This Week's Top Downloads

Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from this week.

Teach Your Kids How to Code with Minecraft or Star Wars Tutorials

This Week's Top Downloads

Programming is a valuable skill for kids of all ages to pick up, and when they learn by playing with their favourite characters and games it's even more fun. Code.org has two new tutorials that will appeal to many kids based on Minecraft and Star Wars.

Google Photos Can Now Free Up Space on Your Phone

This Week's Top Downloads

Photos and videos tend to take up the bulk of our devices' storage space. If you find you're running out of space on your phone, Google Photos has a new feature that will let you bulk delete photos and videos that have already been stored online.

The Mars Approach Desktop

This Week's Top Downloads

This Arch Linux desktop features a beautiful photo of Mars floating in the dark, but that's not all that's interesting about it — transparent terminal windows and resource indicators round out what's actually a very productive setup. Here's how to make it your own.

Xposed Framework Rolls Out For Android Marshmallow 6.0

This Week's Top Downloads

Android (root): The awesome Xposed framework, which allows you to roll your own customised version of Android, has now been updated to work with Android Marshmallow.

Real Talk Offers In-Depth Career Advice from People in Interesting Fields

This Week's Top Downloads

Android/iOS: If you've ever wanted to hear what it's like to be a veterinary tech, industrial designer, urban planner, or even hair stylist to a superstar, Real Talk puts those experiences — and more — right in the palm of your hand. Hear from people actually doing the job, see their backgrounds, and read how much they make.

SaveHollywood Turns Any Movie Into a Screen Saver on OS X

This Week's Top Downloads

Mac: Screen savers aren't exactly the most exciting affair, but if you've ever wanted to use a video file as a screensaver, SaveHollywood is a simple, free way to do it.

The Light Cards Home Screen

This Week's Top Downloads

A nice, organised home screen layout can make your phone feel that much nicer to use. This design employs a few animated flourishes to accent its subdued and simplified interface.

Live Start Page Adds Live Wallpapers to New Tabs in Google Chrome

This Week's Top Downloads

Open up a new tab and get greeted by a stunning, moving view. That's the concept behind Live Start Page, which also adds a clock and to-do list to your start page.

LaunchCode Launches Apps with Gestures on iOS

This Week's Top Downloads

iOS: You have a few great options for launchers on iOS, but LaunchCode takes a different approach by integrating the standard Notification Launcher with a fun gesture system.

Google Fit Now Tracks Your Runs, Plugs Into Sleep and Nutrition Apps

This Week's Top Downloads

When Google Fit first came out, it was little more than a step counter, but now it's stepping up its game. You can now track your runs, and plug into third-party apps that track things like sleep and nutrition.


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