Last Week’s Top Downloads

Last 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 last week.

This All-In-One System Rescue Toolkit Has Just the Right Tools to Troubleshoot Your PC

There’s no shortage of system rescue and repair discs you can download and keep handy for when your PC gives you problems, but this one, from reader Paul, is streamlined, simple, and has only a few effective tools on it (and no bloat!)

Install Android TV on a Raspberry Pi and Sideload Apps

If you don’t mind dealing with a bit of instability, you can now install an unofficial version of Android TV on a Raspberry Pi 3.

Are Meditation Apps Worthwhile?

Meditation apps can help you carve out time in your day to meditate, and can teach you how to meditate or introduce you to new techniques. They range from simple timers to extensive series of lessons and subscription tutorials. Let’s look a few, and what they can do for you.

Ipsum Is a Journaling App for iPhone That Simplifies Writing into a Chat-Like Vertical Scroll

iPhone: When it comes to journaling apps on iPhone, it’s hard to beat Day One. Not everyone needs the complexity offered from Day One though, and if something a little simpler is more your thing, Ipsum is well worth a look.

Winnie Helps Parents Find Kid-Friendly Places and Activities

iOS: When you’re a parent, finding a good place go out with your kids isn’t as simple as just Googling local restaurants. Having the little ones in tow complicates things. How kid-friendly is the place? What’s the restroom situation? Is there stroller access? Winnie seeks to answer your parental queries.

Modern Atlas Helps You Plan Your Trip and Learn About Your Destination

iOS: Modern Atlas is one of many trip-planning apps that can organise what you want to see, do, and eat during your next vacation. Its focus is on the research portion, and gives you tons of information about your destination that you can use to plan the perfect trip.

Build Your Own Flickr Automatic Uploader with a Raspberry Pi

Earlier this year, Flickr locked its automatic uploading feature that pulls image files off an SD card and automatically uploads them to Flickr behind a paywall. If you don’t want to shell out the $US5.99 ($8)/month for that, GitHub user drcursor has a solution that uses a Raspberry Pi.

The Cheapest NBN 50 Plans

Here are the cheapest plans available for Australia’s most popular NBN speed tier.

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