Popular Science

Posted on May 31, 2017. Filed under: Facebook, Freeware/Shareware, Social media, Twitter | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Popular Science has a post that could be especially useful in emergencies, if you need to inform everyone that you are safe (or not), as well as other times.

Source: Post to all of your social media accounts at once | Popular Science

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How to Fill Out PDF Forms Using Google Drive

Posted on May 26, 2017. Filed under: Freeware/Shareware, Google, PDF, Techniques | Tags: , , , , , |

MakeUseOf has a post: While there are many ways to fill PDF forms, one of the simplest and most convenient ways is to fill PDF forms using nothing more than Google Drive.

Source: How to Fill Out PDF Forms Using Google Drive

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Desmos | Beautiful, Free Math

Posted on May 23, 2017. Filed under: Freeware/Shareware | Tags: , , , , , , |

Source: Desmos | Beautiful, Free Math

“Desmos, a San Francisco-based company that offers a free online version of TI’s graphing calculator. Users across 146 countries, most of them teachers or students, are currently logging 300,000 hours a day on the platform—and today, Desmos announced a major partnership with testing consortium Smarter Balanced, which administers academic exams in 15 US states.”

You can substitute this for buying a TI-84 whatever, for FREE!

Work online on your desktop/laptop/pad or download the app for Android or iOS to your phone.

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How to Customize Google Calendar’s Notifications on the Web

Posted on April 26, 2017. Filed under: Freeware/Shareware, Google | Tags: , , |

Google Calendar is undoubtedly a powerful tool for managing everything from appointments to schedules to reminders (and everything in between). As good as it is by default, there are things you can do to make its notification system even better.

Source: How to Customize Google Calendar’s Notifications on the Web

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Control Alt Achieve: Hipster Google – 21 Google Tools You Probably Never Heard Of

Posted on April 13, 2017. Filed under: Freeware/Shareware, Google, Utilities | Tags: , , |

21 lesser known Google tools and how they can be used for teaching and learning. These have some really useful tools!

Source: Control Alt Achieve: Hipster Google – 21 Google Tools You Probably Never Heard Of

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10 Useful Google Keep Extensions for Chrome and Firefox

Posted on April 10, 2017. Filed under: browsers, Chrome and Chromium, Firefox, Freeware/Shareware, Google | Tags: , , , , , |

MakeUseOf has a post: These Chrome and Firefox extensions make Google Keep even better. Get fast access to your notes and save information quicker. Note-taking has never been easier.

Source: 10 Useful Google Keep Extensions for Chrome and Firefox

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These Google Keep Features Are Perfect for Lists

Posted on April 6, 2017. Filed under: Freeware/Shareware, Google | Tags: , |

MakeUseOf has a post: Google Keep has a few features that make it perfect for list keeping. Not only can you create a checklist and sync the app across platforms, Google Keep also offers location-based reminders and more.

Source: These Google Keep Features Are Perfect for Lists

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Tell Bart and other ransomware families to ‘Eat my shorts’ with new, free decryption tools | ZDNet

Posted on April 6, 2017. Filed under: Freeware/Shareware, Malware, Security | Tags: , , , |

ZDNet has a post on ransomware: Free tools for unlocking Bart, Merry X-Mas, and other types of ransomware have been released as part of the No More Ransom initiative.

Source: Tell Bart and other ransomware families to ‘Eat my shorts’ with new, free decryption tools | ZDNet

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Free Microsoft Office Templates by Hloom.com

Posted on February 26, 2017. Filed under: Freeware/Shareware, Google, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Word | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Free Microsoft Office Templates. Download fully customizable professional samples for resume, invoice, flyer, memo, invitation, certificate, fax, cover page. For Word and Excel – also PDF and Google Docs!

Source: Free Microsoft Office Templates by Hloom.com

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Speccy – System Information – Free Download

Posted on February 23, 2017. Filed under: Freeware/Shareware, Utilities | Tags: , , , , |

Look inside your PC and find all its hardware specs with Speccy from Piriform. There is a freeware version of this.

Source: Speccy – System Information – Free Download

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The Top 4 Free Offline GPS Apps for Android

Posted on February 20, 2017. Filed under: Android, Freeware/Shareware | Tags: , , , , , , |

MakeUseOf has a post for Android devices: No data connection? Don’t worry! With these apps, you can continue to navigate without an issue.

Source: The Top 4 Free Offline GPS Apps for Android

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15 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do with Dropbox

Posted on January 26, 2017. Filed under: Freeware/Shareware | Tags: , |

MakeUseOf has a post: Cloud storage services have come and gone, but Dropbox is probably the one that’s been here the longest. And now it has upped its game with a host of new features. Let’s explore.

Source: 15 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do with Dropbox

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5 Dropbox Tips to Get More Done

Posted on January 26, 2017. Filed under: Freeware/Shareware | Tags: , |

MakeUseOf has a post: Did you know that Dropbox has a lot more features than just cloud storage? We show you the Dropbox productivity tools that will help you get more done.

Source: 5 Dropbox Tips to Get More Done

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How to record audio with OneNote to supercharge your note-taking

Posted on December 21, 2016. Filed under: Everything, Freeware/Shareware, Microsoft OneNote | Tags: , , , , |

PCWorld has a post: OneNote’s audio recording feature links your notes to specific points in the recording. Here’s how it works.

Source: How to record audio with OneNote to supercharge your note-taking | PCWorld

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Amazingly Simple Graphic Design Software : Canva

Posted on November 18, 2016. Filed under: Everything, Freeware/Shareware, Graphics | Tags: , , , , |

Canva makes design simple for everyone. Create designs for Web or print: blog graphics, presentations, Facebook covers, flyers, posters, invitations and so much more. Freeware!

Source: Amazingly Simple Graphic Design Software – Canva

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