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 +<li>[http://www.apple.com/downloads/dashboard/top50/ Apple's Top 50 Widgets]</li>
 +<li>[http://www.benkazez.com/icalevents.php iCal Events]<br>
 +Displays up to two weeks of upcoming events from multiple iCal calendars.</li>
 +<li>[http://www.43folders.com/2005/06/dashboard_widge.html Remind]<br>
 +For tracking date-based events.</li>
 +<li>[http://www.apple.com/downloads/dashboard/business/tagbag.html Tagbag widget] Tagbag is widget that lets you search for Finder info words in files. Very useful if you tag your files with project names, [[GTD]] categories etc.</li>
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 +I have made good experiences with the free widget menu application Amnesty, which also enables widgets under Panther (Mac OS X 10.3).
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''Note:'' Slower Macintoshes may experience faster system performance with Dashboard disabled. This can be done most easily by installation of the [http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/18261 DashOnOff preference pane]. ''Note:'' Slower Macintoshes may experience faster system performance with Dashboard disabled. This can be done most easily by installation of the [http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/18261 DashOnOff preference pane].
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-<ul>+[[Category:Macintosh Software]]
-<li>[http://www.apple.com/downloads/dashboard/top50/ Apple's Top 50 Widgets]</li>+
-<li>[http://www.benkazez.com/icalevents.php iCal Events]<br>+
-Displays up to two weeks of upcoming events from multiple iCal calendars.</li>+
-<li>[http://www.43folders.com/2005/06/dashboard_widge.html Remind]<br>+
-For tracking date-based events.</li>+
-<li>[http://www.apple.com/downloads/dashboard/business/tagbag.html Tagbag widget] Tagbag is widget that lets you search for Finder info words in files. Very useful if you tag your files with project names, [[GTD]] categories etc.</li>+
-</ul>+
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-I have made good experiences with the free Wigdet Menu application Amnesty, which also enables wigdets under Panther (OS X 10.3).+
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-[[Category:Macintosh software]]+

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  • Apple's Top 50 Widgets
  • iCal Events
    Displays up to two weeks of upcoming events from multiple iCal calendars.
  • Remind
    For tracking date-based events.
  • Tagbag widget Tagbag is widget that lets you search for Finder info words in files. Very useful if you tag your files with project names, GTD categories etc.

I have made good experiences with the free widget menu application Amnesty, which also enables widgets under Panther (Mac OS X 10.3).

Note: Slower Macintoshes may experience faster system performance with Dashboard disabled. This can be done most easily by installation of the DashOnOff preference pane.

Or by entering some commands in Terminal:

To turn Dashboard off:

defaults write com.apple.dashboard mcx-disabled -boolean YES 

To turn Dashboard on:

defaults write com.apple.dashboard mcx-disabled -boolean NO 

You have to restart the Dock after making either change for it to take effect:

killall Dock
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