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Google Chrome (BETA) for Windows

September 3, 2008 1 comment

Google Chrome is a browser that combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier.

Google Chrome

Google Chrome

One box for everything
Type in the address bar and get suggestions for both search and web pages.

Thumbnails of your top sites
Access your favorite pages instantly with lightning speed from any new tab.

Shortcuts for your apps
Get desktop shortcuts to launch your favorite web applications.

[ Source: Google Chrome ]

Coming Tuesday, June 17th: Firefox 3

June 12, 2008 Leave a comment

Whenever we’re asked “when is Firefox going to be released” we endeavor to answer to the best of our abilities, but the truth of the matter is that we’ll only ever ship “when it’s ready”. We have a lot of indicators that help us understand when the product is ready for release: feedback from our pre-release milestones, excitement in the community and the press, availability of compatible Add-Ons, and a large active beta community helping us ensure that the release is compatible with all the various sites on the Internet.

After more than 34 months of active development, and with the contributions of thousands, we’re proud to announce that we’re ready. It is our expectation to ship Firefox 3 this upcoming Tuesday, June 17th. Put on your party hats and get ready to download Firefox 3 — the best web browser, period.

[ Source: Mozilla Developer News ]

Firefox community to set Guinness World Record

May 29, 2008 Leave a comment

Firefox 3 Download Day 2008

The Firefox community is always up to some cool, collaborative way to declare their passion for Firefox. What better way to do this than band together to set a Guinness World Record for the most software downloaded in 24 hours?!

With your help the Firefox community can go down in history! If you have any questions or ideas please drop us a line at worldrecord @ mozilla.com.

[ Source: The Mozilla Blog | Download Day Headquarters ]

Keep Windows Up to Date Quickly with Appupdater

December 26, 2007 1 comment
Appupdater

Command line application Appupdater is similar to the Linux apt-get package management. It enables you to install and update many common programs.

Download and Install Appupdater and execute one of the following:

appupdater –update
appupdater –upgrade

To install a specific application:

appupdater –install=packagename

To list available packages:

appupdater –available

To list installed packages:

appupdater –list

[Source: Hackosis ]

Windows Live Messenger 9 Beta

November 30, 2007 12 comments

Windows Live Messenger 9 Beta

The next upgrade of Windows Live Messenger has been leaked from a “private” beta for 5,000 users (surprising?) and is available for downloading—at least until Microsoft decides too many people are hitting their servers. The beta of Live Messenger 9 shows off some decently cool features, including the ability to log on from multiple locations without annoying warning messages, setting up “signature sounds” that broadcast to those you’re chatting, spam reporting, and a generally less-cluttered interface. The full version isn’t due out until late 2008 or early 2009, so more additions are sure to come. Windows Live Messenger 9 beta is a free download (while it lasts) and works on Windows XP and Vista.

[ Windows Live Messenger 9 ] [ Source: Lifehacker ]

Download Free Camtasia Studio with Serial Key!

November 26, 2007 11 comments

Camtasia StudioWhat’s almost as good as stuffing your belly with a healthy Thanksgiving dinner? Free downloads! And Techsmith is offering a deal that will make your screencasting wishes come true.

The company is offering its popular Camtasia Studio software up as a free download. The screencasting software currently sells for $300. But there is one small catch. The most recent version of Camtasia Studio is Camtasia 5, while the version available for free download is Camtasia 3. That means a few of the newer features will not be available. Nonetheless, it’s free and upgradable to version 5 for half price if you choose.

To get started, grab your copy here, and request a registration key from Techsmith. Sorry, this is only available for PC users.

[ Source: Download Squad ]

Enable/Disable Login Prompt for Windows XP

November 17, 2007 Leave a comment

If you want to enable or disable the prompt to type a username and password to get into Windows you can follow these steps.

  1. Click Start –> Run
  2. Type “control userpasswords2
  3. Uncheck the box that says “Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer.
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