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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.