Akemi Iwaya

Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing "old school" role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and .

This week we learned how to stream media files from any PC to a PlayStation, enable user-specific wireless networks in Windows 7, monitor the bandwidth consumption of individual applications, configure the Linux Grub2 Boot Menu the easy way, “add Dropbox to the Start Menu, understand symbolic links, & rip TV Series DVDs into episode files”, and more.

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Birds can serve as wonderful sources of inspiration with their varied colors, song, and feats of flight. Today we have a beautiful flock of birds that you can add to your desktop with the first in our series of Feathered Friends Wallpaper collections.

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Do you have a terrific collection of comics in electronic form but need a great app to view them with? If you have a Linux system then we have the perfect app for you…Comix, the open source comic reading powerhouse.

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Having problems with the Tractor Beam? Did a weapons malfunction bring your computer system down? Is the Replicator making your Earl Grey Tea taste odd? Wait…what??!! Just call the Star Wars Help Desk to get the personalized help you need.

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Do you need to make the most efficient use possible of vertical UI space on your system’s screen, but have horizontal space to spare? Now you can shift the toolbar icons and their awesome functionality to a slim sidebar...

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Note: To view and download other color variations of this wallpaper visit welshdragon’s gallery.

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Friday is here once again, but today you are not the only one who needs to escape! This week your mission is to help a poor mouse named Peanut escape the dangerous lab she is trapped in. Do you have what it takes to save the day?

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Are you tired of the same old wallpaper on your Ubuntu desktop? Now you can go from blah to literally spacious, real-time styled views of Earth with the xplanetFX Wallpaper App for Linux.

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If you are familiar with the Gran Turismo 5 video game releases, then you will definitely recognize the Citroen GT. French automaker Citroen and Japanese racing simulation developer Polyphony Digital decided to take things on...

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Desktop notifications from Chromium-based browsers are an awesome feature, but they do not blend in well at all with the native system theming in Ubuntu. Now you can fix that small problem using the wonderful Chromify-OSD ext...

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What happens when you mix the Legend of Zelda with the 80s high school scene? Something fun and cheesy that makes you wish there really was a movie based on this!

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Do you want a fun point and click game to play on your favorite operating system? Then get ready to play Suspended Sentence! In the game you are woken from cryogenic sleep to assist in repairing the ship you are traveling on....

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Google recently introduced a new optional two-step login verification process for Google accounts to help increase account security. What we would like to know this week is if you think this will really help improve account security, should be implemented by others in addition to Google, or would simply add a new layer of hassle to using your accounts.

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Do you have a passion for all things anime? Then you will definitely want to have a look at the Anime Angels Theme for Windows 7. This cute theme will give your desktop that extra bit of fun and spunk to help bring a smile to your face.

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Are you looking for a terrific graphics app to use for original painting and artwork creation on your computer? Whether it is for you or the kids, MyPaint is an app that you should definitely have on hand for when those artistic moods come along.

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After landing in the Pig King’s castle the Red Bird and one of the Pigs have a startling revelation as they talk. Who knew that they had so much in common?!

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Is your computer or virtualization software unable to display the new 3D version of the Unity Interface in Ubuntu? Now you can access and enjoy the 2D version with just a little PPA magic added to your system!

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With weeks of winter weather left to go, it can be a bit depressing to look outside and see nothing but bland, lifeless scenery. To help bridge the time gap until you can open the windows, enjoy the warmth of the sun, and feel the spring breeze upon your face we present our Springtime Personas Themes for Firefox collection.

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This week we learned how to get started with the Linux command-line text editor Nano, “speed up Start Menu searching, halt auto-rotating Android screens, & set up Dropbox-powered torrenting”, change the default application for Android tasks, find great gift recommendations for Valentine’s Day using the How-To Geek Valentine’s Day gift guide, had fun decorating our desktops with TRON and TRON Legacy theme items, and more.

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Whether they are defending their homelands and the innocent, seeking fame and fortune, or out to conquer and plunder these fantasy warriors will add a nice bit of adventure to your desktop. Get ready to journey into other realms with our Fantasy Warriors Wallpaper collection.

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Earlier this week we shared a great TRON and TRON Legacy customization set for your desktop with you. Today we present the next step in the customization process with these four awesome TRON Legacy themes for Chrome and Iron.

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YouTube user OneMinuteGalactica has created a fun old school style anger management video using footage from the original Star Trek series. Enjoy watching these classic “recommendations” on how to deal with anger ...

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Were you less than pleased when the Ribbon UI was added to Paint in Windows 7? If you have been longing for the old UI style then you will definitely want to get your hands on Paint XP for Windows 7.

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