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The Windows Key – It actually does stuff!

Monday, March 19th, 2007

Ever wondered about the windows key?

It’s that little key on the lower left of your keyboard with the windows logo on it. You’ve probably figured out that much, and also probably figured out that pressing it brings up the start menu, just like clicking the start button. But did you know it can do a whole lot more?

Here’s some more shortcuts it’s useful for:

  • Windows + D: Minimize or restore all windows
  • Windows + E: Display Windows Explorer
  • Windows + F: Display Search for files
  • Windows + L: Lock the workstation
  • Windows + M: Minimize all windows
  • Windows + Q: Hold Windows Key, then tap Q to scroll through the different users on your PC
  • Windows + R: Display Run dialog box
  • Windows + U: Open Utility Manager
  • Windows + Ctrl + F: Display Search for computer
  • Windows + F1: Display Help and Support Center
  • Windows + Pause/ Break: Display System Properties dialog box
  • Windows + Shift + M: Undo minimize all windows
  • Windows + Tab: Cycles through all open programs and taskbar buttons. Press [ENTER] to select.

ALARM MASTER – Much More Than An Alarm Clock

Tuesday, March 6th, 2007

alarmmastersh.jpgIf you are someone who gets carried away and forgets things easily, Alarm Master will really help you get a hold on things.

Alarm master comes with alarm clock, scheduler, calendar and timer. Remember those important events that usually slip your mind and you’d have to apologize for not being there, with Alarm Master that is a thing of the past. With Alarm Master, not only do get reminded of important events but in a number of cool ways like playing your favourite music or sound [WAV or MP3], giving you a notification message, starting the program you like or even opening a document.

This is not your run of the mill alarm clock; it’s a very useful personal information manager. Number of alarms is almost unlimited and as a scheduler, there are special templates that allows you to set regular alarms; be it daily, weekly or monthly so that you can organize your schedule easily for monthly bills payments, birthdays you don’t want to miss, courses to attend etc.

There is also another version of Alarm Master called Alarm Master Plus; this has all the features of Alarm Master plus more.
For More Info And Trial Download, CLICK HERE!

Advanced ID Creator (Personal) – A Free But Cool ID Creator

Friday, March 2nd, 2007

1149610572-2.jpgHere is a cool and really easy to use ID creator for you.

Advanced ID Creator allows you to create professional and smart-looking employee cards on any Windows compatible printer. With this software you can put your style into your ID cards, and do it pretty fast.

The cool thing about this software is that it allows you to create a great looking ID card. With Advanced ID Creator, you can use a wide variety of tools to add text, graphics, shapes, barcodes, shadows and other effects to your design. There are so many possibilities to be explored with this cool and very easy to use software.

The latest version, Advanced ID Creator Personal 7.12.26, has these changes:

  • Fast and Easy way to create and print photo ID Cards and Badges
  • Free ID Card Templates

Though this software is free, there is a professional edition with more features that is shareware, Advanced ID Creator Professional Edition.

Want to check it out? CLICK HERE

Or visit http://www.advancedidcreator.com/aidc_free.asp

CheatBook – A Real Gamer’s Delight

Thursday, February 15th, 2007

1012725101-1.jpgIf you really love games then you need this to complete your gaming experience. What am I talking about? CheatBook, of course!

CheatBook is cheat-code tracker with hints for several popular PC Action and Adventure Games. Basically, the CheatBook Issues focuses on newer releases. CheatBook comes out in monthly editions and it provides very useful info [especially cheats] on latest games.

If you need help with those latest cool games that have been giving a tough time, why not check out the monthly issues of CheatBook. CheatBook February 2007 is already out. Go and check it out!

CLICK HERE for more info.

UnFREEz: Animated GIF’s the easy way.

Tuesday, January 30th, 2007

unfreez.jpgUnFREEz is a very small program that will take any number of images, saved as separate GIF files, and create a single animated GIF from those images. Just drag and drop some GIF files into it, set the frame delay time and have UnFREEz create the animated GIF.This is cool if you want to make your own avatars for forums, instant messenger,etc. This is the easiest way to do it without having to go learn complicted methods in image manipulation software such as Photoshop etc.

Additional features include automatic interlacing and transparency detection.

Its freeware and you can get it over here.

Give Yourself A BREAK

Monday, January 29th, 2007

breako.gifAt times we get so carried away by the work we have to do, sitting at the computer for so long that we forget to take healthy breaks. Break is a useful software created to help you work effectively without killing yourself.

Break is designed to help you not work too long at one time on the computer. It lets you set a timer from 1- 120 minutes to remind you to get up and go for a walk, have a coffee, go home, go to bed etc. Auto reset and auto boot are also supported.

Break works in two basic ways, as a work logger and as a rest reminder. As a work logger it records your work times. Work can be divided into five different categories, with maximum work capping for each category. It maintains a running total to show you how long you are on your computer, and what you do most while on it. As a rest reminder it simply reminds you to take a break.

Go Check it Out HERE!

Simply Calenders – for more than simple calendars

Monday, January 29th, 2007

puffin.jpgHere is a nice tool fro you to create personalized calendars with.

Simply Calenders, as the name goes, is simply about calendars. But this is no simple calendar creator, it can quickly create high quality personalized calendars and planners in any of 70+ languages. Isn’t that something?

It’s very easy to use; in fact there is a Calendar Creation Wizard that helps you walk through each step. What I really like about this software is that it allows you to include your own photos, birthdays and other events. That’s not all, with a click of the mouse; you can choose to include any of a wide range of national astronomical and religious events.

If it’s for office purposes, you can add your company logo and message. With cool features like 51 customizable styles for any year from 1582 until 9999, your choice of colors and fonts, multilingual options etc, you won’t have any problems designing really cool calendars which you can print and give out to friends, relatives, colleagues, customers or just for your personal use.

Create really cool personalized calendars and define your days clearly.

Check it out! CLICK HERE

DeKnop: Freeware Button Creator

Wednesday, January 24th, 2007

previewdeknop.pngDeKnop (“The button” in dutch, in case you were wondering) is a freeware graphics editor that lets you create buttons for your web site. This makes it extremely easy as you don’t need any particular graphic designing knowledge.

Its interface provides a step by step way to create simple buttons for your web page, and why not being particularly advanced looking, it could still be useful for people who want basic buttons on their website for web links, navigation, etc.

Some of its features include automatic up/down effects for use in mouse over java scripts,gradients, ability to save button images as PNG, JPG, BMP or GIF(non LZW) format. DeKnop also supports projects, allowing you to save your work and continue on it later or reuse it for other jobs.

You can check it out here.

Create Great Screensavers Easily With Easy ScreenSaver Station 4.2

Tuesday, December 19th, 2006

1046971641-1.jpgWhy buy a screensaver when you can make your own? Here is a really great software, Easy ScreenSaver Station. It allows you make your own screensaver easily.

With this software, you get to create screensavers that are just the way you want them. Images, Flash movies and background music can be included into your creations easily. Want to use photos from your digital camera or scanner directly? No problem. Easy Screensaver Station allows you to do this with ease.

After some easy steps, you can save your creation as a single standard ScreenSaver (.SCR) or a self-installing ScreenSaver (.EXE) for distribution. More features such as image editing, transition settings, password protection, copyright settings, preview, email sending and so on are included. No programming skills or royalties required.

A new updated version of this great software is out with these updates:

  • Product renamed to !Easy ScreenSaver Station (Original name is !Easy ScreenSaver Studio)
  • Set License Agreement for your ScreenSaver
  • Remembered the last position and size of the main window
  • Optimized the operation to set delay time for the objects

Are you ready for some screensaving creating fun? Check it out here!

Blender: Open-Source 3D Creation

Sunday, December 17th, 2006

hdr_homepage_new.jpgBlender is an open source, cross platform suite of tools for 3D creation. It’s a 3D image and animation creation program that is very impressive for something that’s free. Just check out some of the example pictures and videos! It’s very capable of making the kind of 3D graphics and animations that are very popular nowadays in cartoons, advertising, etc. No doubt there’s even more powerful programs than this, but they come at a high price!

It takes a while to figure out, so this isn’t something you can learn overnight, but no doubt if you have the patience to stick with it, the results can be really impressive. So for anyone into this kinda thing, on a low budget or a no budget. This is definitely worth checking out and very powerful for something that doesn’t cost a penny!

Lots more info and the free download here.

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