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Unwanted applications can be a real nuisance, so it's nice to learn about AppCleaner. This small application allows users to completely uninstall unwanted applications as it searches around to locate such troublemakers. The interface for the application is easy to use and the application is compatible with all computers running Mac OS 10.4 and newer.

BigOven is a big deal. It was chosen as a “Best App for Foodies” by Time Magazine and a “Best App for Eating” by the New York Times. It’s free, it’s easy to use, and it lets you keep track of up to 350,000 recipes on your handheld device. You can search the app by keyword, course, ingredient, or just browse popular recipes. This app is compatible with a variety of devices running iOS 7.0+ and...

Would you like to develop an iPhone or Android application? If so, it just got much easier with the Buzztouch content management system. Visitors don't need to know any coding, and after creating a Buzztouch account they can get started building their own application. Visitors should look over the "How Buzztouch Works" area to get acclimated to the program and they should also check out the "FAQ"...
Code for America

How might we bring local governments together to make better cities? Why not try Code for America? This compelling organization works to "help residents and governments harness technology to solve community problems." Its work is supported by a range of organizations, including Google, the Kauffman Foundation, and ESRI. The site contains a number of topical sections, including Governments,...

Looking for an application to keep tabs on your social activities and related matters? Crowdspottr may be worth a look, as it allows visitors to use existing social networking sites to find out who is doing what, where, and when. Visitors can download the application and check out the online tutorial to get started with their explorations. This program is compatible with all operating systems.
Digital Hub: Chicago Mayor's Office

Cities around the world are making information accessible to people around the globe and Chicago is part of this exciting trend. The Digital Hub site from the Chicago Mayor's Office provides information about a variety of new digital initiatives, including data sets from different city departments and information about hackathons. On the homepage, visitors can look over sections that include City...
Download Accelerator Manager Free Edition 2.2

The latest version of Download Accelerator Manager will be of great interest to those seeking to resume and manage their Internet downloads as quickly as possible. The application supports cookies, proxy protocols, and firewalls. It also integrates seamlessly with a number of commonly-used browsers, including Firefox and Opera. The program also features a rather nice user interface, something that...
Find My iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Installing this free app on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac could save you a lot of trouble. In addition to finding a lost device on a map, Find My iPhone allows you to sign in with the Apple ID you use for iCloud and remotely lock it, play a sound, display a message, or erase all your data. This helpful tool requires iOS 7.0 or later.

Dashboards on a car are essential. Dashboards on one's computer screen aren't always essential, but they can certainly make monitoring different sets of information quite a bit easier. Essentially users of this program create a collection of "klips", which collect and display weather information, email notifications, and stocks. And in an age of user-interface customization, it is not surprising...
LibreOffice 3.3.4

Designed to function as an open source productivity suite, LibreOffice contains a word processing application, a detailed calculator, and the rather powerful "Impress" tool. The "Impress" tool allows users to enhance presentations by adding 2D and 3D clip art, special effects, and transition styles. This version is compatible with computers running Windows 2000 and newer, Mac OS X 10.3 and newer,...
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