It seems like the DirectWrite implementation for the Windows version of Chrome is close to being finished. Thank the gods.
We’re polishing the implementation and making sure it’s ready to ship to all of Chrome’s Windows users. Take a look at the “Blocked on” list for Issue 25541 for what is remaining.
We’re working hard on these and allowing DirectWrite from within the sandbox. When these are all finished we’ll ship it. From there it’ll make its way through Dev Channel, Beta, and finally hit Stable, generally around 10 weeks later, give or take.
Cmder is a software package created out of pure frustration over the absence of nice console emulators on Windows. It is based on amazing software, and spiced up with the Monokai color scheme and a custom prompt layout. Looking sexy from the start.
(via the venerable One Thing Well)
BleachBit quickly frees disk space and tirelessly guards your privacy.
Speaking of deleting
.DS_store files, BleachBit does that too. Available for Linux and Windows — it can be installed in Ubuntu via the Software Centre.
In case you missed it, you can watch the entire keynote here.
Nyan Cat Progress Bar is an app that displays the Nyan Cat over the top of progress bars in Windows.
Pointless, but charming nonetheless. It was developed after a thread on Reddit demanded it.