Resilio Sync

Resilio Sync

Web site: www.resilio.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Backup and Sync
Platform: Android, BSD, iOS, Linux, OS X, Windows
License: Freemium
Interface: GUI
Programing language: Unknown
First release: 2016

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Resilio Sync – a fast, reliable, and simple file sync and share solution, powered by P2P technology.

Features:
– Sync any folder to all your devices. Sync photos, videos, music, PDFs, docs or any other file types to/from your mobile phone, laptop, or NAS
– The fastest and most private way to send files to friends and family. Send one or more files to multiple recipients without sharing the whole folder or creating a permanent sync connection
– Change access permissions at any time using ‘Advanced Folders’. Assign ownership to another user, revoke access, or change read and write permissions on the fly.
– Using ‘Selective Sync’ feature, Sync will create placeholder files in your file-system that can be searched locally.
– You can set bandwidth usage limits so Sync activity occurs only when it suits you.
– Backup your files automatically to another device you own. Create your own Disaster Recovery site.
– Keep folders synced between multiple platforms and operating systems. Sync is available for OS X, Windows, Linux, iOS, Android, all major NAS devices, and more.

In early 2016, Resilio Inc. was spun out of BitTorrent Inc. to bring the power and resilience of distributed technology to the modern enterprise. Resilio started with core BitTorrent technology and hardened it for commercial use while adding the centralized management and control required for modern IT.

The project has been founded by Konstantin Lissounov.

Nextcloud Files

Nextcloud

Web site: nextcloud.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Backup and Sync
Platform: Android, iOS, Linux, OS X, Windows
License: AGPL
Interface: Web interface
Programing language: C++, JavaScript, PHP
First release: June 2016

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Nextcloud Files – an on-premise Universal File Access and sync platform with powerful collaboration capabilities and desktop, mobile and web interfaces. Nextcloud Files is a self-hosted, open source file sync and share solution designed to be easy-to-use and highly secure.

The core strength of Nextcloud is its ability to enhance team productivity on the go with an easy user interface on mobile, web and desktop and powerful integrated collaboration and communication capabilities.

Nextcloud Files enables hospitals, banks, notaries and government agencies to securely send files to and receive files from customers, patients, clients or partners.

Nextcloud Files lets users track file modifications, downloads of shares and changes to comments or tags, providing an overview in the browser, clients or via email notifications and an RSS feed.

Features:
– Modern and easy-to-use web interface, desktop clients and mobile apps. Real-time collaboration and instant access to all data from any device, anywhere
– An open source, self-hosted product. Powerful on-server and End-to-end Encryption. Files are stored inside your company infrastructure, without any third party ever gaining access.
– Access data from FTP, Windows Network Drive, SharePoint, NFS, Object storage and more. Simple deployment, configuration and integration lower costs and decrease risk while leveraging existing IT investments.

Anatine

Anatine

Web site: github.com/sindresorhus/anatine
Category: Network
Subcategory: Microblog Clients
Platform: Linux, OS X, Windows
License: MIT
Interface: GUI
Programing language: ?
First release: May 5, 2016

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Anatine – an application which is based the Mobile Twitter site, but modifies a lot of things and makes it more usable on the desktop.

It is a lightweight, cross platform Twitter client that runs on Linux, Windows and Mac OS X. It features include: offers multiple keyboard shortcuts, provides a beautiful dark mode. It also supports running in the background after closing the application.

The project founder is Sindre Sorhus.

Whale

Whale

Web site: whale.naver.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: Web Browsers
Platform: Android, iOS, Linux, OS X, Windows
License: Freeware
Interface: GUI
Programing language: ?
First release: 2016

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Whale – a freeware, Chromium based web browser developed by a Korean company Naver Corporation. Naver released a variety of new technologies such as autonomous vehicles, cartographic robots, and voice recognition secretary.

Whale released in 2016, provides quick search, pop-up, image translation, and especially simplifies searching so that you can solve all the work in one tab.

The Whale web browser features are:
– Omni tasking: WaleSpace has a search index and user-selected content in one window at once, and has been applied to eliminate too many tabs.
– Quick Search: If you want to find words or translations that you do not know in the search results, you can drag the word to display a simple search result. The pop-up window is moved to one side to help you select only what you need, It is said to move by pressing.
– Sidebar: This feature allows you to use QuickSearch and Favorites, extended apps, toolbars, dictionaries, and web pages at the same time as browsers.
– Sling Tab: Tab that allows you to use Naver’s own engine sling.
– Other features: Enhanced security for malicious codes, etc., with technology to save memory and power for smartphone users.

The web browser requires a mobile telephone number for users to register.

NeoMutt

NeoMutt

Web site: neomutt.org
Category: Network
Subcategory: Email Clients
Platform: BSD, Linux, OS X, UNIX-like
License: GPL
Interface: CLI, Ncurses
Programing language: C
First release: March 7, 2016

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NeoMutt – a command line mail reader, a fork of Mutt able to use Notmuch for virtual folders. It’s versatile and highly configurable.

NeoMutt is a small but very powerful text based program for reading and sending electronic mail under Unix operating systems, including support for color terminals, MIME, OpenPGP, and a threaded sorting mode.

NeoMutt has brought together lots of Mutt patches, many of which were useful, but had been abandoned.
Before each patch is marked stable:
– The code is brought up-to-date with Mutt-1.8.0
– The code is tidied up, comments added, checks done
– Documentation is written
– A sample muttrc is created
– The feature is tested

Whatsie

Whatsie

Web site: github.com/MerkeX/whatsie
Category: Network
Subcategory: Instant Messenger
Platform: Linux, OS X, Windows
License: MIT
Interface: GUI
Programing language: ?
First release: 2016

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Whatsie – a simple & beautiful desktop chat client for WhatsApp Web for Linux, Windows and OS X platforms. Not affiliated with WhatsApp or Facebook. This is NOT an official product. Whatsie uses WhatsApp Web, and it requires having WhatsApp Messenger installed and configured on your mobile device.

Features
– Themes & Mini Mode
– Native Notifications (with reply on OS X)
– Spell Checker & Auto Correct
– Keyboard Shortcuts
– Launch on OS startup
– Automatic Updates

The project developer is Devid Zanon.

Ring

Ring

Web site: ring.cx
Category: Network
Subcategory: Instant Messengers, VoIP Clients
Platform: Android, Linux, OS X, Windows
License: GPL
Interface: GUI
Programing language: C, C++
First release: 2016 ?

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Ring (prevoiusly: SFLphone) – a free software for universal communication which respects the freedoms and privacy of its users. It is published under the GNU General Public License 3. Ring is developed by Savoir-faire Linux with the help of a global community of users and contributors. Savoir-faire Linux is a Canadian company specialized in Linux and free software. In November 2016, it became part of the GNU Project.

The goals of Ring are:
– a telephone: a simple tool to connect, communicate and share
– a teleconferencing tool: easily join calls to create conferences with multiple participants
– a media sharing tool: Ring supports a variety of video input options, including mutliple cameras and image and video files, and the selection of audio inputs and outputs; all this is supported by multiple high quality audio and video codecs
– a messenger: send text messages during calls or out of calls (as long as your peer is connected)
– a building block for your IoT project: re-use the universal communications technology of Ring with its portable library on your system of choice.

Colibri

Colibri

Web site: colibri.opqr.co
Category: Network
Subcategory: Web Browsers
Platform: Linux, OS X, Windows
License: Proprietary
Interface: GUI
Programing language: ?
First release: November 20, 2016

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Colibri – a minimalist, proprietary and free to use web browser without tabs, available for Linux, OS X and Windows platforms.

Colibri Browser is designed to be fast, efficient, and uncluttered. It has the most compact interface of any web browsers. This can only be achieved by removing the Tab Bar. You can browse your favorite websites with the largest view, the least distraction, and the lowest resource usage.

Links is designed to replace tabs, bookmarks, and history. You can add any web page to the links for future reference with a single click.Links is persistent and stored on the server.

Lists is designed for grouping and organizing the items in your Links.

Feeds in a new addition to the Colibri Browser that lets you subscribe to web feeds.

Brave

Brave

Web site: brave.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: Web browsers
Platform: Android, iOS, Linux, OS X, Windows
License: Mozilla Public License
Interface: GUI
Programing language: C, C++, JavaScript
First release: 2016

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Brave – a fast, free, secure web browser with a built-in AdBlocker, tracking and security protection, and optimized data and battery experience. Brave mission is to fix the web by giving users a safer, faster and better browsing experience – while growing support for content creators through a new attention-based ecosystem of rewards. Much more than a browser, Brave is a new way of thinking about how the web works.

Brave is open source, and built by a team of privacy focused, performance oriented pioneers of the web, founded by the inventor of Javascript and co-founder of Mozilla. Brave always relied on Google’s open-source Chromium project for its core functions processing and displaying websites.

Brave aims to transform the online ad ecosystem with micropayments and a new revenue-sharing solution to give users and publishers a better deal, where fast, safe browsing is the path to a brighter future for the open web.

Main features:
– ADBLOCKING – Brave is designed with a built-in AdBlocker to provide an ad-free and seamless browsing experience.
– FAST & SECURE – No external plugins or settings to manage or configure! Brave simply provides the fastest and most secure browsing experience available for iOS. Brave is designed for both speed and security, so you can enjoy lightning fast browsing without popups, malware and other annoyances.
– BATTERY & DATA OPTIMIZATION – Brave reduces page loading time, improves performance, and guards from ads infected with malware. Brave shows a 2x to 4x speed increase on iOS, so you will see a direct reduction in both battery and data plan consumption.
– PRIVACY PROTECTION – Brave also protects users with leading privacy and security features such as HTTPS Everywhere (encrypted data traffic), script blocking, 3rd party cookie blocking, and private incognito tabs.

Vivaldi

Vivaldi

Web site: vivaldi.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: Web browsers
Platform: Linux, OS X, Windows
License: Freeware
Interface: GUI
Programing language: C++
First release: April 6, 2016

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Vivaldi – a freeware web browser developed by Vivaldi Technologies, a company founded by Opera Software co-founder and former CEO Jon Stephenson von Tetzchner and Tatsuki Tomita.

Vivaldi is very similar to the Opera browser in many ways. There are some pretty cool features which are nice, such as the interface, which fades colors to match the dominant color on the page as you navigate between sites.

The Vivaldi features:
– Speed Dial – Quick links to your favorite sites, available in every new tab.
– Speed Dial Folders – Organize your Speed Dials into folders for convenient access.
– Quick Commands – Control everything in Vivaldi with simple text commands
– Fast Forward – Jump to the next page in a sequence. Great for search results.
– Rewind – Return to the first page you’ve visited at a site.
– Notes – Take notes while you browse and link them to a specific site.
– Web Panels – View any site in your Vivaldi side panel. Perfect for side-by-side browsing or social media.
– Side Panel – Fast access to bookmarks, downloads and notes.
– Search Box – Search using a number of providers, or add your own.
– Custom Search Engine – Add almost any search field on the web to Vivaldi.
– Sessions – Save a set of open tabs and open them whenever you want.
– Tab Stacks – Drop a tab on top of another and save it as a stack.
– Visual Tabs – Expand the tab bar to see a visual preview of your open tabs.
– Trash Can – Restore closed tabs or blocked pop-ups.
– Tab Cycling – Quickly navigate between open tabs.
– Tab Stack Tiling – View stacked tabs in a grid or side-by-side.
– Bookmarks Bar – A toolbar to simplify accessing and managing your bookmarks.
– Nicknames – Assign a nickname to a bookmark for fast access from the address bar.
– Mouse Gestures – Perform every key browser action with mouse movements.
– Keyboard Shortcuts – Use key combinations to perform browser actions quickly.
– Speed Dial Background – Personalize the background image of your Speed Dial.
– Web Page Zoom – Zoom the contents of a web page up and down.
– User Interface Scaling – Adjust the size of the elements of Vivaldi’s user interface.
– One-click Color Change – Change the UI of Vivaldi with just one click.
– Adaptive Interface Color – Vivaldi’s user interface adapts to the color of the web page you’re viewing.

Vivaldi uses the Blink rendering engine, as Google Chrome and Opera do. This gives Vivaldi users the ability to install extensions developed for Chrome directly from the Chrome Web Store