Desktop-Collapsing Mac 'Virus' Now Available for Download

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One year ago, the Newton "Virus" for OS X dismantled Mac users' desktops on video, subjecting icons and menu bars alike to the merciless force of gravity. Now, finally, you can download your own copy of this erstwhile art project.

Well, more accurately, buy: the Newton Virus—which, for those of you who still aren't sure, is harmless—is $5 as a screensaver, $7 as a USB app, as seen in the video, and $10 for the pair. Whether or not that's worth it is up to you, but I think it'll be popular: with Mac users, because the app is undeniably cool; with Windows fanboys, just because it puts the terms "Mac" and "virus" in the same sentence. [Troika via Geek and HypeThanks, Joffrey!]