Six things to do this Christmas

It’s Christmas today and if you still haven’t gotten into the Christmas mood, then here’s somethings to do today and for the rest of this week.

1. Download the Official Microsoft Christmas Theme for XP

Way back in 2004, Microsoft released a Christmas theme. Microsoft ChristmasTheme 2004 is an official Christmas desktop theme with new wallpaper, animated cursors, new icons, new sounds and a 3D screensaver.

Microsoft Christmas Theme 2004

[Download] (requires Windows Genuine validation) | [Alternate Download]

2. Softpedia Christmas Wallpaper Packs

Decked the halls with balls of holly? How about your desktop? If you’re not satisfied with the theme above, then Softpedia made available two sets of wallpapers, all dedicated to Christmas.

Softpedia Wallpaper Pack

[Download Wallpaper Pack A] | [Download Wallpaper Pack B]

3. Send free Christmas virtual greetings

If you haven’t yet dashed off your cards, send some online greetings cards to your friends and family.

4. Learn about Christmas

So, what is Christmas? How did it come about? Christmas is celebrated to mark the birthday of Jesus Christ. Here are a few resources to help you dig a bit further.

5. Play some Christmas Games

Why not have some fun online? There are tonnes of Christmas games available. Check out a few:

6. Donate to Charities

Last but not the least, why not spread some love and cheer to the less fortunate ones?

Every year, I donate some money to a local charity which takes care of the sick and disabled. Why not you?

You can find a charity online or read Wired’s article on Online Charities.

So, what have you been upto this Christmas?

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