Show Random Desktop Picture After Restart

Those of you might already be aware that you can choose a folder of pictures to display in random order in the Desktop & Screen Saver section of System Preferences. But, sometimes when you reboot the mac, it reverts back to the default Desktop Image for the machine.

There's a handy way to get around this. You can go to the Desktop & Screen Saver section in System Preferences and choose Random Order for the Desktop Image. Then, create an Applescript file containing the following:

Now, go to System Preferences, choose Accounts, and then choose Login Items. Locate this new Applescript file on your mac and select it. Make sure that it is checked. Now when you shut down, power up or restart your system, your images should randomly display as they should.

Album Art For Dashboard Widget

Quickly displays the artwork of any currently playing song in iTunes. It also has the ability to fetch artwork from Amazon if no artwork is provided by iTunes.

It also includes a star rating for different songs. You can pause/play/skip songs in the same window or go directly to the iTunes Music Store.

Album Art Widget Version 2.9.2 can be downloaded here.