Think Dashboard Widget development is dead? You don’t know Mac. Here are 10 great and absolutely, totally free Dashboard Widgets that are tested ready for your Mac running OS X 10.4 (Tiger) or higher. Add some jazz and pizzaz to your desktop or portable Mac right now.
10. Mac Tips and Tricks (download — Get tips and tricks on using Finder, Preview, iChat, iCal, Mail, Safari, Address Book, Expose, Dock, Dashboard, customizing your Mac, OSX Keyboard Shortcuts and more.
09. Earth (download) — Get live updated satellite images!
08. PEMDAS (download) — An Apple Design Award Winning scientific calculator with an easy-to-use interface for doing calculations with equations and variables.
07. iStat nano (download) — A system monitoring widget with a tiny footprint and a beautifully animated user interface.
06. The Weather Channel (download) — Includes current weather conditions, 36-hour forecast, severe weather alert information and regional radar map.
05. Currency Converter (download) — Features include automatically updated exchange rates, support all the traded currencies of the world, support the old legacy european currencies (like italian lira, deutsch mark, french francs) and much, much more.
04. Sudoku (download) — A logic-based, combinatorial number-placement puzzle, the objective of Sudoku is to fill a 9×9 grid with digits so that each column, each row, and each of the nine 3×3 sub-grids that compose the grid contains all of the digits from 1 to 9.
03. Facebook::Alert (download) — A new social networking widget that checks your facebook.com account for any new Messages or Pokes.
02. Snake (download) — Play snake and discover Whosegame, a site of independent video games.
01. TunesText (download) — Show lyrics for current playing song on iTunes.
— mLyrics is listed by Apple as number one, but the related links have all gone dark.
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