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Some of us get a lot of packages. Whether you do a lot of shopping via Amazon, have a thing for Zappos shoes, or are just waiting for the goodies you won in a TUAW giveaway to show up, it's often nice to know where those packages are and when they're going to get to you. A nicely done Dashboard...

August 30th 2012 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Don't get me wrong, I love the iPhone and its App Store juggernaut, it's just sometimes it seems that people have forgotten all about the iPhone app's father: the Dashboard widget. First introduced in Mac OS X Tiger in 2005, widgets changed the way people quickly accessed simple information on thei...

December 11th 2009 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Photo Drop (not to be confused with the photo batch processor we mentioned a while back) is a nifty Dashboard Widget that promises "10 sec. photo editing." Basically, you drag an image file from the Finder and drop it on the widget (in the Dashboard). You're then able to resize or trim the image and...

May 15th 2007 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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TUAW fanboy Konstantino whipped up a new Dashboard widget for our RSS feed, just in time for Macworld. It's slick and simple - just the way we like it. Now it's even easier to keep up with all our MWSF '07 coverage! To install, just download the zip archive, unzip and double-click. Once installed, c...

January 8th 2007 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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This one's for you Simpsons fans. The Simpsons Movie is coming to a theater near you on July 27, 2007. What better way to pass the time between now and then, than to stare at this Simpsons Movie Countdown widget! Unfortunately, it doesn't countdown minutes, hours and seconds - only days. Handy, none...

December 12th 2006 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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October 9th 2006 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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So, you want win the iTunes 1 billion downloads contest? Don't we all. You can increase your chances with iTMS Estimator, a Dashboard widget that estimates the number of songs sold, preparing you for that crucial mouse click.Included with the download is the source code and a desktop version that ru...

February 7th 2006 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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We missed the news that the swoon-inducing "Pong clock" is actually for sale! At $240, it's a bit more expensive than an Atari Flashback, but oh so worth it!If you just want the Pong time-keeping functionality, but don't care about the aesthetics, you can download the free "pongClock&...

February 6th 2006 at 3:30pm 0 Comments