Most interesting free and opensource software of October:
SynciOS can be used as alternative to iTunes to transfer content between iPod/iPhone/iPad and PC.
NextPVR is a popular free personal video recorder application and provides great features like series recordings, web scheduling, playing music, video and image files, Kodi/XBMC integration etc…
MailStore Home is a software that can create a central archive for all emails, various email clients are supported as well Internet mailboxes.
Viivo is a multiplatform (Windows, Mac, Android, iOS) software that encrypt your files before they sync to cloud services (Dropbox, Box, Google Drive, OneDrive)
Google Play isn’t the only marketplace for Android apps, here a list of best alternatives to find applications and games released by developers.
In order to enable third party App installation you must enable “Unknown Sources” under Security options of Settings app.
Amazon App Store
It comes next to Google Play store in terms of popularity. There is no web interface for it and you need to download the apk for using it. The apps are categorized into different sections, there are both free and paid apps. Amazon offers one paid app for free each day.
It allows to download the latest releases of Android apps. It hasn’t an official app (to download you need to visit the official website). You won’t find any paid apps on this store though.
If you ever owned a J2ME or Symbian based device GetJar doesn’t sounds new. There’s an official app for GetJar but you can also use it through the web interface. The site is well organized and categorized, but the apps may not always be up to date.
In this marketplace you can find paid apps free for a limited time. AppBrain offers both an app and a website to allow users to access its catalog. In order to download apps from within AppBrain you need to sign up, otherwise you will be redirected to Play Store.
It has a nice visual interface and the categories and tabs looks like the Play Store. It also has a dedicated app that also detects your installed apps and offers updates if available.
Most interesting free and opensource software of September:
SSL Eye is a small software that allows to determine whether you are the victim of a Man in the Middle attack.
Ultimate Windows Tweaker 4 for Windows 10 utility developed by The Windows Club that adds several new tweaks for the new operating system.
NovaBench is a multiplatform (Windows e Mac OS X) benchmarking software.
Open Hardware Monitor monitors temperature sensors, fan speeds, voltages, load and clock speeds of a computer.