Apple users can find a number of fantastic widgets to add to their computer, depending on their personal preferences and computing needs. Apps range from useful ones that help you do everyday tasks to ones that are just for fun. These are just a few of the ones that you can choose from on Apple’s site.
One of the most popular widgets currently is “Earth,” which provides the user with current satellite shots of the planet from outer space. A useful social networking choice is “Facebook: Alert.” This widget allows you to quickly log onto the site to check messages. You can also see instantly if a new message has been sent and check it. The app also saves your login name and password for easy access.
For a fun widget to enjoy, you can download “Dashboard Aquarium.” This puts an enchanting fish tank on your screen for you to watch. You can tap on the glass using your mouse. Another useful app to pick is “WeatherBug Local Weather.” This gives up-to-the-minute weather forecasts, radar, and a direct link to the main website. With this app, you get quick notification of storm alerts as they pop up.
Students will like “PEDMAS,” which is a scientific calculator for the desktop. You can deal with various types of equations and variables, along with viewing your work history of calculations. There are also games that come in widget form, including the popular Sudoku. You can take a break and try to solve the puzzle, or you can attempt the challenge of Snake, another popular game for download.
For those that like a little help now and then with their Mac, Apple also offers a widget called “Mac Tips and Tricks.” This helps you with Apple programs, such as iCal, Mail, iChat, and Expose. It helps you customize your computer.
If you have an Apple device, consider one of the aforementioned apps. They really are useful tools.