Tag Archive: Windows


Aerial wallpapers give your iPhone new windows on the world

If only we could float above the noise, the dirt and the concrete. What we would see is something peaceful and beautiful. A graphic designer from Brazil is serving up that kind of serene macro view of the world as…

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Diehard Microsoft fans abandon Windows Phone for iPhone

If you needed any more confirmation that Windows Phone is dead in the water, two of its most high profile supporters have abandoned it for the iPhone. Veteran Microsoft journalists Ed Bott and Tom Warren both published essays this week…

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Make TextEdit in Mac OS X Behave More Like Windows Notepad

Many longtime Windows users have grown to rely on the Notepad app for it’s plain text editing simplicity, for everything from writing little code blocks to just serving as a easy way to strip formatting and styling from anything copied into an open Notepad document. As a result, many Windows switchers to the Mac platform … Read More

Resize the Large Buggy Open / Save Dialog Windows in OS X Yosemite

OS X Yosemite has a rather peculiar bug with Open and Save dialog windows, where the file selector or saver dialog window shows up as inappropriately large. Sometimes the Open / Save window gets so big that it goes underneath the users Dock or even off screen, effectively preventing the dialog window from being resized. … Read More

Chinese programmer installs Windows 95 on the iPhone 6

The iPhone 6 is the best smartphone Apple’s ever created, but for those that think iOS is starting to look a little old and dated, a Chinese programmer has figured out how to install an entirely new operating system over…

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The Blue Screen of Death is still alive and well on Windows Phone

Window’s Blue Screen of Death was the tech world’s joke du jour for poking fun at Microsoft’s crash-friendly software, and while many believed the blue screen had finally died, it looks like Windows Phone is carrying on the proud tradition…

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You Can Jailbreak iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus on iOS 8.1 with Pangu… For Windows

The Pangu group has released a utility that will jailbreak iOS 8.1 on any iPhone or iPad device which can run the latest iOS release, including the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. The jailbreak is untethered and includes Cydia, but there’s a catch… at the moment the Pangu 1.1 tool runs only on … Read More

Maximize & Zoom Windows in OS X Yosemite the Old Fashioned Way

Among some of the seemingly smaller changes made in OS X Yosemite is an adjustment to how a windows green Maximize button behaves. In old versions of OS X , clicking on the green maximize button would expand and enlarge the window to a larger size, but in OS X Yosemite, clicking on the green … Read More

Windows 10 is going to steal OS X’s trackpad gestures

One of the many, many things that Apple does right is trackpads. Not only is the trackpad hardware that Apple uses in the MacBook lineup the best in the world (seriously, I’ve never used a non-Apple trackpad that even came…

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Android Wear hack shackles Windows 95 to your wrist

Android Wear’s complete customization features give it an advantage Apple Watch can’t match once it launches next year. Everything on Android Wear and you could even make it look just like Apple Watch’s UI if you want, or if you’re…

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