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April 21, 2020 by Frogboy
Last year, Microsoft released “Dark Mode” to Windows 10 users.  Dark Mode gave users an alternative color and style option to the Windows GUI.  Now, Stardock is preparing to release a new customization program called Curtains.  Curtains works similarly to the modes that Microsoft has implemented.  Any app that already supports the existing dark and light modes will automatically benefit from Curtains. Stardock CurtainsStardock Curtains includes several new s...
April 14, 2020 by Frogboy
This PC is using Windows 10.  But not just Windows 10 on its own.  It's been upgraded a bit with Object Desktop. That's what Object Desktop does.  A lot of the things in Windows we see today first showed up in Object Desktop.  A few examples include transparencies, shadows, gadgets, ZIP files as folders, GUI skinning, etc.  There is a natural progression to the operating system. On this screenshot I have Groupy, CursorFX, Fences, Start10 and a new app that hasn't ...
August 6, 2019 by Frogboy
Before Microsoft even announced their windows as tabs feature, "Sets", Stardock had released Groupy v1.0. Groupy is pretty straight forward: We like having our browser windows organized by tabs, why not the rest of the OS experience? There are a number of popular use cases for Groupy.  For instance, merging multiple Windows explorer windows together with tabs the top. Groupy supports Windows dark modeI find it particularly helpful that I can just click the + button to get another t...