Tech roundup of the week – Dec. 19, 2010 [Christmas Wallpaper Edition]

The season of sharing

This week in tech, we covered the new Opera web browser, the latest (Opera 11) comes with some great features like tab stacking, extension, and many more. We learned how to shrink a Windows volume or partition and also how to create a new volume or partition using Windows user interface and with the command prompt. And to top it off, we learned how to install and recover accidentally deleted files in Windows with Recuva.

Here is what you might have missed. Plus Merry Christmas wallpapers to decorate your computer desktop:

Opera 11 is out with great new features, tab stacking, extensions, and more. Take the tour!
Opera 11 - Tab stacking featureOpera 11 is finally out of beta for everyone to enjoy and with great new features like tab stacking, visual mouse gestures and great extensions. I personally was really impressed to see how easy and fast the installation was, literally a couple of clicks and seconds later I was already surfing the internet.
How to create a new volume or partition in Windows
We already learned how to shrink a volume or partition in Windows, visit the page if you need reclaim some space. In this article I am going to show you, how you can use the unallocated space in a disk and create a new volume or partition with Disk Management and with command prompt.
How to shrink a volume or partition in Windows
Shrink_Starting with Vista and 7, Microsoft Windows has a new feature that allows you to shrink (or decrease) the sizes of a primary partition and logical drives. For example, this is a good alternative when you are in a situation where you need an additional partition and you lack of extra disks. When you shrink a volume you free up space in the disk[…]
How to install and recover accidentally deleted files with Recuva
If you accidently deleted an important file, let me tell you that I know the feeling; it can be one of the worst thing that it can happen to the best of us. In the old days there were no many tools to help us recover files from our hard drives and it also used to be a task for advanced users, took a very long time, and you had to be[…]
Don’t forget to check out – Christmas desktop fun 2010: Wallpapers, icons, fonts, and Windows 7 themes
[…]To help you set the mood and enter into the spirit of the holidays, I prepared a collection of awesome Microsoft Windows 7 theme packs, beautiful wallpapers from around the web, icon packs, and great fonts with Christmas themes.

[Bonus] Merry Christmas wallpaper collection!


Desktop Nexus: Wallpapers > Abstract Wallpapers > 3D and CG Wallpaper


Desktop Nexus: Wallpapers > Abstract Wallpapers > Other Wallpaper


Desktop Nexus: Wallpapers > Abstract Wallpapers > 3D and CG Wallpaper


Desktop Nexus: Wallpapers > Nature Wallpapers > Winter Wallpaper


Desktop Nexus: Wallpapers > Abstract Wallpapers > 3D and CG Wallpaper


Desktop Nexus: Wallpapers > Abstract Wallpapers > Photography Wallpaper


Desktop Nexus: Wallpapers > Abstract Wallpapers > Photography Wallpaper

Image source – The season of sharing by ErwinLazaro