53 Free Apple, OSX, & OSX Leopard Style PNG/ICO Icon Packs

Posted by Rich On August - 30 - 2010

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This week, we have a collection of apple inspired icon packs. You can use these icons for Windows customization, web sites, applications, mobile apps, posters, and more; however, just because the pack is free doesn’t mean there’s no attached license. Please be sure to check the license for each pack you download as each differs. The license should be available from the site you’re led to and often it’s in the download. If you know of any good icon packs to include in this genre, please let me know. Looking for a different genre? Desktop icon pack collections organized by genre.

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Xbox 360 Slim Review

Posted by Stu On August - 22 - 2010

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It’s been a while since the new Xbox 360 Slim was released.  I’ve been keenly reading reviews and watching screencasts on Microsoft’s new games console.  In particular I’ve been watching out for RROD issues and comparisons to the Xbox 360 Classic

I came across Paul Thurrott’s review last month, it’s one of the best on the web I’ve read and I’d like to share it with mintywhite readers.

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Windows Live Essentials Vs. Apple iLife

Posted by Stu On August - 21 - 2010

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It seems Microsoft just can’t help taking a crack at Apple recently (you gotta love it!)

Last time it was Windows 7 Vs. Mac OS X.  This time Microsoft are comparing productivity suites Windows Live Essentials & Apple iLife.

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Meet the Windows Guides Team

Posted by Rich On August - 15 - 2010

We have a number of new writers on the team lately and, in this article, I’d like to share a little about each of our writers so you can get to know us all a little better.

Here’s a quick overview of the team:



Joined Team Location Operating System Profile
rsvr85 RSVR85 September 2009 England Windows 7Linux rsvr85
Mike Mike November 2009 United States of America (USA) Windows 7 Mike
Thomas Thomas January 2010 Norway Windows 7Windows VistaWindows XPOS X Thomas
Harry Harry February 2010 England Windows 7 Harry
DarkNovaGamer Steven Downer


March 2010 United States of America (USA) Windows 7OS X DarkNovaGamer
Angel Luis Angel Luis April 2010 Spain Windows 7 Angel Luis
Taylor Ling Taylor Ling

(ghost 301)

July 2010 Malaysia Windows 7 ghost301
Deck Deck Hazen


July 2010 New Zealand Windows 7 Deck
swooper swooper July 2010 Australia Windows 7Windows XPLinux swooper
Spazz Spazz August 2010 South Africa Windows 7Windows VistaWindows XP Spazz
Nicholas N J West


October 2009 England Windows 7OS XLinux Nicholas
Scragg ashmsa


January 2010 United States of America (USA) Windows XP Scragg
sergiogarcia9 sergiogarcia9 May 2010 Denmark Windows 7Linux sergiogarcia9
Rich Robinson


February 2008 United States of America (USA) England Windows 7Windows XPOS XLinux Rich

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We’ve posted how to Jailbreak (JB) your iDevice before. With the release of iOS 4, inevitably a Jailbreak and unlock was only a matter of time. Here’s a list of devices that this JB will work on.  Please note that you’ll need to be connected to a WIFI network to complete this guide.


All iPod Touch models on 3.1.2, 3.1.3, 4.0 & 4.0.1 Firmware


All iPhone models on 3.1.2, 3.1.3, 4.0 & 4.0.1 Firmware


All iPad models on 3.2 & 3.2.1 Firmware

(MC Models & New Boot Rom included)

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Ever heard of EXIF ? Neither had I until recent. EXIF (Exchangeable Image File) is data stored in JPEG and TIFF image files, such as shutter speed, date and time, focal length, exposure compensation, metering pattern, image source, date for edit and if a flash was used a the time a photo was taken.

But EXIF also stores more information than that.

If you’re a fan of the CSI series (or any other crime fighting series), you have undoubtedly seen that they from time to time try to verify if a photo has been altered in any way. What they draw their conclusion on, is the EXIF Data stored in the file. What they don’t tell you is that some equipment also stores your GPS-position which may lead someone to your home adress, phonenumber, income etc.

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