Megan Taylor

front-end dev, volunteacher, news & data junkie, bibliophile, Flyers fan, sci-fi geek and kitteh servant

Newsbreaker = headlines + pong

Maybe I’m just not paying attention to the right arenas, but it seems like the “real-time screensaver” is becoming rapidly more popular.

You can get Digg and Twitter as screensavers, and I wrote about Twingly a month ago.

While I don’t use a screensaver (my monitor turns off after an hour’s inactivity), if I did, Newsbreaker would be it.

It appeals to me with all the geekiness of a game of pong combined with my info addiction: you can track up to 14 RSS feeds.

It’s also offered as a game. Woohoo!

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