Watch ‘The Lord of the Rings’ as a 90+ minute LEGO animated feature

The ‘Lord of The Rings’ epic is back, this time in LEGO form. You may be familiar with LEGO’s cutscene videos, which are little...

How much free cloud storage space do you really need? — SkyDrive’s 7 gig...

Do you have a free Dropbox or other cloud storage account? If so, how much of your free space do you actually use? According...

Freewaregenius shut down by a possible Denial of Service (DoS) attack

If you recently tried but was unable to log into this site, it may have been due to a Denial of Service attack that...

Check out DonationCoder’s 6th anniversary celebration

DonationCoder, as you may know, is one of the most vibrant communities on the net where software enthusiasts can interact with coders, and where...

Back (again)!

Just got back from a 10 day vacation where the only access to the internet I had was via free WIFI in random cafés,...

Why does Google hate this site?

Something happened the weekend before thanksgiving, Nov 17; a Google algorithm change of some sort that once again took away about a third of...

Software Mysteries (or: the rants and raves of a tech blogger)

I have installed and tested many hundreds of software titles since (and before) I started publishing this blog more than five years ago, and...

Dear Microsoft: you’re in trouble

Dear Microsoft. I like you. Despite having not liked you throughout my twenties, I am now older and more mature. I realize that ‘cool’...

iPhone has largest share of mobile security vulnerabilities, study finds

A new study entitled "25 Years of Vulnerabilities" by security firm Sourcefire released in March attributes 81% of instances of mobile malware to the...

Is Android a stolen product?

Before he died, Steve Jobs stated that he believed Android to be a ‘stolen’ product. This has caused a massive controversy across the internet...

A quick critique of Bitcoin

Bitcoin is a new digital currency that is as of this writing worth around $100 or so, up from mere pennies when it was...

How to install freeware cleanly – a catalog of the most dubious crapware installation...

The internet has brought about an explosion of free software that seems to just keep going strong. A lot of people wonder why so...

Latest posts

The Best Free Antivirus for Windows – January 2016

I have been looking into the question of which free antivirus is the best for almost 10 years now, and the only way to...

“The Bafflement Fires” – an experimental game designed to manipulate your world view

We’ve always been interested in the intersection between games and art, and have written up a number of games by Jason Nelson exploring the...

Get cloud access to anything on your PC, with TackaCloud’s ‘Personal Cloud’

Although Dropbox and other cloud services have gotten us used to accessing our files anywhere from the cloud, somehow there is always that important...

Introducing: The Ballerina Monsters

Are you missing Freewaregenius and wondering what we’ve been doing for the past several months? One project I’ve been working on is: “The Ballerina...