Laptop Skins

So you like your laptop PC so much you would not change it for anything in the world … Specially for this brand new iMac that your colleagues have been bragging about for the past few weeks : “isn’t that the nicest laptop you’ve ever seen ?” … So what ?
Now you can make all of them jealous thanks to these laptopskins !
LaptopSkins sells some covers like this :

If you are a little bit of a geek, you might go for for these :

The website basically allows you to enter the size of your laptop (nice thing seeing all the different sizes available out there), select the skin you’d like, and for a mere 25$/19.95€ you can get your skin. If you are not even sure of you’re laptop size (specially with all the inches/cm conversion), you can always give your laptop model and they’ll figure the perfect size out for you !

And after that, I’m almost sure you’ll be the new guy with the cool computer everyone will be bragging about … Or at least you can try 😉

Nice wallpapers

Wallpapers have never really been my cup of tea ! They tend to bloat memory usage as well as reduce the clarity of the icons present there. Although I have some friends that do have really nice ones, i never really felt the need to actually have one.
But hen I came across desktopography and I changed my mind !
This websites is actually an exposition of landscapes remodeled by designer in order to provide desktop wallpapers. You will see there some very nice sceneries.
If you have the courage and download the ones you like, this may also make up for a really nice screensaver !

What’s coming next ?

I’m quite a big fan of TV shows. I’ve been nursed with them during my stay in the US, and been using more or less legal ways for getting my daily dose of them !
ABC just announced the lineup for next fall ! So to get a glimpse on who’s going to be the next Heroes, Men In Trees, Help Me Help You or Love Monkey, have a look at this press release : ABC network adds 11 new series.
A bunch of dramas and comedies definitely look promising, whereas the classic will continue to hold our breath !

At last … A network enabled screensaver

I currently have a bunch of computers at home, including one directly connected to my TV in the living room.
I’ve always wanted to use this display as a photo frame during idle hours, party times, … But I never found a screensaver that would allow me to get pictures from my home network, and plus ! (Granted, I did not look too much around 😀 ).
Anyway, I just came across the Google Screensaver (Aaah Google !). This tools lets you display photo coming from your computer or your home network, your picasa account, or any other photo feed available out there !

Once you installed the software, just go to the standard place where you configure your screensaver, and select the one entitled “Gphotos”. You may also run the shortcut installed on your standard Windows programs. You may then configure the screensaver by configuring your Picasa account, the folders containing pictures, as well as RSS feeds containing images.

Unfortunately it seems that Google only provides this util as part of the Google Pack, but you may still download directly the screensaver from here or here (4,5Mb) although URLs may change in the future.

Let’s get going

As I have been saying 2007 is the year of the change … So here’s one more on the list : opening a blog. Walking in the foot steps of Sebz’ Mess, I’m today starting my own mashup of stuff that I either want to share, or keep in a little corner of the internet for further usage.
Hopefully you’ll find there some information that you will find sometimes funny, sometimes interesting, sometimes noteworthy … and of course sometimes completely boring !
Anyway this blog is on, and let it leave for sometimes !