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Create a text adventure and publish as a desktop or mobile app for free, with Quest

Do you remember games like Zork, Beuracracy, Infidel, and all those other great text adventures? Remember choose your own adventure novels? Ever wished you could create awesome interactive stories like that, and better? If so, you should check out Quest, free software that can help you out in looking back on those games and looking

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What I learned after my recent site redesign

You may have noticed that Freewaregenius has had a new theme design for the last 10 days. We wanted a more ‘visual’ look and feel different from the typical blog themes, and were curious to find out how our readers would react and how such a change might affect the way people interact with the

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Two more AWESOME free Android Games (part 5)

Another in our series of recommended free Android games (which come in doubles because in this case more is more). This time around: Extreme Skater, an action packed, ad-supported side-scrolling skating simulation, and Flying Bob, totally free rope swinging make it to the end of the level type puzzle game. Note: for more great, free

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EntourageBox: allow friends to upload files straight into your Dropbox

There are dozens of file sharing sites that let you upload and share very large files, but why not cut out the middleman and have your friends upload straight to your Dropbox, Google Drive, or other cloud storage services? This, simply, is what free service EntourageBox is all about. Why use EntourageBox rather than share

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Free Giveaway: WinPDFEditor, easily add or remove elements in PDF’s

WinPDFEditor is a not a revolutionary PDF editor, as most of what it offers can be had in various freeware PDF editing software. What is nice about it, however, is the simplicity of it’s interface and the fact that so many word-processor like tools are available in a single place, perfect for when you just

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Find out if your ISP is limiting or shaping your traffic, with Glasnost

How would you know if your ISP is limiting your download speed, blocking certain traffic, such as Torrent, Usenet, or other traffic, or generally engaging in what is called ‘traffic shaping’? The answer: Glasnost, not the Russian kind, but rather a project of the Max Planck Institute for Software Systems which provides a range of

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How to insert live web sites inside PowerPoint presentations

This post is for all those people that give Powerpoint presentations that are forced to jump to a browser whenever they want to demonstrate a live web site. The fact of the matter is that it is possible to display live web sites from within PowerPoint, using a simple powerpoint add-on. We show you how

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Help! My email will no longer download on my Gmail Android app

I recently had a problem with my email no longer downloading on my Android Gmail app. Interestingly, only one of my two accounts stopped downloading email, while the other one was working. It was a very annoying  problem, and after spending considerable time fiddling with the settings and searching the internet, I found the rather

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When videogames come to life (fun videos)

Imagine that you’re pressing the buttons on your keyboard or on your touchscreen, or moving the little joystick on your game controller — but instead of controlling pixels and sprites on a screen, you’re controlling actual physical objects and actual human players in the physical world. No, I am not talking about what corporate CEO’s

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KCleaner: picks up where CCleaner leaves off

Ever wonder why you have so little space on your hard drive? It could be because you have gigantic files that are taking up all the space (which you can identify using these tools), or it could be because so many programs are downloading update installers and creating huge file caches that do not get

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Share PowerPoint presentations on Facebook with the authorSTREAM Facebook app

You’ve posted links, embedded videos, and shared image galleries on your Facebook timeline; now it’s time to give the PowerPoint presentation it’s due as an avenue of human expression, and post those presentations which have hitherto been confined to mass emails to your Facebook timeline. You can do this easily with the FREE authorSTREAM Facebook

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Yahoo launches a beautiful FREE weather app for Android and iOS

‘Yahoo Weather’ is a free weather app that displays beautiful pictures from Flickr for the place you are checking the weather for, and that reflect the weather and the ‘mood’ of the moment. The app displays the kind of information you would expect: temperature highs and lows, the general state, as well as the projected