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Alienware and Stardock Partner to Deliver the First Animated Alienware Desktop Theme: Invader

Article posted on 5/22/2008

-AlienGuise Theme Manager Updated to Feature Desktop Animation for Windows XP and All Versions of Windows Vista Platform -

PLYMOUTH, MI and MIAMI, FL - (May 22, 2008) – Alienware® has selected Stardock Corporation, the world’s leading desktop enhancement company, to bring Alienware’s first animated desktop theme, Invader, to Windows® XP and all versions of Windows Vista. The theme is downloadable and installable with just a few clicks. To see a screenshot of Invader, please visit: www.alienware.com/alienguise. Enthusiasts must register with Alienware to download the desktop design.

"Alienware and Stardock have a long-standing relationship and we are thrilled to continue to work together to create the best possible user experience", said Phil Madis, director of business development. "Alienware enthusiasts are always looking for the most cutting-edge graphics and technologies. They will be pleased to see that Invader’s slick look and cunning animation is applicable across multiple platforms and versions of Windows."

Stardock created the animated theme using its MyColors 2.0 technology, which allows desktop animation on the XP platform as well as all versions of Windows Vista.

Madis continued, "Stardock delivers a mature and powerful technology that provides the canvas for Stardock Design to deliver a compelling customization experience."

"In everything we do, Alienware seeks to provide the most unique, most exciting user experience possible, and we certainly continue to hold true to that goal with the Invader animated desktop theme," said Alienware’s Kevin Wasielewski, director of business development. "Alienware thrives on pushing boundaries and finding new ways to intrigue and connect with our customers, and Stardock has helped us create a desktop theme that will do just that."

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