When you leave a comment for an app in G-Droid consider using the thumbs up 👍 or thumbs down 👎 somewhere in your comment. So you indicate if you'd generally upvote or downvote the app.
Very soon G-Droid will count these thumbs and generate a new metric for the star ratings. So every user can influence the rating with mastodon comments.
As usual: every user is free to ignore the new metric by setting its importance to 0 in the G-Droid settings.
The latest version of G-Droid (v0.10.0) shows all available versions of an app in the repository. It also shows the CHANGELOG of the latest version so you know what's new.
If you discover the latest version of an app not to be working, please consider to leave a comment in G-Droid. That way others know to install an earlier version.
Let me know if it is useful (or not). 🖖😎👍
G-Droid can now show comments on apps! 😎
Have you also waited to add a review, comment, rating or note to an app in #fdroid ? Wait no longer! G-Droid has now the ability to show toots as comments. Each app has a special hashtag. Just click on 'Write comment' and add your comment. Let others know what you think about an app. Try it now! ✌️
Privacy and security is equal to Mastodon. #deletegoogle 👁️
G-Droid shows now Top Authors.
A Top Author is someone who has more than one Top App. A Top App is an app in the top 20% of all apps by star ratings. Star ratings are different on each device as they change with the settings of the user.
When you spot a Top Author make sure you check more of his/her apps as they might be useful and of good quality. Send Top Authors an email and thank them for their engagement. 💪😃
I noticed another app is working quite well and could even be a permanent alternative for me. Check it out. 🤩
media.freifunk.net - F-Droid:Pimp your Android(-fork) with the best Free Software apps
G-Droid 0.7.0 is now available on #fdroid . This version shows apps similar to your installed apps and apps you might also like. Give it a try! This is a new experience to browse apps of the F-Droid repository. #gdroid #Android
Another good thing: it does all these things without stealing your data to analyze it or do any kind of tracking. #deletegoogle 😍
G-Droid 0.7.0 has been released. Will be picked up by F-Droid soon. In this version you have to scroll down to update the data, like in the F-Droid app.
The small 'update button' that was in the bottom is now a 'sort-button'. You can sort some views now differently. See attached screenshot.
Having trouble finding the right open source apps? The search function in #gdroid offers you to 'search harder' and 'even harder' to find more apps of relevance. At the same time you won't be flooded with irrelevant search results when you know the name of the app already. Give it a try. It helps a lot.
I love to see M-Droid has been merged into the #fdroid repository. Unfortunately it has been done one year after the app has been abandoned. 🙄 While the idea and the motivation was good, the dev didn't have time any more to continue it. And react prevented other devs to join the project. 😟 @fdroidorg
A Material Design client for F-Droid. Built with React Native and love! - SkyzohKey/M-Droid
Two of the new apps in the #fdroid repository are coming from well known app authors SecUSo and VelbazhdSoftwareLLC. Keep going. Though we need to decentralise the effort (ideally every software dev in the world makes a #foss app) regular developers and groups are the main drivers of FOSS software. Thanks for the effort.
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