Having a computer problem? Wish your geek buddy from another city could help you out? If you want to share your desktop remotely or let someone take control of your computer so they can fix a problem, then you can use free remote desktop sharing apps to get the job done!
6 Free Apps to Share Your Desktop Remotely
View stars, planets, lunar and Martian missions from either your browser or as a downloaded app. Requires Silverlight 3.
Microsoft Research’s WorldWide Telescope
That’s right. And it’s real, just a little metal bracket that holds the books on the wall, and fits into the bottom book so it gives the illusion of the books magically fitting there. Or it’s really magic, depending on how gullible you are.
JavaRa is a tiny app that removes old versions of Java Runtime Environment (JRE) safely and easily. A great tool for everyone.
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Recently discovered that a sector of your hard drive is corrupted and not readable? Or maybe you have some CDs and DVDs that are scratched so badly that Windows cannot read data from the discs anymore?
Copy Cat is a program that you copy data from your hard drive, a CD, or a DVD byte by byte and will simply skip over the bytes that are not readable. Neat!
That’s right, everybody’s favorite freeware image editing application has been completely redesigned with support for Aero transparency on Windows 7 and Vista, and the slick new UI is just awesome. Plus, there’s a lot of other changes!
Couldn’t get enough of the last logic game we showed you? This one is similar, but you are controlling a square block that can only go through the doors that are open—but half of the doors open other doors… it’s fun, and rather addicting.
Have a super huge file that you need to split into several smaller pieces? This can come in handy if you need to burn something really large onto several CDs or DVDs or if you want to email something that is over the attachment size limit. GSplit is a free program with loads of great features and that really works well.
Split Files using GSplit
Have a couple of old computers laying around the house? Want to use one as a test box? Well instead of connecting each computer to a separate monitor, you can buy some hardware to connect multiple computer to one monitor and switch between them.
Connect Multiple Computers to One Monitor
Ever wanted to print a webpage out so that you could read it later on while on a flight or somewhere else? Printee is a cool service that takes any webpage and strips out all the junk to leave you with just the content in a nice clean format.