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.

What is Pokémon Go and why is everyone talking about it?

First, my friend caught the charmander in the supermarket. Then the flood began: Diglettes on the steering wheel. Reichorn at the bar. Magikarp in a frying pan. They are all Pokémon to catch in the new Pokémon Go game. You’ve probably heard about it, but what is it and why is everyone obsessed with it?

How to block all messages about Pokémon Go

I love Pokémon Go , but I understand why all the news about it can be a little overwhelming if it’s not your cup of tea. Here are a couple of tools to get your head above the water if you’re drowning under a poke wave.

You can now jailbreak on almost any Kindle

Hacking the Kindle has a number of advantages, including installing custom screensavers and software, but recently, the availability of hacking has been limited to a small number of firmwares. He is now seeing a much broader release.

How to Build a Retro Style Game Console on a Raspberry Pi for $ 35

Since its release, the $ 35 Raspberry Pi mini computer has been hailed as the ultimate all-in-one retro gaming console. This is now easier than ever to do and doesn’t require any Linux knowledge. Here’s how to make your own retro video game console in less than 10 minutes.

New Google Keyboard with Theme Chooser finally arrives on the Play Store

Android: A couple of months ago, Google released a new version of its keyboard that lets you choose your own color scheme or background photo . Now this version is finally arriving in the Play Store.

Desktop The Pier’s End

When Sebastian presented his desktop, we were ready to share it as it is, but then he hooked up to a project on Behance that included this beautiful video of it all in action. This is a nicely designed version of the system’s user interface, and it has many components included, so you can do it yourself. Here’s how.

Moment, an iPhone app that tracks your usage, now shows you how long you’re in apps

iOS: We were fans of Moment when it launched a couple of years ago , but one problem with the app was that it could only track overall iPhone usage. Now you can really increase your user base with the new app tracker.

Snorelax alarm will wake you up earlier if there is traffic backup

iOS: If you’ve ever turned off your alarm in the morning just to find out later that there is a traffic jam or congestion that makes you late for work, even if you got up on time, Snorelax can help you. The app uses current and historical traffic data to wake you up early enough to compensate for any travel delays.

Better Notes for iPhone organizes your notes with hashtags

iPhone: There are countless note-taking apps available for your iPhone, but there is a little trick in Better Notes that is worth taking a look at. Rather than having to deal with tags or folders to organize, it lets you create Twitter-like hashtags that are easy to search.

Camera + for iPad has improved design and improved editing tools

iPad: Camera + on iPad isn’t as necessary as its iPhone counterpart, but today’s app enhancements may change that. Namely, in addition to a much-needed interface update, the app now features a massively improved editing tool.

Storm It lets you post long tweets as “Tweetstorms”

Android: In Twitter language, a “storm tweet” is a string of multiple tweets that is read as one long message. Basically, it’s a way to get around the character limit on Twitter signatures, and Storm It helps automate the process when you just have something to say.


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