Firefox Send

Firefox Send lets you share files with end-to-end encryption and a link that automatically expires. So you can keep what you share private and make sure your stuff doesn’t stay online forever. You may set the expiry based on the number of times the file is downloaded or the number of days from the date of sending. You can also select a secret password and share it with the recipient only, to get an added level of security.

Just select a file you wish to send, upload it and get (copy) a link which can be shared. You can share to any device and your recipient can be on any platform.

Firefox Send makes it simple to share large file sizes – perfect for sharing professional design files or collaborating on a presentation with co-workers. With Send you can share file sizes up to 1GB quickly. Sign up for a free Firefox account to send files up to 2.5GB.

A very simple, useful utility to share large files safely, instantly.    Android:  

Signal – Private Messenger

In these days of erosion of Privacy, it is very essential that we maintain confidentiality in all our communications. With Signal Private Messenger, privacy is possible and easy.

Once you download and install the app, you can you can communicate instantly while avoiding SMS fees, create groups so that you can chat in real time with all your friends at once, and share media or other files all with complete privacy. Signal’s servers never have access to any of your communication and never store any of your data, whether in raw or encrypted form. Signal uses an advanced end-to-end encryption protocol to keep your conversations private.

The app is free and open source. It uses your existing phone number and address book. There are no separate logins, usernames, passwords, or PINs to manage or lose. Just crystal clear sound and instant delivery of messages and files.

Currently, it is not available on tablets, but efforts are on to adapt to larger screen formats.

If you value your privacy and confidentiality, Signal is the way forward. All users with whom you communicate, need to have the app installed on their phones.

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The Weather Channel

The Weather Channel has the basics – detailed forecasts which can extend upto 2 weeks ahead!

You can get a personalized weather forecast and enjoy a new visual way to learn about your daily conditions. You can subscribe to live weather alerts and also get weather maps for pollen & weather forecast updates.

Using machine learning, it shows you the data that you interact with most often, putting it at the top of the page for easy viewing. It can also present interesting and important data in an optional “stories” feed. And die-hard fanatics can even get feeds of weather news beyond their neighborhood.

A small annual subscription will remove ads and give a pleasant user experience. 

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Kodi – Media Player

Kodi is a media player software. It is open source and free and anyone can contribute to the project. It is available across platforms – Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS and Raspberry Pi. It can play almost any type of media. If you have any movies or TV shows already downloaded on your device, you can organize them and play them seamlessly through Kodi. Alternatively, you can watch content from a variety of online services. Just like having your own private Netflix!

The official Kodi version does not contain any content what so ever. This means that you should provide your own content from a local or remote storage location, DVD, Blu-Ray or any other media carrier that you own. Additionally Kodi allows you to install third-party plugins that may provide access to content that is freely available on the official content provider website. Any other means of watching illegal content which would otherwise be paid for is not endorsed or approved by Team Kodi. 

Using Kodi can change the way you think about streaming media. It is free and capable of playing almost anything from anywhere and very intuitive to use.


Sun Locator Lite

Sun Locator Lite is a unique app which helps you forecast the sun / moon position. With this, you can anticipate lighting conditions in photography/filming, real estate, architecture, outdoor activities (e.g. setting up camp), solar panel positioning, gardening, and more.
When and where will the sun rise and set? When are the Blue hour and the golden hour? When and where will the moon shine tonight?

The Augmented Reality(AR) feature displays the solar position and lunar position directly overlaid on your device’s camera. Use the slider to set the time of day and directly track the solar movement. [A device with a magnetometer (compass) is needed to use the AR feature]
The Map feature displays the solar and lunar location, direction and shadow on a map to help you plan your activities.

All basic functions are free and for advanced functions, you may need to purchase the app online.

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WPS Office – Word, Docs, PDF, Note, Slide & Sheet

WPS Office is a very strong contender for a replacement for Microsoft Office. And you will love it because it is free – officially!

This is the smallest size (less than 37MB) and all-in-one complete free office suite on Android mobile and tablets, integrates all office word processor functions: Word, PDF, Presentation, Spreadsheet , Memo and Docs Scanner in one application, and fully compatible with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Doc and Adobe PDF format.

The free templates that are included are great for making good-looking documents on the fly. PDF Converter, PDF Reader and PDF Editor are all bundled in. You can automatically save office documents to the clouds: Dropbox, Google Drive, Box, Evernote and OneDrive. Keep your all documents always up-to-date via cloud service.

It also has a desktop version, which you can sync with, once you register and login.

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CalcTape Calculator with Tape

This simple app marries an old fashioned Calculator, with tape, to a Notepad.

You simply do your calculations as normal and the tape that flows out shows exactly what you have entered. If you have made a mistake, just go to that figure and amend it and your final calculation is just updated!
Did you miss a figure ? No problem: Just insert it in the right place easily by entering a new line. Just like a spreadsheet with a calculator interface.

Besides, you can add text next to each figure, to remember what it is, and also save the entire calculation as a note in the Pro version. The pro version also helps you create templates for your most often used calculations and create your own keyboard layouts.

This App is a must have and is your companion for all daily calculation needs and easily masters all scenarios you can imagine.

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Do you need to move goods from one place to another within the city? Tired of tempo wallas trying to pull a fast one on you? Try Porter – India’s largest market place for intra-city logistics.

Porter is a Fast, Reliable and economical mini truck booking app. You can save more than 30% with this app. Having a vast fleet of vehicles to choose from, you can track your rides in real time: truck location, driver contact details and more.

Just fire the app and give your source and destination locations and the type of vehicle you would require. You get an instant estimate and if you approve the same, the tempo or min-truck will be at your location in about 30 minutes!

No more haggling and a hassle-free experience.

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Meeting Planner by TimeandDate

Planning meetings across continents is always a challenge. Co-ordinating time zones across the world, adjusting for daylight saving time and identifying work / leisure hours can be very confusing. is a website which helps you do just that, along with a plethora of other useful functions relating to Time and Date.

The Meeting Planner app by calculates the most convenient meeting time and visualizes normal business hours, non-working hours, and nighttime in a simple traffic light scheme: green, yellow & red. The app takes all Daylight Saving Time clock changes worldwide into account.

Look for the green time slots to plan a business meeting, yellow times for private calls or meetings outside of normal business hours, and avoid the red hours if you don’t want to wake someone up.

Plan your meetings easily now – get the app today!

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pCloud is a Switzerland based cloud storage company which helps you save your local hard disk space. It offers multi-platform cloud storage that any user can use efficiently. The best part about this solution is that after you copy the files to the pCloud, you can delete it from your hard disk and then seamlessly keep using the files on your computer. This is especially useful for devices which have low memory like ultra-light laptops and mobile phones.

pCloud allows you to upload any type of file, without any size restrictions. If you need to encrypt your private files, you have that option too. The basic version comes free and for larger space and encryption, you need to pay.