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.

Clean Google Calendar is the Beautiful GCal You Always Wanted

This Week’s Top Downloads

Chrome: If you’re a regular Google Calendar user, you know that it won’t win any design points. This Chrome app cleans up and streamlines its interface.

Plex Gets Its Own Kodi Add-On, Plex Media Player Now Available to Everyone

This Week’s Top Downloads

Plex and Kodi are two of our favourite home theatre apps, and now you can get both of them together. Plex just announced its new Kodi add-on so you can include your Plex library in Kodi.

Handle for Gmail Brings Your Email, To-Dos, and Calendar Together

Chrome/iOS: Handle is the productivity add-on that Google should have made. It seamlessly combines emails, to-do lists, and calendars to make Gmail your central productivity hub.

Spark, the Super Customisable Email App, Is Now Available On Mac

Spark, one of our favourite email apps for iPhone has made the jump to Mac. Now you can use all of your custom filters, gestures, smart notifications on your laptop or desktop — and it’s still free.

Avast’s Four Free Ransomware Decryption Tools Decrypt Locked Files

This Week’s Top Downloads

Ransomware, malware that enables attackers to disable systems or encrypt your data until you pay them, is on the rise. If you’ve become the victim of an attack, these four decryption tools might save the day.

Netflix Adds Offline Viewing for Phones and Tablets

This Week’s Top Downloads

Netflix will now let you download select shows so that you can watch offline. That means you can queue up your favourite shows to watch while you’re travelling or don’t want to use up your data plan.

The Highlands Desktop

This Week’s Top Downloads

This landscape may look like it’s steaming or on fire, but it’s just bright, rich colours of the time of day the photo was shot — and it makes for a beautiful wallpaper. Add a little customisation, and Nicolas has a great desktop worth sitting down at every day. Here’s how it’s all set up.

Microsoft’s Clip Layer Makes It Easy to Copy Text From Any Screen

This Week’s Top Downloads

Android: Some apps in Android allow you to copy text, but not all of them. The ones that do might make it harder than it needs to be. Microsoft’s new Clip Layer simplifies the task to make your research way easier.

Castro Adds Widget Controls for Instant Podcast Listening on iPhone

This Week’s Top Downloads

iPhone: Castro is a great podcast manager for people who prefer to focus on individual episodes as opposed to full subscriptions, and today an update makes accessing those podcasts much faster.

This Week’s Top Downloads

SwiftKey has made all of the visual themes for their keyboard free for both iOS and Android. The themes adjust the colours and style of the predictive keyboard, but previously cost extra. No longer! That and more in today’s news.

The Cheapest NBN 50 Plans

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