Zoho is a suite of online productivity, collaboration and business applications that you sign up for and access from the Website. The applications are free for individuals and range from word processing and online presentation tool to invoice and database creations.

To date, Zoho has launched 19 different applications — from CRM to Mail, Reports, and Wikis. Zoho has received numerous awards, including an InfoWorld 2009 “Product of the Year” award, a 2008 PC World “25 Most Innovative Products Award” and a 2007 TechCrunch “Best Enterprise Start-up.”

Log Me In – Free Remote Access

LogMeIn’s free software allows you to remotely access any computer with an internet connection, from anywhere. You could also use you wireless PDA to access another computer remotely. It really gives you access when you need it. The setup is easy; you download LogMeIn’s free software to get started. Then you can access your home computer from your office, access your office while on vacation, or even do things like provide remote support for family members whose computers need your expertise. LogMeIn is PC and Mac compatible and keeps it simple with no proxy, firewall, or router configuration necessary. LogMeIn’s basic functions are absolutely free, and an upgrade offers additional advantages such as file transfer and remote printing.

Cost: FREE

Pidgin – Log In to Multiple Chat Networks


Pidgin is a handy tool that allows you to access your many chat networks such as AIM, Yahoo, or Gchat simultaneously. No more logging in and out of your various accounts, remembering ten passwords, or keeping five windows open. Talking to friends, family, or clients across multiple platforms shouldn’t have to be difficult; Pidgin simplifies by allowing you to use one client to access them all at once. It is compatible with AIM, ICQ, Google Talk, Jabber/XMPP, MSN Messenger, Yahoo!, Bonjour, Gadu-Gadu, IRC, Novell GroupWise Messenger, QQ, Lotus Sametime, SILC, SIMPLE, MySpaceIM, and Zephyr, as well as the ability to support many more with plugins. Pidgin’s software is free to download, free to use, and also free to modify if it suits your needs.

Cost: FREE