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Cross-platform messaging for Android and iPhone

Google Allo nimbuzz is a proprietary cross-platform instant messaging aggregator for smartphones, tablets and personal computers is available for Android, iOS, BlackBerry OS, Symbian, Windows Phone ...
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Cross-platform messaging for Android and iPhone

Google Hangouts works well for this. It was formerly known as Google Talk but the iOS and Android apps are now "Google Hangouts". It actually supports voice and video, but I haven't used those ...
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App to encrypt and store all my photos online?

boxcryptor Boxcryptor protects your files in the cloud no matter if you use Dropbox, Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, SugarSync, Box.net, or any other major cloud storage provider. It also supports ...
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Android and iPhone app automation tools

Bharat Mane’s answer (on Software Quality Assurance & Testing SE): There are number of tools available in the market like:- a) Robotium b) Uiautomator c) Espresso d) Appium e) Calabash ...
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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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Notifications of iPhone to PC

You can jailbreak your iPhone (AFAIK impossible without to get all notifications), then use the iPhone app GrowlNotifier: free iOS 5 for higher available on the Mac or Windows. A Growl client for ...
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TODO App with Sharing Feature for VIEWING Only, Not Assigning Tasks to Others

Evernote can be used to share notes (containing any text, including to-dos with checkboxes) both in read/write and read-only mode. For the latter option, you can: send a note via email create a ...
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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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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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Text-to-audio iOS app for iPhone

As of Sep 2014's iOS 8 update, Instapaper offers text-to-speech. Text-to-Speech playlists on mobile are available to premium members.
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Instant messenger app for Android and iPhone

I like Trillian. It is very interoperable, integrates many different IM networks as well as having their own, and lets you connect or disconnect from each network independently. The only thing I'm ...
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Cross-platform messaging for Android and iPhone

BirdsBeep is a newly released cross-platform messaging app for Android, iOS, blackberry, windows & for other platform also. The main advantage over other messenger is that it is fully secure. It ...
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Cross-platform messaging for Android and iPhone

Wire Wire is a newly released cross-platform messaging app for Android and iOS. The main advantage over Kik messenger is that it's young and not wide-spread. That means you could have it all to ...
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iPhone and Android application to track friends on a map?

Glympse should be what you're looking for. It is available for Android, for iOS, and even for Windows Phone. And it cares for your privacy: you decide who can see you, and for how long. That other ...
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App for planning projects?

I really like Trello in general. You can make great comments, notes, lists. Add photos, files, etc. The really nice thing is if needed, you can make it 'shared' between a defined group of users. It ...
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Recommendations for a free iPhone photo editing app?

Snapseed which is available for both iOS and Andorid is a great option. It rivals many paid options in features, but is very simple to use as well. Some features include: Crop/Rotate Brightness/...
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Java IDE for iPhone

I see you accepted the above answer, but I want to show you an alternative. I've not used it yet, but heard a lot of good things about it and I'm sure you can find tests for it easily. It's not free (...
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Java IDE for iPhone

One that comes to mind is CodeAnywhere.com which supports syntax highlighting for Java. It's has an app for both iPhone and iPad as well as a great online interface. Codeanywhere is a text, code and ...
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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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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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Software to keep track of an aging parent living alone

I know, this site is about Software Recommendations. But trying to NOT use any software at all, or only if all other means fail, would be way more effective to "check" how she's doing ... Think of ...
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QR scanner for making trade fair shopping lists

Some Barcode Scanners & Generators¹ have a feature for "bulk scanning" (a la "peep, peep, peep …" and simply storing what they found), and later let you export the list in some format – either ...
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Offline audio playlist app on iPhone?

I'm happily using OPlayer, but as a Linux user I dont' use the iPhone internal storage, icloud, etc. but I recall seeing those options as a source for files. It does let you build play lists of ...
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I’m looking for “My own Wikipedia”

There are plenty of such tools. Just take a look at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_wiki_software or at this structured comparison of various Wikis. I personally use TiddlyWiki for my purposes, ...
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App to watch 360-degree VR YouTube videos in cardboard on iOS?

I hope iOS version of YouTube will catchup soon. UPDATE: Fri 27 May: I've just noticed that YouTube app for iOS supports now cardboard view. I know there is a curated list of phone viewers here: ...
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Share screen and control iPhone from Windows PC

I have searched about everything on the internet and it's not possible without the jailbreak. Apple's policy doesn't let you to control you phone from the outside sources!!!
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