How to Change Windows Screen Resolutions Using Hotkeys

[Windows only]: Changing Windows screen resolutions can be a bit tiring, when you have multiple monitors attached to your system. Or may be you are designing something and want to see how the design looks in different screen resolutions. HotKey Resolution Changer is a free utility for Windows which can change Windows screen resolutions in one click.

The best thing about this freeware is that it’s portable, does not require any installation and can thus be used from a removable drive.

To get started, Download HotKey Resolution Changer, unzip the package and run the executable. Double click the system tray icon and you will see the following interface:

Pull the dropdown menus to select a custom Windows screen resolution and click the “Set” button to assign a unique keyboard shortcut. When you hit the keyboard hot key, the resolution is changed immediately. You can set   a maximum of 9 hot keys and resolutions below 800 X 600 are not supported yet. The application stores the hot key information in a configuration file, so you do not have to enter the hot keys again and again.

Techie Buzz Verdict

Overall, it’s a very basic yet useful app for those who need to frequently change Windows screen resolutions. Sure, you won’t need this app for day to day computing jobs but it will be quite handy when you are designing something or using multi monitor setups.

Techie Buzz rating: 4/5 (Excellent).

Nokia E5 Launched In India For Rs.10,634

Nokia recently launched the Nokia E5 business smartphone in India. This handset comes with full QWERTY keypad, 5 megapixel camera, 3G connectivity, A-GPS, Wi-Fi, 32 GB expendable memory and so on. Check out the complete specs of this device below.

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Nokia E5 Full Specs:

â–ª 2.4 inch QVGA LCD display
â–ª 320 x 240 pixel resolution
â–ª Full QWERTY keyboard
â–ª 3G Connectivity
â–ª Wi-Fi
â–ª 5 megapixel camera with LED flash
â–ª 250 MB internal memory
â–ª 32 GB expandable memory
â–ª 2 GB MicroSD card included
â–ª 3.5mm headphone jack
â–ª Bluetooth
â–ª A-GPS
â–ª OVI Maps
â–ª 1 click access to SMS/MMS and email
â–ª OVI Chat
â–ª OVI Share
â–ª 18 hours 30 mins talktime
â–ª 29 days stand-by time
â–ª 1200 mAh battery

This device comes in 5 different colors Carbon Black, Chalk White, Sky Blue, Copper Brown and Silver Grey. Nokia E5 comes with a price tag of Rs.10,634.

Nokia N8 Official Videos

Nokia recently launched the powerful Nokia N8 smartphone with an amazing 12 megapixel camera, HD Video recording, HDMI port, 3.5 inch capacitive touchscreen display and much more. We recently posted the official pics of this device. If you would like to learn more about the powerful Nokia N8, then check out the official videos of this device below.

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Nokia N8 Introduction:

Nokia N8 – Web TV:

Nokia N8 – Web Browser:

Nokia N8 – HD Video Capture:

Nokia N8 – Photo Workflow:

Nokia N8 – OVI Maps:

Nokia N8 – Organize Applications:

Nokia N8 – HDMI TV Out:

Nokia N8 – Gaming:

Nokia N8 – Facebook:

Nokia N8 – Media Wall:

Nokia C6 Launched In India For Rs.13,000

Nokia recently launched the Nokia C6 smartphone in India. This handset comes with a slide-out QWERTY keypad, 3.2 inch touchscreen display, 3G connectivity, 5 megapixel camera, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, 16 GB expendable memory and so on. Check out the complete specs of this device below.

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Nokia C6 Full Specs:

â–ª 3.2 inch TFT touchscreen display
â–ª 640 x 360 pixel resolution
â–ª Symbian^1 User Interface
â–ª Slide-out QWERTY keyboard
â–ª GPRS/EDGE
â–ª 3G Connectivity
â–ª Wi-Fi
â–ª 5 megapixel camera with autofocus
â–ª 200 MB internal memory
â–ª 16 GB expandable memory
â–ª 2 GB MicroSD card included
â–ª 3.5mm headphone jack
â–ª Bluetooth
â–ª A-GPS
â–ª OVI Maps
â–ª Secondary Camera for video calling
â–ª OVI Chat
â–ª OVI Share
â–ª 7 hours talktime
â–ª 16 days stand-by time
â–ª 1200 mAh battery

This handset comes in 2 different colors Black and White. Nokia C6 comes with a price tag of Rs.13,000. Are you planning to buy this device? Please let us know your views in the comments.

[  Update: Nokia C6 will be available in India from September. To learn more, head over to this post. ]

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AMD Unveils Two New Six Core Processors And 890FX Chipset

AMD today unveiled two new processors featuring six cores for the general consumer. The two new processors Phenom II 1055T and the Phenom II X6 1090T run at 2.8Ghz and 3.2Ghz respectively. Both the processors have 3MB of L2 cache, and 6Mb of L3 cache. The TDP of both the processors is rated at 125W. The processors will work on motherboards with either AM2+ or AM3 socket, having proper BIOS support.

With AMD Phenom II X6 processors, discerning customers can build an incredible, immersive entertainment system and content creation powerhouse. AMD is answering the call for elite desktop PC performance and features at an affordable price.- said Bob Grim, Director of Client Platform Marketing at AMD.

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The processors also feature AMD’s Turbo COREtechnology, which can automatically overclock up to 3 cores. This will allow an increase in performance for single threaded applications. Both the processors have been built on the 45nm fabrication process. The processors contain 904 million transistors and have a die size of 346mm2. AMD also launched the 890FX chipset. The 890FX chipset is more or less identical to its predecessor the 790FX.

The new chipset is built on the 65nm fabrication process. The main difference is the new SB850 Southbridge. The new chipset has support for 14 USB 2.0 ports, and 6 SATA ports but has no USB 3.0 ports. AMD calls the 890FX chipset, a Dx11 based ATI graphics card and a Thuban based six core processor combination Leo the successor to the Dragonplatform.

The MSRP for the Phenom II X6 1090T is 285$ while that of Phenom II X6 1050T is 199$. At this price point the AMD Phenom II X6 processors, seem a much more valuable option compared to the six core i7-980X CPU from Intel, which cost 1000$.

Nokia C3 Launched In India For Rs.5,317

Nokia recently launched the Nokia C3 budget smartphone in India. This handset comes with a full QWERTY keypad, 8 GB expendable memory, Bluetooth, 2 megapixel camera, Wi-Fi, Stereo FM Radio and so on. Check out the complete specs of this device below.

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Nokia C3 Full Specs:

â–ª 2.4 inch QVGA display
â–ª 320 x 240 pixel resolution
â–ª 262K colors
â–ª Series 40 User Interface
â–ª Full QWERTY keyboard
â–ª GPRS/EDGE
â–ª Opera Mini
â–ª Wi-Fi
â–ª 2 megapixel camera with 4x digital zoom
â–ª Media Player
â–ª Stereo FM Radio
â–ª Built-in hands-free speaker
â–ª 55 MB internal memory
â–ª 8 GB expandable memory
â–ª 2 GB MicroSD card included
â–ª 3.5mm headphone jack
â–ª Bluetooth 2.1 with EDR
â–ª OVI Chat
â–ª OVI Share
â–ª 7 hours talktime
â–ª 20 days stand-by time

Nokia C3 is available in 3 different colors Hot Pink, Golden White and Slate Grey. This handset comes with a price tag of Rs.5,317.

Update:

Nokia C3 has been finally launched in India. Head over to this post for the price and availability of this handset.

AMD Unveils ATI FirePro Line-Up Of Graphics Card For Professionals

AMD launched its 5xxx series of graphics card for consumers in September, last year. The 5xxx series of graphics card featured many new technological improvements including ATI’s Eyefinity. ATI Eyefinity technology allows users to attach and use up to 3 monitors simultaneously, excluding the ATI 5870 Eyefinity edition. The ATI 5870 Eyefinity edition features 6 DisplayPorts, so users can hook up to 6 monitors and use them simultaneously.

Now AMD has unveiled its FirePro line-up of graphics card for professionals. At the beginning of this month, AMD had announced the ATI FirePro V8800 graphics card. AMD had described the card as “the industry’s most powerful professional graphics card ever created.” The ATI V8800 features 1600 stream processors, and 2GB of GDDR5 memory and costs 1,499$.

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The cards which AMD announced today are specification wise – placed below the ATI FirePro V8800. The ATI V7800 has 1440 stream processors, along with 2Gb of GDDR5 memory. The card also features a dual DisplayPort, and a single dual-link DVI output. AMD describes the FirePro V8800 as ultra-fast.Next in line is the true workhorseV5800. At 800 stream processors, the V5800 has 640 stream processors less than the V7800. The graphics memory has also been halved at 1Gb.

The entry-levelcards the V4800 and the V3800 have 400 stream processors. The V4800 has 1Gb of GDDR5 memory while the V3800 has 512Mb of GDDR3 memory. The FirePro V4800 is equipped with two DisplayPort and one dual-link DVI port. The ATI FirePro V3800 has one display port and one dual-link DVI port. AMD did not mention the pricing or the release dates of these cards.

Nokia N8 Officially Announced – Full Specification, Pictures and Videos

Nokia has officially announced its next flagship phone – the Nokia N8. It’s hard to say if the beating that Nokia N8 took in an early review had anything to do with this out of the blue announcement, but we are not complaining. The press release includes plenty of goodies (scroll down for videos and snaps) to please Nokia fans.

Of course, thanks to the early review and innumerable leaks we already know pretty much everything about Nokia N8. Among other things, it will boast of a 12 megapixel camera (with Carl Zeiss optics and Xenon flash), HD Video recording, HDMI port, 3.5-inch 640 x 360 capacitive touchscreen, 16GB of built-in storage, up to 32 GB of expandable memory (microSD), Symbian ^3 OS, Ovi Maps, Ovi Store and Social networking integration .

The new bit of information is that Nokia N8 will cost about 370 Euros before taxes. This amounts to about $500 or Rs. 22,000.

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Opera 10.52 for Mac Released: Features Cocoa Integration and Pinch to Zoom

Yet another week and yet another major release from the folks at Opera Software. This time it’s the Mac users who have reason to celebrate. Opera 10.52 for Mac, which is the first stable build of the Opera 10.5x trunk for Mac, has been released.

Opera 10.52 for Mac includes all the features of its Windows counterpart, including Opera Widgets for Desktop, Private Browsing, Non-modal notification messages, Opera Presto 2.5 rendering engine, Opera Carakan JavaScript engine and Opera Vega graphics library.

Some of the highlights of this Mac release are:

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  • Improved UI: Opera 10.52 looks like a native Macintosh app and behaves like one, thanks to the Cocoa integration. The design has been overhauled to include a unified toolbar and other miscellaneous improvements.
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    Opera 10.52 for Mac: Peacekeeper Results

  • Speed: Opera 10.52 introduces the Carakan JavaScript engine, which is one of the fastest (if not the fastest) JavaScript engines in the market.

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    Opera 10.52 for Mac: Impact of Turbo onf Page Load Time

    When coupled with Opera Turbo, which compresses webpages before routing them to your computer, Opera 10.52 can deliver blazing fast browsing speed.

  • Multi-touch Support: Opera 10.52 also introduces multi-touch support, which takes advantage of the multi-touch trackpads present in modern Macbooks. Pinch to zoom or use two fingers to scroll and three fingers to navigate back and forth in your browser history, all from your trackpad.

The Windows build of Opera 10.52 mainly delivers bug fixes and performance improvements. Linux users have been left out for now. Nevertheless, Opera 10.5x for Linux has been making steady progress over the past few weeks and expect a final build within a few weeks.

[ Download Opera 10.52 for Mac or Windows ]

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