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What’s on my desktop — Interview with the Beta News

Show me your desktop Lisa Bettany (Beta News)
The Beta News

Wanna know what’s on my desktop? What sweet programs I use? Check out my interview on the Beta News.

You can also check out my interview on the Connected Internet as well.

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6 Comments

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    Mark
    March 2, 2008 at 3:14 PM

    As you can see my desktop is a nice black and white photo from the apple collection in Tiger. I too have had photos from iPhoto but decided to opt for one of the Apple photos recently.

    Its hard to see from this image but I have the Windows Disk icon up there in the right hand side, as I have boot camped by mac with Windows XP.

    I also like to keep a small dock at the bottom of the screen with favourite, most used programs in there.

    Most used application = Firefox
    Favourite Program = Macromedia (Adobe) Studio 8

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    Mark
    March 2, 2008 at 3:16 PM

    Image didn’t work.
    Its here any way:

    http://www.penny4them.com/images/0308/mydesktop.jpg

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    Nate
    March 2, 2008 at 5:13 PM

    Nice Leopard but I’ll stick with Ubuntu and x64 Vista for now. Here’s a shot of mine if you feel like looking… I changed the background just for you =D. http://img301.imageshack.us/img301/6113/desktopgs4.jpg

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    Dennis Bjørn Petersen
    March 3, 2008 at 2:39 AM

    Thank you very much for the link love Lisa!

    I’m glad the interview inspired a few more to share their desktop :-)

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    Mostly Lisa
    March 3, 2008 at 10:36 PM

    @Mark — thanks for sharing your desktop. that is the smallest dock i’ve ever seen. you must have a biiiiiiig screen. some people make fun of me cuz i have my icons so big, but i love them. to me they are usually so beautifully designed. Works of art. Firefox by Hicks Design is my all-time favourite.

    @Nate — it’s funny how personal someone’s desktop is. i really cleaned mine up before sharing it with the Beta News, as i usually have a looooad of docs and pictures spread all over my desktop. anyway, a few interesting things on your desktop. google earth? i had to stop myself from using google earth as i was becoming quite obsessed with looking at all the wonders of the world and all the places i used to live and the houses of people who made fun of me in high school… nothing bad. just wanted to drop by, say hello. i finally got CS3 (thanks Tom) so i don’t have to be jealous anymore!

    @Dennis — no prob. that’s what i’m all about. caring and sharing and populating the internet with photos of myself. it’s selfless really.

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    Mark
    March 4, 2008 at 10:05 AM

    I like to keep a small dock. I always find myself clicking on things I don’t want to otherwise. Problem is that the smaller you go then then the easier it is to click the wrong icon!

    As for my screen it is only 17 inch. I really want to upgrade my iMac to a newer one at 20inch but cash flow won’t allow :)

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