Replace Windows Task Scheduler with Python

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Windows Task Scheduler is good for newbies, but what about us hardcore IT people? If you’re in IT or just plain geeky, you might want to try out the Python Cron Service. It basically emulates the Cron utility in Linux. My kind of tool.

Replace Windows Task Scheduler

Going Beyond ‘God Mode’ for Windows 7

If you loved the way too famous God Mode for Windows 7 or the collection of 99 Windows 7 Shortcuts, then you will love this one too. Ed Bott has uncovered another list of 94 secret shortcuts which are not documented by Microsoft. The list includes the following type of shortcuts: folders from current user profiles, other interesting per-user folders, virtual folders and Control Panel shortcuts, system and per-machine folders. For the complete collection, head over to this article.

94 more secret Windows shortcuts

Generate Icons using Iconizer

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Looking for a quick way to generate some nice looking icons? Iconizer is a free service that lets you pick a category, pick a premade icon and then customize it if you like. They have a good collection of icons broken down into categories.

Iconizer

1 HOUR SOFTWARE by Skrommel

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A collection of 40 tiny utilities by Skrommel over at Donation Coder. Helpful tools include a screen dimmer, hide desktop script and fading taskbar tool. Some old, some new but all free.

1 HOUR SOFTWARE

Sort Firefox Bookmarks by Name or Folder

sort firefox bookmarks

Have a crapload of bookmarks in Firefox? By default, there are not many options for sorting bookmarks in Firefox. Luckily, there are tons of add-ons. SortPlaces is an awesome one that lets you sort by different criteria automatically.

Sort Firefox Bookmarks By Name or Folder

Windows 7 Network Locations Explained

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Network locations are a concept first introduced by Windows Vista. While it did work, it felt a bit half-baked. Windows 7 manages to refine this feature and seriously improve its functionality. If you ever wondered what network locations are & which are the differences between them, you should give this tutorial a read.

Network Locations Explained

The 53 Best iPhone Games

best iphone games

Now that I have an iPhone, I have found that I spend most of my time on the phone playing games. It’s a great platform and there are a tons of awesome games out there. The Gizmodo team has written up a great article on 53 of the best iPhone games out there. Check it out!

53 Best iPhone Games

Custom Mice by Microsoft

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Customize many different mice in a variety of colors. Shipped direct from Microsoft.

Custom Colored Mice by Microsoft

Quickly Create System Restore Point with a Shortcut

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One surefire way to make sure you can undo a bad install or fix a corrupt registry is to create a system restore point. Most people don’t do it manually because it’s a pain, but what if you can simply double-click a shortcut on your desktop? Read on to learn more…

Create System Restore Point with Desktop Shortcut

Play Tetris in First Person

first person tetris

This I love. Some excellent people wrote up a first-person version of Tetris and it’s a lot of fun to play! Use the space bar to rotate, Enter to drop, and arrow keys to move the pieces around. Nice little break while at work!

First Person Tetris




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