Mars Dashboard Widgets
Classic 45s Jukebox Widget Screenshot Download Classic 45s Jukebox Widget

Classic 45s Jukebox
November 2008

The Classic 45s Jukebox gives you Dashboard access to the Classic 45s podcast of great music from the archives of rock'n'roll and soul history. The podcast is updated every time the online jukebox at Classic gets updated.

The musical snippets sent out in this podcast represent the very best in all Rock'n'Roll and Soul genres, hopefully introducing listeners to nuggets they may not have heard before. Each description includes chart, songwriter, label, and other descriptive information, along with an image of the 45 record label.

NSF Information Widget Screenshot Download NSF Information Widget

National Science Foundation Information
March 2007

The NSF Information widget for Dashboard presents the latest News, Funding Opportunities, Scientific Discoveries, and Publications from the U.S. National Science Foundation in a convenient tabbed interface. The widget is resizable and lets you define how much of each item to view at a time. For the full details, each Item is linked to the appropriate page on the NSF website.

xCuts Widget Download xCuts widget

April 2006
Last Update: v. 1.2g, October 2008

xCuts is a utility for looking up Mac OS X keyboard shortcuts. Besides its comprehensive set of Mac OS X shortcuts, xCuts also covers some other applications, such as Quicksilver and Microsoft Windows.

For more information about xCuts, refer to the April 2006 Mars article, "xCuts Dashboard Widget: Tripping The Light"

Sizzling Classic45s Widget Download Classic 45s Widget

Sizzling Classic 45s
July 2005
Last Update: October 2008

This widget lets Mac OS X customers of Classic 45s stay current with the daily changes in its inventory of classic 45 rpm records. It presents the website's RSS feed in an engaging interface that's even easier to use than RSS itself!

For more information about this widget, see the July 2005 Mars article, "Anyone Can Develop A Dashboard Widget (And They Probably Will)."