Cloudike

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Web site: cloudike.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Backup and Sync
Platform: Android, iOS, OS X, Windows
License: Proprietary
Interface: GUI
Programing language: JavaScript, Python
First release: 2013 ?
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Cloudike – a software solution that enables mobile carriers and OEMs to offer a personal cloud service to customers. Designed to be offered on or off-premise, Cloudike has been proven to assist business goals such as customer engagement, retention and acquisition.

With the white-label personal cloud your customers will be able to upload, share, and access files from mobile or desktop. The solution is built to synergize with your existing mobile offerings and seamlessly integrate with your existing billing and authentication systems.

The white-label cloud can be branded and integrated as needed. It can integrate your existing billing methods or customize the very appearance of the cloud as you see fit

Using the latest technology available, the cloud has been engineered to offer top tier service at the most affordable pricepoint in the market.

The deployments average hundreds of thousands of users, over 50 million files, and sizable churn reduction for mobile carriers.

The project founders are Dr. Sun Ung Lee, Maxim Azarov, and Dmitry Malin.

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Syncthing

Syncthing

Web site: syncthing.net
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Backup and Sync
Platform: Android, BSD, Linux, Solaris, OS X, Windows
License: MPL
Interface: GUI
Programing language: Go
First release: December 2013
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Syncthing – a continuous file synchronization program. It synchronizes files between two or more computers.

Features:
– Private. None of your data is ever stored anywhere else other than on your computers. There is no central server that might be compromised, legally or illegally.
– Encrypted. All communication is secured using TLS. The encryption used includes perfect forward secrecy to prevent any eavesdropper from ever gaining access to your data.
– Authenticated. Every node is identified by a strong cryptographic certificate. Only nodes you have explicitly allowed can connect to your cluster.
– Web GUI. Configure and monitor Syncthing via a responsive and powerful interface accessible via your browser.
– Portable. Works on Mac OS X, Windows, Linux, FreeBSD, Solaris and OpenBSD. Run it on your desktop computers and synchronize them with your server for backup.
– Simple. Syncthing doesn’t need IP addresses or advanced configuration: it just works, over LAN and over the Internet. Every machine is identified by an ID. Just give your ID to your friends, share a folder and watch: UPnP will do if you don’t want to port forward or you don’t know how.
– Powerful. Synchronize as many folders as you need with different people.

The project founder is Jakob Borg.

Mailbird

Mailbird

Web site: www.getmailbird.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: Email Clients
Platform: Windows
License: Freemium
Interface: GUI
Programing language: C#
First release: April 1, 2013
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Mailbird – a proprietary email client for MS Windows users, inspired by Sparrow email client for OS X. It only supports Gmail accounts for email, but also provides support to display Dropbox, Facebook, Google Drive and other services.

The main features of Mailbird are:
– Manage all your emails and contacts from multiple accounts easily in one Inbox.
– Customizable Layout.
– App Integration: built in apps like Facebook, Twitter, Whatsapp, Dropbox, Google Calendar, Asana, Todoist and many more.
– Snooze messages for later to focus only on the emails you need to at the moment.
– Speed Reader: The first ever integrated to make you literally fly through your emails.
– Custom Sounds: Choose any of our notification sound suggestions or upload your own.
– Connect via Linkedin with only one click from within your Inbox.
– Attachment Search.
– Intuitive keyboard shortcuts for archiving, composing, replying, forwarding and many more activities.
– Supports 17 languages from all over the world.
– Free 24/7 email support.

The project was started in January 2012 by Danish Co-Founders and serial entrepreneurs Michael Olsen & Michael Bodekaer.

webbIE

webbIE

Web site: www.webbie.org.uk/webbrowser/index.htm
Category: Network
Subcategory: Web browsers
Platform: Windows
License: Freeware
Interface: GUI
Programing language: ?
First release: January 24, 2013
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webbIE – a freeware web browser designed for screen reader users. WebbIE lets you browse web pages, search the web, fill in forms, do ecommerce, and use online email, all in a highly-usable text-only display that works with any screenreader.

Features:
– Shows web pages as plain text so you can simply cursor around the page like you would a Word document. Much simpler than navigating complex tree-like web pages using a standard web browser.
– Easy Google web search: enter your search, press return, and just cursor up and down the results. Fast and simple.
– Support for forms, so you can use eCommerce and online shops and online email like GMail.
– Jump quickly to headings and navigate around with single keystrokes.
– List links on a page and cursor around them to find out where you can go.
– Quickly crop out the rubbish at the top of a page and scattered around the page, so you can get on with reading the page content without having to spend time finding it.
– Access and add to your Internet Explorer Favorites.
– Works with any screenreader, including NVDA, Thunder, JAWS, WindowEyes, Hal, and the built-in Windows Narrator.
– Change font size and font so you can make text big and readable for you.
– Uses system colours so you can select yellow-on-black and high visibility schemes for maximum readability.
– Handles Javascript and HTML5 features so the latest web pages have a chance of working.
– Fully translated into a dozen languages and displays web pages written in any language.
– Open RSS News Feeds for sites so you can quickly skip to the page you want.

WebbIE was developed as a student project at the Department of Computation at University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology.

Puffin

Puffin

Web site: www.puffin.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: Web Browsers
Platform: Android, iOS, Linux (for RaspberryPi), Windows
License: Freeware
Interface: GUI
Programing language: ?
First release: 2013 ?
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Puffin – a freeware, fast mobile browser which is equipped with the next generation rendering engine, pushing loading speeds to new highs. Once users experience the thrilling speed of Puffin, regular Mobile Internet feels like torture. With Puffin, browsing the web couldn’t be easier. Puffin comes with Adobe Flash Player to play flash content, especially on mobile devices, where Flash was discontinued due to security issuses.

Goals:
– Fast: Puffin speeds up mobile browsing by shifting the workload from the resource-limited devices to the cloud servers, and resource-demanding webpages can run super-fast on your phones or tablets.
– Cloud Protection: All traffic from Puffin app to Puffin server are encrypted, a protection from nearby hackers. It’s safe to use public non-secure WiFi through Puffin, but not safe at all for most browsers.
– Web Gaming: We keep improving our cloud servers, and provide the best web gaming experiences over the cloud.
– Save Your Bandwidth: Puffin uses proprietary compression algorithm to transmit web data to your device, and it can save up to 90% of your bandwidth on regular web browsing. (Please be noted that streaming Flash content or videos requires more bandwidth than the normal usage.)

Corebird

Corebird

Web site: corebird.baedert.org
Category: Network
Subcategory: Microblog Clients
Platform: Linux
License: GPL
Interface: GUI
Programing language: Vala
First release: 2013
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Corebird – a modern and native Gtk+ Twitter client for the Linux desktop.

It features inline image and video preview, creation of lists and favorites, filtering of tweets, full text search, sharing images, tweeting, direct messages, following and unfollowing other accounts, searches and clickable hashtags. Corebird is able to manage multiple Twitter accounts.

The project founder is Timm Bäder.

LoquiIM

LoquiIM

Web site: loqui.im
Category: Network
Subcategory: Instant Messengers
Platform: Android, FirefoxOS
License: AGPL, Apache, BSD, MIT, MPL
Interface: GUI
Programing language: ?
First release: July 20, 2013
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LoquiIM – a mobile messaging app that allows users to use their chat accounts from different providers with just one simple interface.
The app is currently available only on Firefox OS and Android through the Firefox Marketplace, and other operating systems may be supported in the future.

LoquiIM currently supports the following providers:
– WhatsApp
– Google Hangouts
– Nimbuzz
– Nokia ovi
– Microsoft Lync
– Any other XMPP/Jabber provider in the world

Cốc Cốc

Cốc Cốc

Web site: coccoc.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: Web Browsers
Platform: Android, OS X, Windows
License: Freeware
Interface: GUI
Programing language: C++, Assembly, JavaScript, Python
First release: May 14, 2013
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Cốc Cốc (previously Cờ Rôm+) – a free, Chromium based, fast, secure and easy-to-use web browser on your smartphone. In addition, Cốc Cốc has many features to meet your daily needs, from download and movie clips, smart search, night mode to save money when shopping online.

The most important features of the web browser are:
– Downloaded Video: Watch your favorite videos when not connected to internet and without interruption.
– Video: Allows you to watch both video and surf at the same time.
– High security: it can detect malicious Web sites and protect you from spyware or malicious code.
– Update news on new tabs: Update news every day when new tabs slide.
– Save money when shopping online: If you are looking at products in a web site, Cốc Cốc will find thousands of other sites that sell the same (or similar) products to find cheaper.
– Text reading mode: Remove redundant parts of the web page, making it easier to read the article.
– Night mode: Protect your eyes when surfing the web at night or in low light.
– Browsing with incognito mode: Your browsing history will not be saved when you visit incognito mode.
– Movie info: Type the name of the movie being shown in the cinema into the Cốc Cốc search box, you can see the screening schedule, trailer, actor, duration, viewers rating of the movie.

The Cốc Cốc browser is developed by Vietnamese company Cốc Cốc.

Telegram

Telegram

Web site: telegram.org
Category: Network
Subcategory: Instant Messengers
Platform: Android, iOS, Linux, OS X, Web interface, Windows
License: GPL
Interface: GUI
Programing language: C++
First release: 2013 ?
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Telegram – an open source messaging app with a focus on speed and security which is available for several platforms, such as: Linux, OS X, Windows, Android, iOS, and as a web based application as well. Telegram can be used on all your devices at the same time — your messages sync seamlessly across any number of your phones, tablets or computers.

Users can send messages and exchange photos, videos, stickers and files of any type. Telegram also provides optional end-to-end-encrypted messaging. The official clients (applications) are open-source but the server-side code is closed-source and proprietary.

Tha main features of Telegram are:
– messages are heavily encrypted and can self-destruct
– lets you access your messages from multiple devices
– delivers messages faster than any other application
– servers are spread worldwide for security and speed
– has an open API and protocol free for everyone
– is free forever. No ads. No subscription fees
– keeps your messages safe from hacker attacks
– has no limits on the size of your media and chats
– lets you coordinate groups of up to 100000 members
– lets you destruct your messages with a timer
– stores your media in the cloud

EWW

EWW

Web site: hwww.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_mono/eww.html
Category: Network
Subcategory: Web browsers
Platform: Cross platform
License: GPL
Interface: CLI
Programing language: Emacs Lisp
First release: June 16, 2013
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EWW (Emacs Web Wowser) – a web browser for GNU Emacs. It allows browsing URLs within an Emacs buffer, and can load, parse, and display various web pages using shr.el. It became part of GNU Emacs starting with version 24.4.

EWW was originally written by Lars Ingebrigtsen, known for his work on Gnus. He started writing an Emacs HTML rendering library, shr.el, to read blogs in Gnus. He eventually added a web browser front end and HTML form support. Which resulted in EWW, the Emacs Web Wowser. EWW was announced on 16 June 2013.