NEWS THAT GEEKS CARE ABOUT
Ever wondered what the boot screen for Windows 2.0 looked like? Somebody on deviantART put together an image that shows every single Windows boot screen ever, so you don’t have to wonder anymore.
This week we learned how to choose a partition scheme for a Linux PC, create an index table like a pro with Microsoft Word, do a complete makeover of PowerPoint Slides with Pptplex, use a Wii remote as a gyroscopic mouse, know the difference between desktop and professional printers, and more.
Are you looking for a high quality set of Windows Live Essentials Wave 4 icons to use on your system? deviantART user ~carlosjj has a put together a wonderful (and complete) set of Wave 4 icons that are now available for download.
Have you been patiently waiting to access the full range of Google services in your Google Apps account? Your wait is finally over! Today Google announced the availability of the same services available to regular Google acco...
Do you have photos that you want to make festive looking for the upcoming holidays? Glitterboo can add special effects to your images and make them something special to look at.
Are you a Final Fantasy fan who needs a good theme for your Chrome and/or Iron browsers? The Fang Battle Ready theme will remove the blah factor from your browser and make it a joy to look at and use.
Are you feeling a bit stressed out and tired of looking at the same old desktop day after day? The Windows Live Clouds theme for Windows 7 will add a nice touch of open skies and serenity to your days while you work.
Are you looking for a fun and unique way to monitor the current weather conditions in your area? AeroWeather lets you monitor the current temperature or outside conditions by changing your system’s aero color to match.
Reinstalling our operating systems from time to time is a fact of life whether we use Windows, Linux, or OS X. What we would like to know this week is how often you reinstall your operating systems.
Has your desktop been “dragging” along lately and making you feel slowed down? Well it is time to speed things back up by adding some pep to your desktop with this sleek Lamborghini cars theme.
Do you have to squint in order to make out the details in some Twitter avatar pics? See how easy it is to zoom/enlarge an avatar pic with the Twitter Photo Zoom extension for Google Chrome.
Facebook just announced their new email system today, which will unify your messaging, etc, etc. It’s interesting, but how do you get an invite?
This week we learned how to recover specific files from a Windows system image, create custom charts for better Excel spreadsheets, become familiar with the basic menus in Photoshop, refresh the thumbnails on Google Chrome’s new tab page, get started with beginning photo editing in Photoshop, and more.
Are you looking for a way to directly clip notes from the web to your Google Docs account? Then you will definitely want to have a look at the Webclip extension for Google Chrome.
Gilneas (The Gates) [DesktopNexus]
It was exactly 20 years ago today that Tim Berners-Lee published the formal proposal to create the “WorldWideWeb”, probably for the sole purpose of one day allowing people to put moronic captions on pictures of cats.