Articles Tagged electron

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Museeks Music Player Adds Native Notifications, Tray Applet, More

It’s been nearly 6 months since we last heard from Museeks, a stylish cross-platform desktop music player. But good things come to those who wait. Museeks 0.8 is now available for download — and it’s […]

31 March 2017

Nuclear is a Multi-Source Desktop Music Player

If you feel there’s a gap in your life for an Electron-based, cross-platform music player capable of streaming from multiple online sources, I’ve a plug for you. Nuclear is a (rather naughty) music streaming app that “pulls in content from […]

23 February 2017
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Cerebro is an Open Source OS X Spotlight Equivalent for Linux

Cerebro is a Spotlight alternative for Linux, Windows and, bizarrely, macOS. Billed as an ‘open-source productivity booster with a brain’, Cerebro is an Electron app able to run across multiple platforms. It’s an extendable, open-source alternative to Spotlight and Alfred on […]

21 February 2017

Whatever is an Unofficial Evernote App for Linux

Evernote is practically a by-word for being well organised and super productive — and not just in the minds of its 100 million users but among those who, like me, aspire to be. But with no official Evernote Linux app available it’s been left […]

15 February 2017
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Roundup of Recent App Updates: Harmony, Komorebi, Alduin

Time for our weekly round up of recent app updates that weren’t quite big enough to merit their own dedicated post If you’re averse to Electron apps you’re advised to look away now. If an app […]

12 February 2017
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Quickly Take + Annotate Screenshots on Ubuntu with Shots

If you’re looking for a simple way to quickly capture desktops and add a few annotations, we’ve found an app that you’ll want to try. Shots (stylised as –shots, but we’ll drop the dashes for this […]

2 February 2017

Meet Stacer, a System Optimizer App for Ubuntu

Stacey helps you monitor system resource usage, clear app caches, uninstall unwanted apps, and even stop system processes from running in the background.

31 January 2017

Lyricfier, a Spotify Lyrics App for Your Desktop

 Spotify removed the lyrics function from it’s mobile and desktops apps back in the summer, after a deal with lyrics database Musixmatch hit a bum note and ended.  The streaming service says it is making ‘big improvements’ to its lyrics […]

13 December 2016

The Best Linux App & Distro Releases in 2016

As 2016 dims into embers, it’s take to take a misty-eyed look back over the past twelve months, and at some the best Linux releases that wowed, wooed and otherwise w-worded us. In 2016 there were a stack […]

12 December 2016
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Alduin is an Open-Source Desktop RSS Reader for Linux

On the look out for a clean, modern and open-source desktop RSS reader app for Linux? I know I am, so I was excited to come across Alduin. Alduin is a simple RSS (and Atom) feed aggregator that’s billed […]

27 November 2016

Temps is a Beautiful Open Source Weather App

Checking on the weather isn’t hard: you just stick your head out of the window. But when the weather is unpredictable, or to keep an eye on its plans for the coming days, we turn to weather […]

9 November 2016
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Wire, the Encrypted Chat App, Is Now Available for Linux

Wire is an open-source messaging service that offers fully encrypted calls, video and group chats — and now it's available for Linux.

11 October 2016