Google offers free Wifi to its New York neighbors

Piggybacking off someone else's Wifi is generally frowned upon - but Google is planning to allow residents of a 10-block area near its offices in New York to have a free connection.

Nokia engineer shows how to hack Windows 8 games

A Nokia engineer has published a series of simple steps that allow users to hack Windows 8 games for free in-app purchases.

Virgin to give freqent flier a free trip to space

Nervous flyers may not wish to read any further - but if you ever planned to see the world, this is the time to do it.

NYC offers free Wifi from payphones

With payphones starting to look like relics of another era, the city of New York has found a way to give them a new lease of life.

Cable firms promise free Wifi roaming

Five cable companies have teamed up to open their Wifi networks to each other's subscribers.

Facebook offers free anti-virus

Facebook's struck a deal with five major security vendors allowing it to offer their anti-virus products for free.

Top universities to offer free online courses

Web-based courses from Princeton, Stanford, the University of Michigan and the University of Pennsylvania are now available for free from start-up Coursera.

Nokia offers new Lumia 900 for free

Nokia's offering a $100 credit to customers who bought the new Lumia 900 through AT&T - effectively making the phone free - and is extending the offer to anyone buying it in the next ten days.

MIT announces free online courses

MIT's announced plans for a fully-online electronics course open to anyone in the world - and completely free.

Security researchers go shopping for free

Security researchers at Microsoft Research and Indiana University say they've been able to get products for free or well below the correct price from several major online stores.

Google sponsors free in-flight WiFi for holiday travelers

Google’s Chrome browser team is teaming up with AirTran, Delta and Virgin America to provide free in-flight WiFi for holiday passengers. 

Arrogant Apple offers iPhone 4 bumper bribe

Apple CEO Steve Jobs is attempting to appease frustrated iPhone 4 owners by bribing them with free bumpers.

British Library releases thousands of free e-books

The British Library is promising 65,000 free e-books this spring, which means you no longer have any excuse for your ignorance of the classics.