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.
Chrome: Flatbook (formerly Facebook Flat) has been around for a while, but when a developer let us know about some of the changes he was making to it, we took another look. Sure, it looks great and saves Facebook from the clutter that makes it difficult to navigate.
iOS / Android: Most of us run best in cool and cloudy weather, so in the summer you need to closely monitor the hourly forecast to find the best time to beat the heat. The Weather Channel app can now do the job for you.
This OS X desktop is simple, elegant, and combines a few simple widgets with gorgeous wallpapers for a great effect. If you like what you see, here’s how you can customize it, customize your own menu bar, and give your Mac the same look.
Microsoft Planner, a new tool that helps teams track and collaborate on projects, launched today for Office 365.
There are dozens of Twitter clients for the iPhone, but the official Twitter app and third-party Tweetbot are two of the most popular. One is free, the other is fairly expensive at $ 9.99. Let’s take a look at the main differences between the two and see if the difference in experience is worth the difference in cost.
Android / iOS (beta): You probably use your phone as an alarm clock and you can even use it to play music instead of your regular alarm, but what if you could use your favorite speakers or home stereo instead to wake you up? metal speakers on your phone? This is what Sleepcast does.
Mac: You have tons of great launchers on your Mac, and even the built-in Spotlight does the job well enough for most of us. If you’re looking for something a little different, Lacona is an app currently in beta that uses a natural language input approach.
Android: If you’ve used Facebook Messenger for a long time, you may remember those glorious days when it could handle your SMS messages too . For some reason, Facebook took the feature down, but it’s back in the latest Messenger beta.
VitalSigns for Mac is a notification center widget that tracks system temperature, RAM, and fan speed.
Mac: Keeping track of the various sensors on your Mac is easy enough with System Monitor , but if you’re looking for a free and easy option, VitalSigns dumps information from various sensors into your Action Center.
iPhone: If you’re on the go, buttons aren’t always easy to control music on your iPhone. Swysh is an iPhone app that allows you to use simple motion gestures to switch between songs.