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Useful Apps & Websites

Useful Apps & Websites

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  7 Oct 2018 7:34 AM GMT

AnyBooks? FREE Books, novels, NCERT free download

With this app in place, a user can read millions of free ebooks of different genres, and with a wide collection of different languages like English, Hindi, Urdu, Oriya, Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, and Marathi language ebooks. You can maintain your personal library and read it at your convenience using the in-built ebook reader.

The genres of books can be English & Indian Languages, Fiction and non-fiction, Suspense & Thriller, Current Affairs, Biographies, History, Career, Religion & Spirituality, Humor, Romance, Politics, Philosophy, Business & Economics, Political Science, Self Help, Automotive, Lifestyle, Literature, Family & Relationships, Astrology & more. You can browse and download from the largest collection of books, and adjust the brightness and fonts. Its compatibility varies with the device. It requires Android 4.4 and upper version to be functional. Currently, its user base is 500,000+.

Love Horoscope

Love Horoscope is a free android app that lets you see your romance horoscope, read more about your signs, and see famous people who have the same traits a yours. This app is developed by Code Blenders. It is very user-friendly for the fact that navigating within it is easy. The user can simply swipe through the top menu and switch between the zodiac signs to read the details.

The app also has a feature to let you read the previous day's readings and the upcoming day's (i.e. tomorrow's) readings. You can check the compatibility of the signs and know how they are likely get along. Moreover, the app also gives an in-depth analysis of the strengths and weakness of the relationships. It requires Android 4.0 and upper version. The best part is you can read it in more than ten different languages including Turkish, Chinese, Spanish, German, French, Hungarian, Dutch, Portuguese, Italian, Russian, Swedish, etc. To know more, install it and start using it.

LastPass Password Manager

LastPass is an Android app that lets you save your login credentials in a safe and secured manner. It generates nearly impossible passwords for the users to use on your accounts. All its passwords are controlled by a master password. It has cross-platform support so the user can use it on computers, mobile devices, tablets, or whatever. Its premium version is economical. You can also grab LastPass Authenticator to go along with it for added security.

It has a feature called as Private notes, which helps in securing information like credit cards, photos & more. The 'Vault' keeps confidential things like health insurance, credit card info, etc. more safe. With 'Photo Vault' in place, you can attach photos to any note to lock them and with the 'Audio notes', you can custom voice memos that lock in the secure vault. Secure vault makes data available offline. To use this app, the user needs Android 4.0.3 and upper versions.

Sketch - Draw & Paint

Sketch - Draw & Paint is Sony's official Sketch app, which brings a fun drawing and photo editing features for the creative people. It has an endless source of digital art to explore and enjoy. Some of its features are:

Draw creative sketches using fun brushes and tools; Zoom to paint fine details; Enhance your pictures and photos with text and free stickers; Build advanced sketches with layers; Participate in collaborations and build on the work of others

Back up and sync your drawings to multiple devices

Among many editing tools, some are: Multiple brushes, pens, and pencils; Draw with finger or stylus; Eraser; Smudge; Bucket fill; Layer editor, etc.

Its compatibility varies with the device. It requires Android 4.2 and upper version to be functional. Currently, its user base is 50,000,000+.

Sikkim Police

With around 607,000 inhabitants as of the 2011 census, Sikkim is the least populous state in India and the second-smallest state after Goa in total area, covering approximately 7,096 km2 (2,740 sq miles). It is geographically diverse due to its location in the Himalayas, the climate ranges from subtropical to high alpine, and Kangchenjunga, the world's third-highest peak, is located on Sikkim's border with Nepal. Owing to its diverse culture, scenic beauty and biodiversity, it has become a popular tourist destination.

The formation of Sikkim's Police force traces back to 1860s, when Claude White, first political officer of Sikkim, thought that increase in population woul trigger crime in the state; hence, raising a Police force is necessary. During that period Sikkim was also having territorial disputes with Tibet. Now the Sikkim Police has well-trained officers in its organization for the work. It has a CID branch that meticulously looks into the crime scenario. Additionally, the team is facilitated with high end communication amenities that include: High Frequency Communication; Very High Frequency Communication; Voice and Data communication through data modems; Internet, Email and Bulk SMS etc.; POLNET; GIS maps of Sikkim; Digital Mobile Radios ( DMR) and Digital repeaters; GPS tracking of DMR sets through satellites etc.; and Automatic location logging.

The workforce is trained in the training branch wherein training sessions are rendered on 65 different topics including: VIP Driving; Course on Night Vision; Course on collection of Digital Evidence; Complexities of Law & Order; Forensic in Policy - The Way Forward; Traffic Management Course and so on. To know more visit: www.sikkimpolice.nic.in.

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