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Burn an ISO File to a USB Drive

So you have an ISO file that you want on a flash drive, or some other USB storage device. You also need to be able to boot from it. Sounds straightforward, right? Copy the file over and you’re done! Not so fast bucko…

Secunia PSI

The Secunia Personal Software Inspector (PSI) is a free computer security solution that identifies vulnerabilities in non-Microsoft (third-party) programs which can leave your PC open to attacks.

Bringing Back the Windows “Start” Menu

What does Start Menu 8 do? Start Menu 8 is specially designed for Windows 8. It offers a perfect solution for users who work with Windows Start Menu all the time and are not accustomed to the new Metro start screen in Windows 8.

Chrome OS will have built-in Flash Player, but still a work in progress

Although we’ve already seen Flash in action on Chrome OS, Adobe has come out and officially announced Flash Player for Google’s newest operating system and deemed it a “work in progress.” If you’re expecting the kind of desktop performance you get with the latest hardware accelerated builds of Flash Player, I’m afraid you’re going to be […]

Mini Info Is a Thorough and Easy To Read Android System Monitor

Android: The problem with most system monitors is that they present the information to you in only one way, take it or leave it. Mini Info fits battery charge, local memory, and/or SD memory monitoring all into a simple 2×1 widget.

Must have Android 2.2 applications

Here is a list of applications I am currently running. More importantly these are the apps my phone would not be the same without. I tend to install and test a lot of applications, both on Windows and now Android. The key to a MUST HAVE is the knowledge that I will reinstall after a Factory reset […]

Glass CMD Enables Aero Transparency for the Command Prompt

Tiny application Glass CMD for Vista forces command prompt windows to use Aero’s glass transparency effect.

Preme Adds Unique Shortcuts to Windows 7

Preme is a Windows 7 shortcut utility that adds new and unique keyboard and mouse shortcuts, including a handful of useful ways to interact with windows using your mouse’s scroll wheel.

Pir Creates Directory Folder and File Lists

Pir is a lightweight Windows application that creates text lists of folders and directories for exporting—handy for quickly sending a friend lists of your music collection or ripped movies.

Newzbin Closed

Regrettably the Newzbin website has to close as a result of the legal action against us. More details here: http://deepsharer.wordpress.com/2010/05/18/newzbin-gossip/