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July 02, 2006

4th of July Screensaver

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In the spirit of the 4th of July, here is a great fireworks screensaver called Skyrocket. Mac version. Windows version. You can see a video of the screensaver here.

The fireworks are rendered in 3D with all sorts of customization. Macintosh users: Be sure to turn on the sound (and tweak other features) by clicking on the Options button under the preview screen in the Desktop & Screen Saver system preference.


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thanks for sharing:)

i like this InfoClock Screensaver!

http://www.sharewarecheap.com/desktop-enhancements-screensavers/infoclock-screensaver11805-12.htm

Guy, the Skyrocket screen saver and the other 'Really Slick Screensavers' are available on Linux as well, by doing (in Ubuntu, for example) 'apt-get install rss-glx'

This is great Guy! For people who want to see the fireworks in action before deciding to download, I've uploaded a short video capture of the screensaver in action to YouTube:

http://www.creativetechs.com/iq/

(Guy, you could also post the YouTube clip in your blog if you prefer.)

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Craig,

I just linked to it in the posting. I respect clever ways to build traffic! :-)

Thanks for doing this.

Guy

As it's our 7th wedding anniversary on the fourth, I can use this as the "wake up, it's our anniversary" show!

Thanks...

Jason

The PC version is at :-

http://www.reallyslick.com/

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Thanks! I'll change the posting.

Happy 4th!

Guy

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