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Editors' Rating:
Editors' Rating:
Excellent
Average User Rating:
out of 2 votes out of 2 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.0
  • Total Downloads:
    21,333
  • Date Added:
    May 18, 2006
  • Price:
    Free to try (License message); $14.95 to buy
  • File Size:
    1.94MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    0
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

This nifty, informative program combines a screensaver and an RSS feed to bring you news from around the globe. When you launch World News Screensaver, you'll see a large, relatively well-designed model of the Earth spinning in space, along with a prominent headline and teaser text about the news item. Whenever the program switches stories, it rotates the globe to the appropriate location and pinpoints the geographic area on the map. Though the feature set is mostly pleasing, the one customization option we missed is the ability to change the size and location of the headlines and blurbs; as it is, they partially obscure the globe. However, we did like the ability to add our own music as a soundtrack, and the tool for saving a link to the full news story in a browser window is an especially nice touch. World News Screensaver also gives you a high degree of control over the appearance of the globe and lets you include or exclude sites from its list of RSS feeds. News junkies of all experience levels are urged to give this application a try.
 
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Full Specifications

General
Publisher 3D Wonders
Publisher web site http://www.3dwonders.com/
Release Date May 18, 2006
Date Added May 18, 2006
Version 2.0
Category
Category Screensavers & Wallpaper
Subcategory Screensavers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP
Additional Requirements Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003 Server
Download Information
File Size 1.94MB
File Name worldnewssetup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 21,333
Downloads Last Week 0
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations License message
Price $14.95
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