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Endlessly tweaking his workflow for comfort and efficiency, Erez is a freelance writer on a mission to discover the simplest, coolest, and most effective software and websites to make tomorrow happen today.

Browser Looking Bored? Take It Out on an Elephant Quest

Elephant Quest is a free and addictive browser-based quest involving elephants, lasers, and a hat.

Access Nonfiction Books and and Video With Safari Books Online

Safari Books Online offers access to a huge catalog of books and videos about computers and technology for a fixed monthly rate.

Buffering Too Slow? Watch Videos When They're Complete With Video DownloadHelper

Video DownloadHelper is a free Firefox add-on for downloading videos from YouTube and others.

Read E-Books on Your Netbook, Laptop, or PC With Kindle for PC

Kindle for PC is a very capable, full-featured and free e-book reader with great extras.

Fieldrunners HD Review: Standard Tower Defense Action

Fieldrunners HD may be enjoyable for newcomers to tower defense, but players experienced with the genre are likely to find it dull.

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Manage Your Downloads Better With This Free Version of JDownloader

JDownloader is a powerful and free Java-based download manager...and PCWorld has the installation file to get.

Type Common Phrases Faster and More Accurately With Breevy

Breevy saves you time by replacing abbreviations you type with complete text.

Slick PhpStorm Makes Editing JavaScript and PHP Fun

JetBrains PhpStorm is a cross-platform development environment for JavaScript, PHP, and other Web-related languages.

Create or Improve Your Own Websites Using These Great Tools

Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned Web developer, here are some of the best tools and services available for putting your content online today.

Web Developer Add-On Helps You Debug Web Pages in Firefox

Web Developer is a free Firefox add-on that offers a plethora of tools for debugging websites and tweaking browser behavior.

Debug Web Pages in Firefox With Firebug

Whether you're a Web designer or a JavaScript programmer, Firebug provides invaluable tools for debugging websites.

Turn Your Photos Into Striking High-Dynamic-Range Images With EasyHDR Pro

EasyHDR lets you produce stunning high-dynamic-range images with an easy-to-use, professional interface.

Vitamin D Turns Your Webcam Into a Security Camera

Vitamin D turns your webcam into a sophisticated home surveillance system.

Free Downloads That Are Worth a Donation, Part 2

In the second part of our donationware series, we introduce a few hidden gems that you can download and use for free. All of these programs accept contributions, and some support charities.

Free Downloads That Are Worth a Donation, Part 1

These fantastic, well-known utilities are donationware--you can use them for free, but the developers ask for a contribution to keep their work going. Now is a great time to give back to the creators.