Software

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...

Pixelorama – Open Source Editor for Pixel Art

Pixelorama is an open-source application designed for creating pixel art. It was built using Godot – an open-source, multi-platform 2d and 3d game engine. Although still in baby stages, Pixelorama already boasts a clean user interface and a long list of features that enable users to get started with pixel art projects.The Pixelorama update is version 0.6 and it ships with a handful of exciting...

New Free Android Apps of May 2020

Are you on a hunt for some fresh yet engaging apps for your android phone? Want to spend your lockdown period constructively? Well, your search ends here as we bring you some of the recently launched apps for android phones.So brace yourself and explore some enriching and entertaining applications induced with high designs and clever ideas.This article will introduce you to some of the recently...

Microsoft Teams Key­board Short­cuts to Use It Like a Pro

Microsoft Teams is a hub that combines communication and collaboration tools to enable teams to work together in a strategic, natural manner. It features a workplace chat, file storage, video meetings, integration with the complete suite of Microsoft software, and other software. Just like with any software, key bindings are paramount to employing a master workflow, and Microsoft Teams is filled...

Jarnal – An Open-Source Digital Note-Taker and PDF Annotator

Jarnal is a Java-based digital note-taking and sketching app you can use to create journals, presentations, and annotations on documents including PDF using a stylus, mouse, or keyboard.It is reminiscent of Microsoft Windows’ Journal, Mimeo whiteboarding, and Palm note-taking applicationsFeatures in JarnalFreeware: Notelab is free for everyone to download and useOpen Source: Contribute to the...

Ivacy VPN – An Award-Winning VPN for All Platforms

The digital world is undoubtedly a dangerous place and that’s why the importance of a VPN can never be overemphasized. VPNs work by encrypting the traffic from users’ machines to the exit point of the VPN network in order to protect their identity from leaking when an adversary gets a hold of their IP address.VPNs also enable users to bypass the restrictions that Internet service providers,...

How to Use WhatsApp Web on Your PC

WhatsApp (also WhatsApp Messenger) is a free, cross-platform instant messaging and Voice over IP software that enables users to send text and voice messages, make voice and video calls, share media files such as mp3 and voice notes, document files, location pins, and other types of attachments.The last time FossMint covered the app, there wasn’t an official desktop client . It has been 2 years...

How to Trace the IP Address of Original Sender of an Email

There are different reasons why you may want to be able to trace an email to its source IP, one likely reason being that you want to find out the origin of that those annoying emails that consistently dodge your spam filter, or you want to confirm the origin of an email requesting for sensitive information. You can accomplish this task using its IP address.Not sure what an IP address is? Think of...

How to Take and Annotate Screenshots with Ksnip in Linux

I recently stumbled upon a nice snipping tool and although I’ve covered a few snipping tools on FossMint before, I figure this one is a good addition to the list. Ksnip is a lightweight free and open-source cross-platform screenshot tool for taking screenshots and quickly adding annotations. It is Qt-based and features a well-organized user interface with readily accessible controls for adding...

How to Get a Email Domain for Your Website

An email domain is a string of text that comes after the '@' character in an email address e.g. is the contact address to which you can send all administration inquiries and it shows the company brand.You will agree that it looks a lot more professional than having a company email address that uses a domain name from Yahoo, Google, or Hotmail, especially when pitching proposals to prospective...