Free Software: Believe it or not, there is a great deal of software available absolutely free. The idea of Open Source has been arund for ages and has a thriving community. The big M also has some great free stuff.
Gmail is a free, advertising-supported webmail, POP3, and IMAP service provided by Google and launched in 2004. In the United Kingdom and Germany, it is officially called Google Mail. This is a superb email service.
Microsoft Internet Explorer is the most popular browser in the world but the fact is that it's share is shrinking. There are other options, but if you have IE then you really should download the latest version available for your computer.
Pixlr is an incredible online photo editor which works just like a desktop editor. The interface is very clean and simple but behind it there are some very powerful image editing commands. Don't miss this one photo fans!
These days, there is a free open source option to substitute many enterprise level chargeable solutions. Linux, Apache and MySql are obvious examples. Open Office is the free alternative to Microsoft Office. It contains Word Processor, Spreadsheet, Presentation and Database systems which can read and write Office 2007 XML format.
Advanced SystemCare is a free all-in-one system cleaner from system specialists IOBit. It has a very clean interface and is able to deal with Spyware, Registry Issues, Activity Traces and Junk files. It optimises your systems speed.
Syncplicity provides 2 Gigabytes of free online storage, more with subscription options. You can easily synchronise files between computers, share files with others, of simply just use it as a backup medium. As of Sep 2009, it os one of the leading synchronisation tools.
Dafont is an extremely easy to use and completely FREE archive of downloadable fonts, ideal for sprucing up those company newsletters. You can browse the site by theme, font name, date, and popularity.
VLC Media Player is a free media player which has been 10 years in development. It is very flexible and supports playback of many different video formats including HD, Ogg, DivX etc and can capture IP or IP6 streams.
Google never stand still do they! They have launched a web browser called Chrome and to be honest, after using it for many months, it is very, very good. Incredibly fast, on par with Apples Safari. You should really try this one.