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Software for Apple Desktop Devices

Full Deck Solitaire

Looking for a challenging yet fun game of Solitaire? Try out this Full Deck Solitaire from GRL Games. Full Deck Solitaire lets you play this classic card game along with some fun new features. Showcasing an easy to use interface and great graphics, you'll definitely enjoy playing Solitaire on your free time. It's also perfect if you simply need a breather from all the work you have. Created by GRL Games, the game is offered as a free download on the Mac App Store. It works great on the iPad, iPhone as well as iTouch so feel free to grab this one.

HAL 9000

Ever wonder what it's like to be facing the infamous antagonist in one of the most celebrated science fiction stories of all time? I'm talking about the sentient on-board computer in, Arthur C. Clarke's Space Odyssey, HAL 9000. Finally, plenty of sci-fi geeks are getting a chance to have their own sentient, "evil" computer right on their very own desktop. For those who are familiar with the film or the books, this one easily helps kickstart the imagination and lets users play pretend on what it must be like to become an astronaut on your way to the biggest planet in the Solar System. Having that red eye camera lens from your screen definitely brings its own category of cool. Give it a download.

iProcrastinate

Need a good tracker for the different tasks or projects you need to get done? iProcrastinate is a helpful tool that might become your best friend. Let's face it, we all love to procrastinate at some point. Whether we simply hate organizing things that we're supposed to do or just like to put things off on purpose; this little program could help you sort things out. Developed by Craig Otis, iProcrastinate is available as a free download for the iPhone and Mac. It's a helpful organizer that's perfect for students, moms, or anybody who needs help getting things in their to-do list done.

Life Flashes By

Ever wonder what life be like if you had made different decisions than you had before? Life Flashes By gives you a glimpse of what could've been in the life of Charlotte. It's a graphic adventure novel/game created by Deirdra Kiai. This is the first for the developer and he describes it as a game that tackles "success and failure in following ones dreams, about finding love and losing it, and about feeling isolated and out of step with the rest of the world." The game takes you on a journey through the life of the middle aged protagonist as she takes another look at her life decisions. Even though the game features an odd premise and unlikely hero, it is quite interesting to play. So if you are looking for something new and a little out of the norm, then give this game a go.

Doodle Hangman

Hangman is already an addictive enough game on its own, but with this highly stylized, animated version; you'll definitely want to keep playing over and over again. Released by EnsenaSoft, Doodle Hangman is an amazing new game worth trying. The game offers tons of features including a two player option. You can easily play with your mate and provide your own words while playing. The animation is excellent and definitely adds to the fun of playing this cool word puzzle. Give the game a download. It's perfect for the iPad, iPhone as well as iTouch.

Planet M.U.L.E.

Planet M.U.L.E actually has had a long history. The original game was released back in the 1980s for the Atari 800 console. At that time, this was one of the few machines that allowed multi-player functions; featuring four ports. Today, the game has been remade with improved graphics as well as gameplay. Nevertheless, it stays true to the classics and ensures plenty of fun times ahead. The best part is that the game is offered absolutely free and works great on a Linux, Mac or Windows system. In the game, you play the role of a space traveler that's colonizing a planet. You'll need to use the planet's resources to make money and set up your colony. Certainly, a neat little game to try out.

Terragen Classic

If you are on the lookout for a free scene or landscape generator, look no further than Terragen. This amazing program allows users to create photorealistic imagery and landscapes. It's perfect for rendering and animating landscapes or seascapes. Although there's also a paid version, this free download is perfect for creating fantastic landscape images for non-commercial purposes. The program was created by Planetside Software and works perfectly on a Mac or Windows computer. Grab the download and check out this neat program for yourself. You won't be disappointed.

Virtual DJ (Home Version)

Becoming a DJ has now been made easier thanks to a variety of digital deejaying software in the market. Virtual DJ (Home Edition) is one of these much touted software. Now, you might have heard of Virtual DJ Pro and its hefty price tag but if you're still starting out, this home edition might be best. Besides, it's offered absolutely free. Like the infamous software, this one has all the basic features you would need when you're still trying to familiarize yourself with the digital turntable setup. The program helps wannabe deejays or simple bedroom musicians to play and mess around with various digital samples. It is available for free for non-commercial purposes only so it's a bit restrictive when it comes to use. Nevertheless, beginners and those who are simply curious can give this a download.

Tiny and Big: Up That Mountain

Tiny and Big might still be in its Beta stages but it's already generating a fairly good buzz among many gamers. For one, the game features beautiful graphics, lovable characters and a cool gameplay; pretty much everything you could possibly want from a game! Created by Black Pants Game Studio, it became a 2011 Student Showcase Finalist. Its amazing graphics, quirky gameplay, and odd storyline add to the beauty of the game. In fact, it's hard to let this one pass by without even trying it out for yourself. The game is available for free download in various formats, including Mac, Linux and of course, Windows. Check out this game now!