As Chrome’s popularity continues to grow, malware authors are looking for new ways to target and trick users of Google’s browser into downloading malicious software to their computers. With this problem in mind, Google has introduced a new feature into the Canary Channel to automatically detect and block malware downloads whenever possible in order to help keep your system intact and safe.
Textures can elicit an entire spectrum of sensation and emotions when we interact with them physically or visually. Choose how you want your Nexus 7 tablet’s screen to ‘look and feel’ with the first in our series of Textures Wallpaper collections.
Are you someone who loves using Google Chrome or ChromeOS, but have been frustrated by the lack of parental controls? Then this bit of news will definitely cheer you up! Google has introduced a new supervised users feature into the beta channels of Chrome and ChromeOS that will help you lock your browser or system down and better protect your children.
Halloween is quickly approaching, so why not get your favorite system ready for the holiday? Make your desktop the spookiest one of all with our Halloween 2013 Wallpaper collection.
The long wait for the latest stable version of Ubuntu is finally over. Now you can download your favorite UI version of Ubuntu 13.10, try out the Phone Edition, and grab a copy of the official manual using the set of download links we have compiled for your convenience.
Accessing your system’s settings in Windows 8 is not exactly the most straight-forward of processes, so if you need to change your settings often, then it can be a bit frustrating. With that in mind, the good folks over at 7 Tutorials have created an awesome shortcut that will take all the hassle out of accessing those settings, and make ‘tweaking’ Windows 8 much easier.
Rainy days are great for staying indoors to read your favorite new book, taking a nap, or even going outside for a quiet walk. Let the rain fall on your iPhone’s screen with the first in our series of Rainy Day Wallpaper collections.
If you love playing Super Mario Brothers, but hate the hassle of dealing with or setting up the game console, then you will be pleased to know a new and complete version is now available to play online. Josh Goldberg has worked hard to recreate the classic game in its entirety in HTML5, so sit back, relax, and get ready to enjoy all that Mario goodness via your favorite browser.
If you have fond memories of using Apple’s drawing program MacPaint when you were young, then you will definitely be glad to learn that it has a whole new lease on life. Developer Martin Braun has indulged in a labor of love and created an awesome online version of the classic MacPaint program that will take you back in time!
Just how much ‘data’ could you transfer or access via a fiber optic cable? For most people, the answer to that depends on the service arrangement(s) they have with their ISP, but what if you could utilize the maximum bandwidth possible? YouTube channel Sixty Symbols presents a fascinating discussion on the topic in their latest video.
You have had the unfortunate luck to encounter an evil scientist who thinks you are the perfect candidate for his latest round of experiments! But just as he starts to perform his fiendish work on you, you get an unexpected opportunity to escape. Can you make the most of this one chance at freedom or will you be joining the ‘good doctor’s’ other test subjects in permanent captivity?
This past August we took you on a wonderful image-filled journey through the world of Skyrim and this week we are setting off on a new round of exploration. Sit back and enjoy the gorgeous scenery on your desktop with the second in our series of Skyrim Wallpaper collections.
A recent update to Google Chrome resulted in a completely revamped version of the new tab page, one that has not gone over well with many people. If you want to get the ‘classic’ apps-based new tab page back, then Vishal Gupta from the Tweaking with Vishal blog came up with a quick and simple way to do it.
Whether you are looking for a simple background or something with a view, ice and cold environment wallpapers can fit a multitude of moods. Make your iPad the ‘coolest’ one around with the first in our series of Ice-Cold Wallpaper collections.
Ubuntu 13.10 beta releases featuring GNOME, Kubuntu, Xubuntu, and Lubuntu UIs were released earlier this month, but the Unity version was delayed. If you were one of the individuals who decided to hold out for the Unity UI version, then your wait is over. The final beta version of Ubuntu 13.10 featuring Unity 7 is now available to download just in time for a weekend of Linux powered fun!
A Windows 8 Modern UI optimized version of Firefox just got one big step closer to finalization this week with the release of Aurora Channel version 26. Those who are looking forward to enjoying the full Firefox experience on their Windows 8 systems can download and try out the latest version now.
This weekend is the start of Autumn for those of you in the Northern hemisphere, so why not celebrate the arrival of the new season on your desktop as well? Cover your desktop in beautiful Fall foliage with our Autumn 2013 Wallpaper collection.
Quickoffice has been a popular product for those who needed to work with Microsoft Office documents on their mobile devices, but has always been a shareware product until now. Starting this week though, Google has released a new, free edition for iOS and Android that works seamlessly with Google Drive and comes with 10 GB of free extra Google Drive storage for two years.
Progress on Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7 continues to move forward and this week Microsoft has made a new release preview available for those interested in trying it out.
Are you an avid Game of Thrones fan? Is your Monday just dragging along, leaving you with a need for something fun to do? Then we have just what you need to bring a smile to your face today! Indulge in some classic retro style gaming with the free Game of Thrones 8 Bit Game from Abel Alves.
We should all set aside time to step back and away from our busy lives, go outside to enjoy looking at the sky, and take in the beauty of nature all around us. Enjoy gazing at the clouds on your Nexus 7’s screen with the first in our series of Cloudy Skies Wallpaper collections.
Nearly all of us have software like Flash, Shockwave, or the Java Runtime Environment on our systems to add functionality, but they are a popular target for malware authors. In line with Microsoft’s security patches for this month, Adobe and Oracle have both released security updates to popular products on the same day. If you have one or more of these types of software on your system, then you should definitely make sure you have the latest versions installed to help keep your system as secure as possible.
Are you having one of those long boring afternoons at home or work and need something to liven things up? Then grab your adventuring gear and indulge in some fun dungeon exploration with the text-style browser game Dungeon Robber!
You may be feeling disappointed that Futurama has been cancelled for a second time, but we hope that this week’s collection will ease the sadness and help you remember all your favorite episodes. Bring the adventures of the Planet Express gang to your desktop with our Futurama Wallpaper collection.