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I've been doing some reading about upcoming Tiger, and was curious if there is anything available now that is like the Dashboard feature.

Is Dashboard exclusive to Tiger? I really think it's a pretty cool feature; kind of like when I first figured out how Expose worked!! Just little things that this Window's user finds cool :mac:

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Konfabulator:

http://www.konfabulator.com/

Both Mac and PC versions
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Konfabulator gives me problems on my iBook, but it works fine on my iMac G5. If you ever are going to do some computer intensive work on your computer, I recommend to exit out of Konfabulator. Downside, it is not free.
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sweet, thanks!!
is this something that is really taxing on system resources?

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i guess i should mention this would be on an ibook g4
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sweet, thanks!!
is this something that is really taxing on system resources?

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i guess i should mention this would be on an ibook g4
Runs fine on my mini, so you iBook shouldn't have a problem.
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If you type in Konfabulator in search on the forums, you'll find a lot of members complaining about how it consumes system resources. Your iBook will run fine with it, but if you ever run into problems, Konf. might be the culprit.
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I've had Konfab for a year and never had any problems with it.
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Ive had no problems with konfab so far.
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