Download Dashboard Widget - Best Software & Apps

  • iStat

    Varies with device

    License
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    Platform
    Mac
    Windows

    Flexible Software to Monitor the Performance of Personal Computers

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    • PROS: Each application is designed around a very unique function, Windows and Mac operating systems are supported within this bundle
    • CONS: The demonstration version does not provide access to all features, Not intended to be used with older operating systems
  • iStat Menus

    4.10

    License
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    Platform
    Mac

    Monitor your Mac processes from the Menu bar

    7
    17 votes
    • PROS: Tasteful and discreet, Monitors absolutely everything, Elegant control panel makes it easy to activate monitoring
    • CONS: Makes Menu Bar a bit cluttered, Some of the info isn't much use for most users
  • Sudoku Widget

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Popular Sudoku widget for your dashboard

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    • PROS: 4 languages and 20 grids to choose from, Elegant interface
    • CONS: Can't add more grids
  • V

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    V - Free to play brain challenge game

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    • PROS: Free to play game with optional donations, Very addictive 'one more try' gameplay ,
    • CONS: Very focused game with nothing else to offer, May be unplayable for those with colour blindness
  • Watcher

    1.11

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Control the changes that take place on your PC

    8
    1 vote
    • Torrent.search Widget

      1.5

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Search for torrents from your dashboard

      8
      2 votes
      • PROS: Checks 27 different sites at once, Allows you to filter sites
      • CONS: Not clear how it selects which torrent site to download from, No way to "select all" torrent sites
    • Windows Live Messenger Widget

      1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Messenger for Mac on your Dashboard

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      • PROS: Works with Hotmail and MSN domains, Lightweight
      • CONS: Interface is very poor, Lacks many standard features
    • Aquarium Widget

      0.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Bring an aquarium to your dashboard

      1
      5 votes
      • PROS: Lightweight aquarium, Reasonably realistic, Ambient sounds
      • CONS: Not very varied
    • Wikipedia Widget

      0.9.5

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Access Wikipedia from your Dashboard

      10
      2 votes
      • PROS: Shows pictures and links, Compatible with any language, Edit wikipedia articles
      • CONS: Can feel cluttered, Memory usage
    • MyTube Widget

      1.1

      License
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      Platform
      Mac

      View YouTube content on your Dashboard

      8
      7 votes
      • PROS: Loads of features to browse and search videos, View in widget or browser, Export to iTunes
      • CONS: Skips too quickly down video lists
    • iStocks Widget

      0.3.3

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      International quotes on your Dashboard

      6
      10 votes
      • PROS: Clear display, Sort and reorder your symbols
      • CONS: Very similar to Apple Stocks widget, Options, futures and bonds not supported
    • Facebook Dashboard Widget

      1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Notifications on your desktop

      3
      4 votes
      • PROS: Real time updates, Customizable
      • CONS: Limited to notifications, Can distract you
    • Mac Man Widget

      1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Play Pacman on your dashboard

      4
      3 votes
      • PROS: Authentic clone of Pacman, Play it on your dashboard
      • CONS: Can be unstable when entering high scores
    • Transmit Widget

      2.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      The FTP client on your Dashboard

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      • PROS: Intuitive, drag and drop, Easy to configure
      • CONS: Only for quick uploads
    • BBC Radio Widget

      4.02

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      BBC Radio delivered to your Dashboard

      4
      2 votes
      • PROS: Covers all BBC radio stations, Easy to use, Connections are quick, Timetable pop-out
      • CONS: Some stations mixed-up, Some stations don't load, Widget is a bit too small
    • Sudoku Widget

      1.5

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      The world famous Sudoku hits your Dashboard

      9
      1 vote
      • k-notes widget

        2.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Sticky notes for your dashboard

        3
        7 votes
        • PROS: More flexible than Apple's Stickies widget, Allows unlimited notes
        • CONS: Can clutter your dashboard very quickly, Deleting them should be easier
      • Formula1.com Widget

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        The latest Formula 1 news delivered to your Dashboard

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        No votes yet
        • PROS: In depth coverage of Formula 1, Covers a wide range of F1 issues
        • CONS: Does not display drivers championship or standings, Links stories to an external site
      • NASA TV Widget

        0.1.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        View NASA events from your Dashboard

        5
        5 votes
        • PROS: Easy way to access NASA TV
        • CONS: Uses up a lot of memory, Video quality varies
      • Tumblr widget

        2.1.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Tumblr microblogging on your Dashboard

        3
        1 vote
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