Tired of the default Ubuntu theme?

Are you tired of the standard Ubuntu distro’s look and feel? If yes, the following should definitely add some new flavours to your desktop. However, it might also add a lot more (un)wanted atte...

An Update on the Windows Roadmap

In a letter published today Bill Veghte, Senior Vice President at Microsoft Corporation, shares some thoughts on XP, Vista and beyond (Windows 7). A lot of people are watching Microsoft closely these...

Firefox 3 – first impressions

I downloaded and installed Firefox 3 both at home and at the office this morning. Installation went smoothly, no issues at all. The default theme looks more or less like in version 2 and I could rear...

Introducing The PC Decrapifier

If you have just bought a new computer you might have noticed that there’s a lot of programs on it you don’t use. Also, these programs are very likely to slow things down. So what do you ...

Introducing Shrink O’Matic

Shrink O’Matic is an AIR application to easily (batch) resize (shrink) images. It handles JPGs, GIFs and PNGs. Simply drag and drop images and they’ll be resized as you wish! Options allo...

Firefox 3 out Tuesday next week

As you probably know Opera beat Firefox to the finish line this time (see yesterdays post). However, the long wait is finally over. Mozilla announced Wednesday that Firefox 3 will be available as of ...

Opera 9.5 – out now!

Opera Software today released to the world the final public release of its flagship Web browser, Opera 9.5. Opera’s cross-device expertise, support for open Web standards and commitment to spee...

QuickTime – no thanks

After 8 security fixes last year (according to Secunia) the Danish security company CSIS named Apple Quicktime as the biggest isolated security risk of 2007. Today Apple announces its third major fix...

Don’t like Vista? Turn it into XP!

Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer Touts Vista-To-XP Downgrade Program. The licensing policy for Windows Vista lets customers downgrade it to Windows XP, Ballmer notes. CEO Steve Ballmer has a unique sa...

Introducing HoboCopy

Ever tried to copy something on your hard disk only to get the annoying message  (on Windows) that the file is currently in use and can’t be accessed? Well now you can (including all those flas...