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SlothCam

SlothCam is a Webcam viewer. Although it comes preconfigured with a Webcam on a busy street somewhere, it can be reconfigured to display the view of your favorite Webcam. For example, the image in Figure 8 is from the Webcam in my office, displaying the view I look out on as I work. (You can see it for yourself by visiting this page.) And no, the air in Wickenburg is not yellow—that's the junky Webcam's burned-in image. (The sun here is brutally bright.) I cringe at the thought of sacrificing my iSight to Webcam duty.

Figure 8

Figure 8 The SlothCam widget.

On the flip side of the widget, you can maintain a pop-up menu of your favorite URLs. Just choose the one you want to view. You can also set the refresh rate and determine whether SlothCam should cycle through all the Webcams listed on the menu.

SlothCam is by Slothsoft. If you have any interest in sloths, you should definitely make a point in visiting this site, even if you don't want the software.

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