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PixelCity – A Beautiful Night Time Screen Saver 2

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PixelCity – A Beautiful Night Time Screen Saver

I was having my usual search over the Internet when I cam across this rather cool screen saver. I don’t usually post screen saver links, I find the majority a bit tacky, however this one kind of threw me on how it works and the core code behind it (i’m a bit of a geek like that). So I downloaded, had a play around with the settings and found I had a new screen saver to add to my collection. In essence this screen saver will automatically generate a night time city scene and will fly through it as you screen saver runs. Something different to show to your friends or family.

Amazing Clock Screen Savers For Your Mac 17

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Amazing Clock Screen Savers For Your Mac

A good screen saver is a must have. It shows passers by how cool your computer is when you are away. My favourite type of screen savers are clock screen savers. Simply because they are elegant, simple and they don’t suck up your computers CPU like it is going out of fashion. Anyway, this post is going to be a collection of 6 well designed clockscreen savers which you can grace your computer with. These screen savers are listed in no particular order.

Kernel Panic Screen Saver 3

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Kernel Panic Screen Saver

This little screensaver trick might be pretty old but it is fun to use. If you have ever decided to play around with your Mac, you may encounter Kernel Panics. I have only encountered one Kernel Panic when I first got my Mac, I still don’t no how I did it. I haven’t had one since. But Kernel Panics are the be all and end all for a Mac. They are similar to the blue screen of death. It is game over, restart time when youexperience them. Thankfully they don’t appear very often. As a result it is a great practical joke to have a Kernel Panic screen saver to play onunexpecting friends or work colleagues.

World Clock Screen Saver 2

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World Clock Screen Saver

This is a very cool screen saver that displays the time. Not an ordinary clock, but every word used to represent the time in english. I really like and think it is pretty cool to watch and use. Different from the normal light effects you usually seen. Not very good though for those who have plasma or CRT monitors, you may face burn in.

Some Awesome High Speed Screensavers 2

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Some Awesome High Speed Screensavers

I like screen savers. They are a way to make your Mac look cool when you are away from your desk and you want to show the awesome processing power of your computer. Of course if want to save power (especially on a laptop) these probably aren’t for you. Since they do soak up a lot of juice if you set the settings to maximum (which I did bye bye battery). This post shows you some high speed, very colourful screen savers which you might be interested in.

Installing Hidden Screen Savers In Leopard 33

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Installing Hidden Screen Savers In Leopard

This tip comes from messing around with my system and general clues about how screen savers work from various forums. The basic idea behind this trick is to install some cool screen savers that are not in the most obvious positions. Its quick and simple to do. As well as this there are some really cool effects that should really be installed by default. There are two sets, the black and white version included on every system and some really amazing screen savers found only on your Leopard disk. These could be found in Tiger you would have to look your self.

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