Multimedia is important component of an OS and Linux has plenty of options to handle multimedia, especially music. Exaile is a music manager and player for GTK+ written in Python and incorporates many features including support for several portable players.
If you are upgrading to Windows 7 from XP you will need to do a clean install, and installing your favorite apps again is time consuming and annoying. Today we look at a new service that will install your favorite applications while you walk away and do something more enjoyable.
Looking for a quality all-purpose photo editing program for everyday use? Paint.NET is a free app which is a useful addition to your Windows system.
Do you like watching lots of videos at YouTube but are tired of the small video size and abundant background clutter? Now you can enjoy watching those videos in cinema style with a simple Firefox extension.
System Mechanic is an optimization utility for Windows Systems. It has over 40 diagnostic, repair and optimization features engineered to work together. Rather than spending money to run several different utilities separately, System Mechanic has everything all in one application.
Earlier this week, Microsoft released their completely free anti-virus/anti-spyware solution, and we already gave it a thorough review—but it deserves our official endorsement, and that’s right here.
If you are old as I am you remember how exciting it was when Pacman was introduced and the ensuing frenzy that accompanied it. Today for Friday Fun we take a trip down memory lane and relive some some cool Pac-man games.
Are you tired of always having to add lots of plugins to freshly installed audio players just to get the functionality that you want? Enjoy using a great out-of-the-box audio player with Jaangle.
Have you ever clicked on a bookmark and did not realize until too late that it was opening in your current tab instead of the new one that you wanted? Here we will take a look at a couple of methods to get them to open in a new window.
With this article we will take a look at creating, editing, and formatting a video to upload on YouTube. The application we will be using is Windows Live Movie Maker (WLMM) which is the new video creation application that will replace Windows Movie Maker which currently is available in XP and Vista. Windows 7 is streamlining the entire OS and Movie Maker will not be included by default. It will be included as part of the Windows Live Suite which includes messenger and mail applications.
There are definitely a plethora of disk defragmenter utilities out there, some free and others commercial, in fact one of my favorites is Auslogics Disk Defrag. Windows Vista schedules your drives to be defragmented by default, and you can modify that schedule. Today we will look at a great free defrag utility that is fast and also includes an Auto Defrag function
Microsoft Security Essentials is a free utility that provides real-time protection to identify and eliminate harmful viruses and other malware from your PC. Today we’ll take a look at how it performs and the protection it has to offer.
Opening a web browser and checking your Gmail account several times a day can become annoying. Today we look at a cool free utility that runs in the background and notifies you when a new message is received.
Are you wanting more than just a picture preview of a tab’s contents when switching between multiple tabs in Firefox? Now you can get more with Tab Popup.
If you are an experienced PC power user you might be annoyed with the balloon notifications popping up and telling you what you know already. Perhaps you don’t want to see anything in the notification area at all. Today we take a look at how to disable the notifications using Local Group Policy Editor.
Sometimes you might need to pull items from an Access database and put them into Excel so you can organize them for a report or presentation. Here we will take a look at how to import the database using Access and Excel 2007.
The new Windows 7 Search is greatly improved over previous versions and allows you to search for data on local and networked machines. Today we take it a step further and show you how to extend the search capability to sites on the Internet.
Ever wished that you could combine your Bookmarks Menu and Bookmarks Toolbar together? Now you can with Bookmarks UI Consolidator.
In these tough economic times it can be frustrating or impossible to shell out a lot of money for MS Office productivity suite. Today we take a look IBM Lotus Symphony, which is a full suite of office apps built on Open Office technology and produces quality documents and presentations.