application launching

Cairo-Dock Adds Slick, Custom App-Launching to Linux

Cairo-Dock Adds Slick, Custom App-Launching to Linux

Linux only: We’re big fans of application dock and launcher Avant Window Navigator around here, but free utility Cairo-Dock makes a strong showing as well, not least for its highly-configurable and slick appearance, as well as a good range of plug-ins and third-party applets. Changing Cairo-Dock’s appearance with transparencies, two-bar-splitting,…

The Quicksilver-for-Windows Showdown

The Quicksilver-for-Windows Showdown

Before I owned my first Mac, Quicksilver was the application that made me wish I did. Luckily, slowly but surely, Windows developers began building apps intended to successfully attain that Quicksilver-for-Windows status. They started as simple application launchers, but recently the Quicksilver-for-Windows battle has exploded with tons of new applications….