Mac OS X, made by Apple, is one of the most technologically advanced operating systems out there, and easily the most visually pleasing. The use of soft edges, translucent colors, and mild pinstripes helps bring color and texture to the desktop, and enjoyment to the user experience–something Windows is sorely lacking in. This is the [...]
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Ever since Apple announced about the new features in their latest Mac OS X, one feature that really caught attention is 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 [...]
The OS X Dock is that extremely popular bar of icons that sits at the bottom of the Mac screen. Providing easy access to several Mac applications (such as Mail, Safari, iTunes, Address Book, and QuickTime Player), the dock displays the currently-running applications (and the Trash icon, which looks like a waste basket), and holds [...]
This tutorial will give you a kick start on creating and programming your own widgets – an idea that might occur to you once you have seen the variety of available widgets in action – either by alteration of existing widgets or by starting from scratch.