Don't-Miss Windows Stories

Celebrate Lunar New Year With Chinese Dragons

This Windows 7 theme puts a parade of colorful Chinese dragons on your desktop.

Put Some Sparkle on Your Desktop With Christmas Lights

Dress up your Windows 7 desktop for the holidays with colorful Christmas lights and cheerful sound effects.

Winter Windows 7 Theme: Celebrate the Season in Style

Take a different perspective on winter with these thought-provoking snowy landscapes.

Winter Wallpaper II

This evocative black-and-white winter scene is a lovely desktop wallpaper for the season.

Bring Nature's Beauty to Your Desktop With Autumn Leaves

Celebrate the colors of fall with this series of eight beautiful nature photographs, gathered into one lovely Windows 7 themepack.

ArcSoft Perfect365: Free App Gives Instant Facelifts and Makeovers

ArcSoft's free photo-retouching app automatically removes blemishes, adds digital makeup, changes eye colors, and offers quick portrait enhancements for anyone who doesn't want to use a full image-editing suite.

Lonely Landscapes Puts Fine Art on Your Desktop

This free Windows 7 theme puts a slide show of moody, ethereal landscape photographs on your desktop.

Nokia Releases First Mango Phones, Crosses Fingers

This week Nokia unveiled their first Windows Phone 7 models, the Lumia 800 and 710. Both run the newest version of Microsoft’s OS, nicknamed Mango. Can they help the company regain the customers it has recently lost?

Happy Halloween Windows 7 Theme

Celebrate Halloween with this whimsical Windows 7 theme--complete with Jack-o-lanterns, skeletons, and creepy sounds.

Autumn Harbinger Desktop Wallpaper

This colorful Halloween wallpaper has it all--grinning Jack-o-lanterns, haunted houses, and a harvest moon.

Zombo-O-Lanterns Desktop Wallpaper

This free Halloween wallpaper presents a ghoulish mashup--zombies and Jack-O-Lanterns--and manages to be both playful and creepy at the same time.

Day of the Dead Windows 7 Theme

If you love Mexican folk art--or Day of the Dead, or Halloween--this colorful free Windows 7 theme is just your style.

Desktop Virtualization: Parallels vs. VMware vs. VirtualBox

Virtual machines are the best way to accommodate different application needs in a datacenter environment, but what about the desktop?