Articles Tagged electron

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Seriously Folks, Electron Apps Aren’t That Bad…

Do you like Electron apps? Chances are you don't. In this post I list reasons why I don't think Electron apps are bad, and why haters should chill.

22 July 2017

Visual Studio Code Updated with a Slew of New Features

Microsoft has released an update to Visual Studio Code, its open-source code editor for Windows, macOS and Linux. Visual Studio Code 1.14 is a sizeable update to the Electron-based editor, and adds a slate of […]

12 July 2017
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Republic Wireless Bring Their ‘Anywhere’ SMS App to Linux

Republic Wireless customers on Linux can send and receive texts from their desktop, as the innovative network has made its 'Anywhere' app available on Linux.

10 July 2017
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Electron-based Min Web Browser Sees First Update This Year

A new version of the Electron-based Min web-browser is now available to download. Not heard of min? Min is a desktop web-browser offering a unique, minimal UI that keeps out of the way. It has […]

4 July 2017
stacer 1.0.7

Linux System Utility ‘Stacer’ Updated with Process Monitoring Panel, New Look

A new version Stacer, an open-source system cleaning n’ tune-up tool for Linux desktops, is available to download. Stacer 1.0.7 ships with improved language support, adds in a choice of light or dark theme, and introduces […]

12 June 2017
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Chirp is a Simple Electron Twitter Client

I came across a new Electron Twitter client today called Chirp — and I sort of had to write about it. See, I’ve written of my love for Twitter Lite, the social networking site’s new mobile experience before, and recommended […]

2 June 2017

Standard Notes is an Open-Source Encrypted Notes App

Standard Notes is an encrypted note taking app available for free on Linux, macOS, Windows, Android, iOS, and the web. And yup, in case you were wondering, it’s also totally open source. Linux isn’t short of note […]

30 May 2017
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Headset Turns YouTube Into a Desktop Music Player

Headset is a free desktop app that lets you use YouTube as a music source, letting you stream YouTube audio on your desktop.

15 May 2017
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How to Install Etcher, the USB Writing Tool, on Ubuntu

Etcher is a fantastic open-source USB image writer tool for Windows, macOS and Linux — and a new stable release recently popped out. The latest version of the tool doesn’t add any dazzling new features but it […]

13 May 2017
the atom text editor snap app on ubuntu 17.04

It’s Now Super Easy to Install Atom Text Editor on Ubuntu

It just got easier to install the Atom text editor on Ubuntu and other Linux distributions. One command easy. Yup, Atom is available as a Snap app.

11 May 2017
simplenote on linux

Simplenote, the popular note-taking app, is now available as a Snap on Linux

Simplenote is one of the most popular note-taking services around, and it’s just gotten easier to use on Linux. Launched last year, the official Simplenote Linux app is available as a Snap on Ubuntu and other Linux distributions. The simple, straightforward note-taking service offers cloud […]

5 May 2017
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Nylas Mail Client Now Available on Linux

A Linux version of Nylas Mail, the cross-plaform desktop e-mail client, is available for testing. The open-source app succeeds the old Nylas N1 client, which was discontinued last year. Since we last mentioned the app […]

12 April 2017