Startmenu Animation 2 is a cool tool from DeviantART member oO-MrHigh-Oo. If you are into tweaking the visuals of your Windows 7/Windows Vista installation, you should definity consider giving it a try. He’s got also some cool skins, so you might want to look on his profile.
Download Page | Video Demo (YouTube)
This free, read-only scanner will check any kind of drive for errors. It’s fast, thorough and has a nice interface. A paid version uses S.M.A.R.T technology to alert the user in advance of any drive errors.
Disk Scanner v1.2 by Ariolic Software
If you’re a geek, you’ve probably already heard of Wine, the program that lets you run windows applications on Linux and Mac OS X. But have you heard of WineBottler? It’s another app written specifically for running Windows apps on Mac OS X. It’s in beta, but looks promising!
A unique font on your logos, documents, presentations or any web design materials would certainly make your work stand out and surely draws attention. There are hundreds of thousands of fonts out there that are free and paid. If you are on a tighter budget and don’t want to pay for a font, you are not alone. Even if we pay for few fonts who wouldn’t like to have a bunch of free fonts in their toolbox, correct? If you are in the market of looking for free fonts, head on over to SearchFreeFonts.com and I’m sure you’ll download a bunch.
Love Google Chrome with it’s clean interface and snappy load time? If so, you might want to check out ChromiumOS Cherry, a little package written by a college student to get Google Chrome to run off a USB stick. Check it out!
In case you are the type of geek using Windows Media Player 12 as your default media player and, for whatever reason it stops working, you might want to try Fix WMP Utility. This portable tool re-registers all the important .dll files used by WMP 12, so that it will work again.
Download Page | Fix WMP Utility product page.
Need to resize a disk partition on your Windows PC? Well, you can’t use Windows to do it! Instead you have to use third-party tools like Partition Manager. But why pay money? GParted is a Linux Live CD that lets you manage partitions easily and for free!
Resize Disk Partitions in Windows using GParted
As a tech enthusiast, this time of year is the most exciting. Why? Because it’s the start of the Consumer Electronics Show. This is when you get to check out all the coolest tech gadgets and see what’s coming in the near future. You can get full CES 2010 coverage at PC Mag.