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Glossary of Computer and Internet Terms
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Dashboard was first introduced with the arrival of the Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger and it is a user interface that enables access to 'widgets' which show many different things such as the time, date and personal information like phone numbers and addresses. There are also collections of widgets that do other thingssuch as allow the user to play games and keep up to date with sports news etc. To view the dashboard you must click the dashboard icon or press F12, to activate the dashboard widgets you simply drag or click them onto the desktop, to deactivate them click the close box.