Posts under Desktop tag.

How to get the Vista sidebar back in Windows 7

Well, the Windows Vista sidebar was done away with for some good reason. It wasn’t too popular and some considered it a resource hog and a waste of desktop real-estate. But there was always a set of people who loved […]

A Virtual Piano For Your Windows Desktop

This post is for all those music enthusiasts out there, who like to play the piano! Now you can play the piano without  owning one. I was stumbling around the web for some sort of virtual piano or simulator kind […]

How to run Mac dashboard widgets on Windows 7 desktop

Kludget Engine allows you to run Apple Mac’s dashboard widgets on the Windows operating system. Kludgets, widgets, gadgets, applets or screenlets are shiny little applications that decorate the desktop. More just than eye-candy on the screen, they provide an enhanced […]

Snap your open windows to 9 invisible grids with Gridy

Windows 7 Aero Snap feature lest you snap your windows to the four edges of your screen. Gridy, creates nine slots and adds an invisible grid to Windows, so that any window you move or resize is snapped to it. […]

Set a live Earth wallpaper as your Windows desktop

Desktop Earth is a wallpaper generator which generates a high-resolution, accurate representation of the Earth, based on NASA’s Blue Marble Next and Earth’s City Lights. The day & night is accurately represented depending on the Sun’s overhead position and both […]

Ready-to-use Show desktop app for your Windows 7

While we have blogged earlier about how to get the Show desktop icon back in Windows 7 taskbar, near the start button, here is a ready-to-use app with a smart icon which can do the same for your in a […]

Get Mac’s Expose Feature on Windows 7

SmallWindows is an Expose clone for Windows. While Windows 7 already has the Alt+Tab, Win+Tab & Desktop Peek features which help you do something similar, SmallWindows brings in focus all the windows at the same time on your desktop when […]

Create Hot Corners in Windows 7

Hot Corners is a small freeware app that lets you set anything you can run viz programs, files, directories, websites, control panel items, etc, to be ran when you put your mouse at any one of the four corners of […]