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StandApp – Sitting all day during work makes us unhealthy, but we can’t get ourselves to stand up until we take a break. Fortunately, StandApp is an iOS app that reminds us to stand up and stretch at regular intervals. While any timer app can buzz you anytime, StandApp goes beyond the simple timer by offering you some stretching tips and physical activities. Read more: StandApp: Get The Habit To Stand Up At Regular Intervals [iOS]

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AllMediaServer – Apple’s Airplay allows you to wirelessly play videos from your computer to your Apple TV. But even if you are not using Apple products, you can still do wireless streaming across devices with DLNA connections. AllMediaServer is a desktop app that lets you watch movies, listen to music, and stream photos from your computer or phone to your DLNA-enabled TV. Read more: AllMediaServer: Watch Movies From Your Computer On Your TV

 

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Truecaller – Would you like to know the person behind the number calling you? How about blocking off spammy callers? For a little more peace of mind, you should check out Truecaller. This phone lookup app lets you search for phone number identities worldwide, filter unwanted calls, and instantly know the person who is calling. Read more: Truecaller: Cross Platform Called ID & Phone Lookup App

 

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HTML5 Boilerplate – If you are planning on building a new website today, it would be wise to start learning the best HTML5 practices to future-proof your website. HTML5 Boilerplate is a collection of front end templates that you can use to create and set up websites. The great thing about HTML5 Boilerplate is that you can just select the bits you want. Read more: HTML5 Boilerplate: Build Websites Using an HTML5 Front End Template

 

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PrimeTube – When people think of watching videos online or on a smartphone, YouTube is the first place that comes to mind. After all, it has more videos than any other place on the web, and there is almost endless hours of entertainment available on the service. Of course, you need a way to watch all of these videos on your Windows Phone, and PrimeTube is a great option. Read more: PrimeTube: Elegant YouTube Client [Windows Phone]

 

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  1. Sarah L
    April 2, 2013 at 4:02 pm

    HTML5 Boilerplate is looking good.

  2. danny Woods
    April 2, 2013 at 2:20 pm

    CAUTION!! Allmediaserver site has little or poor info about the product. The major scare is that the user support forums are totally just SPAM posts.

    Not worth the risk. Would not touch it. Certainly do not download the app.

    • Tina Sieber
      April 2, 2013 at 9:54 pm

      Thanks for the heads-up, Danny! We will look into this asap.

    • IsraelN
      April 4, 2013 at 10:54 pm

      Indeed, they need to clean up their forums as most of them can get spammed easily without a good user authentication checks.

      But using Allmediaserver worked for me and is not that different from popular options like http://www.ps3mediaserver.org/ with AllMediaServer being platform-agnostic.

  3. Harshit J
    April 2, 2013 at 2:19 pm

    Truecaller lets me see details of the contact numbers. It is really handy app.

  4. Lim3Fru1t
    April 2, 2013 at 12:02 pm

    Looks like Truecaller is a great tool !

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