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Simplenote goes Open Source – Great alternative for Google Keep?

Simplenote goes Open Source – Great alternative for Google Keep?

It’s always nice to hear that software becomes Open Source – so that everyone can read it’s code and can help improving it. Same goes for Simplenote now. At Automattic, we have a saying: We don’t make software for free, we make it for freedom In this spirit, we are announcing today that all of the […]

Want to try a new eye-candy browser? Try Colombo…

Want to try a new eye-candy browser? Try Colombo…

Today I want to present you a new app again, and this app is called “Colombo Browser”. The app is developed mainly by Riccardo Busetti (aka 512 Labs). I asked him why he started developing this app and he answered this: I started developing this app because I wanted to create a lightweight browser but […]

Lens Launcher – A new and awesome launcher

Lens Launcher – A new and awesome launcher

Which custom launcher do you use? Nova Launcher? Action Launcher? That are normal and very popular launchers. But Lens Launcher is different… Lens Launcher is an Android Experiment by Nick Rout directed to improve the usability of launchers. Instead of scrolling trough multiple pages and long lists, all apps are shown directly on the home-screen […]

WordPress for Android got a better post editor in the latest beta

WordPress for Android got a better post editor in the latest beta

The WordPress app for Android just got an update with a pretty nice and new editor. Now it doesn’t only support plain text or HTML editing. It got enhanced to support all the text formatting, quoting, listing etc. too. The update is still marked as RC (release candidate), that’s why you need to be part […]

Captionr – Use AI to see what’s on photos

Captionr – Use AI to see what’s on photos

I want to present you an app that’s more a sample to show what’s AI (artificial intelligence) is able to do than that it has a real practical use. The app tries to recognize objects on photos, which you can either choose from your gallery or take direct within the app. The result is then […]

EarthViewer Beta – Beautiful Earth-wallpapers

EarthViewer Beta – Beautiful Earth-wallpapers

Did you ever took Google Earth to fly around the world to discover some great looking parts of our planet? Either you did it or not, there’s a cool app called “EarthViewer”, that helps you to use the satellite images from our planet (made by Google) as wallpaper on your Android phone. The app, which […]

Revolutionary app: Monkey Tester

Revolutionary app: Monkey Tester

Do you ever wanted to know if you are a monkey or a goat? To get a clear result, there’s now a new app called “Monkey Tester” by the developer James Fenn. The app uses the Android APIs ActivityManager and UserManager. These APIs have the methods .isUserAMonkey() and .isUserAGoat() which use advanced monkey and goat […]