Category Archives: Software

Fallout4 – set a non standard display resolution

The recently released action role-playing game, Fallout 4 has become extremely popular. It is available for PC and game consoles. On PC, it has a number of issues you might face. One of the issues is that you have a very limited list of pre-defined display resolutions. If your native display resolution is not listed in the game preferences, here is how you can set it.
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How to run Fallout 4 fullscreen on 4:3 display

The recently released action role-playing game, Fallout 4 has become extremely popular. It is available for PC and game consoles. On PC, it has a number of issues you might face. One of the issues is missing support of 4:3 screens. The game does not offer any option to select a usable resolution for screens with 4:3 aspect ratio to run it fullscreen.
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Control your Windows system volume and balance from notification area (system tray)

In Windows Vista, Microsoft rewrote their volume tray applet and discarded the one used up to Windows XP. While the new one has its advantages like being able to adjust per-app volume, the old volume control provided easy access to the left speaker and right speaker balance. Winaero coded a simple FREE utility few years ago to restore this to modern versions of Windows like Windows 7, Windows 10 and Windows 8.1/8.
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Get Windows 10 Snap features in Windows 7 and XP using AquaSnap

In Windows 7, Microsoft added Aero Snap which made rearranging windows easier even though the underlying abilities were present in Windows since Windows 95. In Windows 10, Microsoft introduced more features for snapping windows. But Windows 10 as we know from experience has far too many issues and is nowhere near the quality of Windows 7. So for those who wish to continue using Windows 7, here's a good news. With a free app, you can get some Windows 10 Snap features on Windows 7.
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How to change the background color of Pidgin windows

Pidgin is a very popular open source instant messenger which is available for various operating systems like Windows, Linux and Mac OS. Pidgin supports several protocols and consumes very light amount of system resources compared to bloated apps like Skype. Pidgin also does not show ads and is very stable. However, customization is not its strongest attribute. It has only basic options. In this article, I would like to share how you can change the background color of Pidgin windows.
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Popcorn Time is now available right in your browser

Popcorn Time is a popular app for watching films using peer-to-peer / torrent broadcasting. Initially released for Windows, Linux and OS X, Popcorn Time was quickly ported to major mobile platforms. However, many copyright holders considered such way of media redistribution as illegal, so the app is constantly under scrunity and legal attacks, and its open source GitHub repositories and forks were closed many times.
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