There's a wealth of downloadable software and online services, but free doesn't necessarily mean good. Here's some of the best of the bunch.
Free: It's the magic word for an ever-expanding wealth of downloadable software and online services. Free doesn't necessarily mean good, however, and hunting for freebies can mean sifting through a lot of junk.
That's where this comes in. Here are some programs that were surfed, clicked, and installed to find sparkling free gems capable of planning your time, keeping you in touch, and tuning and securing your PC, not to mention glitzing up your desktop, helping you stay productive, and entertaining you with music, videos, photos, and games. There was special attention paid to programs and services you may not have heard of before.