This is what pops up when I hover (yes, hover) on the Windows Media Player icon in the task bar. I knew that applications could create jump lists with customized content, but I didn’t realize how far you can go with this feature, nor that these lists can appear on a hover. It’s really a great way to manipulate your player with the mouse. Let’s hope Mac OS learns something from it.

Sadly, it’s probably the only positive thing I can say about Windows Media Player, its non-standard user interface continues to bug me to no end and not a day goes by where I’m not wasting time trying to do something that should take just one click.