MappedUp

MappedUp takes the form of a free Screensaver, active desktop, or website widget that displays items from RSS news feeds overlayed geographically on a world...

Songbird: an Open-Source, Cross-Platform Music Player

Songbird is a an open source, multiplatform music player intened to rival players such as iTunes; but does it have much more beyond the basics? (...)

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...

Numpty Physics: a crayon-drawing physics game

Numpty Physics is a free, multiplatform physics game where the user has to draw objects that interact with the game environment in order to...

UpDown: Free Online Stock Market Game

I've been looking for a virtual stock market game to play for quite some time. I wanted something like a fantasy football of the...

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...

Bookmarklet Combiner: consolidate many bookmarklets into one

If you use a lot of bookmarklets, you might want to check out "Bookmarklet Combiner", a free web service that will consolidate as many...

Play the original Minecraft Classic, solo or with friends – for free!

Minecraft has become a rather big sensation among avid PC gamers over the last few years, and the game has finally ‘gone gold’ and...

Learn Ruby for free with HacketyHack

Hackety Hack is another great site that teaches you how to program, for free. Specifically, it teaches the Ruby programming language. There's tons of...

Two art games by Jason Nelson: Scrape Scraperteeth and Six Sided Strange

Some think computer games are an art form; while others use them as a medium; that, at least, is what Jason Nelson does with...

My favorite “lone tree and sky” wallpaper images

in this posting I present 5 of my favorite wallpaper images, all of which feature a single, lonely tee typically surrounded by an expansive...

Passage: experience a lifetime in 5 minutes with this artsy casual game

Passage is a side-scrolling casual game done in pixellated, retro-looking graphics. The game can be completed in 5 minutes and is meant to represent a...

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

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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...