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Free Utility Creates Mosaic Photos from Other Photos

You have probably seen those impressive photo mosaics where a large photo is created from "pixels" that are actually other tiny versions of other photographs. Here's an example:

This looks hideously difficult but if you use the free utility Foto-Mosaik-Edda it is dead simple.

It works like:

First you create a database of photos that the program can use for the "pixels."  Technically these are called "tiles."

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250 Best Free Online PC Games In One Place

Introduction

Many free online PC games are available at various sites on the internet, but most of them are usually full of advertisements and might not be the best. If you're looking for a page full of online PC games that are best and free with least advertisements, or games that are allowed to play full-screen, then check this out.

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A Freebie that Integrates Gmail, Yahoo Mail into Windows

What it does

Web based email services are great but they don't work well from inside Windows.

So for example, if you click an email link on a web page Windows will most likely start your desktop email client. You will get a similar response from Windows if you try to email a document from Word or right click a file on your desktop and select "Send to mail recipient."  Windows simply does not recognise web mail services.

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10 Free Linux E-books For Beginners

Just ran across this. Half the books are in PDF format and the rest in HTML.

To check the quality I downloaded "Ubuntu Pocket Guide and Reference." It is a 170 pagebooklet in PDF format. It covers up to Ubuntu 8.04. On a quick look I'd rate it as excellent.  The other I haven't checked so please leave a comment here for others if you download them

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Detect Active Hotkeys With This Tiny New Freeware Utility

 

Active Hotkeys (Freeware from Donation Coder)

Ever tried to set a new hotkey only to find it isn't available because it's already been registered elsewhere? You try to think of another memorable combination, but that's no good either. And so on, until you get lucky. Or until you have a hotkey conflict...

If that story rings a bell, then a minimalist new freeware utility from DonationCoder called Active Hotkeys could help you out.

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Get A Free Game From Game Giveaway of the Day

Most of us have heard of the site Giveaway of the Day (GOTD), some of us have used it, and from time to time one of their giveaways will show up here.

If you like games, they now have another site: Game Giveaway of the Day.(GGOTD)

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Two Free Portable Application Launchers

By sheer coincidence I was notified about two different application launchers on the same day. I've had a quick look at each and they are both impressive though they adopt very different approaches. They are tiny downloads and don't need installing so try them both and see which one best suits your style of working.

Appetizer

Here's what the developer Laurent Cozic wrote:

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