Windows

Mouse wheel scroll background inactive windows with WizMouse

If you’ve ever used Mac or Linux, and if you’re a heavy user with dozens of open windows, you most likely have come to admire the simple cool feature that allows you to use your mouse scroll wheel to scroll the open windows in the back, without clicking and bringing them to the front. This […]

Disable Dim on Windows 7 Program Installation Confirmation

There is something really annoying about Windows 7 when you attempt to install any program, and that is the screen dimming that happens before the program installation confirmation message. And while it’s meant to draw attention and avoid unintentional approvals, I see it as an overkill and really annoying when I’m in the middle of […]

Where is the quick calculator in Windows 7?

I kinda thought this can be taken for granted by now. But apparently not for Windows 7.

The Windows 7 Upgrade Marathon

Comparing it with the previous Windows Vista SP1 Upgrade, an official Microsoft Software Engineer (or so he was) has posted results about the Windows 7 Upgrade performances over machines with various hardware levels, and different data profiles in terms of stored data and installed apps. Notice something? Windows 7 Upgrade results for what they call […]

O3D Real Time Browser 3D Rendering

It’s not sci-fi, it’s not just talk. Google did release the O3D API to bring the power of 3D Accelerated graphics to the web through Javascript to all major browsers, namely Firefox, Internet Explorer, Chrome, Safari, and it works on Windows, Mac, and Linux. You can see below a sample real time demonstration of what […]

Create and Edit with PDF-XChange Viewer

My favorite program for reading PDF documents has been Foxit Reader for sometime. My inlaw however showed me this PDF-XChange Viewer which has different levels of licenses, you can get the basic version for FREE. What’s great about this software, besides being light and fast to load, is the ability it gives you for editing your […]