4th of July Screensaver
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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Guy Kawasaki is the chief evangelist of Canva, an online graphic design tool. Formerly, he was an advisor to the Motorola business unit of Google and chief evangelist of Apple. He is also the author of The Art of Social Media, The Art of the Start, APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur, Enchantment, and nine other books. Kawasaki has a BA from Stanford University and an MBA from UCLA as well as an honorary doctorate from Babson College.
The PC version is at :-
Thanks! I’ll change the posting.
As it’s our 7th wedding anniversary on the fourth, I can use this as the “wake up, it’s our anniversary” show!
4th of July Fireworks Screensaver!
For tip readers in America, here is a great fireworks screen saver in honor of the 4th of July: Skyrocket It is very well done. The fireworks are rendered in 3D….
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:
(Guy, you could also post the YouTube clip in your blog if you prefer.)
I just linked to it in the posting. I respect clever ways to build traffic! :-)
Thanks for doing this.
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’
Happy 4th of July!
Found the on Guy Kawasaki’s blog today…