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This Week’s Top Downloads

This Week's Top Downloads

Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from this week.

Four User-Friendly Alternatives to Popular (But Complex) Android Apps

This Week's Top Downloads

There are a lot of great apps out there, but not every great app can be a looker. While the fan favorites are great, here are some alternatives to the apps that have the steepest learning curves.

Download Free Excel Templates to Manage Time, Money or Productivity

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You don't have to excel at Excel to make the most of the spreadsheet app. Download free templates to use Microsoft's program to manage your schedules, budget your money and much more.

VirtualXP Runs Your Old XP Installation Safely in Windows 7 or 8

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Windows: Many people have kept their old Windows XP computers running because they have software on the systems that can't be reinstalled. VirtualXP lets you migrate an existing Windows XP installation into a virtual machine that you can run on Windows 7 or 8.

Borderless Gaming Fixes Alt+Tab Issues in Full Screen Games

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Windows only: Games are best when played full screen, but many won't play nice with Alt+Tab in full screen mode—which means you can't look at your browser for a guide or change the music playing in the background. Borderless Gaming fixes that problem.

Universal Media Server Streams Music and Movies to Almost Any Device

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Win/Mac/Linux: Streaming music or movies from a computer to a set-top box, TV, receiver, or any other device in your home entertainment system isn't difficult, but finding a media server with great features that's also easy to use can be tricky. Universal Media Server gets the balance right.

PhotoMath Calculates Equations Using Your Phone's Camera

iPhone/Windows Phone: You have a ton of options for calculators on your phone, but Photomath does things differently. Just point your phone's camera at an equation and PhotoMath automatically comes up with the solution.

iOS 8 Jailbroken, We Recommend Holding Off for Now

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The same team who released the kind of sketchy iOS 7 jailbreak has released a jailbreak for iOS 8.1. Currently, it's Windows-only, in Chinese, and doesn't install Cydia by default. You should probably wait to install it.

Ignore No More Remotely Locks Phones, Forces Kids to Call You Back

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Android: File this under the "manipulative apps for parents" category. Ignore No More was developed to prevent kids (or even your significant other) from ignoring your repeated calls or text messages. Until they call you back, their phones are locked.

Random Is a News Reader that Forces You Out of Your Filter Bubble

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iOS: One of the best ways to break out of your filter bubble is to read news sources with multiple perspectives on a variety of topics. Random, an app for iPhone and iPad, breaks you out by intentionally guiding you to new topics and interesting articles at sites you may not otherwise read.

Google Play Music Gets Curated Playlists, Updated Interface

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Android/iOS/Web: Today, Google announced a new version of its Play Music service. In addition to the standard Material Design update, Google has added curated playlists. A trick it learned from Songza.

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