Tag Archives: Windows

A more productive desktop

I’m always looking for ways to simplify things I do on a computer. I also really like the idea of consolidating information to be more productive. This article from Lifehacker caught my attention as a way to present information on your desktop and reduce the time it would take to go get it (manually). Similar […]

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Copy changed files

This little tool isn’t for everyone, but someday you might have a need to compare files in two directories and only grab the changes. This is one of those tools that can be so handy in just the right situation. I’m thinking of using it for incremental backups as described on the examples page.

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Superbar for windows system monitoring

Windows 7: If you like visual indicators for things like disk capacity, battery life, memory usage, and speaker volume, and you like them prominent and easy to find, SuperbarMonitor puts easy to read indicators right on your Superbar. http://lifehacker.com/5488717/superbarmonitor-puts-system-monitoring-right-on-your-windows-superbar

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Get Windows for Free for a year

For those of you that want to play around with Windows for some reason, you can. Microsoft is providing its Windows 7 Release Candidate as a free download! The coolest part is that the RC should run for about a year before expiring. So if your running OS X and maybe need to run Windows […]

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Mac Boot Camp

I’ve been doing some listening and reading from the mac community on their take of the new mac boot software from Apple. For those of you still living in a cave, Boot Camp is the new (beta) software from Apple that allows any of their new Intel systems to dual boot Windows XP along side […]

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Windows XP is running on Mac Mini

I’m listening to TWIT and getting the scoop. They are confirming that some industrious individuals (narf2006 and blanka) have loaded a working version of Windows XP on a Mac Mini computer. It sounds like a complex process, but they were able to do it. The contest site has the bootloader. Story at pcworld. In other […]

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