Top Downloads This Week

Every week we share the number of downloads for all platforms to help you get started. Here are the top downloads this week.

Daily Playlist – A carefully curated Spotify playlist is sent every day

Android / iPhone: Sometimes the best way to discover new music is to dig at random. For example, Playlist a Day is an app that will send you one themed playlist every day so you can find something new to listen to.

Set Animated GIF as Mac Wallpaper

Mac: Tired of using those boring static images as wallpaper. If you want to spice up the image a bit, GIFPaper app can set any GIF as wallpaper.

Connections is a contacts app with notes and reminders for each person

Android: Microsoft’s Android apps are surprisingly good . One of the most recent Microsoft Garage apps is Connections, the Contacts app that lets you create notes and reminders for each contact.

Airmail for iPhone is an email app for people who love to customize

iOS: Airmail has long been our favorite email app in the uncluttered Mac app market , and today it has made its way to the iPhone, where it faces much fiercer competition. While it doesn’t have one trick to set it apart from the others, it allows you to do just about anything you want with it.

Talkey generates smart replies to text messages and sends them with one touch

Android / Android Wear: Talkey analyzes your incoming text messages and intelligently generates clear language responses appropriate for the message. It’s perfect for when you’re busy and don’t have time to type a long message, and it even works with the touch of your Android smartwatch if you have one.

Remember milk is undergoing a major overhaul with new apps, new designs and new features

Internet / Mac / iOS / Android / Blackberry / Fire: Remember the Milk was one of the first really big apps , and today it is again vying for that spot with a massive overhaul of each of its apps.

AirDroid can now share clipboard and keyboard with your PC

Airdroid is one of our favorite ways to control Android phone remotely . Now, in the new update, you can use your computer keyboard to enter text on your phone and even use clipboard access.

Make it easy to use your FlashAir Wi-Fi SD card with these apps

We’re fans of the Toshiba FlashAir Wi-FI SD Card because it’s cheap and does the job well enough, but it still lacks some features. Lifehacker reader Chris notes that you can actually add some functionality with third-party apps.

Hammerspoon is a powerful free automation tool for OS X

Mac: OS X has all sorts of automation tools, from the built-in Automator to commercial options like Keyboard Maestro . Hammerspoon is another tool that sits in the same location, but works a little more than AutoHotKey .

Swipe to turn off your Windows touchscreen computer using this shortcut

Do you have a laptop or tablet with a Windows touchscreen and want more control with taps and swipes? Here’s a slide-to-shutdown shortcut.

Zoho Showtime is an interactive web slideshow presentation tool including PowerPoint

If you do a lot of public speaking or giving presentations to people, Zoho Showtime can make your life (and work) easier. Showtime makes it easy to answer questions from your audience, let them save slides or go back to previous ones, and you can control the presentation from your phone.

Best Photo Management Alternative for Android

Your phone is probably the centerpiece of your digital photo collection, so you can have a better photo manager as well. With its tagging system, easy-to-browse interface, and user-friendly privacy features, Focus is our top choice.


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