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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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Book library application

Take a look at Calibre (for your PC) freeware (opensource) and cross-platform powerful and configurable e-books database custom database fields automatic metadata downloading from Amazon, Google ...
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Open source application for disaster relief

I used to run such a tool during the Tohoku earthquake and got tens of thousands of people reporting their status. My experience is that such a tool is difficult to maintain and support, especially ...
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Fighting telemarketing: application to make telemarketers waste as much time as possible

Hellooo, this is Lenny! Unfortunately, the original site (www.itslenny.com) is down, but you can find lots of videos, and imitators, on Youtube and elsewhere. A brief Google search turned up this ...
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App with voice commands for adding items to a list

For a hopefully suitable Android app, I've checked with my app search by permission for a task app requesting the RECORD_AUDIO permission, indicating it should have voice support. That yielded 10 apps,...
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App for iOS similar to Office Lens

Before there even was Office Lens, the de-facto app for this sort of thing on Android and iOS systems has been CamScanner for some time. It does exactly the sorts of things you're talking about here. ...
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iOS audiobook player with sleep timer and bookmark support

Bookmobile or Bookmower seem to be what you're looking for. I haven't used them, but based on their descriptions in the App Store and their website, seems that they have all the features that you're ...
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What is the best eBay sniping software or service out there?

Reading your tags it seems like you are looking into something with iOS and Android support. I use Myibidder for my own sniping purposes. It's available for iOS (offers both iPad and iPhone support) ...
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Recomendation for SSH client for iOS

Prompt 2 by Panic is one of the best SSH clients for iOS and has a nice UI, a bit expensive though. With regard to security, you can add and even generate SSH keys directly in Prompt. From the Prompt ...
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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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Compare the price of grocery

You can use Smoopa: free Android and iOS barcode scan currently compare prices with online retailers such as Amazon, Walmart, Target, Best Buy, and Macy's
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AirPlay to computer

I know 2 really good programs that I used. The first is called Reflector. The full version of Reflector cost $12.99. If you are unsure to buy it you can try it for free for 7 days. A nice feature of ...
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AirPlay to computer

I recommend X-Mirage. It lets's you Airplay from any iOS or OSX devices to a computer running OSX or Windows. AT $16, it is well under your expected price range. There is no Jailbreak required. Once ...
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Application to avoid me waiting in call centre phone queue

Try FastCustomer (Android, iOS). The system works by using a database of known queuing systems and navigating them for you until it reaches an agent, then calling you so you can get on the line. It ...
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Application to avoid me waiting in call centre phone queue

There is an app (available for both Android and iOS) called WeQ4u which does exactly what you want for calls in the UK. It also allows you to make calls to UK 08 numbers for free. To use it, just ...
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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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iOS application to show the battery charging rate in mA

The Tesla Model S app does exactly this. It shows battery charging rate for your car rather than your phone, though, which might not be exactly what you wanted. Edit: the app is free, but the car is ...
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MySQL client for iOS?

Below is a list of SQL clients that I have tried in the past, all seem to have a limitation in one area, whilst being stronger in others. MySQL Editor Pro seems to be your best bet, IMHO. Hope this ...
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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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Is there any app that keeps track of time spent on iPad?

This is currently not possible without jailbreaking the device. If you're jailbroken, you can use App Analytics. This app tracks how long an app is active for, as well as the number of times the app ...
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Free DashCam for iOS that supports multitasking

This is currently not possible on iOS without jailbreaking. Apps are unable to take photos or video whilst the app itself is not in the foreground.
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Fitness tracking software that doesn't store data online

I have found a Striiv smart pedometer that can sync up with a computer instead of smartphone, so it doesn't have access to more sensitive information like GPS location, my contacts, etc. If it had a ...
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Is there a "formula" app for iOS?

An iOS app I like a lot that can do this is Lisping (iTunes and author site page). You can define an "arbitrary formula" as Scheme code, e.g. a function, and then call that code with your inputs and ...
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item tracking for a self-service storage user

Trello Trello is a list application. It is in particular marketted for task lists -which it excells at. But I have put it to other uses. You create a nunber of lists. In your case 2: home and storage....
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Offline maps/GPS app for iOS

I recommend Maps.Me. It is available free of charge, for iOS or Android. It uses data from OpenStreetMap. Maps are available for the whole world, you can download complete countries or regions to use ...
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