Freeware Fridays | Top Tools of the Week #30


In case you haven’t seen them, here are the most recent posts in our Freeware category. We hope you enjoy reading about these freebies, and maybe you’ll find a keeper in the mix.

Google Chrome 10 Beta Released; Faster than Rabbits

Google Chrome

Google Chrome 10 beta released. The new version is twice as fast as Chrome 9 and includes the Crankshaft technology for V8 engine and GPU-accelerated video support to decrease CPU usage.


Opera 11.10 "Barracuda" Alpha Available for Downloads, It’s Really Fast

Opera 11.10 Barracuda

Opera has released Opera 11.10 "Barracuda" Alpha for Windows, Mac and Linux. Download the Opera 11.10 Barracuda Alpha.


10 New Water Themed Screensavers


These new water screensavers will put you in a relaxed mood. Be sure to give one a try.


Block Websites in Google Search Results With Chrome Extension

Block Websites Google Search

Ban websites from appearing in Google Search Results. Personal Blocklist extension allows users to block websites from appearing in Google Search Results.


Minus Is A Dead Simple App To Share Images and Files Drag and Drop Uploading

Minus provides a dead simple way to share images and files online. Drag and drop files and images to share them online.


6 Must Have Chrome Extensions for Twitter Users


Twitter is source for news, place to get real-time updates on what happening right now. If you’re using Chrome to access Twitter here are the extensions that might helpful to you.


Download Internet Explorer 9 Release Candidate

Internet Explorer 9

Download Internet Explorer 9 Release Candidate. Download IE9 RC for Windows 7 and Windows Vista PCs.


Call of Duty Parody Hits 1.25 Million Downloads


When People Can Fly studios released their First Person Shooter (FPS) parody Duty Calls (directly mocking the Call of Duty series), they just wanted it to be a satirical view on the realisticFPS genre and an anti-demo for their game Bulletstorm. Basically, what they were saying is that our game, Bulletstorm, is not this game. It is definitely everything but this game. Look at this game. This game is stupid. You know which game we are talking about, right? Yes, that game., more or less.


10 New Screensavers for Your Valentine


Valentine’s day is close and you’ll find plenty of free screensavers and wallpapers on the net. Be careful to visit only safe websites when you are looking for them.


Google Chrome 9 Hits Stable Build, Google Chrome 11 Hits Canary Build

Google Chrome

Google Chrome 9 has been released to stable channel users, while Google Chrome 11 is now available in the Canary build.


Spybot Portable a Great Way to Search and Destroy Spyware


Spybot Search and Destroy was one of the first effective freeware apps for the removal of of adware and spyware that were infecting PCs. After 10 years of development, it’s still one of the best.


Learn the Countries of the World with Enigeo


How many countries are there in the World? What are their names? Where are they located? Learn all this and more with Enigeo, a free learning game for all ages.


This Is Probably The Fastest Way To Take Screenshots And Share Them Online


You thought you could screenshot fast? Beat this, because this is the fastest.


20 New Screensavers for Valentines Day


Valentine’s day is close and you’ll find plenty of free screensavers and wallpapers on the net. Be careful to visit only safe websites when you are looking for them.


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