This week at Lifehacker:
Download of the Day: MediaPortal (Windows)
"Turn your PC into a full-fledged media center with MediaPortal, an open-source alternative to Microsoft's own Media Center Edition OS."
- Ultraviolet photography on the cheap
"...roll your own UV photography with a $5 startup cost (as opposed to the potential $3000 for professional UV equipment)."
- A guide for switching to a Mac
"If Amazon's hot holiday seller list is any indication, a lot of you got new Macs this holiday season."
- Download of the Day: Dexpot (Windows)
"Aside from providing an Expos
-like feature for individual desktops, Dexpot also lets you preview all desktops in a similar fashion to Leopard's Spaces."
- Use iTunes to add embedded album art
"...use iTunes to embed album art in MP3 files so it'll appear in other applications."
- Lifehacker the book table of contents
"Since Lifehacker's an open source book, all of its contents appear here on the web site in one form or another."
- Fix your LCD's stuck pixels
"JScreenFix is designed to fix your LCD's stuck pixels by quickly switching red, green, and blue colors on your monitor."