It’s that time of the week again when we round up the most popular as well as the less-popular but equally useful apps, tips and tweaks that you may have missed during your hectic workweek. This time around, we discuss the popular Themer app and a new web browser for Android, an easy way to modify timestamps on Windows, a useful Chrome extension for quickly navigating within webpages, and a nice iPhone app for hardcore cricket fans, among other excellent apps and tips.
Hands-On With Android Theming App Themer By MyColorScreen
If there’s one thing Android does better than any other smartphone platform, it’s customization. There are virtually limitless ways in which you can change the look and feel of your device. If, however, you are looking for an easy way to apply themes to your Android smartphone, look no further than Themer by MyColorScreen. In the article linked below, we go hands-on with the app’s private beta.
Mercury Is One Of The Most Powerful & Feature-Rich New Web Browsers For Android
Again, when it comes to web browsers, Android users are spoiled for choice whereas third-party iOS browsers are essentially slower versions of Mobile Safari with feature extensions (because of limitations put in place by Apple). Last week, Mercury made the jump from iOS to Android, packing the same strong set of features that, in our eyes, make it as good as established browsers like Firefox, Chrome, and Dolphin, etc.
‘Scrollbar of Contents’ Adds Heading Markers To Chrome Scrollbar For Quick In-Page Navigation
Websites with long, information-dense pages aren’t too easy to navigate around; ‘Scrollbar of Contents’ is a useful Chrome extension that aims to fix this by highlighting headings in webpages so you can quickly jump to your area of interest.
Modify Timestamp Metadata For Files With TouchPro For Windows
Every file you create in Windows has metadata associated with it, which tells you when it was created, last modified and accessed. If, for whatever reason, you wish to change this data in Windows, you can do so with a tool called TouchPro, right from within the native file Properties window.
Quickly Switch Between Android Apps Using Swipe Gestures With Switchr
By now, major mobile platforms have unanimously agreed on a cards-based multitasking app switcher. You hit a button to see cards of recently accessed apps, and tap one to get back into it. You can’t change this behavior on iOS or Windows Phone, but Android users can use tweaks like the recently covered Switchr to switch between apps using other gestures, in this case, a swipe in from the edge of the screen.
Install Several Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Stock Apps On Your S4
Thanks to the work of XDA-Developers Senior Member LastStandingDroid, a bunch of Samsung Galaxy Note 3 apps have been ported over to its slimmer sibling, the Galaxy S4. The post linked below will guide you through the installation of these apps.
Silk Lets You Build A Social Website For Any Kind Of Content
From what I understand, Squarespace is currently dominating the quickly-build-an-elegant-website market. If you’re looking for a nice, free alternative you should check out Silk, although you should understand that it is focused more towards creating good-looking, information-dense websites.
Automate Repetitive Tasks On Android By Recording & Repeating Touch Events Using RepetiTouch
A couple of months ago, we covered a Windows app called MouseController that let you record mouse clicks and repeat them based on a schedule in order to quickly perform repetitive tasks; in doing so, boosting your productivity. Well, there’s a similar app for Android now that does the same with taps.
MyScript Stylus Is An Intuitive, Gesture-Based Handwriting Keyboard Replacement For Android
Why should Galaxy Note owners have all the fun of handwritten input? MyScript Stylus can replace your system keyboard so instead of typing you can hand-write text. It works really well if you’re into that sort of thing. It converts text from handwritten to digital form in real-time and supports a bunch of intuitive gestures to speed up input and correction.
How To Bypass Redirected Links & Open Target URLs Directly In Firefox
Redirects are heavily used today on websites for tracking and analyzing traffic. If you find them annoying, you can use Redirect Bypasser to see the number of redirects and, of course, go straight to the final link. It’s only available for Mozilla Firefox at the moment.
Easily Download Different Google Apps Packages On Android With EasyGApps
It’s not too difficult finding the appropriate GApps package after flashing a custom ROM, but EasyGApps makes the process even easier! You can quickly find original as well BaNK, Slim and PA variants of GApps using this app.
Cricout For iPhone Elegantly Combines Sports With Social Networking
Watching and following sports is a social activity, so why are sports apps so anti-social? Cricout for iOS breaks the mold, allowing you to follow your favorite teams and their matches while also discussing them with your friends and experts of the field. Worth checking out for cricket fans.