IN THIS ISSUE: 01. Business Forms 02. Accelman File Manager 03. Avatars 04. Peacekeeper 05. HWINFO/HWINFO32 06. Strikestar 07. Gickr 08. Tranferr 09. Comodo System Cleaner 10. Emailcover.Com01. BUSINESS FORMS. Over 500 free business forms and free business templates are available in Excel and Word formats at http://www.freebusinessformsandtemplates.com/home.html . These can be previewed and downloaded individually and customized to fit your specific needs.
02. ACCELMAN FILE MANAGER is a file manager that provides a file viewer, GUI console, and bookmarks manager. All its features are discussed along with a freeware download at http://www.flexigensoft.com/accelman .
03. AVATARS. If you want to spice up your forum, blog, Web site, or instant messenger, there are at last peek 34,905 free avatars available for download in 545 categories at http://www.avatarsdb.com/ .
04. PEACEKEEPER is a free service at http://service.futuremark.com/peacekeeper/index.action that lets you quickly and easily find out which browser works best on your PC. The test takes a few minutes or you can just view the average results from thousands of users.
* * * * *This is your last chance to get WINPATROL 2009 at the special Neat Net Tricks promotional price. Scotty the Wonder Dog protects your computer from malware attacks, hijackings, and critical changes. It tells you whenever something tries to change your startup programs or add to your browser, toolbars, Windows services, and scheduled tasks. It delays certain startup programs so your computer will boot faster. It doesn't impact on your resources or computer performance while it silently stands guard. It cleans malware, cookies, and annoying programs, and offers a lot more features than this limited space can list. The free program is great but you can take a deep discount for WinPatrol PLUS 2009 and get more just for reading Neat Net Tricks. Details are at http://archive.constantcontact.com/fs065/1101458487892/archive/1102594450187.html but the special price is good only for a few more days!
* * * * *05. HWINFO/HWINFO32, freeware programs at http://www.hwinfo.com/ , are hardware information and diagnostic tools designed to collect and present the maximum amount of information possible about a computer's hardware. Retrieved information is presented in a logical and easily understandable form and can be exported into various types of reports.
06. STRIKESTAR. View lightning activity over the last 60 minutes at http://www.strikestarus.com/ . StrikeStar allows multiple, standalone lightning detectors to form a real-time lightning locator network with much better positional accuracy. With the right equipment, you can join this community network in providing real-time information about lightning strikes in your area.
07. GICKR at http://www.gickr.com/lets you instantly create animated GIF online for free. Just upload pictures or grab them from your Flickr. Create funny flashy slideshows with you and your friends, cartoons, previews, banners, etc. Post them anywhere you can post pictures: MySpace, Bebo, HI5 etc. No need for flash.
08. TRANSFERR at http://www.transferr.com takes pictures of your favorite sites and displays them as icons on your home page, ready for easy access. You can add a link to a Web site by just typing in the address, or you can add addresses from your browser. You can then access the Transferr home page from any computer.
* * * * *If you're enjoying this free Standard issue of Neat Net Tricks, you really ought to consider moving up to the Premium version. It offers a great deal more in tips, special features, giveaways, advice, and all around content for a piddly 50 cents per issue. That's just $12 a year for a 24-issue subscription. You can get a free sample at http://www.neatnettricks.com and even get all your money back if you find it's not for you. Why not sign up now at http://www.neatnettricks.com/store ?
* * * * *09. COMODO SYSTEM CLEANER optimizes system performance with built in Registry cleaner and disk cleaner tools. It provides privacy by clearing history, cache, and temp files in browsers, Instant Messengers, and Windows application; and it automatically rolls back your system if important files are deleted in error. Download free at http://system-cleaner.comodo.com/ .
10. EMAILCOVER.COM at http://www.emailcover.com/cry is a free service that converts your email address into a CAPTCHA image so that you can reveal it to the world but spambots can't harvest it. The converted CAPTCHA can then be linked to use in a Web site, forum, or anywhere you need your email address publicly on display but protected.
===============Neat Net Tricks is copyrighted, 2009, all rights reserved. You may quote or forward copies of this email with credit to "Neat Net Tricks, http://www.NeatNetTricks.com ". Neat Net Tricks is registered with the U.S. Library of Congress, ISSN: 1553-4619. There is no cost to subscribe. To subscribe or unsubscribe, visit: http://www.neatnettricks.com/subscribe .