Taptu for Android is a highly-rated, free news reader. But our Jeremy Lesniak is bucking the groupthink. Here's why he uninstalled it -- and what you should understand before you give this popular freeware a whirl.
Tag Archives: freeware
October 8, 2013 |
September 18, 2013 |
Don't lie. You never read the EULA. You just click YES to accept the legalese terms. Quit it. Don't blindly accept terms that could compromise your privacy, sell your data to third-parties, bring you spyware and otherwise compromise you. Here's our Brian Burgess' freeware pick. It's EULAyzer. It deciphers EULAs and flags what you should worry about. An indispensable part of any techies' privacy toolbox. Happy Freeware Friday!
August 24, 2013 |
Our Mike Rothman test drives SlimDrivers, a free downloadable program for your Windows PCs that helps identify missing, outdated and broken drivers. It does the job, but there's one nagging problem ...
April 5, 2013 |
Do you screen calls? Avoid unknown callers like malaria? Reverse Lookup for Android is freeware that beats similar online systems in functionality and its in-app capabilities set it apart from the rest of the pack. Our Jeremy Lesniak, a ruthless call screener selects Reverse Lookup for Android as this week's Freeware Friday pick. Nice.
March 20, 2013 |
It's hard to find a faster, cleaner and more feature packed email client than Mozilla Thunderbird. From the Mozilla Foundation, Thunderbird is time-tested, user-approved and our Mike Rothman's pick for Freeware Friday. Works with OS X, MS Windows, Linux. Check it out.
March 18, 2013 |
I've tried a lot of chess apps and online chess games. The best yet? Chess by Post. It's great freeware for more reasons than I have pawns. Here are a few.
February 28, 2013 |
Looking for a calculator to do more than multiply and subtract? Try out MyScript Calculator for Android and Apple iOS. Ant Pruitt takes a look at this great free app for aNewDomain. It's user interface is as simple as piece of paper. And it's Ant's choice this week for Freeware Friday. Calculation never looked so -- retro.
January 24, 2013 |
Twitter delivered its Vine videosharing mobile app for iOS today. But its Find a Friend on Facebook is dead. Twitter Vine Facebook Find a Friend block? WHY?
January 4, 2013 |
Happy Friday. This week our pick is Big Mountain Software Lite for Android. It's a 3D snowboarding app. Check out the video.
December 4, 2012 |
Younity -- a new syncing and cloud service from a heavily funded US firm -- is out today and free for now. It is a multiple device system worth a deep look.