Thursday, 28 November 2013

SoftPerfect WiFi Guard

WiFi Guard is a FREE network utility that lets you know if your network is used without your knowledge. As a specialised network scanner it runs through your network at set intervals and reports immediately if it has found any new connected devices that could possible belong to an intruder. Available for Windows, Mac OSX and Linux, see:

Friday, 22 November 2013

Increase Your Online Safety

Get Safe Online is the UK’s leading source of unbiased, factual and easy-to-understand information on online safety. Offering advice on how to protect yourself, your computers and mobiles device and your business against fraud, identity theft, viruses and many other problems encountered online.  Jointly funded between the UK Government and businesses. See:

Thursday, 21 November 2013

FREE Cloud Based Collaboration Platform

Teambox is an online collaboration platform for task management, file sharing and communications. Additional standard features include time tracking, Gantt diagrams, task list templates, notes and much more. A FREE account is available for up to 5 users, up to 5 projects, up to 5 GB and with Google Drive Integration. Also available is a FREE iOS and Android App, see:

Tuesday, 19 November 2013

FREE Online Digital Design Courses For 14-19 Year Olds

Adobe® Generation is a series of free online courses designed for young people with a passion for creativity! If you want to know how to create stunning images, amazing animations, captivating videos, cool games and fab app designs then these courses are perfect for you! There are five courses to choose from including; Photo Imaging, Animation, Video, Game and App Design and these will take place consecutively, from November 2013 through to June 2014. See:

Thursday, 14 November 2013

Teaching Kids To Program is a non-profit dedicated to growing computer science education in schools. Their website offers FREE resources, online apps, programming languages and tutorials to teach kids to code. Their aim is to get 10 million people of all ages to try a one hour intro to computer science during Computer Science Education Week (Dec 9-15, 2013), see video.

Thursday, 7 November 2013

FREE Password Generator

Thinking up new secure passwords every time you sign up for an online service is not easy. Instead use PWGen, a free professional password generator. Available for all versions of Windows, see: