SPHEREXP NEWSLETTER ISSUE #2
so what's new? Again with this newsletter issue comes a new
version - 0.76.800.
It took me a little more time than I expected to release it, but
been lot of stuff done. Again I apologize I did not reply to all
of you, but
it is really impossible. I'll try to answer some of the things
people wrote me.
Q: Does SphereXP work with older versions of Windows?
A: No it doesn't. Currently the only supported operating system
is Windows XP.
I'm planning to make it work on W2000. (but there are some
I have to solve before). No older versions will be supported.
Q: I cannot install, I don't know how to use it, ... Help!!!
A: Please take a look on the web-page. There is some info.
The best way to solve problems is the Sphere Forum.
There you can discuss everything from Sphere to weather :)
Q: Can I remove it from my computer? Will it damage my computer?
A: The SphereXP is just an app. You install/remove
it as any other regular windows program. It won't harm
your computer. It does not do any changes to the system.
Feel free to download the new beta version (0.76.800) of the
This time there are less visible changes. Please keep in mind
is still a BETA and far from a normal version.
-some of the most siginificant changes
-memory management improved
-texture management (textures look better now :)
-rotation limit removed
-panoramatic wallpapers support
-lot of the apps that could not be sent to the sphere now can be
-system interaction changed
-again an updated version of an opengl library (Tao)
-tons of other things :)
-icon position saving
-system tray icon / hotkey for sending windows to the sphere
-now all the icons that are on your desktop should be also in
(except for the system icons like recycle bin, ...)
-new windows cannot be sent to the sphere using the system tray
you can download wallpapers that fit well with the Sphere on my
Also I've put some new pictures (user sphereshots) to the page.
I want to set up a gallery of screenshots, so please send me
SPHERE FOR LINUX
As many of you may have noticed I'm planning to create a Linux
the Sphere. I'm doing a little research on how things could be
done so it
will take some time till it really starts. I did not contact all
who want to participate yet, but I will soon.
you've been great in telling me what you think. Please keep on
your opinions in the forums or in the poll. thanks :)
- Site awarded - Best Student Web 2004 by Department of Computer
and Image Processing, FMFI UK
- Sphere presented at .NET Technologies 2004 Workshop in Pilsen,
CZ on a poster
thank you all for your support