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And in case you don't know, Dashboard is an application for Apple's Mac OS X operating systems, used for hosting mini-applications known as widgets. First introduced in Tiger, it is a semi-transparent layer that is invisible to the user unless activated by clicking its icon in the Dock. Alternatively, the user can invoke Dashboard by moving the cursor into a preassigned hot corner, or by pressing a hot key, both of which can be set to the user's preference. When Dashboard is activated, the user's desktop is dimmed and widgets appear in the foreground. Like application windows, they can be moved around, rearranged, deleted, and recreated (so that more than one of the same Widget is open at the same time, possibly with different settings. New widgets can be opened, via an icon bar on the bot

myBoard alternatives

  • KDE Plasma Workspaces

  • Plasma Workspaces is the umbrella term for all graphical environments provided by KDE. Plasma separates components into "data engines" and their visualization counterparts. This is intended to reduce the total programming effort when there are multiple possible visualizations of given data; and to make it easier for the data engine and the workspaces to be written independently. Currently there are three workspaces being developed: Plasma Desktop for traditional desktop PCs and notebooks, Plasma Netbook for netbooks, and Plasma Active for tablet PCs and similar devices. »

    tags: widgets kde workspace
    platform: Linux
  • XWidget

  • XWidget is a free desktop customization platform. It’s light, handy with powerful visual widget editor and very subtle animations. The Android page is found here: http://android.xwidget.com/

    tags: Portable customization desktop-customization desktop-customize desktop-enhancement
    platform: Windows Android Android Tablet
  • gDesklets

  • gDesklets is an architecture for "desklets", which are tiny applets sitting on your desktop in a symbiotic relationship of eye candy and usefulness.

    tags: Discontinued widget desktop-enhancement widgets gadgets
    platform: Linux BSD Discontinued
  • OS X Dashboard

  • Dashboard is an application for Apples Mac OS X operating systems, used for hosting mini-applications known as widgets. First introduced in Tiger, it is a semi-transparent layer that is invisible to the user unless activated by clicking its icon in the Dock. Alternatively, the user can invoke Dashboard by moving the cursor into a preassigned hot corner, or by pressing a hot key, both of which can be set to the users preference.

    tags: widget widgets gadgets gadget
    platform: Mac OS X
  • AveDesk

  • AveDesk is a program that will give you the possibility to have icons on your desktop which could update themselves. Each icon of Avedesk is in fact a desklet, a little plug-in that can virtually do anything. A desklet can be just a regular shortcut, a mail checker, a calendar, a clock, etc.

    tags: widget customize desktop-gadgets
    platform: Windows
  • Amnesty Generator

  • Easily convert millions of web widgets, games and videos – designed to live on home pages, blogs or social network profiles – into gadgets for your Sidebar. If you like widgets on the web, you’ll love them on your Sidebar.

    tags: social-network widget web-widget
    platform: Mac OS X Windows
  • Open Sidebar

  • Open Sidebar is a vertical bar on your Windows Desktop that helps you keep your gadgets organized. This project is written on C#.

    tags: gadgets sidebar windows-sidebar vertical-bar
    platform: Windows