Archive for the 'freeware' Category

LaunchAssist: Improving Application Launchers Everywhere

Thursday, November 15th, 2007

None of the popular launcher applications, nor Windows itself, do a very good job of integrating launching vs. activating an already-running application. LaunchAssist is a little utility I wrote to improve this situation. It works with most application launchers as well as the Windows Start Menu, Run dialog, Explorer, etc. To install, download it here, [...]

I Can Search That Phrase in Three Keystrokes

Monday, September 25th, 2006

I perform a lot of web searches during an average day. The search engine I currently use most frequently is Google, but I also regularly search MSDN, Knowledgebase articles, Dictionary.com and a few others on occasion. Being a keyboard junkie, I’m always looking for ways to reduce keystrokes for common activities, and my goal is [...]