Remove unwanted browser toolbars and BHO’s in one fell swoop, with Toolbar Cleaner

I have an older brother who is not very adept with technology, and every time I need to use his computer I am surprised...

How to convert a JavaScript bookmarklet into a Chrome extension

If you use Chrome you know that extensions are laid out neatly to the right of the address bar. One thing about having all of...

Two great FREE ways to enhance your YouTube browsing

YouTube Preview and ViewTubeare two great, free Chrome extensions that will enhance your YouTube browsing and viewing experience. They are both must haves for...

Web browsing overload? Panelize your web pages in Chrome

Have you ever been overwhelmed with web page overload? If you’re the type of person to have more than two or three web pages...

Get a better ‘New Tab’ page in Chrome with Speed Dial’s wall-to-wall thumbnail bookmarks

If you’ve been using Chrome for a while you may have grown fond of the ‘New Tab’ page, which displays frequently visited sites as...

Get automatic alerts whenever your chosen topic is Tweeted, blogged, Facebooked, etc … with...

Mention is a neat little service that will track any mentions of you, your brand, or your favorite topics across the internet, including Tweets,...

Get your weather forecast displayed on a Google map with “Full Screen Weather” –...

There is something that makes sense about seeing the weather forecast displayed on a big map, which may be related to the fact that...

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,...

How to use a custom background image on the Google Search Homepage in Chrome

A few months ago, Google removed the option to add custom images and wallpapers to the Google search homepage. If you loved this feature or...

Block ads and prevent websites from tracking your online activity, with DoNotTrackPlus

It’s not a secret, and hardly controversial, but no sooner than you visit a webpage than it instantly starts collecting information on your behavior and demographics (e.g. location), and trying to infer your interests. If you want to block this activity, or if you merely want to know which scripts or services are tracking you, then Do Not Track Plus, a free extension for Chrome, Firefox, IE and Safari, is for you.

Highlight specific content on a web page to share with others, with InFocus

Imagine that you found some great information on a website, that you wanted to share with others. Except that the information was buried deep...

‘Listen’ to print articles and RSS feeds on-the-go as MP3 podcasts, with SoundGecko

Do you like reading articles but just don’t have the time? Would it be more convenient to LISTEN to the many articles you want...

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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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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...