SlashDock 2.1

Discussion in 'New Mac Application Announcements' started by arn, Jun 22, 2002.

  1. arn macrumors god


    Staff Member

    Apr 9, 2001
    SlashDock is a useful "dockling" which provides a pop-up OS X Dock menu with links to the latest news items from your favorite sites.

    These sites include a wide range of general Macintosh news sites (,, as well as general sites (USAToday, CNN)

    This small application sits in your dock and gives a visual cue when new news items appear, and are simply a click-away. Headlines of individual news items are listed under their respective sites, and clicking on them open the items in your web browser.

    SlashDock utilizes the popular RSS xml file format to allow sites to syndicate their content. These files are generated by the individual sites, allowing third-party programs such as SlashDock the ability to promote their headlines.

    If the included sites don't interest you, Slashdock allows you to add other sites by simply providing their respective RSS files. A collection of such sites can be found here.

  2. eyelikeart Moderator emeritus


    Jan 2, 2001
    Metairie, LA
    So do u have a link? I'd like to test it out. One thing I've grown to love about X is the many ways to make it completely user-friendly & resourceful... ;)
  3. King Cobra macrumors 603

    Mar 2, 2002
    Hey eye...glad to see you and winky are back in full force! :cool:

    Here is the webpage.
  4. shadowfax0 macrumors 6502

    May 2, 2002
    I live and die by this application, I actually talked with the author first hand and gave him some pointers (I like to credit the keeping of the 'Think nerd' icon as my doing, rather than the 'blinky' one, but then again, that's possibly too much credit...:D ) I ahve added alot of my own sites, such as, and others. Anyhow, i highly suggest everyone d/l it
  5. Durandal7 macrumors 68040

    Feb 24, 2001
    arn, just wanted to say that I like the new site. I've been using SlashDock for a while and fid it pretty useful.
  6. McFreggle macrumors 6502a


    Jul 18, 2001
    Dendermonde/Leuven, Belgium
    Yeah I have been using it for I while (since I read about it on, and I must say I luv it!

    Download it!

  7. Royal Pineapple macrumors 65816

    Royal Pineapple

    hey the homepag for slashdock has macrumors on it, cool. maby the creator is among us:D :D :D
    prolly not though, prolly just a guest
  8. krossfyter macrumors 601


    Jan 13, 2002
    secret city
    roy AL wit cheese in the house!

    im going to give this slashdock a try.

    hold on...
  9. eyelikeart Moderator emeritus


    Jan 2, 2001
    Metairie, LA
    he he he....thanks man...sorry it's taken me about a week to see your reply though...I've been hella busy...but keeping at it as much as I can... ;)

    as for Winky...he he...we've got some plans for him... :D
  10. mac15 macrumors 68040


    Dec 29, 2001
    man the app icons is a bit hurtfull
    I'm a border line nerd thing type person, maybe not maybe I don't know
    ah bye
  11. mmcneil macrumors regular

    Sep 4, 2001
    San Diego, CA

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