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Macro Nature & Insects Desktop Wallpaper Pack

Posted by Rich On August - 31 - 2011

Windows Forums member, Batupata, has kindly shared some great macro shots that he took himself. These shots will work great as desktop wallpapers and are free to download from Windows Guides. Thanks Batupata!

Macro Nature Wallpaper 1

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Aimersoft Blu-ray Ripper

Posted by Thomas On August - 30 - 2011
Windows Guides’ Rating Compatible with System
1 Star1 Star1 Star1 StarHalf Star 4+ out of 5 Windows 7Windows VistaWindows XP
PROS: All-In-One Ripper and Converter. Converts Both DVD and BlueRay to any format needed. Very good Image Crop Functionality. Watermark and image adjustment features.
CONS: Ripping seems a bit slow. Though it runs on 64bit platform, there’s no native 64bit support, which would be preferable. Added Subtitles are embedded into the movie instead of saved as a separate file.

VERDICT: A truly great All in One Product, that deliver what it promise, and then some.

PRICE: $45.49


DOWNLOAD: Aimersoft Blue-Ray Ripper

CONTEST: After reading the review, head on over to the Aimersoft Blu-Ray Roulette Game for the chance to win a free copy!

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Efficient use of Taskbar Buttons [Quick Tip]

Posted by Thomas On August - 26 - 2011

Setting Windows to combine Taskbar Buttons when the Taskbar is full is a great way to save space on the Taskbar, but also to keep it nice and tidy. To access the individual program window within such a group is usually done by hovering over the combined button and choose a window from the thumbnails. As long as you only got 3 or 4 combined windows, it’s not a big problem. But lets say you have 10 Word documents combined in a group, just telling them apart from the thumbnail view isn’t quite that easy. Or, let’s say you want to open a new blank document to start writing, did you know you could do that from the Taskbar ?   Read the rest of this entry »

Open Any Program with a Shortcut Key [Quick Tip]

Posted by Rich On August - 26 - 2011
If you find you use a program a lot, you may find you spend time going to your desktop to find the shortcut, searching your start menu, or clicking the shortcut on the taskbar. Take, for example, the command prompt: to open it, you might:
  1. Press Winkey+R
  2. Type cmd
  3. Press Enter
While this removes the need for using your mouse and takes just a second or two, there are two quicker ways, which are built right into Windows. This guide will show you both ways.

What Phone do you use [Poll]

Posted by Thomas On August - 25 - 2011

Seeing as the marked is flooded with hundreds of different smartphones and hybrids, I would like to know which phone you use. I’m sure we can come up with many interesting articles to help you improve the phone of your choice. So, lets hear it, what kind of phone do you have. And Why did you choose that phone ?

Enter our Poll, to help us, help you further !

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Backup your Movies using BDlot DVD ISO Master [Freeware]

Posted by Thomas On August - 24 - 2011
Windows Guides’ Rating Compatible with System
1 Star1 Star1 Star1 StarHalf Star 4+ out of 5 Windows 7Windows VistaWindows XP
PROS: One Click Action, Rip directly to ISO, remove copy protection and burn ISO to DVD (or Blu-Ray). CONS: It does take a lot CPU power while working, but that’s about it. No Heads up when the program is finished. No Downsizing possibilities.

VERDICT: A simple, yet powerful application. It’s a “One Click Action” program which is very easy to use. Insert your movie, Click RUN and wait.

PRICE: Absolutely FREE

VERSION REVIEWED: 2.0 Build on 20110802


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