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For those who want a Mac-like desktop on their XP computer


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#1 of 6 OFFLINE   Brian Perry

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Posted November 29 2005 - 04:10 AM

I just found this cool little app that emulates the zoom/magnifier function that many people love on the Mac OSX desktop.

www.objectdock.com

(The free version is awesome)

#2 of 6 OFFLINE   Michael_K_Sr

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Posted November 29 2005 - 10:56 AM

Of course, it's still Windows underneath. Posted Image

#3 of 6 OFFLINE   Kimmo Jaskari

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Posted November 30 2005 - 07:34 AM

Stardock has many visual customisation programs. Windowblinds, WindowFX etc etc. Definitely fun stuff to play with to get your desktop to look more like what you want it to.

They also have a package deal called Object Desktop that includes pretty much everything they have. Fun stuff, definitely.

Here's a really cool screenshot of Windowblinds 5 and some other programs from the Object Desktop package.
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#4 of 6 OFFLINE   Tim L

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Posted November 30 2005 - 08:09 AM

looks pretty cool- does it mess up anything with XP though?

#5 of 6 OFFLINE   MarkHastings

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Posted November 30 2005 - 09:42 AM

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the zoom/magnifier function that many people love on the Mac OSX desktop
Ugh! That thing makes me motion sick. I keep my zoom off.

#6 of 6 OFFLINE   Craig Beam

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Posted December 02 2005 - 07:26 AM

Damn, how cool is this??? I recently played with a Mac for the first time in probably 15 years, and I was stunned to see how brilliant the desktop was. I'll definitely be trying this tonight when I get home....