One of the things I like about OS X is the exposé styled window switching and I found that was lacking on Windows. I do like how Microsoft have made the alt+tab nicer in Windows 7, but I wanted more. I wanted that OS X style, which can be achieved with a nice utility called… Read More
I was running Windows 7 on my EeePC and decided to get rid of it. I formatted my drive completely and installed CrunchBang Linux 10 (Statler). Statler is an Alpha release and based off of Debian Squeeze but still running the lightweight Openbox. For those that are familiar with GNU/Linux know that CrunchBang Linux was… Read More
One of the things I like about Windows 7 is the Snap feature. You can drag a window to the left of the screen, and it will be tiled vertically on the left, same as the right of the screen. If you drag a window to the top of the screen it will be maximised.… Read More
A NSW Police cybercrime expert recommends using Ubuntu, Puppy Linux or the Apple iPhone, steering clear of Microsoft Windows if you want to bank online. In a news article Detective Inspector Bruce vad der Graaf says: If you are using the internet for a commercial transaction, use a Linux boot up disk – such as… Read More
Well I was running Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty on my EeePC 1000HE and was going great, so I decided to do a dist upgrade to 9.10 Karmic, bad idea! It downloaded and installed fine, but when I rebooted wicd wouldn’t pick up my wireless network, so no internet basically means I hosed the machine. I had… Read More
I was skimming through Chris’ blog and noticed a post about Windows 7 Nightmares. Basically Windows 7 Nightmares is an anonymous blog with information about how and why Microsoft mis-managed the Windows 7 Beta and goes into quite some details. I would recommend that you check out the blog, it’s quite a good read.
I decided to install Windows 7 RC on my laptop today. It is running quite quick and I am loving it, I don’t think I will go back to Vista anytime soon. The last version of Windows 7 I ran was the original beta (7000) that was released to the public.
I will add some pictures of the machine later, stay tuned! The other day I got Chell and I an ASUS 1000HE EeePC (Black). Now this little netbook packs quite the punch. It lasts up to 9.5 hours on battery which is quite astonishing. It comes with Windows XP Home Edition and runs quite well,… Read More
Most of you already know that Windows 7 build 7057 was leaked. Most of you probably noticed the lovely new login screen and would like it on previous versions of Windows. Look no further, you can have the Windows 7 Build 7057 Login Screen working on Windows XP, Vista and 7 now! Continue reading to… Read More
I remember back when I was using Windows XP there was a shell extension that allowed you to have your Desktop Icons as a list view. I did a quick Google Search and found an application called Deskview. Deskview not only works in Windows XP but also works in Windows Vista (x86 and x64). To… Read More