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January 23, 2002 by dendillon on dendillon
This guy used to do awesome icon sets for Win 9x, now he's producing them for XP. Check it out.
January 22, 2002 by _Martin_ on martin
It's unfortunate that occasionally we have to be the bearer of bad news. BoXXi, one of our most talented skinners will be leaving the scene for a while. I'm sure he would have prefered a quiet exit but that would be a waste. It's hard to believe that he'd not even used a PC until a couple of years ago. Since then his work has consistently shone (https://www.wincustomize.com/skins.asp?AuthorID=194), including winning the DBS competition. I have only recently got to know BoXXi, but i...
After 2 months of development, Stardock has released the first public update to WindowBlinds 3. Version 3.1 supports a new skin language dubbed Extended Visual Styles (UIS1) that are literally twice as vast as XP's visual styles, work on every version of Windows, and are more compatible (downside is that they aren't nearly as powerful as UIS2 skins which is what most skins are done in). Here is an article that talks about the new features and how skin authors can make the most of them: ...
Combat Missions is the new TV show from Mark Burnett, the producer of "Survivor." It features the most grueling physical and mental team competitions ever staged. By using the free CombatPhace browser you can theme your whole Internet experience with the combat missions look and feel. The CombatPhace browser lets you: Plan your strategy with enhanced Team and Player Dossiers. Access loads of Combat, Special Forces, Military and Warfare links. See Exclusive combatMissions logos, images and...
An updated version of WinStyles is now available. WinStyles lets you easily put together skins from various programs into suites. Use it to take a snapshot of your desktop or to upload skin suites (that you've created).
January 16, 2002 by Istari on tandis
Stardock's Brad Wardell writes a monthly column for the game website, Avault. This month he writes about how trademarks are being increasingly abused on the Internet.
January 16, 2002 by dendillon on dendillon
dotico, the sister site of the Macintosh's Iconfactory, released two new XP icon sets. Check it out.
Skin authors from around the world are asked to pick a website to represent and join in on the ultimate WindowBlinds skinning contest. Over $10,000 in cash and prizes are being given out in over 75 different award categories. Pick up a copy of SkinStudio (http://www.skinstudio.net) and WindowBlinds 3.1 (http://www.windowblinds.net). Some of the websites involved will have branded versions of WindowBlinds & SkinStudio shortly. Since there are so many award categories, there is a high chance ...
ACDZip™ is a zipping and unzipping program that gives you the power to compress image, audio, video and document files. It includes fast image previews and is ideal for opening zip files, backing up files, saving hard disk space, preparing files for distribution and protecting them with encryption and passwords. Preview images quickly as thumbnails or at full size during and after creating archives. Modify archives without extracting. Create 8 archive types, including ZIP and CAB. Share your ...
The popular OS reporting site, OSNews has uncovered some screenshots that apparently show that BeOS 6 was well under way and that BeIA has some promise in the future as a palm OS.
Stardock has released WinStyles 0.95. WinStyles is a program that allows users to treat all of their various skinnable programs as a single entity. As a result, a WinStyles theme (called a .xptheme - works on all versions of Windows) may contain a WinAmp skin, a WindowBlinds skin, a DesktopX theme, an icon package, an ICQPlus skin, and a Hoverdesk theme and more. Additionally, it lets users interact with all the supported skinnable programs from a single unified interface in Display Prop...
January 9, 2002 by mcs2k1 on Blitz 08+ | #01
San Fransisco (Reuters) - Computer security experts on Tuesday said they had found the first virus designed to attack Macromedia Shockwave Flash animation files, which are predomininantly used in Internet advertising and on glitzy Web sites. The virus, dubbed SWF/LFM.926, is low risk because it must be downloaded manually and cannot spread itself to other computers over e-mail or through Web pages like many other viruses can, experts said. A sample of the virus was sent to antivirus soft...
January 9, 2002 by mcs2k1 on Blitz 08+ | #01
Windows Media Player for Mac OS X allows Mac users to easily enjoy playback of high-quality Windows Media Audio and Video content. The new release supports the latest industry-leading Windows Media Audio 8 and Windows Media Video 8, as well as Windows Media Digital Rights Management, and is available in six languages worldwide. "We designed the new Windows Media Player to be a great player for Mac OS X users," said Dave Fester, general manager of the Windows Digital Media Division at Microso...
If you have Windows XP and would like to create or change your logon screen, download LogonStudio. It's a freeware program that lets you easily create your own logons or use .logon files. It can also import the hacked logonui's floating around the net as well. The Logons section here contains user submitted logons. Feel free to create your own and submit them.
January 8, 2002 by BoXXi on boxxi
If you are as addicted to Photoshop as I am, then I guess you are constantly looking for good sites with tutorials and information? "Photoshop Roadmap" has lots of interesting features and tutorials, and you can even bid for freelance graphics jobs! It's definitely worth a look. Here is the link...http://www.photoshoproadmap.com/