KDE Mover-Sizer brings handy Linux desktop tricks to the PC
August 28, 2014 – 07:13 | No Comment
KDE Mover-Sizer brings handy Linux desktop tricks to the PC

Resizing and repositioning windows on the PC desktop is such a fundamental task that you’ll almost do it without thinking. Move the mouse to the title bar/ border, click, drag, release. Very basic, very simple …

FileSearchy is a fast desktop search tool for Windows
May 30, 2014 – 10:46 | Comments Off
FileSearchy is a fast desktop search tool for Windows

FileSearchy is a free-for-personal-use desktop search tool with one or two interesting and unexpected features.
After a quick and easy installation, launching FileSearchy displays a very straightforward interface. Enter part of a file name in the …

Set up to 128 desktop alarms with Eusing Clock
April 11, 2014 – 10:23 | Comments Off
Set up to 128 desktop alarms with Eusing Clock

Eusing Clock is a free clock gadget for your Windows desktop.
Yes, we know, there are several million of these already, but this one does have a few twists which help it stand out from the …

Pretty Run is a versatile desktop search tool
March 23, 2014 – 06:58 | Comments Off
Pretty Run is a versatile desktop search tool

The standard Windows Search tool has improved a great deal in recent years, and the latest Windows 8.1 additions – especially its Bing integration – are another welcome step forward.
The technology still won’t be enough …

Preme is a suite of time-saving window management tools
March 6, 2014 – 07:28 | Comments Off
Preme is a suite of time-saving window management tools

Preme for Windows is a clever free tool which extends your windows desktop with a host of time-saving tricks.
There are new ways to open files and applications, for example. You get special mouse actions to …

Screen2EXE is a powerful free screen recorder
February 25, 2014 – 09:35 | Comments Off
Screen2EXE is a powerful free screen recorder

At first glance, Screen2EXE seems much like any other free screen recorder. Set the program to record your desktop activity, edit the results, and save them as a video, ready to share with others. No …

Customise Windows right-click menus with Easy Context Menu
February 11, 2014 – 05:01 | Comments Off
Customise Windows right-click menus with Easy Context Menu

Browse just about any Windows tips site and you’ll find tutorials on how to customise various Explorer right-click menus. Adding the ability to open the command prompt at a particular folder is a particular favourite; …

Easily save and restore your desktop icon layout with ReIcon
January 14, 2014 – 12:45 | Comments Off
Easily save and restore your desktop icon layout with ReIcon

Organising icons on your desktop can be as simple as dragging and dropping them into their new positions. Keeping this new layout is usually more of a challenge, though. Other users of your system can …

oCam is a very configurable screen recorder
January 13, 2014 – 07:46 | Comments Off
oCam is a very configurable screen recorder

Screen recorders are great for creating tutorials, saving streaming videos and otherwise recording your desktop activities. There are plenty to choose from, each with their own advantages, but if you’re new to the technology then …

Keep desktop icons out of sight with AutoHideDesktopIcons
December 17, 2013 – 07:18 | Comments Off
Keep desktop icons out of sight with AutoHideDesktopIcons

Is your desktop a cluttered mess of shortcuts, files and folders? If you can never quite find the time to clear it up, then you might appreciate AutoHideDesktopIcons, a free tool which hides any desktop …

It’s Christmas! Get into the holiday spirit with these desktop decorations
December 13, 2013 – 10:51 | Comments Off
It’s Christmas! Get into the holiday spirit with these desktop decorations

Christmas is coming. And soon! Okay, we don’t have time to prepare just yet, either, but there are quick and easy ways to get into the holiday mood. Just giving your PC a little desktop …