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PC equivalent to widgets (desklets)...


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#1 Haroldo

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Posted 03 May 2005 - 11:59 AM

I noticed that Apple's new operating system features widgets that are part of their new dashboard.

Dashboard is home to widgets: mini-applications that let you perform common tasks and provide you with fast access to information. With a single click, Dashboard appears, complete with widgets that bring you a world of information real-time weather, stock tickers, flight information and more instantly. Dashboard disappears just as easily, so you can get back to what you were doing.

I currently use Weather Pulse which has a desklet (that pretty much does the same thing).
Are there other (free and safe) desklets (widgets...or what ever the real name for these programs are) available for the PC?
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#2 efizzer

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Posted 03 May 2005 - 01:41 PM

I'm thinking this is what you may be thinking of:

http://www.winmodify.com/Members/membersdesktopsidebar.htm
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We're going to make the merry-go-round go faster, so everyone needs to hang on tighter-just to keep from being thrown to the wolves.




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