Hiri

Hiri

Web site: www.hiri.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: Email Clients
Platform: Linux, OS X, Windows
License: Proprietary
Interface: GUI
Programing language: Qt
First release: October 1, 2012
Rating:  star  star  star  star

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Hiri – a proprietary, business focused email client available for Windows, OSX and Linux operating systems, with modern look and feel and support for Microsoft Exchange, Office 365 and more (built for the Microsoft email ecosystem).

Goals of the Hiri are:
– Easily navigate your email and action your mails with our unique and powerful interface.
– Hiri will sync all of your calendar items from your existing account. Quickly add events and access shared calendars.
– Hiri is compatible with Active Directory – you can access your company’s entire GAL (Global Address List), including distribution lists. Add, Delete and edit contact details.

The application is available as a tree download trial for 7 days.

Hiri has been funded by Telefonica, Delta Partners, ACT Venture Capital, Enterprise Ireland and Angel investors Facebook and Linkedin.

Torch

Torch

Web site: torchbrowser.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: Web browsers
Platform: Windows
License: Freeware
Interface: GUI
Programing language: ?
First release: June 18, 2012
Rating:  star  star  star  star

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Torch – a Chromium based, all-in-one web browser for MS Windows users. The web browser has a built-in torrent feature to download files, a media grabber (audio/video) and some other extra features too. It is also compatible with all add-ons and extensions available in the Chrome store.

Features:
– MEDIA GRABBER – Torch Browser allows you to save audio and video from the web using the integrated Media Grabber.
– TORCH TORRENT – Torch Browser’s built-in torrent manager makes downloading torrent files simple. You can download torrents without the hassle of any additional software, and manage your torrent downloads straight from your browser.
– TORCH PLAYER – Torch Browser is the premiere browser for media lovers so it is only fitting that it include its own media player. Click Play on a torrent in Torch Torrent and it will automatically open in the stunning Torch Player.
– TORCH FACELIFT – Want your Facebook to fit your style? Visit Facebook with Torch Browser and click the Facelift button. With Facelift you can personalize your Facebook by changing the background, fonts, colors and more.
– TORCH MUSIC – Torch Music is a unique music portal which offers all your favorite music along with videos from YouTube. You can play full albums, or find the songs you love. Make your own playlist or click on the Wiz button to have a playlist made for you. With Torch Browser, you can easily control your music.
– TORCH GAMES- Click on the Torch Games button and you will find hundreds of games to play. All of the games are free and you can play them instantly, no waiting for downloads and no signing in.
– DRAG & DROP – Surfing the web has never been easier with Torch Browser’s new Drag & Drop feature. You can translate and search text or share links and photos.
– SHARE – Share links and sites on Facebook and Twitter with one convenient button.
– DOWNLOAD ACCELERATOR – Torch Browser offers a built-in Download Accelerator which speeds up your downloads. The technology works by dividing the files and downloading them simultaneously via multiple connections.

The project developer is Torch Media Inc.

Hotot

Hotot

Web site: hotot.org
Category: Network
Subcategory: Microblog Clients
Platform: Linux, OS X, Windows
License: GPL
Interface: GUI
Programing language: Python
First release: June 4, 2012
Rating:  star  star  star

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Hotot – a Python and WebKit based open source, lightweight, flexible microblogging client supporting Twitter and Identi.ca at this point of development.

Features include:
– Update/View Timelines
– Follow/Unfollow people
– Post status
– Reply tweets
– Post direct messages
– View people profile
– Native notification
– Global key-shortcut

The latest version of Hotot 0.9.8.14 was released in 2014.

Yandex Browser

Yandex Browser

Web site: browser.yandex.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: Web Browsers
Platform: Android, iOS, Linux, OS X, Windows
License: Freeware
Interface: GUI
Programing language: C++, JavaScript
First release: October 1, 2012
Rating:  star  star  star  star

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Yadex Browser – a stylish and secure, Chromium based web browser, with voice search and data compression.

The Yandex features are:
– View stories, news, and videos sourced from the internet based on your interests and presented as a feed with Zen.
– Reduce your data usage and speed up the loading of webpages and images when your internet connection is slow with the browser’s automatic Turbo Mode.
– Get rid of annoying ads on websites by integrating third-party blocking apps with ad blocking.
– Protect your personal data when using public Wi-Fi networks and stay away from harmful or fraudulent pages with the browser’s active security system Protect.
– Hide unrelated interface elements — ads, site menus, buttons, or widgets — and leave only the relevant text and accompanying images on the screen with Reader Mode.
– Surf the web in private using Incognito Mode — Yandex Browser will not keep track of your passwords, search queries, or browsing history in this mode.
– Customize your Yandex Browser with a wide array of backgrounds in the wallpaper library to suit any style or mood.
– Access your favorite websites and bookmarks on any of your devices – just allow syncing of your data via your Yandex account.

For user’s safety, downloaded files are scanned by the original security system and scanned using software created by Kaspersky.

Ynadex Browser is developed by the Russian web search corporation Yandex.

Six

Six

Web site: zserge.com/six.html
Category: Network
Subcategory: IRC Clients
Platform: Linux
License: ?
Interface: CLI
Programing language: C
First release: 2012 ?
Rating:  star

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Six – an open-source, text based IRC client mainly inspired by sic.

Six makes is easy to type and edit messages. Instead of raw input it uses readline, that’s why autocomplete and history can be easily implemented later. So, six is very small (~200 SLOC) and very hackable.

After your connected to the server and passed authorization step you can use these commands:
:j channel – join the channel
:l channel – leave the channel
:m nick msg – send message to the user
s nick – set default interlocutor to

The application author is Serge A. Zaitsev.

Geary

Geary

Web site: wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Geary
Category: Network
Subcategory: Email Clients
Platform: Linux, UNIX-like
License: LGPL
Interface: GUI
Programing language: Vala, GTK+
First release: May 4, 2012
Rating:  star  star  star  star

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Geary – a free and ope source email application built around conversations, for the GNOME 3 desktop. It allows you to read, find and send email with a straightforward, modern interface. It is written in Vala, which is based on WebKitGTK+. The project originally was developed by the Yorba Foundation (Adam Dingle is the Yorba founder) and then been adopted by the GNOME project.

Features:
– Quick email account setup
– Shows related messages together in conversations
– Fast, full text and keyword search
– Full-featured HTML and plain text message composer
– Desktop notification of new mail
– Compatible with Gmail, Yahoo! Mail, Outlook.com and other IMAP servers

Geary internally uses an SQLite database to store a local copy of emails and for indexing. It uses a fully asynchronous GObject-based IMAP client library. One feature that distinguishes Geary from other open source email clients is the conversation view.

QuiteRSS

QuiteRSS

Web site: quiterss.org
Category: Network
Subcategory: RSS Readers
Platform: BSD, Linux, OS/2, OS X, Windows, Portable
License: GPL
Interface: GUI
Programing language: C++
First release: 2012
Rating:  star  star  star  star  star

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QuiteRSS – an open-source cross-platform RSS/Atom news feeds reader. It has two layout modes—classic and newspaper, the classic layout has a three-panel view for the feed list, posts and browser.

Features:
– Embedded browser (Webkit core)
– Feed and news filters: new, unread, starred, deleted (for news until restart application)
– User filters
– Proxy configuration: automatic or manual
– Feed import wizard: Search feed URL if site URL was entered
– Adblock
– Click to Flash
– Mark news starred
– Automatic update feeds: on startup, by timer
– Automatic cleanup on close using criterias
– Enable/Disable images in news preview
– Ability to quickly hide feed tree (for comfortable viewing)
– Open feed or news in own tab
– Quick news filter and quick search in browser
– Sound notification on new news
– Popup notification on new news
– Show new or unread news counter on tray icon
– Minimize on system tray: on start, on close, on minimize
– Import/Export feeds (OPML-files)
– Portable (Windows)
– Free working set (Windows)
– Shortcuts
– Check for updates

The project developers are Aleksey Khokhryakov and Shilyaev Egor.

HexChat

HexChat

Web site: hexchat.github.io
Category: Network
Subcategory: IRC Clients
Platform: Linux, OS X, UNIX-like, Windows
License: GPL
Interface: GUI
Programing language: C
First release: July 6, 2012
Rating:  star  star  star  star

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HexChat – an IRC (Internet Relay Chat) client based on XChat, but unlike XChat it’s completely free for both Windows and Unix-like systems. HexChat was originally called XChat-WDK which in turn was a successor of freakschat.

It allows you to securely join multiple networks and talk to users privately or in channels using a customizable interface.

Features:
– Easy to use and customizable interface
– Cross-platform on Windows, OS X, and Unix-like OSes
– Highly scriptable with Lua, Python, and Perl
– Translated in multiple languages
– Fully open source and actively developed
– Multi-network with auto-connect, join, and identify
– Spellcheck, Proxies, SASL, DCC support
– A graphical GTK+ GUI
– Plugin API
– Multiple authentication methods including SASL
– Customizable notifications.

The project developer is Patrick Griffis.