Packt Publishing have a lot of good premium books and everyday they put up a premium book for download for free. You could get a premium book a day by going to the Free Learning eBook page. I chose to automate the process and have the book grabbed automatically to my PacktPub account everyday. I have made the script available on Github for anyone who is interested to do the same: PacktPub Grabber.
SORRY THIS NO LONGER WORKS. Import.io REMOVED THEIR FREE PLAN AND I JUST COULDN’T PAY TO KEEP THIS RUNNING.
I recently came across this promotion, and thought I’d share it here; it has been a while since I last posted about any freebies (or any post for that matter.)
A little late in sharing this wonderful news. If you don’t know yet, JetBrains, the developer of awesome IDEs like IntelliJ IDEA and PhpStorm have made their products free for students. And guess what? This is unlike other free-for-students offer. Most of the free-for-students discounts are limited to students of US university and colleges only. The way to check whether a person claiming to be a student to avail these sorts of discounts is in fact a student or not, is to make him use his university provided email address.
For those of you unaware of it, DreamSpark is a Microsoft program wherein students are provided with Microsoft products at no charge at all. To make use of this facility, you need to verify that you’re infact a student. There are a number of ways to do this, but using a .edu email is the easiest one. This proves that the person is in fact a student since a .edu email address is assigned by a education institution and isn’t open to everyone (not true all the time, as you will read below.) In this article, you are going to learn how you can get a DreamSpark account for free.
MyThemeShop provides premium WordPress themes, but it has recently introduced a new free theme on the WordPress Themes repository and for the promotion of the same free theme, has introduced a new offer.
AVG has recently extended its relationship with Yandex, Russia’s leading Internet search provider and is now giving away free licences of its Android antivirus : Antivirus Pro v3.3. These licences are perpetual, meaning, you will have the premium antivirus forever – the licence does not have an expiry date.
On the 15th anniversary of .NU domains, DirectRegister.com is giving away .nu domains free for a year. All you have to do is signup on the site and you’re ready to go.
It seems like Kaspersky China is giving away 1 years licence of Kaspersky Antivirus 2013 for free. According to the site, they are currently collecting the user data and will be sending the licence code to the email addresses of the users anytime between May 31 and June 1.
ESET NOD32 Antivirus 6 is the latest antivirus product from ESET. It provides protection from all offline and online threats and uses online reputation database to compare files. Unlike other antivirus programs, it starts file scan when the download is in progress which helps to decrease the scan time. It also provides protection from phishing, unauthorized copying of your data to external devices, and changes to programs. The official site provides a 30 day trial of the product, but here we have a method to get yourself 3 months of extended licence of the antivirus for free.
Emsisoft Anti-malware is considered to be one of the best anti-malware product available on the Internet. It makes use of two antivirus technologies and thus is often referred to as a dual scanner. Although a dual scanner, Emsisoft have been claiming that their product is faster and lighter than other Antivirus programs. It provides three layer of protection : prevents you from accessing dangerous and fraudulent websites, runs real time file scan on the background, and monitors the behavior of active programs and lets you know if it notices anything suspicious.
Kaspersky is giving away fully functional, 6 months’ licence of its product – Kaspersky Pure 3.0. Pure is not just an antivirus, it’s an overall security solution with many features.