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The Power User's Guide to the Windows 7 Taskbar [Windows 7]

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It seems like every week we learn about a new tip to enhance the Windows 7 taskbar, and it's hard to keep them all straight. Here's the complete power user's guide to tweaking and using your taskbar like a pro.Learn to Use the Taskbar Like a Pro Before you even...
The Power User's Guide to the Windows 7 Taskbar [Windows 7]
Dropbox redesigns desktop client, mobile clients with improved notifications and sharing

Multitask Like a Pro with AquaSnap

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Are you tired of shuffling back and forth between windows?  Here’s a handy app that can help you keep all of your windows organized and accessible. AquaSnap is a great free utility that helps you use multiple windows at the same time easily and efficiently.  One of Windows 7’s greatest...
Multitask Like a Pro with AquaSnap

Review: Advansys RecollX for Skype keeps a searchable archive of Skype convos, IMs, and files

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Over the years, Skype has gained a greater acceptance by businesses, especially as the VOIP client has improved the features for video chat and group messaging. It is now common to see small call centers and virtual offices powered by Skype, as well as the editorial staffs of major...
Review: Advansys RecollX for Skype keeps a searchable archive of Skype convos, IMs, and files

Review: Diamond Multimedia GC 1000 captures your gaming exploits with very little fuss

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The Diamond Multimedia GC 1000 ($140) promises to record your gaming exploits in full high-definition glory, and it delivers (more or less). While the hardware succeeds at recording high-definition content from a console and saving it to your PC, there are a number of caveats that keep this little...
Review: Diamond Multimedia GC 1000 captures your gaming exploits with very little fuss

Ubuntu Discards System Tray

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Ubuntu, the open source browser, is ditching the system tray, the bar at the bottom of most browsers that is supposed to act as a notification area. The rationale for the change, according to Matthew Paul Thomas,, an Ubuntu contributor, was "its ineffectiveness at notifying people of things, and its...
Ubuntu Discards System Tray
SkyDrive for Windows updated with new status window and refreshed logo

Use SpeedTest to help diagnose Internet problems

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For the past week or so, I've been trying to pinpoint a problem with my Internet connection. Usually I blame Comcast, my ISP, but a typical Comcast outage is exactly that: a total interruption of service. I can tell from looking at the System Tray network icon that there's...
Use SpeedTest to help diagnose Internet problems

Nvidia Inspector: Simple overclocking for Nvidia video cards

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If you're trying to squeeze a little more juice out of your Nvidia video card, consider Nvidia Inspector (free). This overclocking package from Orbmu2K takes a different tack from older video card utilities, eschewing the system tray for a simple, extensible-pane interface that puts information and card controls front...
Nvidia Inspector: Simple overclocking for Nvidia video cards
Google Adds Notification Center And Rich Notifications To Chrome Beta 28, Will Work Even If The Browser Is Closed

Review: ArsClip makes your clipboard more useful than ever before

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Few operations are more ubiquitous than copying and pasting. It often seems like Ctrl-C and Ctrl-V are ingrained into our muscle memory. But isn't it odd that your powerful, modern, powerhouse of a computer can remember only the very last thing you copied? Wouldn't it be better if it...
Review: ArsClip makes your clipboard more useful than ever before

Fantastical for iOS gets support for time zones, multiple alerts, state restoration and more

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Fantastical, the beautifully designed calendar app for iOS that launched last November and is rather…um…fantastic, has just undergone a significant update with the release of version 1.1 today. Built by Flexibits, Fantastical 1.1 for iOS — which costs $3.99 and is the sister of its popular Mac incarnation — has got...
Fantastical for iOS gets support for time zones, multiple alerts, state restoration and more
Bartender for OS X cures menu bar clutter

New Chrome OS UI makes its way to Acer, Samsung Chromebooks

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As Ars has previously reported, Google has been working on an updated version of its Chrome OS UI, abandoning the company's fullscreen browser approach for a more traditional, familiar windowing system. Now, certain Chromebook owners can finally try the revamped interface for themselves. The new Chrome OS window manager is...
New Chrome OS UI makes its way to Acer, Samsung Chromebooks

BlackBerry Desktop Software for PCs makes debatable leap to version 7.0

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It's been a long time in the making, but the BlackBerry Desktop Software for PCs has just made the jump from version 6.1 to 7.0. Despite the significant numeric hurdle, the software is scant for new features and only a handful of known issues have been fixed. New to...
BlackBerry Desktop Software for PCs makes debatable leap to version 7.0
Flushing the crapware: A guide to reinstalling Windows 8 on a new PC

Review: Dexpot makes virtual desktops feel like a native part of Windows

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Large desktop workstations often have more than enough screen real-estate: One or two 24-inch monitors afford plenty of room for a mission-critical application, plus several chat or email windows alongside. But if you're a laptop user squeaking by with a single 15-inch monitor (or perhaps something even smaller), a...
Review: Dexpot makes virtual desktops feel like a native part of Windows
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