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Top 100 of the Best (Useful) OpenSource Applications

Top 100 of the Best (Useful) OpenSource Applications
The following is a list of about 100 of the best OpenSource Applications, that actually help make Linux more usable for people. It is my hope that this list shows potential Linux users that there really is a large, effective, productive and usable range of free, OpenSource applications. For existing Linux users (like myself), I think this will provide a great resource in finding applications that may better suit your needs, or just for fun! Needless to say, this is just some of the thousands of applications available! The majority of these applications can be installed by either apt-get or synaptic, however I’ve included the web site addresses of these applications so that you can obtain more information. This list took a long time to put together and I tried to keep it in alphabetical order for you. – You might want to bookmark this and come back later. Enjoy! Ardour: ( Ardour is a digital audio workstation. Audacity: ( Grip: GIMPshop: Related:  saturSoftware/Freeware Lists

5 External Hard Drives For iPad 1, iPad 2, iPad 3 Whether you own an iPad 1, 2, the new iPad 3 or 4th generation you’ll get maximum 64 GB of memory storage and right now not many external hard drives ( HDD ) support Apple tablet but still there are few very good products in the market which can help you increase the storage of your tablet at quite reasonable price. Unlike many other tablets in the market, you can’t use SD card to increase memory of your iDevice neither it supports USB 2.0 or 3.0 but you can use Wireless Network Interface for Wireless transfer of files and Apple Camera Connection Kit for USB interface. Here we’ve listed some external hard drives for iPad which use technologies mentioned earlier to store and transfer your important data among different mediums. Kingston Wi-Drive 32 GB USB 2.0 Portable Kingston Wi-Drive provides pocket-sized flash storage for iPad, iPhone, iPod touch and Kindle Fire. Price: Check More Info Seagate GoFlex Satellite Mobile Wireless Storage 500 GB USB 3.0 Price: Check More Info

Freeware Top 30 The following is a list of 30 freeware programs that I cannot live without. I wanted this to be the one page a reader can turn to get all the essential free programs they need to install on a new computer. This list doesn’t cover the best free program in every conceivable category, but for those categories that are represented the programs showcased here in most cases, I would argue, are best-in-class. This list last updated July 17th 2010: 1- Everything: desktop file search that will transform the way you use your PC 2- Launchy: my favorite launcher 3- LastPass: centralized, cloud-based password manager 4. Some notes before proceeding: 1- Everything: desktop file search that will transform the way you use your PC Sounds hyperbolic, perhaps, but I stand by it 100%. Right clicking “search everything” on folders will soon become your method of choice when seeking, well, anything. “Everything” is relatively low on resource consumption (11 megs on my PC). > Go here to download.

iPad Apps for Autistic Students Apps on portable devices such as the Apple iPad can help non-verbal children to communicate basic needs. Intuitive apps that employ colorful images and sounds can also hold a child's attention long enough to learn and offer effective tools to build vocabulary and reinforce word knowledge. The following iPad apps are designed to augment self-expression among children with autism spectrum disorders and other cognitive impairments. Becoming more comfortable with language may also encourage more safe social interaction among family members and classmates. 1. Apple iTunes Store Autism Xpress is a free app that encourages people with autism to recognize and express emotions. 2. Grace is a picture exchange system designed to encourage independent social interaction among people with autism. 3. iConverse iConverse is designed for children with autistic and other communicative disabilities who have not yet mastered basic speech. 4. 5.

The 70 coolest free applications in existence - Software - Posted on Sunday 16th of September 2007 at 14:37 in SoftwareAt the end of August I created a list of the 40 coolest free applications around which proved quite popular. As with all lists of this type the wisdom of the crowds brought forward numerous other suggestions that I'd overlooked for one reason or another - so here is the revised list. As with the original list, the purpose is to collate some of the best free applications (and sometimes online services) that can be found on the Internet. Image, Image Editing and GraphicsOfficeWeb and web developmentDevelopment Applications (IDE's)Operating SystemsVideo PlaybackAudioAnti-Virus and SecurityDownloading and Download ManagersRemote AccessUseful Applications that don't get their own categoryGames Image, Image Editing and Graphics GIMP – The GNU Image Manipulation Program is a Photoshop replacement that doesn’t have "quite" as much functionality but it’s excellent for free. Office Web and web development Video Playback

educreations teacherswithapps Educreations Interactive Whiteboard, by Educreations, Inc, is an incredible, yes that’s right, INCREDIBLE app. This newly released app comes with the huge bonus of being FREE! We think this app has the edge needed to push education in the right direction and to begin modernizing teaching as we know it. Educreations is not the first app using the whiteboard concept, but it is the first one geared specifically for the classroom. Educreations wants to give teachers the opportunity to create what Sal Khan has been doing for years (read our review of Khan Academy). Developers, Wade Roberts and Chris Streeter, knew when designing this app, that it would need to have simple features and be user-friendly. Educreations Inc had the wherewithal to realize the need to add the option to use multiple pages for the same lesson; this is another feature that makes this app a standout.

The Best Free Software of 2009 - Video The best things in life often actually are free. Here, a list of 173 of the best things in life—free software, for launching apps, networking, backup, synchronization, entertainment, and more. Video 169. CamStudiowww.camstudio.orgWindows This open-source program for capturing videos of your screen turns what you do on your desktop, as well as the audio to go with it, into a movie, suitable for future demonstrations. 170. 171. 172. 173. The festival of free software doesn't have to end! • The Best Free Software '08 • Free iPhone apps

Space Saving Furniture: 19 Small Space Furniture Designs 47.6K Flares47.6K Flares × – Push Back The Walls Of Your Small Living Space with These Effective Space Saving Furniture. Many people have to live in small spaces, especially in the big cities like New York. But living in a small space does not necessarily mean that you cannot make use of great designer furniture that will save huge amounts of that precious space, making a far more usable and viable living area out of a small apartment. 1. The modular kitchen by Fevzi Karaman is perfect for anyone who has ever tried to live in a loft efficiency unit. For those who need space in a one room loft, the modular kitchen is the perfect condenser. 2. Want to add your own personal touch to a cramped apartment? You can even choose the color, print, and texture of the tiny removable plug in pieces. 3. The Concept room is able to practically give you a minimalistic but sleek apartment in just over 43 square foot. 4. 5. Sounds like you may need the new Roel Verhagen-Kaptein Three in One. 6. 7. 8. 9.

The Best Free Software of 2010 Get what you DON'T pay for: Here are 196 programs that cost nothing but will make your computing life richer—all while keeping your wallet fat. We don't want to make you feel bad, but, uh... are you really still paying for software? Wow. Well, we're here to spread the word: There's no lack of free software to be found online. Knowing all this, every year PCMag puts together a fresh look at the Best Free Software. In addition, we know there's plenty of free software available for smartphones, so we've made a notation if the app has a mobile component, but we'll leave the full list of no-cost apps for your phone to our mobile experts (See "The Top 100 Free Apps for Your Phone.") Many of the apps rounded up here are also "portable," meaning that they have versions that can be placed on a USB Flash Drive and run without installation, sometimes as part of the platform; we've marked them as such. Did we miss any great no-cost programs? In This Story:

Fold-Out Furniture: Save Space Elegantly Prefabricated furniture is at its best these days. Anything you desire, anything you could imagine is available on the market in a design more elegant and beautiful than you had imagined. Fold-Out Furniture does not jut carry a beautiful design but is also most practical when it comes to usage. The design of this furniture set which includes dining, seating and desk set can be folded and rearranged so as to save space. The lightness of the furniture set allows you the possibility of shifting the furniture around without much difficulty giving you the opportunity to change the look of the room whenever you desire. The Fold-Out Furniture set has been designed by Japanese students Toshiko Suzuki and Kentaro Honma with the concept of making living spaces more flexible. Via: TheDesignerMagazine

The Best Free Software of 2009 - RSS Readers The best things in life often actually are free. Here, a list of 173 of the best things in life—free software, for launching apps, networking, backup, synchronization, entertainment, and more. RSS Readers 158. 159. 160. 161. 162. 163.