Software

Zenkit ToDo – A Simple Task Management for You and Your Team

The productivity software market is estimated to have hit $96.36 billion by 2025 after having grown at a rate of 16.5% CAGR. This highlights the increasing demand for solutions that help manage and monitor work processes.In a market flooded with solutions, there is still a lot of growth and opportunity for new tools, especially at a time when more and more people are working from home. Enter...

Xournal – A Journal App for Sketching and Note-Taking

Just recently we published an article on Write – an app with which you can enter text while maintaining your handwriting almost completely.Today, we introduce Xournal, a touch-based application for creating journals, sketches, and notes using a stylus. Xournal is open source, free to use, and easy to get up and running with. Its aim is to provide superior graphical quality and overall...

Transmission – A Cross-Platform BitTorrent Client for Linux

Transmission is a free cross-platform BitTorrent client built to be simple to use, lightweight, secure, and reliable. The open-source BitTorrent client just received a major update since 2018 in the form of version 3.0 and it is now packing a ton of function enhancements, bug fixes, and performance improvements.The latest Transmission ships with a new app icon on Linux platforms alongside a...

The Raspberry Pi 4 is Available With 8GB RAM

The Raspberry Pi is a series of single-board computers developed with the main purpose of promoting computer science education in schools and developing countries. Its line of computers is designed with affordability, portability, and extensibility in mind – factors that have significantly contributed to its popularity and increasing use in major fields of computing including Robotics and IoT,...

The Most Useful Mac Keyboard Shortcuts You Should Know

Keyboard shortcuts are an essential aspect of every productivity hacker’s workflow and the Mac operating system is famed for its long list of hotkeys designed to make users complete their work more easily and thus, quicker. In fact, it’s possible to operate your system from boot to shutdown without touching your mouse or trackpad – but the efficiency varies from task to task so wisdom is...

SMPlayer – A Free Media Player for All Formats

SMPlayer is a free and open-source media player built with codecs that enable it to play virtually all audio and video formats on Windows and Linux operating systems. It has a beautiful graphical user interface courtesy of the award-winning MPlayer with added features such as the option to download subtitles and play YouTube videos.Apart from housing all the features expected in any media...

Shortwave: A Modern Open Source Internet Radio Player for Linux

Shortwave is a free and open-source application for listening to Internet radio. It is named after shortwave signals which, ironically, have long-range and reflection properties that enable them to be received anywhere in the world. It features a modern user interface built using the libhandy library and a community database, radio-browser.info which is open to everybody to modify.Have you come...

Session: A Truly Secure Private Messenger for Linux

Session is a free and open-source end-to-end encrypted messenger designed for users who want to protect their freedom and privacy from all forms of surveillance. It works to encrypt all user communications without leaving any digital footprint by implementing a decentralized onion routing network system called onion requests.One of the best things about Session is that it does not require any...

Scribus – An Open Source Desktop Publishing Software

Scribus is a desktop publishing freeware and open source app mainly used for creating books, posters, brochures, magazines, flyers, newspapers, etc.Given its support for exporting projects to epub format (regarding e-book creation), it is one of the best alternatives to Adobe’s famous InDesign available in the market.Its User Interface is far from strange thanks to its typical arrangement of...

Scrcpy – Mirror & Control Your Android Phone from Ubuntu Desktop

I’ve covered software that enables users to control their Windows and Linux desktop from their Android smartphone or tablet, so today’s article focuses on showing you how to accomplish the reverse. After ransacking data archives, perusing listicles, and testing promising recommendations from colleagues, I’ve decided on the app that takes the cake and it goes by the name of Scrcpy. Scrcpy is...