How to get brighter colors in Windows 10
August 20, 2015 – 06:23 | Comments Off on How to get brighter colors in Windows 10
How to get brighter colors in Windows 10

It’s easy enough to customise your Windows 10 taskbar and Start Menu colors – right-click the desktop, click Personalise > Colors – but the official route only offers a small set of predefined shades, and …

Ditch the Firefox Australis look with Classic Theme Restorer
April 30, 2014 – 08:18 | Comments Off on Ditch the Firefox Australis look with Classic Theme Restorer
Ditch the Firefox Australis look with Classic Theme Restorer

Hi, my name’s Nick and I like the new Firefox Australis user interface. There, I’ve said it. However, it seems an awful lot of you hate the new look unveiled in Firefox 29, which is …

Everything.me Launcher Adapts to What You’re Doing & Where You Are
April 12, 2013 – 08:42 | Comments Off on Everything.me Launcher Adapts to What You’re Doing & Where You Are
Everything.me Launcher Adapts to What You’re Doing & Where You Are

Unlike iOS, Android devices can be very easily customized without the need to jailbreak or root the. This means that there is an ever-growing market in third-party launchers that enable phone and tablet users to …

Stardock DeskScapes 8 adds Windows 8 compatibility, revamped user interface
February 27, 2013 – 10:38 | Comments Off on Stardock DeskScapes 8 adds Windows 8 compatibility, revamped user interface
Stardock DeskScapes 8 adds Windows 8 compatibility, revamped user interface

Plymouth, MI-based Stardock Software has released Stardock DeskScapes 8.0, a brand new version of its Windows desktop and screensaver animation tool. Version 8.0, which costs $9.99 after the intial 30-day trial expires, adds full Windows …

Make the Windows 8 Start screen your own with Decor8
November 9, 2012 – 06:29 | Comments Off on Make the Windows 8 Start screen your own with Decor8
Make the Windows 8 Start screen your own with Decor8

The Start screen is one of the most controversial aspects of Windows 8 and it is something that many people simply hate. You might think that you would be afforded the chance to make changes …

Bring the Metro look to older Windows with WinMetro
October 23, 2012 – 07:50 | Comments Off on Bring the Metro look to older Windows with WinMetro
Bring the Metro look to older Windows with WinMetro

Microsoft may have announced that the interface formerly known as Metro was now to be referred to as the ‘modern’ interface, but that is going to do little, if anything, to stop consumers and software …

Start Screen Pinner increases your pinning options in Windows 8
October 19, 2012 – 07:53 | Comments Off on Start Screen Pinner increases your pinning options in Windows 8
Start Screen Pinner increases your pinning options in Windows 8

The release of Windows day is mere days away and the release rate for tools geared up for the latest version of Microsoft’s operating system is accelerating. One of the most controversial aspects of Windows …

ViStart 8 is a flexible, skinnable Start menu for all versions of Windows
September 11, 2012 – 07:44 | Comments Off on ViStart 8 is a flexible, skinnable Start menu for all versions of Windows
ViStart 8 is a flexible, skinnable Start menu for all versions of Windows

If you have tried out any of the preview releases of Windows 8, you may well have joined the thousands of users who are mourning the loss of the Start menu. Microsoft’s decision to drop …

Windows 8 Transformation/UX Pack 6.0 bring back Aero + RTM support
September 7, 2012 – 06:58 | Comments Off on Windows 8 Transformation/UX Pack 6.0 bring back Aero + RTM support
Windows 8 Transformation/UX Pack 6.0 bring back Aero + RTM support

Hot on the heels of the RTM version of Windows 8, a swathe of tools that can be used to either emulate the appearance and features of the latest version of the operating system, or …

Give your Mac’s desktop a radical makeover with CrystalClear Interface
July 12, 2012 – 10:15 | Comments Off on Give your Mac’s desktop a radical makeover with CrystalClear Interface
Give your Mac’s desktop a radical makeover with CrystalClear Interface

Customising your Mac’s desktop using OS X’s built-in tools doesn’t take long, and if you were thinking you could make radical changes you’ll be left disappointed. Thankfully there are many tweaking and customisation tools out …

Bring the Start menu back to Windows 8 with Start8
March 6, 2012 – 18:41 | Comments Off on Bring the Start menu back to Windows 8 with Start8
Bring the Start menu back to Windows 8 with Start8

If you’ve installed the Consumer Preview of Windows 8, you can’t have failed to notice that there appears to be a glaring omission. The absence of a familiar Start button is something that has fazed …