Tech Treat: 101 Fantastic Internet Freebies

While arguments have surfaced on AccountingWEB in recent weeks about the value or otherwise of computer magazines, the industry bible PC World has proved its worth by compiling a list of 101 fantastic internet freebies for its May edition.

The basic list includes 23 categories including e-mail sites, search engines, blogging and wiki tools, and many others drawn from the magazine’s review program. It also includes a set of People Choice Awards based on user feedback for anti-virus tools, web e-mail, media players, internet search, instant messaging and image editing tools.

If you have a bit of spare time on your hands and want to discover what’s available, try checking out some of the follow sites selected as winners in the respective categories:

Desktop Search
Google Desktop

Windows XP Tweaks
Fresh UI

Windows Vista Tweaks
TweakVI Basic

Instant Messaging, Voice, and Video
Meebo

Security
Avast

Entertainment
VLC Media Player

Image Editing
Google Picasa

E-mail for Free
Gmail

File Sharing
AllPeers

Backup and File Synchronization
Mozy
mozy.com

Office Productivity Software & Services
Zoho
www.zoho.com

Time Management
Backpack

Registry Cleaner
TweakNow RegCleaner Standard

Hardware Utility
Belarc Advisor

Personal Web
Pageflakes

Blogging
Google Blogger

RSS Reader-Online
Bloglines

RSS Reader-Software
Sage

Web Video Site
YouTube

Notepad Replacement
NoteTab Light

Multimedia Tools and Toys
Audacity

Business Productivity
Google Apps for Your Domain

 

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