MakeUseOf: The 6 Best Free Website Hosting Services

MakeUseOf: The 6 Best Free Website Hosting Services. “Need to create your own website? It’s easier than you’d think, especially nowadays with all the handy services and platforms out there—not to mention all the free web hosts you can pick from. Keep reading to be pointed toward the best free web hosts and most popular free web hosting services currently available.”

Make Tech Easier: 8 Calling Apps to Make Free Phone Calls From Anywhere

Make Tech Easier: 8 Calling Apps to Make Free Phone Calls From Anywhere. “Ditch mobile calling plans and opt for calling apps to make free calls over Wi-Fi. They’ll also work over mobile data, but make sure you’ve got unlimited data so you don’t get hit with overages. While some of these apps give you your own number, others require both parties to have the same app. Either way, they’re free and you can call, text, and even video chat as much as you want.”

ReviewGeek: Freevee’s Latest Free Channels Features Cooking, Music, and Nostalgia

ReviewGeek: Freevee’s Latest Free Channels Features Cooking, Music, and Nostalgia. “Freevee, Amazon’s free streaming service formally known as IMDB TV, has always offered free content to watch with ads. But ‘free’ doesn’t mean much without something actually good watch. Now the service is getting ready to add even more, and there’s a little something for everyone.”

MakeUseOf: 4 Free Sites and Extensions for Online Text-to-Speech Tools

MakeUseOf: 4 Free Sites and Extensions for Online Text-to-Speech Tools. “There are a whole host of different benefits that you can achieve with text-to-speech, no matter who you are or what you’re doing. But downloading various programs onto your computer just to give text-to-speech a try can be a bit of a daunting task. Fortunately, there are plenty of online services that allow you to achieve the same functionality as many text-to-speech services without having to worry about any downloads.”

MakeUseOf: 6 Truly Free Online Image Editors for Photoshop Effects (No Limitations)

MakeUseOf: 6 Truly Free Online Image Editors for Photoshop Effects (No Limitations). “Plenty of free image editors online do wondrous things like remove backgrounds from photos or upscale picture sizes. But usually, these have some restrictions. You’ll find limitations like only editing five images in the free account or exporting images at a really low resolution. So we set out to find free online image editors with no restrictions or limitations that don’t affect a normal user.”

MakeUseOf: The 11 Best Places to Find Royalty-Free Sound Effects for Your YouTube Videos

MakeUseOf: The 11 Best Places to Find Royalty-Free Sound Effects for Your YouTube Videos. “When making YouTube videos, you need to ensure that you have the right to use particular sound effects. Many websites allow you to download royalty-free sound effects, but not all sites are created equal. This article introduces the best places to find royalty-free sound effects for your YouTube videos.”

MakeUseOf: How to Legally Download Movies to Watch Offline for Free

MakeUseOf: How to Legally Download Movies to Watch Offline for Free. “Almost all of us now use streaming services to catch the hottest new movies and TV shows. However, streaming still has one major flaw… you need an internet connection. Which means they aren’t all that convenient when you’re traveling. Fortunately, many of the best streaming services now allow you to download movies to watch offline; and all for free, as part of your normal account. So, in this article, we’ll show you how to download movies to watch offline, free and legally.”

WIRED: How to Use Microsoft Word for Free

WIRED: How to Use Microsoft Word for Free. “WHEN IT COMES to word processing, most people—and most businesses—still think of Microsoft Word. Whether it’s a résumé or an essay, it’s most likely to come as a .docx file, the universally recognized default file format used by Word, and whomever you’re working with probably wants one in return. There’s just one problem—you need to pay a one-time fee or a recurring subscription to use Microsoft Word as part of a Microsoft 365 subscription … or do you?”

Dallas Morning News: Dallas Opera opens up online streaming service for all listeners

Dallas Morning News: Dallas Opera opens up online streaming service for all listeners. “The Dallas Opera has eliminated the subscription fee for its online streaming service… Most videos will be free, and some will be available at a low price…. Launched last April, the service provides a range of prerecorded videos, including past productions, recitals and concerts; kid-friendly shows; behind-the-scenes programs; imaginative opera videos created for online audiences and all episodes from the Dallas Opera Network, which features opera singers and instrumental musicians in digital mini-series.”