Blisk

Blisk

Web site: blisk.io
Category: Network
Subcategory: Web browsers
Platform: Android, iOS, Linux, OS X, Windows
License: Freeware
Interface: GUI
Programing language: C++
First release: May 9, 2016
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Blisk – a Chromium-based web browser that provides a tools for Web development and testing for different type of devices.

Used globally from the freelance segment to the enterprise level, Blisk helps web developers, quality assurance engineers, web designers, marketers, and other IT professionals develop and test modern web applications in half the time and never miss any issues.

More than 50 devices are integrated into Blisk. You can use mobiles, tablets, laptops, and desktops both standalone or multiple simultaneously.

When multiple, devices automatically follow each other by URL and scroll position. As a result, you work with the same portion of code across all opened devices.

Features:
– Side-by-side View – Place devices next to each other and compare the UI on mobile and desktop simultaneously. Avoid making mistakes while working on responsive markup and styles.
– Page Auto-refresh – Page Auto-refresh keeps the code updated to the latest version across devices. Web contents refresh automatically when you modify source code and save changes. If needed, the CSS can be updated asynchronously without refreshing the page.
– Error Notifications – Thanks to the built-in error monitor, you will immediately detect issues when you execute a new piece of code in Blisk. The sooner you identify an issue, the easier it is to fix it.
– Screenshots and Recorder – Take screenshots or record videos with automatic upload to our secure cloud storage. Share saved assets with your team or attach them to your bug reports.
– Integrations – Need to launch Blisk from Command Prompt or Terminal? Blisk runs smoothly regardless of your OS. You decide which devices, URL, and device orientation will startup.

Spike

Spike

Web site: spikenow.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: Email Clients
Platform: Android, iOS, OS X, Windows, Web browser
License: Proprietary
Interface: GUI
Programing language:
First release:
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Spike – an email client that turns email service into a messenger like app. Spike email app is trusted by over 100,000 teams for business email and team chat. Turn your regular mail into chat, and collaborate effortlessly with clients and team members alike.
Anyone not on Spike still sees the same, professional emails.

Spike’s smart email chat boosts teamwork productivity, responsiveness, collaboration, clears clutter and keeps emails organized. Spike email brings all of your communication: emails, chats, calls, tasks, to-do lists, calendar events, docs, reminders, and team collaborations to one place.

Spike’s conversational email inbox brings together the best of mail and messenger features in a simple, fast, organized, and secured email & business chat app. Instead of managing multiple email threads or chat apps, you can create a group chat using your mail account.

Spike’s intelligent Priority Inbox removes distractions so you can stay focused and get things done. See only important messages first, while low priority email messages are moved to the side for later.

Organize and prioritize your tasks and team projects, create, manage, set reminders, send calendar events, and complete tasks all from your Inbox. Collaborate with your team and share documents without leaving your Inbox.

Spike works with email clients such as iCloud, Office 365, MS Exchange, AOL Mail, Hotmail, Outlook, MS Exchange, Yahoo Mail, IMAP, Alto, Gmail, IONOS, GoDaddy, Office 365, Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, and more.

Newsboat

Newsboat

Web site: newsboat.org
Category: Network
Subcategory: RSS Readers
Platform: BSD, Linux, OS X
License: MIT
Interface: CLI
Programing language: C++
First release: 2007
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Newsboat – an RSS/Atom feed reader for text terminals. RSS and Atom are a number of widely-used XML formats to transmit, publish and syndicate articles, for example news or blog articles. Newsboat is designed to be used on text terminals on Unix or Unix-like systems such as GNU/Linux, BSD or macOS.

Its interface draws inspiration from mutt and slrn.

Newsboat is a fork of abandoned Newsbeuter.

Fluent Reader

Fluent Reader

Web site: hyliu.me/fluent-reader/
Category: Network
Subcategory: RSS Readers
Platform: Android, iOS, Linux, OS X, Windows
License: BSD
Interface: GUI
Programing language: TypeScript, Dart, JavaScript
First release: June 2020
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Fluent Reader – an open-source, cross-platform news aggregator with a fresh look. Bring all your favorite sources with you and read distraction-free.

Features:
– A modern UI inspired by Fluent Design System with full dark mode support.
– Read locally or sync with self-hosted services compatible with Fever or Google Reader API.
– Sync with RSS Services including Inoreader, Feedbin, The Old Reader, BazQux Reader, and more.
– Importing or exporting OPML files, full application data backup & restoration.
– Read the full content with the built-in article view or load webpages by default.
– Search for articles with regular expressions or filter by read status.
– Organize your subscriptions with folder-like groupings.
– Single-key keyboard shortcuts.
– Hide, mark as read, or star articles automatically as they arrive with regular expression rules.
– Fetch articles in the background and send push notifications.

Support for other RSS services are under fundraising.

Fluent Reader Lite is a simplistic mobile RSS client.

OmniWeb

OmniWeb

Web site: omnigroup.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: Web browsers
Platform: OS X
License: Proprietary
Interface: GUI
Programing language:
First release: March 17, 1995
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OmniWeb – a web browser developed for the NeXTStep system, from version 4.0 available only for OS X. From the beginning of its existence it uses its own rendering engine, but from version 4.5 it is based on the WebKit engine. The application is created by The Omni Group.

The screenshot source: Wikimedia; License: Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike 3.0

NewsFire

NewsFire

Web site: newsfirex.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: RSS Readers
Platform: OS X
License: Proprietary
Interface: GUI
Programing language:
First release: 2004
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NewsFire – a freeware RSS reader created by David Watanabe for Mac OS X platform. The application supports Atom, RSS, and Podcasting.

Simple to use and packed with features, NewsFire makes it a joy to keep atop the constant flow of information on the web. It’s easy to filter and organize your news with NewsFire’s smart groups. Build your own feeds with custom rules, or drag and drop to create groups of related content.

NewsFire’s feed list, floating new items to the top with smooth animation, is an original. It looks good. It moves well. It delivers the polished Mac experience you expect.

Messages

Messages

Web site:
Category: Network
Subcategory: Instant Messengers
Platform: iOS, OS X, iPadOS, watchOS
License: Freeware, Proprietary
Interface: GUI
Programing language:
First release: 2009
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Messages (previously: Text (iOS) and iChat (macOS)) – an instant messaging software application developed by Apple Inc. for its macOS, iOS, iPadOS, and watchOS operating systems. Messages brings support for iMessage, Apple’s messaging service for iOS, and the FaceTime integration.

Goals:
– Create a group conversation
– Reply to specific messages
– Leave a group conversation
– Personalize your messages with effects
– Create and use your Memoji
– Add a personal touch
– Use your own Apple ID for Family Sharing

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Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger

Web site: messenger.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: Instant Messengers, VoIP Clienta
Platform: Android, iOS, OS X, Windows, Web
License: Proprietary, Freeware
Interface: GUI
Programing language:
First release: August 9, 2011
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Facebook Messenger (previously: Facebook Chat) – an application for messaging, video chat and contact developed by Facebook, Inc.

Features:
– Messenger allows you to chat on Facebook, Instagram, Portal and Oculus (coming soon).
– Watch movies, music videos, TV shows and more with your friends in video chat.
– You can customize your reactions with new emoji icons.
– Bring your conversation to life with eye-catching augmented reality effects.
– Choose from attractive themes and colors to personalize your chats.
– Select the exact message in your chat that you want to reply to or forward.
– Sign in to use face recognition or fingerprint recognition on your Messenger unlock device so that no one but you can access your chats.
– Send and receive money quickly and securely by adding a debit card, PayPal account or rechargeable prepaid card (in USA only).
– Find deals, make reservations, and get help by contacting your favorite businesses directly from Messenger.

Macfusion

Macfusion

Web site: macfusionapp.org
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Transfer
Platform: OS X
License: Apache 2.0
Interface: GUI
Programing language: Objective-C
First release: 2008
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Macfusion – an open-source network file-system client, based on FUSE, CurlFtpFS and SSHFS.

Features:
– Mount files and documents as a “Volume” in the Mac OS X Finder.
– Work with your files using your favorite Mac OS X applications directly. No manual upload or download needed!
– Support for SSH (Secure Shell) and FTP (File Transfer Protocol) servers.
– Uses your machine’s native configuration for SSH, including support for private keys and custom settings.
– Quickly connect to a any server using the Quick Connect dialog, accessible from Macfusion’s optional menu item.

You need to have the latest for version of Google’s MacFUSE installed in order to use Macfusion.

The last version of Macfusion 2.1.1-dev.3 was released in 2016.

Rclone

Rclone

Web site: rclone.org
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Backup and Sync
Platform: BSD, Linux, OS X, Plan9, Solaris, Windows
License: MIT
Interface: CLI
Programing language: Go
First release: July 2014
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Rclone – a command line program to manage files on cloud storage. It is a feature rich alternative to cloud vendors’ web storage interfaces. Over 40 cloud storage products support rclone including S3 object stores, business & consumer file storage services, as well as standard transfer protocols.

Rclone has powerful cloud equivalents to the unix commands rsync, cp, mv, mount, ls, ncdu, tree, rm, and cat. Rclone’s familiar syntax includes shell pipeline support, and –dry-run protection. It is used at the command line, in scripts or via its API.

Virtual backends wrap local and cloud file systems to apply encryption, caching, compression chunking and joining.

Rclone mounts any local, cloud or virtual filesystem as a disk on Windows, macOS, linux and FreeBSD, and also serves these over SFTP, HTTP, WebDAV, FTP and DLNA.

Rclone is widely used on Linux, Windows and Mac. Third party developers create innovative backup, restore, GUI and business process solutions using the rclone command line or API.

Rclone does the heavy lifting of communicating with cloud storage.

Features:
– Transfers:
** MD5, SHA1 hashes are checked at all times for file integrity
** Timestamps are preserved on files
** Operations can be restarted at any time
** Can be to and from network, e.g. two different cloud providers
** Can use multi-threaded downloads to local disk
– Copy new or changed files to cloud storage
– Sync (one way) to make a directory identical
– Move files to cloud storage deleting the local after verification
– Check hashes and for missing/extra files
– Mount your cloud storage as a network disk
– Serve local or remote files over HTTP/WebDav/FTP/SFTP/dlna
– Experimental Web based GUI