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Announcing: our 'User Posts' section

Where you can post your own TIPS, QUESTIONS, or DISCUSSIONS: Click here to ask a Question .
Or browse tips and discussions already submitted at the USER POSTS section.
Check it out now!
 

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Rox Player streams torrents, IPTV, DHT, and other online video in real time

Streaming internet video straight into a desktop player is not new, but if you ever thought about streaming torrents in real time then we’ve got great news: Rox is a free media player that can make this as easy as clicking a link. In addition to streaming torrent, Rox can stream many other online videos

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PirateBrowser bypasses censorship imposed by governments, ISP’s, or firewalls

Want to browse the internet without being censored by your government, your ISP, or even your company firewall? ‘PirateBrowser’ may be what you need. Released by torrent indexing service ‘the Pirate Bay’, PirateBrowser is designed to give regular users access to censored content, but note that it is not designed to provide anonymous browsing and

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Six ways to transfer files between Android and PC (or Android and Android) WIRELESSLY

In our ultra mobile and wireless world, it seems somewhat ‘low-tech’ to have to physically connect your Android device to a PC in order to transfer files. The good news: there are many ways to transfer files wirelessly, and you can do it whether your Android and PC are connected to the same WI-FI network

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How to convert ePub to Mobi ebook format – for free

ePub and Mobi have emerged as likely the most popular ebook formats on the net, and If you find yourself needing to convert ePub to Mobi (whether it is because the Kindle supports the latter and not the former or for any other reason) then read on. This article will present FIVE different ways to

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How to turn ads off in uTorrent

After experimenting with a number of other Torrent clients over the past year, I decided to go back to uTorrent, which although not as pared down as some other clients, I find to be more intuitive to use and user friendly. What I did not know was that the latest version of uTorrent apparently now

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Hopscotch for iPad makes learning to program fun for kids

Want to give your kids an early advantage in life? You can do it by exposing them to the concepts of programming and logic that lie underneath everything digital, and what better way to do it than to make it an easily accessible, fun game? This is what Hopscotch, a free app for iPad, tries

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Submit your own tip or question in our new ‘user posts’ section

Want to start a discussion on this site? Looking for a specific freeware tool or app? Wondering about what the best free alternative to a commercial software might be? Curious as to what free tool the editors or the Freewaregenius community might recommend for doing a particular task? Found a particular free tool that you

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Portitle: right-click to look up movie and TV show information, trailers, and subtitles

We like to showcase right click functions that are unique and/or useful, and in fact have published a series of collections of interesting right click functions. This time around we would like to feature Portitle, a free utility that can look up movie summaries, reviews, trailers and download subtitles for your media files via right

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‘Cross Stitch Casper’: a free point and click adventure with a dark storyline

Do you like point and click adventure games? Do you like casual games that do not require a huge time commitment? If so, then you will probably like ‘Cross Stitch Casper’, a free game that can be completed in a couple of hours. ‘Cross Stitch Casper’ employs an idiosyncratic, artistic visual style where the game

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‘Similar Image Finder’ is a simple freeware duplicate image finder

I recently cleared all of my images off of my phone, and ended up with hundreds of duplicate images on my hard drive (due to the fact that I had downloaded/synced most of these images in months past). I needed a simple and straightforward duplicate image finder, and found one in a freeware called ‘Similar

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Access and manage different Cloud storage accounts from the same place, with ‘MultCloud’

So you have a Dropbox account (or several of them), Google  Drive account(s), Box, SkyDrive, etc. wouldn’t it be  great if you could manage and/or access all of your files across all of these services simultaneously from a single place? This is precisely what free online app MultCloud does. This concept is not new, of