Saturday, February 28, 2009

Highly recommended (free) software

Here I assembled a list of software I use frequently for various tasks with good results.

Best of all, they are free and don't include any spy- or adware.

VLC - Media player

Mozilla Firefox - Web browser

OpenOffice - The Free and Open Productivity Suite

Foxit Reader - A small and fast PDF viewer

Picasa - Organize, edit, and share your photos

Skype - Make free calls over the internet to other people on Skype

AVG - Antivirus and Security Software

Smart Defrag - Efficient Defragmenter which makes your PC work faster

Glary Utilities - Powerful and All-in-one Utility to Fix, Speed up, Maintain and Protect your PC

ZoneAlarm - Firewall that Blocks Hackers from Infiltrating Your Home PC

Friday, February 27, 2009

Great Webwares

A list of my favorite web services - webwares I use frequently for various tasks.

YouTube - YouTube is a video sharing website where users can upload, view and share video clips.

Toggl - Time management tool.

Facebook - A social utility that connects people with friends and others who work, study and live around them.

Meebo - A web messenger that lets you access IM from absolutely anywhere. meebo supports msn, yahoo, aol/aim, google talk (gtalk), jabber and icq.

Google Calendar - Personalized Calendar

Google IG - Personalized Google

Google Reader - RSS reader

Gmail - Google Email

I listed all these links here to the right under "Great Webwares".

Move old mail from Outlook to Gmail

As so many other users I prefer Gmail as an email client. It´s speed and easy of use, not to mention you can access your mail everywhere. So I decided to move all my old email to Gmail from Microsoft Outlook. In fact it's much easier than I thought.

The one that worked best for me after quite a research, was using these great directions.


Well, just opened a small linking-website - to mark the recession ... You can check it out by clicking here.