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Nomad.NET: a tabbed file manager for Windows 7 November 26, 2009

Filed under: free stuff,windows 7 — Geeky Chick @ 18:32
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I am still mourning the loss of QTTabbar which no longer works since I made the switch to Windows 7.

Once you’ve become used to using tabs to browse your files and folders, there’s no turning back. Productivity dives.

So, I’ve found an alternative: Nomad.NET.

It’s not as pretty as QTTabbar and doesn’t do things quite as intuitively either, and there are certainly a couple of glitches when trying to open the downloads folders from Chrome. But it certainly beats using windows explorer.

If you’re a tab fan, give it a try. It’s free and can be downloaded from: http://www.nomad-net.info/downloads

 

Digitize your DVD collection and vice versa October 20, 2009

Filed under: free stuff,software — Geeky Chick @ 21:45
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WinX DVD AuthorDid you know that, until the end of the month, WinX DVD Author (usually $30) and WinX DVD Ripper (usually $25) are FREE?

With DVD author you can burn loads of file formats to DVD and really make it your own with a personalized title, chapter menus, background images, music and so much more.

And the Ripper, well…rips.

Windows only.

Source: Lifehacker

 

Make professional looking business cards online with businesscardstar

Filed under: free stuff,website — Geeky Chick @ 19:38
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Don’t want to fork out for professionally printed business cards? Well, you don’t have to.

Make your own professional looking business cards with businesscardstar. For free.

businesscardstar

It’s super easy – you just sign up and use one of their 100 starting templates. Then edit away. Be creative.

You can print 8 or 10 cards to a page then print out (compatible with Avery labels).

And if you’re feeling flush, you can even get them to print them for you (at a fair price) with a silk or glossy card finish.

businesscardstar

 

Free online temperature converter July 2, 2008

Filed under: free stuff,website — Geeky Chick @ 14:15
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It’s pretty hot today. 31 degrees celsius. My mum didn’t get how hot that was ’til I told her it was about 88 degrees fahrenheit (she’s in England, I’m in Canada).

I used this free, simple, online tool to work it outConvert temperatures online

 

Need a new identity? July 1, 2008

Filed under: free stuff,website — Geeky Chick @ 14:55
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Next time a telemarketer gets through I’m going to tell them they’ve got the wrong number, my name’s not Geeky Chick, it’s Kate Pugh….

Get your own pseudonym with the Fake Name Generator.

Source: Confessions of a freeware junkie

 

Free plans for making stuff June 28, 2008

Filed under: free stuff,Lifestyle — Geeky Chick @ 11:17
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Came across this pretty cool website with lots of free woodworking plans for all sorts of projects.

The ‘free woodworking plans’ website gives you just that. Free plans and links to other websites with free plans.

So next time you want to build your own computer desk...

 

Create an avatar with shrinkpictures.com June 24, 2008

Filed under: free stuff,website — Geeky Chick @ 12:57
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If you’re looking for a fast, easy, FREE avatar creator head over to shrinkpictures.com.

It’s simple and very quick (depending on the size of the photo you’ve chosen) and crops the photo into a perfect square. Just browse for your photo, set the size and hit ‘Resize’. All that’s left is for you to pick the variation you want (left, centre or right cropped) and add it to your blog, website, etc…