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Old May 31, 2005, 08:31 PM   #1
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Old May 31, 2005, 08:36 PM   #2
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Well, they got to the party rather unfashionably late!
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Old May 31, 2005, 09:28 PM   #3
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Some of these widgets are just really cool, and really useful. Surprisingly few of them look sloppy, too! Poking through http://www.dashboardwidgets.com makes me want to install Tiger BAD!

But I WILL wait until I am sure my apps are compatible and I have a full fresh backup. I WILL. I WILL... Probably.
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I was thinking as I checked my Amazon.com order for tracking numbers that a Dashboard widget for tracking numbers would be useful. But, I searched and they already have that, at least for the Konfabulator. I was wanting to write a widget. I suppose I still can... it be good practice.
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I won't need Package Tracker: Safari/Google does it!

Just put ANY tracking number into the Google bar and hit return. Google will figure out which carrier for you and track it
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This story is so April. Come on man, it's June in most of the world.

They could have at least just focused on Widgets NOT included with Tiger, but I suppose from a marketing standpoint Apple is happy they praised the in-house ones.
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They DID focus on non-Apple widgets. Only one of their best 10 was an Apple widget, that I recall.
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The Apple widget was the only one I ever envisage using!
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Old Jun 1, 2005, 09:03 AM   #9
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Konfabulator

I enjoy Dashboard, but they [Forbes] missed a few points about Konfabulator. First off, it's not dead, and there are hundreds more (at this point) Konfabab Widgets than Dashboard.

Also, Konfabulator has a feature called "Konspose," which accomplishes the same disappearing act as Dashboard. Finally, Konfabulator is available for Windows now, for what it's worth...
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