VLC best free video software

If you're looking for some cool, free software to view your video collecrtion wirth try VLC.

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OpenOffice.org - word play

OpenOffice is a great alternative to the standard suite of office tools from Microsoft (Word, Excel, Powerpoint). It's completely free and is compatible with pc's and mac computers.

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AVG Anti Virus Software - free and easy

If you're a little short on cash, but worried about how your computer will survive without virus protection ... AVG could be the answer. Well respected in the computing community, AVG provides an excellent solution ... and best of all it's free.

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The Babbage Difference Engine - worlds first computer?

Charles Babbage (26 December 1791 – 18 October 1871) was an English mathematician, philosopher, inventor and mechanical engineer who originated the concept of a programmable computer. Considered a "father of the computer", Babbage is credited with inventing the first mechanical computer that eventually led to more complex designs.