As if Exposé hadn’t already convinced us that a system-wide hardware accelerated GUI is a Seriously Good Thing, The IconFactory’s latest gizmo xScope hammers home the point that systemwide transparency support is Oh So Ludicrously Cool. We’ve seen on-screen rulers before, but this is ridiculous.
Mac users: download, play, join me in wishing you had a big web design project to do just so you could use this stuff in anger. Windows users: sorry, you’ll have to wait for Longhorn in 2006 or so before you get things like this.
Was that smug? That sounded a little smug. Sorry.