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Information Resources

IMDb (Internet Movie Database)

A movie and TV show information database.

Google's Guide to Movie Showtimes

Movie showtimes via Google.

HTML, CSS, Javascript, Etc. Tutorials.


An online encyclopedia that anyone can contribute to. Online Courses

An online course website with a large library of courses on just about every subject software tool out there. Most local libraries have deals with where you can sign-in through your library account. Check your local library for additional details.

Software Resources

1001 Free Fonts

A free font collection.


This company offers free web server software for the Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, and Linux platforms. This software is easy to install and configure for most users through a web GUI.
--I've used and beta tested older versions in the past. It's not as extensive as Apache and not as robust but it serves it's purpose for basic web server needs. It can support PHP and other dynamic web server languages.(LloydBlack)


Browse through a collection of 31,090 free fonts.


Free Office Software Suite that's competitive to MS Office.

Media Chance

Software for image and video editing, including a selection of Photoshop plugins.


A very popular IRC client for the MS Windows. This is not freeware, lifetime registration is $20.

OpenOffice - Free and Open Productivity Suite

A multi-platform productivity suite that's competitive to MS Office.

Simplify 3D

Advanced Tools To Improve Your 3D Prints

Slack - "Where work happens."

Team based communication resource. The communication resource that FamiLAB uses. Slack has desktop and mobile applications that bring people together.

Photoshop CS2 on Snapfiles

This is an old version of Photoshop from 2005 which is now offered for free. Although it does not offer the latest and greatest features, CS2 is perfectly suitable for professional image editing and includes all the features that made Photoshop the industry standard.


This website features freeware and shareware listings for reviewed and tested software for MS Windows. The software listed is checked for viruses and other malware before being listed.
Latest Software Listings New and updated software listings on SnapFiles.


Computer remote control and support software. Free for personal use.


TightVNC is a free remote control software package. With TightVNC, you can see the desktop of a remote machine and control it with your local mouse and keyboard, just like you would do it sitting in the front of that computer.

Ultimate Font Download

Download over 10,000 fonts for $19.95. Font collection includes font manager and printable catalog.
At the time of this entry it was 11,416 fonts total.

UltraEdit - Text and Code Editor

An excellent full featured text and code editor with column editing support. A free trial is available but it does cost $99.95 when the trial expires and includes one year of upgrades. Mac and Linux versions are available.


This site offers information and software listings for video media files. There's forums, guides and software listings for freeware, trialware and paid software.

VLC Free Media Player

A multi-platform free media player.

Zhorn Software

A small assortment of freeware applications for MS Windows.

Web Tools

Web Tools are online resources and reference material that serve the purpose of providing information and services without having to install software onto your computer.

Free Online File Converter

Free online file converter for converting various media and data files.
Archive converter
Audio converter
Document converter
Online ebook converter
Hashes converter
Image converter
Video file converter

OpenDNS - DNS Servers

As this may not be a 'web tool' but they do offer an optional set of DNS servers which could serve as a backup.
OpenDNS IP Addresses:
OpenDNS FamilyShield IP Addresses: (Pre-configured to block adult content)
FamilyShield Setup Guide


Unicode character recognition
This is a tool to help you find Unicode characters. Finding a specific character whose name you don't know is cumbersome. On, all you need to know is the shape of the character!


Tinkercad is a free, easy-to-learn online app anyone can use to create and print 3D models.

Unicode characters List

Wikipedia article about Unicode characters. .

Online Shopping

An online shopping retailer that sells just about anything.
Also see Amazon Smile to help support FamiLAB.


A computer memory retailer. They also feature an application that can automatically detect what memory is compatible with your computer.

Dangerous Things

Custom gadgetry for the discerning biohacker. Sells implantable NFC tags and other biohacking electronics. (Sells xNT NFC Tags compatible with our front door.)

Digital Tigers

Online retailer of multi-monitor displays and workstations.


An online retailer that focuses mostly on LED flashlights.

Global Industrial

Industrial & Commercial Supply Company. They feature a wide range of products including but not limited to foam cutting and organizational products.

The Home Automation Store

An online retailer of a wide range of home automation products.

Last Exit to Nowhere

A UK online retailer that sells apparel featuring names of fictional companies from classic movies.

NEBO Tools

An online retailer of mostly LED flashlights, multi-tools and socket set tools.


Makers of the Nest learning thermostat, smoke/CO alarm, indoor and outdoor cameras.


Otterbox sells protective cases for mobile devices.

Roku - Streaming Media Players

Maker and seller of their own streaming media players.


An online retailer of a wide range of home automation products.


A popular office supplies retailer


An online retailer that specializes in nerdy and geek oriented gadgets and other goods.

A retailer that mostly specializes in electronics, computers and computer hardware.

Wicked Lasers

Online retailer of highend handheld lasers.

X10 Home Gadgets

An online retailer that features inexpensive home automation and cameras.

Zippo Lighters

Zippo's online store for Zippo lighters and accessories.

Package Tracking

DHL Express Package Tracking

Package tracking service for packages being handled by DHL.


Shipping service. Used by Amazon for same day delivery. Tracking can be done on their website.

FedEx Package Tracking

Package tracking service for packages being handled by FedEx.


LaserShip Shipping Service. Used by Amazon for same day shipping. Tracking can be done on their home page.

UPS Package Tracking

Package tracking service for packages being handled by UPS.

USPS Package Tracking

Package tracking service for packages being handled by USPS.

Real Life Social Resources

Meetup is the world's largest network of local groups. Meetup makes it easy for anyone to organize a local group or find one of the thousands already meeting up face-to-face. More than 9,000 groups get together in local communities each day, each one with the goal of improving themselves or their communities.

Orlando Nerds and Geeks Meetup

This group is for all the nerds and geeks in the Orlando area to get off that video game and make some RL (real life) friends! We have activities such as movie nights, video game nights, board game nights, group dinners, museum trips, convention trips, and much more.

(Lloyd Black created and edits this page. Please feel free to edit it but use care and keep the edits accurate and relevant to the topic. Last edit: 01/25/2017)