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Apple Dashboard Widgets (Mac)
On Tour Yahoo! Widget
On Tour widget for the Yahoo! Widget Engine and Apple Dashboard Widgets displays concert listings for your location with date, artist, and venue. Allows you to check further tour dates by clicking an artist and opens a browser with the OnTour website for ticket information. Compatibility with iTunes let’s the widget highlight concerts from artists in your iTunes music catalog and get audio samples from the iTunes store.
Facebook Watch Dashboard Widget
Facebook Watch widget for Apple Dashboard Widgets allows you to monitor your profile from the popular social networking site The widget displays information from your wall (profile message board) and allows you to check recently updated friend profiles, friend and group invitations, and your message inbox.
MadLibs Widget for Dashboard
MadLibs widget for Apple Dashboard Widgets prompts you to enter various parts of speech and then fills in an otherwise innocuous story with your random word choices, resulting in something nonsensical and humorous. This widget is only compatible with Mac OS X and will not run on Windows engines.
“Yahoo Buys Up Konfabulator”
Article: “Yahoo Buys Up Konfabulator,” from The Mac Observer, an Apple news site. The July 2005 article announces Yahoo’s purchase of Konfabulator, a provider of mini-application creation software that has since become Yahoo! Widgets. Also discusses the growing popularity of desktop widgets, along with the controversy surrounding the release of Apple Dashboard Widgets, a free software program similar to Konfabulator that is integrated into Mac OS X “Tiger.”
Taco Widgets
Taco Widgets is a company that builds widgets both for Apple Dashboard and Yahoo! Widget Engine. Available widgets include “Uncle Sam,” a random quote generator, “Old Faithful,” which allows you to watch the Old Faithful geyser via webcam, and others.
Tool: Dashcode application for Mac OS X 10.5 allows users within an integrated workspace to create fully customizable dashboard widgets for a Mac operating system, even with no prior programming experience.

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Update :: January 17, 2020