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Last Week's Top Downloads

Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from last week.


The Temple Morning Desktop

This desktop may not look like much, but that’s precisely why it’s so great. It is actually customised, but just in the right ways, and in the ways that work best for shadownight, who submitted it to our desktop showcase. Here’s how it works.


WinRAR Is Fine. As Usual, Windows Is To Blame For Supposed 'Vulnerability'

When it was reported last year that WinRAR had an unpatched security flaw, everyone (including us) was quick to pounce. Few however seem to have noticed that WinRAR wasn’t at fault — there’s nothing wrong with the archiver. In fact, old favourite Windows was to blame and even then, the problem was fixed back in 2014.


Find Out Which Files Are Being Accessed Over Your Network

We’ve talked about Nir Sofer before and his love of crafting nifty Windows tools and the developer shows no signs of slowing down. His latest application, NetworkOpenedFiles, lets you see which local files and folders are currently being used over your network.


Zoho Showtime Is A Live Web Presentation Tool For Slideshows, Including PowerPoint

If you do a lot of public speaking or presentations in front of people, Zoho Showtime could make your life (and job) easier. Showtime makes it easy to take questions from your audience, let them save slides or go back to see previous ones, and you can control the presentation from your phone.


Swipe To Shut Down A Windows Touchscreen PC With This Shortcut

Have a Windows touchscreen laptop or tablet and want to control it more with taps and swipes? Here’s a “slide to shutdown” shortcut for you.


The Hazy Desktop

Smog is usually the opposite of picturesque, but joergermeister manages to take this hazy cityscape and turn it into a remarkable desktop. If you like the look, here’s what you need to get to make it your own.


Hospital Hack Highlights Risk Of Sticking With Windows XP

Last week, a virus attack on the computer system of one of Melbourne’s largest hospital networks. It is cause for concern not only because it affected machines running Microsoft’s Windows XP, an operating system no longer supported by the software giant, but because a large number of businesses and individuals still using it.


The Arch Nebula Desktop

The new year is a good time to feature one of our favourite desktop creators, dobbie03. Here he’s running Arch Linux, and while it might look like not much is going on, let’s take a look at what it’s like when he’s working, and how he set it all up.


The Winter Cottage Desktop

Reader Alec used a little Übersicht magic to make his mac a little more welcoming when he sits down to work, and informative when he gets up to leave it. Here’s how he set everything up.


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