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Posted on September 18, 2008 at 5:02 pm

Chuck Norris hits your Mac!

chuck norris widget mac os x… and you better not disagree!

“Chuck talks, you listen!”

We all know that behind Walker Texas Ranger’s beard only lies another roundhouse kick (almost a copyright on its own)…

Now you can have all best facts & trivia about Chuck Norris right on your Dashboard with this widget!

Check here the developer’s website for Chuck Norris widget.

Developer’s note: “I am not responsible for any injuries related to the usage of the Chuck Norris Facts Dashboard Widget!”

May we add: no Mac was hurt or injured during development…


Posted on October 31, 2006 at 10:29 am

It’s Halloween (Mac) Time!

Get ready for Halloween and download some spooky stuff.
Desktop icons, fonts, screen savers and lots of other (useless you may say in other days) widgets to make your Mac terrific, horrorific … or anyway you like it!

Get some nice (free) Halloween fonts here, some desktop icons here (from Apple’s site), and a whole Mac OS X Hallo-theme here.

Some other nice icons here and an older horribly screensaver right here.


Posted on March 11, 2006 at 1:06 am

The Citrix Dashboard Widget

Citrix is one of the best remote control tech around for PCs.

Why not putting it in a really useful Widget?

Check here the full story


Posted on January 22, 2006 at 8:04 pm

Easy e-bay widget: a must-have for all ebayers!

ebay widgetOk, I’ll admit it: I’m a die-hard ebayer… well not actually, I just like to seek for useful (and not that much) stuff.
Retrocomputer, hardware stuff, multimedia devices and, of course, Mac stuff (just look at an iSight offering on eBay…)

Usually I have a Firefox browser tab with my eBay open, but this widget comes in really handy.

Some pluses:

  • it’s fast
  • it’s small
  • it includes eBay from a lot of countries:

    Easy eBay supports eBay stores in the Austria, Australia, Belgium (French and Dutch), Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Taiwan, the United Kingdom and the USA so wherever you are in the world you should be able to find what you’re looking for.

    Click here to check Ed’s home page.

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    Posted on November 8, 2005 at 6:28 pm

    Dashcode: Widget developers’ tool expected to be released

    dashcodeAs reported in some places as well as on Applenova Forum, Dashcode is expected to be released quite soon.

    Has javascript debugging (breakpoints), WYSIWYG editor and more…


    Posted on July 28, 2005 at 12:05 pm

    Dashboard widgets under Panther 10.3.x??? An Amnesty does it for you!

    Dashboard running under Mac OS X PantherIn fact you can run all Widgets not only (as before) under Safari, but fully stand-alone on the desktop and enjoy the same behaviour of the Tiger Mac OS X 10.4.

    Click here here to go Amnesty web site!

    Other reviews on this site


    Posted on July 27, 2005 at 11:15 am

    Update on Dashboard and security risk: why should Dashboard code have root privileges?

    Ok, you’ve been using Mac OS X Tiger for a while, maybe you’ve been writing Dashboard widgets for a while or, at least, you’ve been playing with that code…

    Some widgets, you may have realized, simply output HTML + CSS stuff just like any other web page, but many other are starting heavy use of low-level functions, command-line instruction and full access to local resources.

    Is that correct? Are we facing some trojan-horse widget-related threat?

    Read thouroghly this article, and more will follow.

    Read here the full story!