Every month we take a look around some of the most interesting windows-related web-sites. We collect the best free stuff and write tips to help you get more out of Windows. Below you’ll find wallpapers, icon packs, screensavers, and freeware we’ve found over the last 30 days. We’ve also put together our most popular windows guides.
Enjoy the overview of stuff you shouldn’t have missed in May 2008.
MappedUp is an application that tracks a large number of RSS news sources and displays their latest items on a world map, geographically and in real-time.
Really Slick Screensavers
Some of these are real number cruncher screensavers. Computers are getting much more powerful these days, and [his] old savers don’t bring them to their knees like they used to. These ones do. Of course, you can still turn the settings way down if you have a pathetic, old computer.
There are plenty of Defragmenting programs out there – each with their own strengths and weaknesses. Defraggler stands out as an exceptional piece of software that I highly recommend. Defraggler works with Windows XP and Vista.
I use notepad a lot and am always copying text that I want to save for use at a later time. Notepad isn’t really useful for archiving work, but it’s great for keeping snippets on your desktop that can remind you to get stuff done. If you are like me and use Notepad too, this guide is for you.