While many Mac users might like the Mac Mountain Lion sharing services in the notification center, however, there is still a faster method for sending Tweets or to write a Facebook message. Eggy is a free Mac OS X app which makes it possible to set global shortcut keys for sending messages, posting a Tweet and sending a Facebook message. Using Eggy you can send a message using hotkeys like Continue Reading →
Creating desktop shortcuts for favorite websites makes it quicker to launch them in a browser, rather than using bookmarks or typing URLs. In this post I will provide you with an easy tip to create and customize desktop shortcuts for websites in Ubuntu 11.10.
HTMtied is a portable software application which converts any website URL to an HTML file which acts as the URL’s shortcut. This method is quite similar to bookmarking websites, however, in this case they are saved as a shortcut on the hard disk rather than the browser’s bookmarks archive. HTMtied can be used to create multi-platform website shortcuts for opening them in the default browsers of numerous Operating systems and Continue Reading →
8start Launcher provides a simple mechanism to achieve a clutter free desktop. It acts as a shortcut launcher which can be used to add program, file and folder shortcuts. You can place your important shortcuts on 8start Launcher and avoid piling up too many desktop shortcuts. It provides the option to add separate categories which makes it easy to house shortcuts in convenient sections.
AeroTile is a portable software for Windows 7 to provide you with stylish tiles, which can be used as a replacement for desktop icons. It contains the option to create Aero based tiles for many useful Windows utilities including, My Computer, Control Panel, Administrative Tools, Documents, Downloads, Music, Pictures, Common Videos, Public Folders, Network, etc.
Smart Desktop is a software which adds useful shortcuts and widgets to your desktop which eliminates the need to add any additional gadgets, program shortcuts and the like. It contains weather, calendar and system monitoring widgets, along with time and date display. Multiple shortcuts within the Home menu provide easy access to browsers, MS Office programs, Google Search, Dictionary Search, media players, system utilities, Windows accessories, etc. Similarly, The Weblinks Continue Reading →
JumpPad is a portable Mac OS X style Launchpad for Windows Vista and Windows 7. It uses features like hot corners, has configuration options for icon size and folder paths to add shortcuts. The aim of JumpPad is to provide the new Mac style launcher for Windows.
Ever wanted to Lock your screen or Clear the clipboard in a single click? How about running a 3D Flip or enabling the screen saver from a shortcut button? Handy Shortcuts is a portable application which allows adding up to twenty useful shortcuts to your desktop. These include shortcuts to switch user, shutdown, restart, log off, lock or hibernate PC, single click access to Device manager, Windows Defender, Add & Continue Reading →
Recently I covered WinThunder, which has now inspired another application which has better weather forecast display options than the former. Forecaster is a portable application which displays the current information and a four day weather forecast from multiple cities simultaneously. The forecast can be viewed by clicking on the system tray icon, which changes its icon according to current weather conditions. For example, it turns into a cloud when the Continue Reading →
WinThunder was recently released on deviantArt. It is a useful software which allows creating a system tray Jumplist for adding shortcuts for programs, folders and files to the system tray for quick access. It also provides a weather display from your selected area in Fahrenheit or Celsius. The Jump list is customizable and is not restricted by vertical space, so you can add as many shortcuts as you like. Moreover, Continue Reading →