These 8 apps tell you everything you need to know about your Android device, and they don’t cost a dime.
The future is almost here for the Android platform, and it's sweeter than sugar on a stick.
The XSS Hole in TweetDeck is more than a nuisance. If you're a user of the popular Twitter client, here's how to protect yourself, step by step.
Just how fast is your computer? Is your laptop's battery up to snuff? Find out with one of these programs.
Hey, it’s not always about the OS. Your Android hardware will perform better and last longer if you follow a few simple best practices.
If you can't find something here that terrifies you, you're probably already dead.
Games are better with friends (or at least when you're proving your chops to admiring strangers). These tools let you broadcast your gaming prowess. Now go out on the Net and get your game on.
Cut, paste, cringe. Edit Minion presents your writing errors and infelicities to you so that you can fix them.
Free add-on After the Deadline works in Chrome, Firefox, OpenOffice, or Wordpress to make your words sing.
It's easy for aspiring writers to give up simply because there's no pressure to write. Write or Die goads you towards literary succees by displaying obnoxious stimuli when you fail to meet your goals.
One of the greatest tools on an author's bench is the one that helps to sell articles or stories. Free software Sonar3 tracks submissions and accepts a great deal of detail about each work and each market.
Powerful, cross-platform writing tool Celtx Plus includes most of the features a screenwriter needs at a fraction of Final Draft's price. The free Celtx works neatly for personal screenwriting projects.
Unleash your Oscar-worthy script ideas with this longtime favorite screenplay program.
Varied environments and added game mechanics help, but horror game Slender: The Arrival still comes up a bit short.
Running from urban legend Slenderman is creepy fun, but threadbare gameplay limits this game's long-term appeal. It's an excellent proof-of-concept, though, and it's free.
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