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...

Will ‘The Minuum Keyboard’ live up to the hype?

It’s a simple concept: take the three rows of letters that constitute the QWERTY keyboard and consolidate them into one, then touch-type as you...

Three Reasons why Google Reader shutting down may not be such a bad thing

You may have heard that Google Reader is being phased out, and will be out of commission by July 1st. And although I like...

Google’s belligerent Panda: how Google’s algorithm updates hurt small sites and give others an...

Google’s last Panda 3.8 update which happened in late June 2012 took away two thirds of my traffic, reducing my readership to the same...

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...

‘Freakonomics Experiments’ wants to help you with those big, life-changing decisions

Are you contemplating a big decision, leaving that job or relationship, changing your field, moving to another state or country, changing political affiliation, or...

Schmap Travel Guides

Schmap Guides are fully interactive travel guides that cover a myriad of cities across Europe, the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. These freely-downloadable travel...

Today is Software Freedom Day: Sep15, 2012

These days, free software is everywhere. This site runs on Wordpress, a totally free content management system and blogging platform and is hosted on...

The Art of Video Games: an Exhibition

A current exhibition at the Smithsonian American Art Museum celebrates games as the art form of the twenty first century. It runs through Sep...

Articles worth reading: link dump March 2012

‘Curating’ articles seems to be all the rage these days. And since we like to be ‘with it’ here at Freewaregenius, we therefore present...

Google Project Glass: wave of the future or the downfall of civilization?

Imagine being able to access anything on your Android without touching it. Imagine being able to view anything on the screen without being anywhere...

Apple’s new connector is a big mistake (and other reasons why I abandoned Apple...

Since the first iPhone was introduced we’ve purchased four iPhone models in our household as well as an iPad 2. Prior to the launch...

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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...