desktop

Thu
24
May
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Windows 8: Using Multiple Monitors Made Easier

Right now there are a lot of people wondering whether an upgrade from Windows 7 to the soon-to-be-released Windows 8 operating system (OS) is worth the hassle. You may be one of them. To combat this apprehension, Microsoft has been trying to build ... consumer interest in and desire for the new OS by highlighting its various new tools, features, and improvements. As part of this campaign, Microsoft is making much of another Windows 8 improvement: better support for using multiple monitors. Microsoft: 1 in 7 Desktop Users Employ Multiple Screens With the price of PC monitors dipping in recent ... (view more)

Thu
25
Aug
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'Game Fire 2.0.99', and 'Readefine Desktop 2.42'

Game Fire 2.0.99 Game Fire is a free open source PC games accelerating utility that enables you to enjoy your favorite modern PC games by transforming your personal computer into a powerful gaming machine with a touch of button. Game Fire is ... suitable for beginners as it does not require any technical knowledge at all. http://www.smartpcutilities.com Readefine Desktop 2.42 Readefine Desktop beautifies Google Reader articles, RSS, plain text and HTML for easy reading. View multiple articles in a fluid, magazine-style layout or navigate one article at a time in a book like multi-column layout. ... (view more)

Thu
06
Jan
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'Spiceworks IT Desktop 5.0.60932.0', and 'DesktopOK 2.31'

Spiceworks IT Desktop 5.0.60932.0 Available in a variety of languages, Spiceworks' IT Desktop combines a single, easy-to-use interface which features Network Inventory, Help Desk, Mapping, Reporting, Monitoring and Troubleshooting. And, it connects ... you with other IT pros to share ideas, and solve problems. http://www.spiceworks.com DesktopOK 2.31 Quickly and easily save and restore the positions of icons on your desktop. DesktopOK is a small but effective solution for users that have to change their screen resolution often. http://www.softwareok.com This freeware software program is brought ... (view more)

Tue
02
Mar
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'Desktop OK', and 'Console Palette Changer'

Desktop OK Save and restore the positions of icons. DesktopOK is a small but effective solution for users that constantly change their screen resolution often. http://www.softwareok.com Console Palette Changer Console Palette Changer is a utility ... which lets a user edit and load customized color palettes for the Windows console (formerly called the DOS prompt). If you spend a lot of time in the Windows console, you'll appreciate this fine utility. http://home.comcast.net Today's fresh software picks were provided courtesy of Bob Helmer at Shell Extension City, in partnership with Infopackets. ... (view more)

Wed
13
Jan
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'TweakPrefetch', and 'Hide Desktop'

TweakPrefetch TweakPrefetch is a utility coded in VB.net capable of managing fetching in Windows XP, Vista and 7. It allows the user to set separate parameters for the native Windows Prefetch and Superfetch functions. Scroll down for English version ... of text. http://exilesofsoftware.blogspot.com Hide Desktop Hide the desktop icons when the mouse is elsewhere. http://www.donationcoder.com Today's fresh software picks were provided courtesy of Bob Helmer at Shell Extension City, in partnership with Infopackets.com. Please note that the below software descriptions are provided solely from the ... (view more)

Fri
27
Nov
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Apple Rakes in 47% of October Desktop PC Revenue: Report

Apple fanboys are bursting with pride this morning after a report emerging yesterday found that of all retail desktop revenue in the U.S. during the month of October, almost half went towards Apple -- a rather large jump over the previous year. ... According to industry analysts NPD, a total of 47.7 per cent of all desktop computer revenue went towards the purchase of Macs. That's up almost 15 per cent from the previous October (33.44 per cent). (Source: betanews.com ) NPD: Market Conditions Weighted in Apple's Favor How can we explain the hike in Apple sales? NPD vice president of industry ... (view more)

Fri
09
Oct
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'Remote Desktop Manager', and 'KeePass Password Safe'

Remote Desktop Manager Remote Desktop Manager is a small application used to manage all your remote connections and virtual machine. Add, edit, delete, share, organize and find your remote connection quickly. Remote Desktop Manager is compatible ... with Microsoft Remote Desktop, Terminal Services, VNC, LogMeIn, Team Viewer, Ftp, SSH, Telnet, Dameware, X Window, VMWare, Virtual PC, PC Anywhere, Hyper-V, Citrix, Radmin, Microsoft Remote Assistance, Sun Virtual Box and more. http://remotedesktopmanager.com KeePass Password Safe KeePass is a free open source password manager that helps you to manage ... (view more)

Thu
01
Oct
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'Desktop Sidebar', and 'Digitizer'

Desktop Sidebar Desktop Sidebar provides you with instant access to the information you most desire by grabbing data from your PC and the internet and displaying it in a special window. The result is a dynamic visual display you configure and ... control. Note that the download link is at the very top of the page above the "Welcome to Desktop Sidebar" title. http://www.desktopsidebar.com Digitizer Digitizer will convert any image into a colorized textual representation of that image. The result is a neat effect and can be very stunning and beautiful given the right image and options. ... (view more)

Wed
17
Jun
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'Hulu Desktop', and 'Prey'

Hulu Desktop Hulu Desktop features a media center that allows you to view movies and television on your PC. It offers a sleek new look that's optimized for use with standard Windows Media Center remote controls or Apple remote controls, allowing you ... to navigate Hulu's entire library with just six buttons. Hulu's website offers commercial-supported streaming video from NBC, Fox and many other networks and studios. http://www.hulu.com Prey Prey is a simple and lightweight program that will help you track and find your laptop if it ever gets stolen. It works in all operating systems and is open ... (view more)

Fri
20
Mar
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'Desktop Central', and 'Lunascape Web Browser'

Desktop Central Desktop Central provides a set of free Windows tools that Windows Administrators might require on a day-to-day basis, including: a remote task manager tool, a software inventory tool, a remote command prompt tool, and more! ... http://www.manageengine.com Lunascape Web Browser Lunascape Web browser is a hybrid web browser that can run on multiple browser engines (such as Trident, Gecko, Webkit used by Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Safari respectively). Lunascape Browser boasts the fastest JavaScript execution available and is particularly useful for developers. Lunascape 5 beta ... (view more)

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