It’s Free – Get Organized with Dia

It’s Free – Get Organized with Dia

Organizational flowcharts and diagrams have long been a staple for both professionals and regular folks trying to organize professional and personal life. But it's expensive to create sophisticated charts, with popular organizational tools like Microsoft's Visio costing upwards of $300. Luckily apps like Visio have met their match with Dia, a free open sourced diagraming software that rivals Visio but costs its users nothing.

It’s Free – Reduce Redundancy with Duplicate Cleaner

It’s Free – Reduce Redundancy with Duplicate Cleaner

Every single day, our computer drives are losing more and more space as they become bogged down with files, many of them duplicates. Tackling the job of finding and deleting duplicate files on your own is not only time consuming, but also prone to error and very risky: You might accidentally delete files you should not delete. And while Windows 2012 has a de-duplication program built in, that won’t help with local or shared drives.

It’s Free – Zite for the iPad

Suffering from information overload?  Zite, a free app for the iPad, eliminates the relentless sifting through multiple newspapers, magazines, and websites to get only the news and information you're interested in and compiles it into one all-inclusive personalized magazine.

It’s Free – Claim your Cash

Scams for free money abound on the internet. If you fill out this "survey" or take this "test", you'll be instantly rewarded. Most of these turn out to be too good to be true or have costly strings attached. It turns out there really is a place to get free money and it's called MissingMoney.

It’s Free – Google’s Chrome Browser

The browser wars are heating up, with new entries recently from all of the major competitors. Although Internet Explorer, perennial behemoth, still has a sizeable lead with over 60% of the browser market, its smaller rivals are gaining fast. Firefox has 24% market share and Chrome has 7%, whereas only a few years ago IE had over 90%.

The claim for speed has always been one that the smaller browsers have made, starting with Safari and then Chrome.