This Week’s Top Downloads

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.

Kodi Gets a Brand New Default Skin That You Can Try Out Now

Kodi, one of our favourite home theatre apps, has used the same Confluence skin as its default since 2009. Now, there’s a new skin in town and it looks pretty sweet.

The Best App Launcher for iPhone

The iPhone doesn’t support app launchers in the same way as OS X, but that doesn’t mean app developers haven’t come up with clever workarounds. Case in point, our pick for the best launcher, Launch Center Pro lets you launch not only apps, but specific actions within apps.

How to Install the Android N Developer Preview On Your Nexus Phone or Tablet

Today, Google quietly released a developer preview of Android N. If you’re one of the lucky few with a Nexus 6, 5X, 6P, 9, Nexus Player, or Pixel C, here’s how to install it and try out the new hotness.

Write!, the Elegant Distraction-Free Writing App, Comes to the Mac

OS X: Write!, a good-looking writing tool (previously Windows-only), now has a Mac version that brings all of its best features over, including auto-saving, cloud-synced documents, offline editing, day and night editing themes, unlimited undo, and more.

The NXT Nebula Desktop

Reader ravenclawwit stumbled on the NXT theme for Rainmeter, and put it to great use in this beautiful, functional desktop. That circle in the upper left? It’s actually a dock, packed with shortcuts. Here’s how it all works, and how to set it up.

Waze 4.0 Brings a New Interface, Smart Reminders, ETA Panel and More

Android: Waze, one of our favourite mapping apps, released a new version version for Android today. Waze 4.0 comes with a brand new interface, smart reminders based on your calendar events, and a lot more.

Ulysses, the Powerful Text Editor for iPad and Mac, Is Now on iPhone

Ulysses is one of the best writing tools available for Apple devices and today it’s finishing off its trilogy with the release of the iPhone version of the app.

MONIT Is a Free System Monitor for Mac that Lives in Your Notification Center

Mac: System monitors are one of those brands of apps that are nice to keep around, but most of us don’t feel like paying for one. If you don’t mind a bit of simplicity, MONIT is a free, open source system monitor that lives in your Notification Center.

Papier Lets You Jot Down Quick Notes in a New Browser Tab

Chrome: A simple pocket notebook is great for jotting down quick thoughts or notes, but maybe you prefer to stay digital. Papier is a simple browser extension that lets you type quick notes just by opening a new tab.

This Chrome Extension Blocks Distracting Web Sites, Insults You to Get Back to Work

Chrome: If you need a little help getting off of Facebook or Reddit and getting things done, Go Fucking Work for Chrome has that in droves — and yes, that’s its name. No nonsense, no frills, just sharp, pointed advice.

The Trello Chrome Extension Lets You Quickly Search Your Boards and Create Cards from Any Website

Awesome life organising tool Trello recently came out with a Chrome extension that will make accessing and adding to your boards much faster and simpler.