Freeware Fridays | Top Tools of the Week #27


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.

5 Chrome Extensions to Try Today

Google Chrome

Here are just five examples of powerful extensions that you can use with your Chrome installation today to add new, compelling features to your browser.

10 New Screensavers Thanksgiving and Zodiac


Thanksgiving 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.

10 New Screensavers Animated Winter Themes


Baby it’s cold out there! This week, our friends at NewFreeScreensavers have added some new Winter themed screensavers. Chill out and enjoy the view.

30 Free Screensavers Christmas for Mobile Phones


30 animated wallpapers for mobile devices are now available for download. Check ’em out.

Super Mario 3 Games for Windows Hours of Fun


Mario first made an appearance in 1982. Since that makes Mario 28 years old, I think he’s just getting started jumping around. If you’d like some Mario games for the PC, check these out.

Replace Outlook Express with Postbox Express


Outlook Express is old, insecure and no longer supported by Microsoft. Windows LiveMail and Mozilla Thunderbird are good replacements, but you should also take a look at Postbox Express.

10 New Screensavers Your Zodiac Signs


This week, our friends at NewFreeScreensavers have added 10 new free screensavers with mostly Zodiac themes. Also, be sure to check out some great Windows 7 themes for Christmas.

Autoruns for Controlling Windows Startup Programs


Take control of those pesky programs that start automatically when Windows boots up.

7 Awesome Alternatives To Microsoft Word


Everyone knows what Microsoft Word is. Its an amazing word processor made by Microsoft. A downside to Microsoft Word is that it is very expensive and not everyone can afford it. Here are 7 free alternatives to Word.

Driver Magician Lite Backup Your Windows Drivers Now


Driver Magician Lite is a simple way to back up your critical system drivers. Although you may not need those backups, if you ever do, you’ll be glad you have them.

My Day with Opera 11 Beta


I want a browser that’s fast … very fast and it must have a minimalistic design. Let’s see how well Opera 11 stands up to my requirements.

15 New Screensavers for Christmas and New Year


Thanksgiving has just ended. Even though I don’t approve of putting up Christmas decorations this early, our friends at NewFreeScreensavers have just added 15 new free screensavers.

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