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.

Win10 Widgets Brings System Monitors and Other Native-Looking Tools to Your Desktop

This Week’s Top Downloads

Windows: Built-in desktop widgets left Windows with the end of the sidebar, but they have always been available with third party apps like the always-incredible Rainmeter. Win10 Widgets is a Rainmeter package that brings a lot of those informative widgets back to Windows in a way that looks natural in Windows 10.

iOS 9.3.3 Jailbreak Is Clunky, but Available Right Now

iOS 9 has been jailbroken for a while, but the smaller software iterations have been relatively untouched. Now, a clunky, Windows-only, and Chinese-language-only jailbreak is available for the newest iOS operating system.

The Momentum Inspired Desktop

This Week’s Top Downloads

Reader geeklibrarian‘s desktop is inspired by Momentum, one of our favourite Chrome extensions, and it looks beautiful. Peaceful and calming, but informative at the same time. Here’s how to get the same look.

Simple Habit Offers Easy, Five-Minute Meditations You Can Do Anywhere

This Week’s Top Downloads

iOS: We’ve discussed the topic of paid meditation apps before, but Simple Habit is a new option that offers simple, five-minute meditations designed for specific needs or times of the day. They help you relax, help you regain focus, or help you soothe a troubled mind.

Microsoft Pix for iOS Automatically Snaps and Edits Photos for the Best Possible Picture

iOS: Microsoft released a camera app for the iPhone thats main goal is to make it a little easier to take better photos without any extra effort from you.

The Speedtest Chrome Extension Tests Your Internet Speed without Leaving the Page You’re On

This Week’s Top Downloads

Chrome: The Speedtest web site has long been the go-to method of quickly testing your download speeds, but if you find yourself doing it a lot, you might want a more accessible solution. The Speedtest Chrome extension does just that.

Pocket Casts for iOS Gets a New Look, Adds Volume Boost, Dark Theme, and More

This Week’s Top Downloads

iOS: Up until recently, Pocket Casts was our favourite podcast manager for the iPhone. While it’s not our favourite anymore, it’s still very good, and if you’re a regular user, you’ll be happy to see a few improvements arrive today.

VisualRuler Uses Your Camera to Measure Real World Objects

This Week’s Top Downloads

iOS: Sometimes you need to get a quick measurement of something and you probably don’t carry a ruler around, but of course, there’s an app for that. VisualRuler gives you a decent estimate of an object’s dimensions using your phone’s camera.

You Can Now Get Add-Ons For Google Docs and Sheets on Android

Android: Google Drive on the web comes with a ton of awesome and useful add-ons. Now, that power’s coming to Android. When using Docs or Sheets, you can install a selection of add-ons built specifically to extend the mobile apps’ functionality.

Avis Now Lets You Browse and Exchange Car Rentals in Real Time

This Week’s Top Downloads

iOS, Android: Car rental company Avis has had its own app for a while, but they recently released an update that makes it a lot more useful. Customers can now browse their selection in real-time, exchange cars at the last minute, and get fuel and mileage readings straight from their phone.

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