Archive for the ‘Software’ Category

Are you a Mac user but have the urge to give Windows 8 a try? Using some software, Windows 8 be installed on top of Mac OS X, with support for all of its newest features. If you’re already familiar with the concept of virtual machines, this won’t offer much to you, but if you’re not that sure, read on: you’ll have Windows 8 running in no time.

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If you’re familiar with Windows 8, you’re probably aware of its tiled user interface. Windows8Menu will bring you a near-perfect replication of some elements of that interface, namely the tiled lock screen and side menu to Windows 7.

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Just months after the final version of Firefox 4 reached final stage, Firefox 5 is now out. This version is the first in Mozilla’s new release cycle of smaller, more frequent upgrades, as opposed to huge ones every few years.

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The latest version of Nero – the famous CD/DVD burning utility on Windows can now be legally downloaded for free! The free version of Nero 9 Essentials is a stripped down version of the original which provides basic CD/DVD burning features; good enough for most users. If you are an advanced user and fancy additional functionality then you are given the option to upgrade to the full version.

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Microsoft has released Windows Server 2008 evaluation VHD (Virtual Hard Drive) images for Hyper-V which as of now is available for download from Microsoft Download Center. VHD format is the common virtualization file format used by virtualization software’s from Microsoft like Virtual PC, Virtual Server 2005 and Hyper-V

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Last week I received many emails from our readers requesting for the icons I used in the screenshot here with Drive Icon Changer. I got tired of emailing every individual one by one and decided to bundle them all in a pack to share it with all of you here 🙂

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Drive Icon Changer helps you customize your hard drive icon shown in My Computer and Windows Explorer to an icon of your personal choice. Like Turn Off LCD, I developed this little tool in C# using Visual Studio 2008 to change drive icons on the fly. It just takes a couple of clicks to customize the icon to your personal choice.

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Hands on with Zune 3.0 Software

By | September 17th, 2008

Its Tuesday September 16th, the day all Zuners have been desperately waiting for since Microsoft’s announcement last week in which it was announced that they are going to release the new firmware and the updated v3 software to enhance our Zune experience. I don’t know about others, but I’m pretty excited to try out some of the newest additions that the Zune Team have in store for all us.

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Virtual Desktops in Vista

By | August 23rd, 2008

Virtual Desktops are an integrated feature of OS X and Linux, but have always been an add on functionality in Windows. Windows XP had a powertoy for this, but for Vista there hadn’t been anything available till now, from the Microsoft Sysinternals team. Does it stand well against the competition? Read on for more!

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