Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from this week.
Apple’s iOS 9.3 is available today and introduces several new useful, interesting features, including a F.lux-like screen temperature changer based on time of day, password locks for notes, new shortcuts, and more. Apple rarely does anything big with its incremental updates, but this time it’s different.
Android/iOS: If you struggle to fall asleep sometimes, check out this app. MySleepButton helps knock you out by making you imagine random images.
Nik Collection, seven powerful photo editing desktop plug-ins from Google, has dropped its price from $150 to being completely free for everyone.
iOS: Day One just got a huge overhaul back in February, but it came at the hefty price of $10. If you didn’t snag it back then, you can download it for free through the Apple Store app right now.
When Google announced Android N, they showed off split-screen multitasking, which lets you use multiple apps at once on the same screen. That was kinda neat, but buried beneath the surface, though, is something even cooler: Freeform windows. Here’s what it looks like in action, and how to try it out yourself.
You can already install Chromium onto just about any computer out there, but that doesn’t include single board computers, like the Raspberry Pi or C.H.I.P. While it’s still early in development, Chromium OS for All SBC seeks to fix that oversight.
Chrome/Safari/Opera: There are a number of solutions for dealing with an inbox overwhelmed with spam, newsletters, marketing emails and so on. You can filter your mail, for example, or sign up for a service like Unroll.me to help you unsubscribe. However, Throttle is a free inbox management tool that attacks the problem at the source.
Mac/iOS: There’s been no shortage of apps of that seek to make the process of sending files, photos, clipboard contents and whatever else between iOS and Mac easier. Even Apple’s in on it with AirDrop. But one for the first apps to do it, DeskConnect, just got an update that brings in a bunch of modern features.
It’s been a while since we featured a desktop from our friend Joergermeister, and this Windows setup takes the cake. It’s clean, well organized, doesn’t overdo the widgets, and just looks good. Here’s how he made it.
Mac/iPhone: We love the Pomodoro technique for productivity and while one of the big benefits is that you don’t need a ton of technology to use it, that doesn’t mean some tech is not useful. FocusList is a small, but useful set of apps of that helps you plan out your day with Pomodoro in mind.
When you log in to Windows 10, your email address and possibly your picture is visible to anyone with physical access to your computer. If you’d rather that not happen, this handy tool can help.