Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 9th Sep 2008 21:48 UTC
SkyOS Everyone's favourite perpetual beta operating system, SkyOS, has introduced a concept of an interesting new feature, whose inspiration came from a feature on the Playstation 3. The feature is kind of like an always-accessible (even during the boot process) version of Front Row, which you can access using a mouse gesture or a shortcut. It then allows you to access and play all your media files. "So whenever you want to quickly listen to music you don't have to open a dedicated music player. Simply enter crossbar, select your song and return to the desktop. Crossbar has been designed to make this as fast and as straight forward as possible." Click read more for a video.
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by Darkness on Wed 10th Sep 2008 22:42 UTC
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about the comments of the crossbar being a copy...

it's a proof of concept, with indeed ideas and looks taken from the ps3 implementation but it is definitely not the final form.

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