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MacOS Dashboard Links

MacOS Dashboard Links

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DashboardDock

DashboardDock

Lounge Apps right from your Mac OS X Dashboard. ↓ Download  

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DashboardTips

DashboardTips

Get Top Dashboard Tips right in your Mac OS X Dashboard. ↓ Download

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Speed up your Dashboard

Every widget creates a cache file. In theory, these cache files are meant to speed up Dashboard performance. But, the cache files can get bloated or corrupted, resulting in the exact opposite effect. If your Dashboard seems to be running unusually slow, you may want to try clearing those caches. Go to: YourUserFolder/Library/Caches/DashboardClient You’ll find(…)

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DashLock

DashLock

DashLock is a widget that adds a little lock to your Dashboard. Version 2.0 is a redesign of DashLock which contains high-quality 3d animation.   The widget allows you to quickly lock your screen and switch to the login window, keeping your session active. Usage It is very straight-forward to use DashLock. Just click on(…)

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Dashboard KickStart

Dashboard KickStart

  Dashboard KickStart is not a widget, it’s a System Preference. With Dashboard KickStart, you’ll always have the Dashboard ready to use the first time you want.   Without it you’ll have to wait for a complete Dashboard start-up sequence as soon as you are ready to use it for a first time, making its(…)

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Top Mac OS X Dashboard Widget Games

Top Mac OS X Dashboard Widget Games

1. SudokuWidget In this variation of the classic number puzzle game, you’ll have random puzzles with four different levels of difficulty. You also have the option to reveal an incorrect answer, use “pencil” marks for temporary numbers, time the games so you can see how much better (or worse) you are getting, show high scores, use(…)

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Run Widgets On Your Desktop

Run Widgets On Your Desktop

Open your favorite Mac widgets directly, without the need for any sort of special hacks. WidgetRunner is a free Mac app that opens your widgets outside the Dashboard, allowing you to use them more-or-less the way you would any other program. Relegated to a separate desktop since Lion, developers seem to have abandoned the Dashboard(…)

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Move Dashboard Like Spaces

Move Dashboard Like Spaces

The Dashboard can be moved around now, just by clicking and dragging it to where you want to leave it. You can even move it to your secondary monitor on a dual monitor setup.

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Top Mac OS X Dashboard Widgets for 2015

Top Mac OS X Dashboard Widgets for 2015

Productivity DashNote – Making use of Simplenote, DashNote allows you to access your Simplenote notes from your Mac Dashboard. If you are unfamiliar with Simplenote, the service allows you to make small notes, from grocery lists to packing lists, all made accessible over multiple platforms. Dashkards – Keyboard shortcuts are a great way for you to navigate your Mac(…)

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Backup and Restore Dashboard Widgets

Time Machine is one solution for backing up your Dashboard Widgets, but this option is not always optimal, especially when you have limited hard drive space, or if you would rather use other backup methods. Luckily, you can backup your widgets and reinstall each of them manually without much effort. How to Backup Step 1:(…)

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Dashboard 2013/2014

Dashboard 2013/2014

Widgets used to be one of the hottest things in tech, and everyone had them, not just Macs. Google had Google Desktop on PCs, Yahoo bought out Konfabulator, one of the original widget engines, and Microsoft had the Sidebar Widgets in Windows Vista. Even KDE, one of the more popular Linux desktop environments, had their(…)

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Dashboard Hacks

Dashboard Hacks

A Dashboard Dilemma When you look at the Dashboard of the average Mac user, it’s likely empty and never used, or overwhelmingly full of sports-news feeds and sticky-notes. Sometimes you see festive Christmas lights as well! Surely, there must be more to the Dashboard than this. The dashboard was never meant for this! Well, hopefully(…)

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Make Your Own Dashboard Widget

Make Your Own Dashboard Widget

That dashboard button is the route to an awesome desktop resource: custom widgets. One feature of OS X and Safari we are surprised gets little love is Web Clipping. When you just can’t find a widget or need to have quick access to information, web clipping can save the day. If you are unfamiliar, Safari(…)

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Smart Widget Installer

Smart Widget Installer

Download Smart Widget Installer 1.2 OS X 10.6 or later is required. For OS X 10.4.10 or 10.5, download an older version. Tired of Dashboard closing your open widgets whenever you install a new version of widget? Smart Widget Installer is the answer. Just drop any number of widgets on the app to install them. If(…)

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DashboardApp

DashboardApp

Get 1000s of Free Mac OS X Dashboard Widgets right from you Desktop. ↓ Download

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Dashboard App for iPad

Dashboard App for iPad

TechCrunch links up Carnegie Mellon student Richard Hong and his pretty much pixel-perfect looking rendition of Apple’s Mac OS X Dashboard widget platform… on the iPad! The video shows not only the widgets working, but being added from the web and managed on the iPad as well. Video after the break. (Tap the link below the box if(…)

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TheDashboard

TheDashboard

Get News, Music, Podcast, Games or Search Widgets. Right from your Mac OS X Dashboard. ↓ Download  

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Preinstalled Dashboard Widgets

Preinstalled Dashboard Widgets

Your computer has several Dashboard widgets already installed. To view them, swipe right with three or four fingers. Or press the Dashboard key or F12 key (Fn-F12 on portable keyboards). Widget How to use it Business Choose a business name from the search field’s pop-up menu, or type a category (such as “pizza”), and view(…)

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Shortcuts for Dashboard

Shortcuts for Dashboard

You can use these shortcuts to work with Dashboard and Dashboard widgets. Action Shortcut Show or hide Dashboard Dashboard keyIf your keyboard doesn’t have a Dashboard key, press F12 (Fn-F12 on a portable keyboard). Reload the current widget Command (⌘)-R Show or hide the widget bar Command (⌘)-Equal Sign (=) Scroll the widget bar Command(…)

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Get quick info with Dashboard

Get quick info with Dashboard

Dashboard is a collection of small programs, called “widgets,” that let you quickly do a wide variety of tasks such as checking stock prices, finding local or global weather information, looking up words in the dictionary, and more. Dashboard comes with many widgets already installed. If you’re connected to the Internet, you can download additional(…)

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Create a Web Clip widget

You can make a portion of your favorite webpage into a Web Clip widget and add it to Dashboard. When the webpage’s content is updated, your Web Clip widget is also updated. When you click a Web Clip widget in Dashboard, the webpage you used to create it opens. Open Safari and go to the(…)

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Customize Dashboard widgets

Customize Dashboard widgets

Some widgets have Info (i) buttons that you can click to reveal custom settings. For example, in a Stickies note, you can change the font style or color of the note. To open Dashboard, swipe right with three or four fingers. Or press the Dashboard key or F12 key (Fn-F12 on portable keyboards). Move the(…)

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Install more Dashboard widgets

Install more Dashboard widgets

If the widget you need isn’t already on your computer, you can it. You must be connected to the Internet to install additional widgets. Important: As with any software you install on your computer, make sure you install widgets only from trusted sources. To open Dashboard, swipe right with three or four fingers. Or press the(…)

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Put Widgets in Folders

Put Widgets in Folders

Dashboard got a user interface overhaul with OS X Mountain Lion and it now more closely resembles, surprise surprise, iOS and OS X’s very own Launchpad. You’ll find the new look when you go to add a widget to the Dashboard, and just like iOS you can now arrange all those widgets into Folders to(…)

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Dashboard Icon

Dashboard Icon

Discover how to turn Mac Dashboard from an uninteresting Apple feature to a central part of your Mac experience.  

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WidgetRunner

WidgetRunner

WidgetRunner Run Dashboard Widgets on the Mac OS Desktop. This is a quick hack by Samuel Madden to run Mac OS Dashboard Widgets on your desktop, rather than having to separately enter the dashboard to view/manipulate them. Though there is an undocumented hack that allows you to run Widgets on the desktop, they always float(…)

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Dashboard Guidelines !

Dashboard Guidelines !

Dashboard Programming Topics: (HTML) (PDF) Explains Dashboard and WebKit technologies used in widgets. Dashboard Reference: (HTML) (PDF) Explains JavaScript, Info.plist, and other objects used within Dashboard. Dashboard Tutorial: (HTML) (PDF) Explains how to develop a Dashboard widget. Debugging Dashboard Widgets: (HTML) TN2139: Dashboard widget troubleshooting techniques, from start to finish. Developing Dashboard Widgets: (HTML) Learn(…)

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Top Mac OS X Dashboard Tips

Top Mac OS X Dashboard Tips

Change the Dashboard shelf’s background image: When you press the ‘+‘ symbol in the bottom left corner while Dashboard is active, the Dashboard shelf slides up into view containing all your widgets. The background image used for the shelf can be found here: …System/Library/CoreServices/Dock.app/Contents/Resources/perf.png You can replace this image with any PNG image you like(…)

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OS X Dashboard In Ubuntu

Kuldgets is a small application that lets you run OS X Dashboard Widgets in Linux. Install Kludgets Grab the source: http://kludgets.googlecode.com/files/kludgets-0.9.1.linux.tar.gz Save it to your desktop and extract. (Right Click > Extract) Enter the extracted folder and double click on the ‘Kludgets’ runtime. You’ll now notice a little rocket in your notification tray. It’s from here(…)

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200+ Mac OS X Dashboard Widgets

200+ Mac OS X Dashboard Widgets

Why not try some free Widgets and get a lot of fun in to your Mac OS X Dashboard? Get Games, Apps, Books, Songs, Albums, Podcasts, Tips, Tutorials, News, Wallpapers, Screensavers, Icons, Fonts and so much more… This is the most superb developed bundle and it’s easy to download in one super big mega pack(305meg).(…)

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