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Team chat with native Android/iOS apps, all open source (alternative to Slack)

Here is a software recommendation for you as per the features mentioned by you. You can review the same and let me know if you have any query. I have not used it but hope so that all the features ...
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Barcode reader library for iOS

Basil if you are looking for commercial iOS libraries for barcode recognition you can take a look at LEADTOOLS Barcode SDK. LEADTOOLS has native iOS frameworks for both Objective-C and Swift. You can ...
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Map an area from a smartphone GPS

OsmAnd is a maps/GPS app that lets you place trackpoints manually. Thanks to your phone's GPS, OsmAnd displays a red circle where you are. Because GPS is not perfect, if you zoom a lot you see the ...
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Manage iOS and Android app localization/translation

I did some (re)search and came up with the following tools below (sorted by Alexa rating). I will pick five or so and do a little test project with them to see which one works best for my situation. ...
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Software for doing math “by hand”

As with so many things internet, it's all a matter of getting the right search terms. I used “unlimited canvas app iphone,” but then changed it to “infinite canvas app iphone.” The results are many ...
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How to determine what exact color an app is using?

macOS has a built-in application called Digital Colour Meter. It's installed by default, in the /Applications/Utilties folder: Here is me using it to find out the background color for Software ...
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A tool to calculate percentage difference from multiple numbers

Since it is OK for you to run it online I strongly recommend to make a Google Sheet for this task so you can access it from everywhere and also to manipulate easily CSV records (import - export) as ...
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Mobile apps to track how much time a user spend using different apps on a mobile phone

Rescue time meets the following requirements: Logs foreground app usage (and also time spent on websites). Generates detailed reports by app, time period etc. Data can be accessed on the web (via ...
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App lock for iPad Mini

No, there is no app that can do this. Apps installed on an IOS device are isolated and cannot control other apps. This means that password protecting entry of other apps is not possible. If it is ...
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Pocket's Permanent Library without Subscription

If you are willing to self-host the server part, Wallabag might be your choice. It's free & open source (find it at Github), and would meet your requirements: Save web article source in a format ...
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Alternative to Avenza PDF maps

I'm the lead developer of Mappt for Android. Mappt allows you to import and export markers, lines, polygons and geotagged photos and their associated attribute data as well as view various forms of ...
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App showing only direction and distance of goal

There's a free app located here: Free GPS which appears to address your objective. If this doesn't work for you, consider to search using terms such as "marine," "boating," "aviation," "aircraft." ...
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Extract individual headshots from group photo

Thanks to @StarGeek (relevant Reddit post), I was able to write a small script for this. To get the environment set up in Python 3 (on a Windows 10 machine using Anaconda), I went through the ...
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An android app to track the geolocation of my friends’ iOS phones?

Inside of Google Maps on the phone Select your email from the list. Click getting started Elsewhere in settings it is possible to turn on a higher accuracy of settings.
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Looking for OCR API on mobile platform

If you are looking to use a commercial product you should check out LEADTOOLS Mobile SDK. You will be able to develop in either Android, iOS or Window's Phone. Here is some sample code of how you ...
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Is there any app that keeps track of time spent on iPad?

iOS 12 introduces a new feature called Screen Time which does exactly this. With Screen Time, you can see how often you pick up your iOS device, which apps you're using, which apps are sending the ...
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Is there a Markdown editor for iOS?

How about Trunk Notes by "Apps On The Move"? I'm not sure if it uses the Stack Exchange 'style' of markdown, but it definitely uses Markdown syntax
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iOS app to allow me to print to a wireless printer

After searching for a long time, I'm using Printer Pro from Readdle. There is also a free version available. And it has a assistent which offers your AirPrint and wireless/network printers available ...
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Online service or Linux-based tool that provides iOS malware analysis?

There is a Chinese online application security scanner (VisualThreat: Mobile Application Security Credit Evaluation System) at http://www.visualthreat.com/index.action The followings are the main ...
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Content blocker (adblocker) for iPhone 5

Adblock Browser should work. It's completely free and it requires iOS 8.0+ (so it's not compatible with iPhone 4, but it is with iPhone 5) and does not restrict usage to any specific iPhone/iPad/...
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Any app for iOS that let me store files protected by password

Folder Lock By NewSoftwares.net seems to be your best bet. Here is the link The app is free however it has an in-app purchase costing $3.99 to get "Unlocked Feature Pack" I haven't personally tried ...
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Team chat with native Android/iOS apps, all open source (alternative to Slack)

Just to expand the playing field a little, what about IRC? There are thousands of open source implementations of IRC that could meet your requirements, though it may take a little more work than a ...
Connor Bell's user avatar
2 votes

ToDo lists, tasks, and notes for Mac OS X and iOS

I personally use Evernote for the exact same purpose. Let's see what you need: ideally for both Mac OS X and iOS Available for both platforms. But you need the Plus version to access your ...
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Omnivorous video player for iPad

VLC VLC for iOS is a new edition of the venerable cross-platform video-playing software. Famous for playing a wide variety of video formats.
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10-key Japanese input method for iPad?

According to http://ipad-ssm.net/archives/211 there's an option to turn on the 10 key instead of having to use your 55 key. It's tricky to find this on your own though. To do this, you need to have ...
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Mobile chess app that allows take backs?

The Lichess app/website allows players to request takebacks. It's also generally a good chess site. (Also, at least on Android, the mobile app is way better than Chess.com's IMO, but I'm biased.) The ...
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2 votes
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Alternative to browser for viewing Jupyter notebooks on iOS

The Juno app does most of what I want: you can open notebooks and edit them, either from public or private servers.
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Software or process that allows me to view a HTML file in a browser on my iphone when in development

Yes. Once you've gotten the files on your phone in any way (such as Dropbox or email), open a web browser and go to the URL file:///.../index.html, where ... is the filepath. The is the file URI ...
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