The Helvetireader Active Desktop

Reader Cain Novocaine's customised Mac desktop doesn't bother with your typical widgets and system stats. Instead, he's managed to embed Google Reader directly into the desktop with a customised Fluid instance — and the shortcut keys still work.

The desktop is a combination of:

Hit the link for the full guide to embedding Google Reader in your desktop. Nice job, Cain!

Want to create your own OS X desktop customisation? Check out our guide to monitoring your Mac and more with GeekTool to add basic system stats and information, then learn how to add a desktop calendar with GeekTool.

The Helvetireader Active Desktop [Flickr]


    What options do windows users have to embed a website as their desktop?

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