Without a doubt, Pinterest is one of the most popular apps for the iPhone and iPad. It is also now on the Android and already managed to take in a large following. Basically a social photo sharing application set up pinboard-style, Pinterest allows a user to share what they like with others. You can also browse other people’s boards. Of course you can also change the settings of the app, particularly your account, which is more than easy to set up. After going through the simple setup, tap some images and you can let the program choose those to follow. You can immediately browse the pins. You can pin your own stuff or re-pin those of others you like.


When it comes to free real time strategy games, 0AD by Wildfire Games is one of those that stand out. Although under heavy development, the game is already very playable. Like other RTS games, you have to manage resources, build an army and manage an economy. There are six civilizations: the Carthaginians, Romans, Celts, Hellenes, Persians and Iberians. Each one has strengths and weaknesses. When you play the game, the resources are displayed at the screen bottom. The mini-map is at the left. To select all units nearby, double click. You can assign units to perform tasks like building structures. Of course you can order them to attack the enemy.

Jurassic Park Builder

Jurassic Park Builder by Ludia is based upon the popular film series. If you ever wanted to build your own park with dinosaurs, this is your chance to do it for free. The game setup is similar to that of Tap Zoo and Farmville. Here you have to build a park for dinosaurs. The objective is to make money and manage the resources. The dinos make you money that have to be collected, and you than have to use the income to buy vegetables, meat and other necessities. If the animals are well taken care of, they will grow and attract more visitors.


MusicBee is a music management application. It comes with all the basic features you need to arrange your audio collection. It also throws in a lot of useful extra features without compromising its ease of use. If your audio files are in the thousands, this organizer is worth a look. The main advantage of MusicBee is the simple interface. Your tracks are situated in the middle of the screen. The left panel has a list of folders, reminiscent of other media players. One of the best features of the program is it can locate information about albums.

DC Universe Online

DC Universe Online is an MMORPG that places you right in the midst of the DC comics universe. Published by Sony Online Entertainment, all the major characters from DC comics like Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and villains like Joker and Lex Luthor are present. You’ll get to develop your own character that can join the side of the heroes or villains.

Libre Office

LibreOffice published by the Document Foundation is a complete free office suite. It may not be as popular as other high priced office suites, but in terms of features it can compete very well. The best part is that it is completely free. When you start the program, a menu will appear. This allows you to select what program to use. The choices are Writer, Math, Impress, Draw, Base and Calc. Impress is a presentation program while Base is used for database integration.

Men in Black 3

Men in Black 3 by Gameloft is one of those movie tie-in games that actually works. The game is a combination of turn based fighting and gathering resources. MIB 3 pulls it off successfully. In many ways, the game is more interesting than the movie. The premise is familiar: players start off with limited materials. As the game progresses, you get to expand the MIB base and create powerful weapons. Aside from base expansion, you’ll be able to heal injured agents and upgrade equipment. With assistance from agents D and J, your chances of saving the Earth from aliens increase.

StayFocusd Google Extension

StayFocusd is a Google extension designed to do one thing: prevent you from wasting time when working. Once you install it in Chrome, you won’t have a chance to procrastinate. This extension is great for limiting the time you spend on a website. It can even be used to block the entire Internet. Published by Transfusion Media, the program is very intuitive and can be customized to make Web surfing guidelines to suit your preferences.


LibreCAD is an open source 2D CAD application for Windows, Mac and Linux. The app is great for industrial designers, but anyone who wants to learn how to make 2D CAD drawings will like this program. For a free software, LibreCAD gives you a lot of tools to work with. New users will be able to create basic drawings, while advanced users can make engineering plans with the software. Layers can be added, ideal for complex drawings. The provided tools are sufficient for producing high precision drawings. You can start drawings from scratch. But it is also easy to put in splines, ellipses, arcs, lines and circles. A single item can have several iterations. For instance, you have 4 modes for a rectangle parameter.