Best Android apps for modders

Who is a fan of Android modding, the modification of the original firmware of Android devices done by obtaining root access (super user), recovery and custom ROM installation can’t miss the following apps, list updated to 2016.

XDA Labs – the official app of the famous Android community, you can easily access the forum, XDA apps, Xposed modules and much more.

Xposed – here you can find the famous framework created by rovo89 (an XDA forum user) and browse and download the various modules.

Flashify (paid version available) – ROM manager, allows to easily flash boot.img, recovery.img and zip files.

SuperSU – allows for advanced management of Superuser access rights for all the apps on your device that need root.

System app remover – allows you to remove pre-installed system apps.

Viper4Android FX – app for audiophiles, it allows to manage the the audio output of the device in a professional way.

Titanium Backup – allows backup/restore apps (and data).

Greenify (paid version available) – app-hibernation tool to maximize the battery saving.

Tasker (paid) – automates actions based on specific triggers.

BetterBatteryStats – provides comprehensive battery stats.

Root explorer (paid) – advanced file manager for root users.

Device Control – allows to modify various settings (CPU, GPU…) for performances.

SD Maid – system and app (pro version) cleaning tool.

Link2SD – allows to move applications to the SD card.

Quick Reboot – allows to restart the device, restart in recovery mode, restart in fastboot mode (if supported) etc…

CF.lumen – adapts the colors on your Android device by modifying the temperature, paid version which unlock more features is available.

BusyBox – needed for any rooted Android device. Most root apps or features will not work unless this is installed first, paid version available.

Lucky Patcher – allows you to remove license verification of the apps, Google ads and much more.

GLTools – a custom OpenGLES driver for graphic optimization, useful for gamers.

Battery Calibration – once you have rooted your phone you need to calibrate for better usage.

Best free cloud backup services of 2016

Many users choose cloud backup services to store own photos, videos, audio files, documents, etc…
There are no doubts about advantages: you can access the files stored in the cloud anytime and from any device, you can sync them between various devices.
Morever there is almost zero risk that they will be lost or result corrupted instead of store them in physical supports (HDD, CD, DVD, NAS, etc…).

A disadvantage can be related to security and privacy, hackers attacks are more frequent and their purpose is to steal users data, it’s highly recommanded to use a strong password and change it periodically.

But what are the best free cloud backup services of 2016?

iDrive, the Basic plan offers 5 GB storage with no expiration. Windows, Mac, iOS and Android apps are available.

Memopal, with the free plan you can get 3 GB storage. Downloads are available for Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android and BlackBerry.

Jottacloud, with the free plan you can get 5 GB storage. Downloads are available for Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android.

Dropbox, the Basic account offers 2 GB storage. Downloads are available for Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android.

Google Drive the service by Google offers 15 GB for free online storage. Downloads are available for Windows, Mac, iOS, Android.

OneDrive the cloud backup service offered by Microsoft, 5 GB free storage, available for Windows, Android, iOS and Windows Phone.

Degoo offers 100 GB free storage, it doesn’t offer file sync or share options, downloads are available for Windows, Mac and Android.

MEGA offers 50 GB of free cloud storage and secure end-to-end encryption. There are bandwidth limitations on how much data you can upload and download in a given period. MEGAsync desktop application available for Windows, Mac, and Linux, Mobile applications are available for iOS, BlackBerry, Windows Phone, and Android.

pCloud the Basic plan offers 20 GB free storage (50 GB link download limit). Downloads are available for Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS and Android.

Box the Personal plan offers 10 GB free stage (250 MB upload file limit). Desktop clients for Windows and Mac. iOS, Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phone apps.

Sync the Starter plan offers 5 GB storage, end-to-end encryption. Downloads available for Windows and Mac, and mobile (iOS and Android).

hubiC offers 50 GB of free cloud storage. Desktop apps for Windows, Mac and Linux, Mobile apps for iOS, Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phone.

Free software review November 2016

Most interesting free and opensource software of the month:


Affinity Photo is a photo editing software great alternative to Photoshop, to download the free Windows beta you just need to sign up by filling the form.

Affinity Designer is a graphic design software great alternative to Adobe Illustrator, to download the free Windows beta you just need to sign up by filling the form.


AllDup is a freeware tool for searching and removing file duplicates on your computer, portable version is available too.


Snipaste is a free portable screenshot taking tool for Windows.


OnlyOffice Desktop Editors is a Windows and Mac free alternative to Microsoft Office.

Transwiz Personal Edition

Transwiz Personal Edition allows to migrate user profiles in Windows.

October 2016 best Android apps

Giphy Cam allows you to take a series of photographs or video that are then turned into a GIF video.

Surfy Browser is a new web browser with the focus on security: has the ability to password lock the browser, private browsing, includes ad blocker.

Wallpapers is the one of a couple of Pixel apps and is available to most devices. This app houses the Google Pixel wallpapers.

Inkwire allows easily share your screen to another Android user, good to provide remote assist.

Download ISSUU online publications

Issuu is a famous digital publishing platform for Magazines, Catalogs, and more which count millions of readers.

The publishers can decide if the publications can be downloaded or not.
If you haven’t this option you can use some services that allows anyone to download the publications so you can read offline.
It’s very simple, you just need to paste the publications URLs and automatically the PDF will be generated and will be ready for the download.

Issuu Publication Downloader
ISSUU PDF Downloader
Issuu PDF Downloader
Descargar libros desde Issuu

Within service will be generated jpeg images for each page.