best free apps from lifehacker

http://lifehacker.com/5862252/50-free-apps-were-most-thankful-for

The 50 Free Apps We’re Most Thankful For

1. Dropbox <https://www.dropbox.com/>. Category: Online storage and syncing: Easy to use; even more useful as there are versions for browsers, android smartphone and tablets (Nook Color).

2. Google Chrome <http://www.google.com/chrome/>. Category: Browser: Use this browser at work; i like the chrome app store.

3. Firefox <http://getfirefox.com>. Category: Browser: Browser at home.

4. Evernote <http://www.evernote.com/>

5. Notepad++ <http://notepad-plus.sourceforge.net/uk/site.htm>

6. Skype <http://www.skype.com/>. Talked to my Mom in the Philippines with this.

7. VLC (Video Lan Client) <http://www.videolan.org/vlc/> Category: Media Player

8. Gmail <http://mail.google.com/>: Multiple accounts, forwarding emails is easy.

9. 7-zip <http://www.7-zip.org/>

10. TeamViewer <http://www.teamviewer.com/index.aspx> Category: Remote Desktop

11. uTorrent <http://www.utorrent.com/> Category: BitTorrent Client

12. Spotify <http://www.spotify.com/> Category: Music Streaming

13. Google Maps <http://www.google.com/maps>

14. Google Reader <http://www.google.com/reader>

15. Google Voice <http://www.google.com/voice>

16.HandBrake <http://handbrake.fr/> Category: DVD Ripping

17. CCleaner <http://www.piriform.com/ccleaner>

18. GIMP <http://www.gimp.org/> Category: Image Editing: I like sumopaint too. it has a free version

19. WordPress <http://www.wordpress.com> Category: Blogging

20. FileZilla <http://filezilla-project.org/> Category: FTP Client

21. ImgBurn <http://www.imgburn.com/> Category: DVD Ripping

22. VirtualBox <http://www.virtualbox.org/> Category: Virtualization

23. KeePass <http://keepass.info/> Category: Password Manager

24. Launchy <http://www.launchy.net/> Category: Utilities

25. Mint.com <http://www.mint.com> Category: Personal Finance

26. Paint.NET <http://www.getpaint.net/> Category: Image Editing

27. Rainmeter <http://rainmeter.net/>Category: Desktop Customization

28. Revo Uninstaller <http://www.revouninstaller.com/>Category: Utilities

29. Simplenote <http://simplenoteapp.com/> Category: Note Taking

30. Winamp <http://www.winamp.com/> Category: Media Player

31. XBMC <http://xbmc.org/download/> Category: Media Center

32. CyanogenMod <http://www.cyanogenmod.com/> Category: Android Custom Firmware: Using a version of this this on my Nook Color.

33. Eclipse <http://www.eclipse.org/> Category: Software Development

34. Google Calendar <http://www.google.com/calendar/render> Category: Calendar

35. Inkscape <http://www.inkscape.org/> Category: Image Editing Vector

36. LastPass <http://lastpass.com/> Category: Password Manager

37. Linux Category: Operating System

38. Open Office <http://www.openoffice.org/> Category: Office Suite

39. Opera <http://www.opera.com/> Category: Browser

40. Picasa <http://picasa.google.com/> Category: Photo Manager

41. PuTTY <http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/download.html> Category: SSH Client

42. SoundHound Category: Music Identification

43. Thunderbird <http://www.mozillamessaging.com/en-US/thunderbird/>? Category: Email: Great for HTML emails.

44. Twitter <http://twitter.com> Category: Social networks

45. Wunderlist Category: To-Do List

46. TrueCrypt <http://www.truecrypt.org/> Category: Encryption

47. AutoHotkey <http://www.autohotkey.com/> Category: Utilities

48. Instapaper <http://www.instapaper.com/> Category: Bookmarking Tool

49. Quicksilver <http://www.blacktree.com/> Category: Utilities

50. Pidgin <http://www.pidgin.im/> Category: Instant Messaging

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my favorite android apps

  1. Advanced task manager
  2. Juice defender, battery/power management
  3. Pulse, news reader
  4. FX camera
  5. Nook, Kindle
  6. Tetris, Ponon DL by mybogame.com
  7. AVG Mobilation, antivirus
  8. Circle battery widget
  9. Spare parts, for remapping END button

xda apps/skins for my winmo 6.5/6.5.x smartphones

Themes:

WP7-style theme for G-alarm (All res): http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?p=7028787#post7028787

WP7-style themse for Titanium, Start Menu and Dialer: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=693710

GTX-style icons with PSD: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=721095

Apps:

Timer and stopwatch: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=519013

Everything Titanium: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=511052

Everything GTX: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=675224