FEATURED: Borderlands on Windows 7 (x64)Borderlands is basically a shooter that combines elements of HL2, XIII and Diablo. It’s using the cell-shading technology that creates dark black “ink” outlines and contour lines. You can gain experience points and collect valuable items on your way through the borderlands.
Have you bought Dragon Age Origins recently and ran into a few critical errors when running it on a x64 system like Windows 7 or Windows Vista x64? Here are some possible solutions.
Google has been working on a new OS for a while now – Google Chrome OS. Just a few days ago it was available for download over at chromium.org Image Source: techcrunch.com By now the download has been removed by Google. Google’s OS might become pretty popular – it might become the first choice for netbooks!
You might have heard about the Microsoft Pink Phone.
According to TechCrunch.com, the Microsoft Pink phone might be canceled. Many people didn’t like the fact that Microsoft’s Pink Phone was too similiar to the “Sidekick”.
Luckily, there are many other great phones that run Windows Mobile. Here are some of the best Windows Mobile Phones.
Are you on facebook? Are you running Windows 7? More and more people can answer both questions with a clear “yes”. You should definetly grab the facebook gadget for Windows 7 if you are on facebook a lot:It takes a little tweak to make it work, but it’s worth it.
What is the “Data Execution Prevention”, short DEP? The DEP Data Execution Prevention is a security feature that has been available since Windows XP SP2. You will also find this feature in Windows Vista and Windows 7. It’s trying to prevent that certain applications and services can execute code from a non-executable memory region. It’s a useful feature that can help to prevent a buffer overflow and it even helps to fix problems for some games like “Age of Mythology, but it can also cause a lot of problems.
Many games of NCSoft currently do not work on Windows 7, in particular the MMO Lineage 2. I think they updated the GameGuard for Aion and possibly for Guild Wars, but not for L2 or Rappelz.Rappelz is not a NCSoft game by the way, it’s more like a free copy of Lineage 2. Here’s the solution: 1. Download the updated GameGuard from Aion here. GameGuard Windows 7 fix 2. Duplicate the l2.bin (inside the system folder) and rename it to l2.exe. 3. Next, replace the GameGuard files that are officially signed by NCSoft.
When you think of Microsoft, you also think of Intel. Those two names are connected to each other very closely. But will this change soon? Will we think about Google instead of Microsoft when we hear the name “Intel”? Intel teamed up with Google to work on a OS simply called “Google Chrome OS”. According to heise, there are many other companies who will support Google’s new operating system:
- Acer, ASUS, Freescale, Hewlett-Packard, Lenovo, Qualcomm, Texas Instruments, Toshiba and Adobe
As I reported yesterday, Mozilla released the latest Firefox 3.5. Which is even faster now. Read more about it here.
Microsoft recently announced how much Windows 7 is going to cost.
As previously reported, Windows 7 will have a feature called WARP 10 (Windows Advanced Rasterization Platform) that will allow you to boot your PC without a graphic card.
Quite a few mobile devices and netbooks will run Windows 7. The ARCHOS 9 is a very innovative netbook without keyboard. It’s extremely thin and provides a virtual keyboard (on the screen). Through 2 antennas you can receive DVBT TV and record your favorite shows to a 80GB disk. Two other mobile devices that will run Windows 7 are the MWg Flame 2 and Atom VI. On MWg’s homepage they still have that “coming soon” picture, although both devices were supposed to be available months ago. Weird!
We will regularly feature your Windows 7 Theme right here! If you want to submit your own theme, click here. Make sure to upload a picture and a zip of your themepack. To take a screenshot simply use the Windows 7 Snipping tool (Enter Snipping into search bar and it will popup). Keep in mind that you have to export themes as a *.themepack!
Yep, according to Microsoft about 85% of all beta users changed or customized the default Windows 7 theme.
StatsOnly about 15% use the default theme! Hey you slackers (!), go grab a theme from our site and start customizing! ;) Anyway, I want to encourage everyone who has knowledge of modifying the shell of a Vista / Windows 7 Theme to contact me. We should start to really customize our desktop themes! We will feature your work and give you a lot of exposure, so please reply to this post or use the contact form and I will get back to you as soon as possible. Don’t miss this opportunity!
Centrumxp.pl featured some of the Windows 7 software boxes on their site. This could be another fake, but if it is, then it’s a pretty good one. The software boxes are all very professional, but see for yourself: More examples inside.