FREE OCR software: a survey of desktop and online tools

Printing text to paper is done every day; on some occasions however the reverse is needed – getting the original text back from a...

Ten of the best FREE online education resources that you should know about

We recently published an article that listed the free online learning resources offered by the best 40 colleges in America (here). In the process of...

Ten ‘Chrome Experiments’ in WebGL that you MUST see

What are Chrome Experiments? Simply put, they are interesting bits of coding that use some of the latest open technologies (e.g. HTML5, Canvas, SVG,...

A comparison of FREE Cloud Storage Services

Now that the biggest tech companies in the world are taking aim at Dropbox (with Microsoft, Apple, and Amazon all offering their own cloud...

What does a cluttered desktop mean?

Is your desktop so frequently cluttered with icons and folders that its hard to find room for new files or projects? Do you wish...

The big list of free Kindle tools

There are quite a few programs and web services that can be really useful to Kindle owners. This post compiles 17 of these that...

How to read PDFs on the Kindle (or smartphone, or any small-screen device) –...

Converting PDFs to the Amazon Kindle is not a straightforward affair. While there are many tools that can do the conversion to another format...

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...

How to convert DVDs into iPhone, iPod, PSP or AVI formats (for free)

This article will describe an easy, straightforward way to convert DVD videos, including commercial/encrypted DVDs, into any of a handful of popular video formats;...

The best free antivirus: a comparison

This posting will discuss which of the following three programs deserves the title of "best freeware antivirus program": Avira Antivir, Avast, or AVG. My conclusion:...

An overview of free turn-based strategy and war games

This article will present an overview of 19 free turn based strategy games (empire building or war games). The games are: FreeCiv, TripleA, Stick Figure...

How to find a freeware game

Over the past few months there seems to have been an explosion of games released as freeware. This posting will present a sort of meta-index...

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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...

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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...