Check all drives for Errors with Disk Scanner

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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

Run Windows Apps on Mac OS X using WineBottler

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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!

WineBottler

Search over 13,000 free fonts at SearchFreeFonts.com

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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.

SearchFreeFonts.com

Long Exposure Snapshots make for great Wallpaper

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Original Disney fireworks photo

52 Stunning long exposure photographs

Blog entry @ Windows7news.com

Run Google Chrome from Your USB Stick using ChromiumOS Cherry

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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!

ChromiumOS Cherry

Repair Windows Media Player 12 with Fix WMP Utility

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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.

Superb Twitter Icons

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We love a well made icon here and we will use one or more of these.

Twitter icons from LazyCrazy @ DA

Resize Disk Partitions in Windows using GParted

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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

Check Out All the New Gadgets at CES 2010

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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.

CES 2010

DiskDigger will find Deleted Pictures and Text Files

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DiskDigger will help you recover all kinds of deleted files on any kind of media in almost any file type. Great for checking USB/SD cards for deleted pictures and text files that have vanished. Great tool to compliment Recuva becasue when something is ‘gone’, there is no such thing as too many recovery tools.

DiskDigger v.0.8.3




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