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.
I am terrible at saving money, hate studying personal finance, and tend to have a carpe diem mentality when it comes to buying the things I want. Fortunately, several automated savings apps have allowed me to hold my money harder by doing most of the hard stuff for me.
Windows / Mac / Linux / Chrome: DuckieTV is a handy and reliable calendar to keep track of the TV shows you watch, and automatically search for torrents with new episodes and download them to your hard drive.
iOS / Web: Most apps that automatically create things like images or web pages end up looking like crap. The new free Adobe Spark app might perform slightly better than most others.
When you really need to keep your files safe, you need encryption. We’ve covered the basics before and even rounded up your favorite encryption tools , but today we’re presenting two of the most popular options for Windows to see which one best protects your sensitive data.
Pixelmator’s new update, 3.5 Canyon, includes quick selection and magnetic selection tools, and touch-up enhancements for the Mac Photos app.
We don’t have enough dual-monitor desktops in our desktop showcase , so when we see one – especially one as beautiful as this one – we have to highlight it. Best of all, there is nothing special about it and is easy to customize if you have two of your own displays. Here’s how.
OS X: Airmail , one of our favorite email apps on Mac , has tons of new features today, including smart folders for easier mail sorting, VIP contacts and notifications, creating an email queue to send later, and more.
Android / iOS: The Amazon Echo is a cool little device that can do a lot with voice commands. However, it becomes useless if you leave the room. The Roger walkie-talkie app will help you with this.
Web / Chrome / Android / iOS: We’ve shown you how to encrypt your email using PGP , but it can be tricky to get started. Passlok is a web, mobile, and Chrome app that makes the process easy, and there’s a Chrome extension that even integrates with Gmail, Outlook, Yahoo, and more.
Android / iOS: If you are a music lover, especially electronic music, Beatactive can be a great workout companion. Beatactive syncs upbeat tunes, bodyweight exercises and a DJ that guides you through every workout.
Android: Want to be reminded every time you look at your smartphone? ReNotify lets you add permanent notes to the notification bar that won’t disappear when you click the Dismiss All Notifications icon.
Android. Before you hit the road this summer, you’ll need a suitable vacation playlist. TripAdvisor now helps by compiling playlists from Google Play Music based on the city you’re traveling to.