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Rainlendar

Rainlendar is a calendar application to keep all your important events and tasks always visible on your desktop. Its features include: Events and Tasks - events and tasks are kept in separate lists; Alarms - possible to snooze the alarm; Standards Based - data is stored in the standard iCalendar format (RFC2445) which is supported by most calendar applications.

This enables easy transfer events between applications; Customizable - look and feel can be changed with skins. Also, the skins can be mixed together, and have many
visible windows; works in Windows, Mac OS X and Linux which facilitates easy migration of data, etc, between them. The 6.23 MB Rainlendar Lite v2.8 can be downloaded at http://www.rainlendar.net/download/Rainlendar-Lite-2.8-32bit.exe. FAQ at
www.rainlendar.net/ cms/index.phpoption=com_easyfaq&Itemid=26.

Comparison of the Pro and Lite versions at http://www.rainlendar.net/cms/ index.phpoption =com_rny_ compare

Online Flight simulator

The online app takes the advantage of Google Earth plugin (needs to be installed on your system) and the Digital Aeronautical Flight Information File data to route you to any desired location (airports). It uses Google Earth satellite images as the ground for a more realistic experience.

Features: 30,000 airports (all over the world) that you can choose from; 4 models of aircraft to select from- Evektor Sportstar ultralight, Piper J-3 Cub, Douglas DC-3 and Dassault-Dornier Alpha Jet;  mouse or keyboard, or joystick to control the aircraft; The camera view in 4 modes; map option to locate the airport you wish to fly to or take off from.

Guide at http://www.wikihow.com/Use-the-Google-Earth-Flight-Simulator, and details of the various keyboard combinations for the flight simulator at Earth.http://snipurl.com/googleflightsimulatorcontrols

7plus

7plus adds a variety of features to Explorer to make it easy to work with Windows. The features that can be added range from interface extensions to the explorer to highly specialized solutions. The salient features include: doubleclick on the desktop to create a folder, upload any file from the explorer to an FTP server, use of tabs in Windows Explorer, use the keyboard to run programs, switch windows, etc, hotkeys to launch programs, navigate to folders using hotkeys or buttons in the explorer bar.

7plus allows nearly all features to be fully customized. You can change the hotkeys and other parameters defining a feature and also create your own features! The entire list of features can be browsed at http://code.google.com /p/7plus/wiki/Features, and 7plus v.2.2.0 (09-01-2011) can be downloaded at  http://code.google.com /p/7plus/downloads/list

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