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.
It's that wonderful time of year again. The Microsoft MSDN blog is offering another hefty collection of useful, totally free eBooks for you to download.
Android: Wouldn't it be great if searching the page of a book in the real world were as easy as hitting Ctrl-F on your keyboard to find a search term instantly? Now you can, with the help of your smartphone's camera and CTRL-F.
This desktop is simple enough, and Flickr user jsmorley explained that they wanted something just personalised a bit, but nothing over the top. The end result is this dramatic desktop that's also easy for anyone to duplicate. Here's how.
iOS: Duolingo is easily one of the most popular ways to learn a new language, and today the company's releasing Tinycards, a tool for learning much more than just a new language using flashcards.
Android/iOS: Calendars have always had a very simple design, but if you're not a fan, alternatives exist. One that totally rethinks things is Dials.
Polymail Is a Slick Looking Email App for iPhone and Mac with Extensive Email Tracking and Scheduling
iPhone/Mac: You have far too many email apps to choose from on iOS, but if you're still searching for the perfect app for your workflow, Polymail's an app that's worth a look.
Android: When we last asked what your favourite tool was for scanning documents, Lifehacker readers went with ABBY FineScanner by a narrow margin. Now, it's finally available on Android.
iOS: Scrivener is one of the best tools for organising your longform writing, but the lack of a mobile app has always been an issue. Today, that's finally remedied with the release of Scrivener for iPhone and iPad.