28 May 2008

Web applications, the right way to the future

There are so many web sites these days offering all kind of things to do online and they keep appearing with newer or better services provided to us for free. I have an 20 GB hardisk on my machine and I have no intention to change it, meaning less money spend for my PC, even better, I don't need to spend money on commercial software to have some great feature that will ease my work. I just need to look for the right web application and I'm done. I have my work done and my wallet safe.
Don't know what web app is right for you? Well, here are some lists of web applications that might help you chose.
- 90+ online photography tools and resources grouped in categories like photo editors, photo sharing, free photo hosting, and other categories
- video toolbox: 150+ video tools and resources also grouped in categories,
- online business toolbox: 230+ tools for running a business online you will sure find something you like here, I did,
- Google app engine where you can browse or search by tags all kind of web apps. and if you like one from here and you have a Google account you can simply log in using your Google account and start using the application
I hope that you will find the right web app that can replace your desktop application. I've tried to put only the best lists that I have found so that you can easily find what you are looking for.
See you next time with other great resources from the web.

PS. Another big list of web apps that is suited for freelancers is:
- The Freelancer's toolset: 100 web apps for everything you will possibly need

25 May 2008

Full commercial software and full games for free download

A great opportunity to get your hands on full commercial software is by waiting for the developer to make an discount, or, even better, to get that full commercial software for free.
How is that possible? Well, thanks to Giveaway of the Day website you can get a full commercial software for free every day. Once the software is up for downloading you have 48 hours to download it and activate it. I know that you would probably say that there are only crap software to download. Just subscribe to their feeds via email or an rss reader and wait for your dreamed software to get posted, you will eventually run into something that you like and you will not have to pay for it.
There is even a sister site for gamers, Game Giveaway of the Day, where you can find full commercial games as free downloads.
Boost your life with some commercial software and some games for free.

23 May 2008

Opera Magazine and Photoshop Anthology for free

Lets boost this first post with 2 good readings available as free downloads in .pdf format.
The first one is a lifestyle magazine from Opera about Opera and how their products boost the people's experience about the web. Even if I'm not an regular user of the Opera browser for desktop, the Opera Mini makes my life a lot easier letting me browse even those web pages that my phone built-in browser can't display and stay informed on the go.
You can order a free printed copy of the Opera Magazine or you can download the .pdf version.
Now let me tell you to hurry up to get the second reading listed in this post because it is available just until June 13th, 2008.
SitePoint offers for a limited time The Photoshop Anthology: 101 Web Design Tips, Tricks & Techniques as free download. What are you doing, still reading? Start downloading this great book and boost your Photoshop experience, oh, and save some money.
See you next time with other great free stuff to boost your life