Folder Options X is an Windows Explorer add-on which allows adding and removing some Windows Explorer features for Windows Vista and Windows 7. It allows adding headers to Windows Explorer (to help users easily identify the name, type, modification date, etc of files and folders), enabling icon reordering and disabling of full row selection. Using Folder Options X is easy, as all you need to do is to launch the Continue Reading →
Office Timeline 2010 is a free Microsoft PowerPoint (2007 and 2010) add-in which can help you create an office timeline in just 2 minutes. Once this add in is installed, it provides simplified options for you to enter relevant data, after which the data is translated into a Microsoft Office Power Point timeline. This timeline can then be further edited (if necessary) to suit your needs. This add in can Continue Reading →
MetroTwit is a desktop client for Twitter which has been inspired from Microsoft’s Windows 8 Metro UI design. It has an elegant user interface with the option to change interface skins. MetroTwit has many useful features like TweetDeck, such as system tray alerts, an easy to use and clean interface, time delay configuration option for alerts, skinable interface, Windows 7 taskbar integration, re-orderable and resizable columns, etc.
The new chat interface for Facebook has made it hard to identify online and offline contacts as they are not aligned separately. If you are looking for an easy way of using Facebook chat, the try fTalk. It is a free desktop client for Facebook chat. It aligns online and offline contacts separately and shows system tray notifications when a contact is online. fTalk is quite lightweight and has a Continue Reading →
4t Tray Minimizer is a Window management tool which adds additional buttons on top of all windows. These buttons can be used to: Minimize active windows to system tray Roll up windows Make current window transparent And pin windows It also allows you to use hotkeys to quickly perform tasks. During the 4t setup, you are provided the option to enable hotkeys for various functions, these include, minimizing applications to Continue Reading →
A few weeks back I covered New Skype Features of Skype 5.5. While the new Skype version provides many useful features such as Facebook integration, it also comes with an annoying Home window. Many Skype users find this window quite frustrating as it pops up automatically when Skype starts. Moreover, it also reduces the utility of the Skype Compact View, since two maximized windows do not allows saving desktop space. Continue Reading →
ComicDaily is a Java-based application for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux which provides daily comics from various online sources. It contains a list of comics which can be viewed on a daily basis including newspaper comic strips such as Hagar the Horrible, Peanuts, Calvin and Hobes, and many others. Unlike previously reviewed Jomics and QManga, ComicDaily is not a CBR or CBZ (comic format) reader. Instead, it provides newspaper Continue Reading →
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 →
I have previously reviewed comic reader such as QManaga (For Windows) and Jomics (which works on Mac OS X) . While desktop comic readers provide a convenient interface for reading comics, they do not provide mobility for your comic book collection. This is because access to the comic book collection is limited by supported platform (e.g. a particular operating system such as Mac or Windows) of the comic reader 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.