, dentaku wrote

It was called Sideshow and everyone though it was SLIDEshow so they never understood it PLUS it was pretty much useless.

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If you think about it, SideShow was the precursor of the notifications on the lock screen of Windows8/Phone8.  The idea was there, but the implementation was lacking.  Given the thin low power displays you can get these days it might have worked better.