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.

The Best Journaling App for iPhone

Journaling might seem silly on the surface, but a journal is extremely useful as both a permanent record of your thoughts and as a cathartic release. Regardless of how you plan to use a journal, our favourite on the iPhone is Day One.

Play Minecraft On the C.H.I.P. and PocketC.H.I.P.

Everyone’s favourite building game, Minecraft, is now up and running on the $US9 ($13) C.H.I.P. computer and its $US59 ($82) handheld counterpart.

TWRP’s Official App Helps You Update Your Custom Android Recovery

Android: For those who root their phones, custom recoveries are a godsend. Few are as useful or as popular as the Team Win Recovery Project (or TWRP), and now you can download a TWRP installer straight from the Play Store.

Duet Display Adds the MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar to Any iPad

Duet Display is our favourite “second screen” app for iPad that extends your desktop computer’s screen to your iPad. Today, Duet Display gets an update that adds in Touch Bar support, which means you can emulate the new MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar on any iPad.

Rocket Easily Adds Slack-Style Emoji Search to Your Mac

We’ve seen a few different ways to add Slack-style emoji search to your Mac, but Rocket’s probably the simplest way to do it.

BW Dance Turns Music Into Vibrations and Visualisations for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

iOS/Android: The beautiful thing about music is that you can hear it, but in a way, you can also feel it. BW Dance turns music into vibration signals and flashing lights so the deaf and hard of hearing community can visualise, feel, and dance to music.

The Cheapest NBN 50 Plans

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

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