News & BooksThe written word is a powerful thing. It allows us to express and absorb creativity limited only to the imaginations of the writer and reader, as well as give a more internalized yet detailed voice to current events. This page has software that enables users to write and publish written content, manage their literary library, and collect news from the sources you most care about. Whoever said that print is dead?
Most popular apps
Feedly is a better way to organize, read and share the content of your favorite sites. It weaves the content from the RSS feeds of your favorite websites into a fun magazine-like experience and provides seamless integration with social networks.
Better Personalization -Organize your favorite blogs, news sites and YouTube channels and access them all in one place (or sync with Twitter and Facebook).
Better Browsing -Feedly transforms web sites into beautiful cards which load quickly and are easy to read.
Better Sharing -Easily save articles across devices or share them with your friends on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn. Directly or via Buffer, Pocket or Instapaper.
At home, at work or on the go -You can add feedly to all the devices you love. Your phone, tablet and computer are always in sync.
Feedly compatible news reader apps are for example:
Other apps that work with Feedly: https://feedly.com/apps.html
Google Reader was a Web-based aggregator, capable of reading Atom and RSS feeds online or offline.
Using a content reader helps you keep up with your top information sources - content comes straight to you, saving you the time to go and check every site on your own.
With Inoreader you can also monitor news about specific keywords, save pages from the web for viewing later or subscribe to social feeds. And when you need to look up some past piece of content you liked, you can rely on the powerful free search and full archive of your subscriptions.
Inoreader also keeps track of which items you've read, so you only see the unread items when you come back, even when you login on different devices.
Sumatra PDF is a slim, free, open-source PDF/DjVu/EPUB/XPS/CHM/CBR/CBZ/MOBI viewer for Windows.Why another PDF reader?
Sumatra has a minimalistic design. Simplicity has a higher priority than a lot of features.
Its small and starts up very fast.
Its designed for portable use: its just one file with no external dependencies so you can easily run it from external USB drive.
Calibre is a free and open source e-book library management application made by users, for users. Many languages, designed around the concept of the logical book, i.e., a single entry in your library that may correspond to actual e-book files in several formats.
Calibre can sort the books in your library by title, author, date added, date published, size, rating, or series, along with extra metadata such as tags and personal comments. You can easily search your book collection for a particular book, based on any of this information. Calibre can also go onto the internet to find online books based on existing title/author or ISBN information.
In addition, Calibre also:-syncs to your ebook reader-downloads news from the internet and converts it into ebook form-offers a ebook viewer that can display all major ebook formats
Library ManagementE-book conversionSyncing to e-book reader devicesDownloading news from the web and converting it into e-book formBuilt-in e-book viewerContent server for online access to your book collectionE-book editor for the major e-book formats
Writer has all the features you need from a modern, full-featured word processing or desktop publishing tool.
It's simple enough for a quick memo, but powerful enough to create complete books with contents, diagrams, indexes, etc. You're free to concentrate on your message, while Writer will make it look great.
Microsoft Word, part of the Microsoft Office Suite but also sold as a standalone application, is Microsoft's word processor. Its proprietary (but open-specification) DOC format is considered a de-facto standard, although from 2007 and above, Word uses DOCX.
Other features include SmartArt, PDF support, and feature searching (as of Word 2016).
Using the mobile app, an Microsoft Office 365 subscription is required to create and edit documents with a screen size of 10.1 inches or larger; documents will be opened in read-only mode.
Save webpages to read later, and eliminate cluttering of bookmarks with sites that are merely of a one-time interest. With Pocket, you can read at home, work, on the plane, or during your commute; even without an internet connection.
Pocket is available as a bookmarklet, as a Chrome addon, integrated in Firefox, as several unofficial browser addons, and as a mobile app available for a variety of platforms.
Writer, part of the Apache OpenOffice suite, is an open-source word processor. It supports the ISO standard Open Document Format (ODF) for data interchange as its default file format, as well as Microsoft Office 97-2003 formats, Microsoft Office 2007 format (ability to "open" documents in version 3), among others.