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My name is Bo, and I'm a User Interface designer who has created various Windows 7 Visual Styles and other graphics. I am also a website owner, graphic enthusiast and a student. I have also written various tutorials for different sites. Some of you might know me under the username sergiogarcia9.

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Windows 8 – Will it be a success?

Posted by Bo Gjerlow On September - 24 - 201117 COMMENTS

Windows 8 Logo
As most of you probably know, Windows 8 is currently under development. This article focuses on the new interfaces, the new features, and the new way to use your computer. If you don’t know much about Windows 8, then this is a good place to start. Below I have made various sub-sections of this article dedicated to new features, new UI etc.

Metro Interface

The metro interface was first introduced in Windows Phone 7. Since then, many people have picked up the metro-look to third-party applications and skins. Microsoft is now moving forward with its metro interface. They’re using it in Windows 8 and they’ll use it on Xbox Live soon as well. But, the metro interface is met by skepticism from some people. They find the metro interface too simple and basically too boring. But, luckily, the majority likes the metro interface – as long as everything doesn’t have to be like it.

Windows 8 start screen

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Use Custom Desktop Themes in Windows 7 [How To]

Posted by Bo Gjerlow On May - 26 - 20119 COMMENTS

(Get the theme above.) Want to change the UI of your Windows 7 Completely? Want to give it an overhaul and make it look absolutely awesome? Then you’re in luck, because today I’m going to show you how to apply custom themes in Windows 7.

Here’s How:

1. First you will need to download and install either the 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) patcher (auto installer) for your 32-bit or 64-bit Windows 7:

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Top 10 Visual Styles For Windows 7

Posted by Bo Gjerlow On May - 26 - 201010 COMMENTS

Want to customize your Windows 7 a bit more with a custom theme? Here’s the 10 best currently available themes selected by sergiogarcia9 from SG Designs (find out more at www.sergiogarcia9.deviantart.com)
To go to these themes downloads location just click the titles.

To learn how to install a theme, go here.
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Sagelight Image Editor (Free Version)

Posted by Bo Gjerlow On May - 2 - 2010Comments Off on Sagelight Image Editor (Free Version)
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[Sagelight Image Editor] Screenshot

  • Support for RAW files
  • Easy to use
  • Neat little ImageViewer at the bottom right corner which makes zooming a bit more easy


  • Lazy GUI
  • This free version has been discontinued and will not have any new updates
  • Still has a long way up to the competitors (GIMP, Paint.net etc.)


It’s easy to use, and with a few clicks you can have your image edited nicely. But there is still a lack of features compared to it’s competitors. Also the GUI looks lazy. I would say for Photographers who just need a picture edited quickly without having to select too much and spend a lot of time on it, this software is a good choice. But for more advanced users, this software simply isn’t enough.



DOWNLOAD: Sagelight Image Editor

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