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How To Boot From A USB Drive In VirtualBox

VirtualBox is a lifesaver for anyone who wants to tinker and experiment with different operating systems. Using a CD or disc image is easy in VirtualBox, but it’s handy to know how to boot from USB in VirtualBox on Windows as well.


The Blue Winter Desktop

Flickr user Yusuf is feeling the chill, and so are we after looking at this desktop. If you like the look as much as we do, here are the tools you’ll need to set it up on your computer.


When Windows 10 Will Be Released (And How To Plan For It)

The Window 10 technical preview continues to chug along, and while we don’t have an official release date for the finished software, it’s widely assumed that it will appear before the end of 2015. What milestones can we expect along the way, how can businesses begin planning to make the shift, and what traps should they avoid?


How To Run Your Favourite Windows Programs On OS X With Wineskin

A lot of software comes out for both Mac and Windows these days, but there are always a few games or apps that don’t make it to OS X. Thankfully, you can easily port many Windows programs to OS X with a free app called Wineskin.


Glasswire Monitors Your Bandwidth And Identifies Resource Hogs

Windows: Your internet connection handles a variety of traffic every day. When there’s a problem, it’s not always easy to find out which app or site is causing it. Glasswire simplifies this process in an easy, user-friendly package.


Automatically Clear Your Downloads Folder With A Batch Script

Windows: If you download files you only need once or twice and then forget about, you downloads folder can get cluttered. Use this batch file to automatically delete those files on a schedule.


How To Unlock Hidden Settings In Your Favourite Software

Not every app has a Settings menu that’s easily accessible. Sometimes, developers hide away debug menus, secret settings and more. With them, you can unlock additional features or just get some crazy stats. Let’s take a look at some of the most useful among them.


Firefox Developer Edition Has The Tools Developers Need In One Place

Windows/Mac/Linux: Firefox has always been a great browser for development, and Mozilla has now released Firefox Developer Edition. It’s a browser packed with developer-friendly features, such as WebIDE, Valence for cross-browser debugging and responsive design view.


New Windows 10 Build Adds Three-Finger Gestures

Microsoft had rolled out a new test build for Windows 10. As well as the expected bug fixes (and new bugs), there are some new features, including some nifty three-finger gestures for touchpads.


Microsoft Posts Patch For Critical Vulnerability, Download It Now

Microsoft has released a critical patch via Windows Update today that seals up a vulnerability that affects every modern version of Windows, including Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 and Windows RT.