OS X Gas Widget

Very cool Widget available for Apple’s OS X Tiger, allowing you to check the prices of your local gas station.


Here’s the description:

Make gas consumption a pleasure with the satisfaction of knowing you got the
best deal in town. Gas provides a simple, elegant, easy-to-use method for
finding the cheapest gas in the area, right from your Dashboard.

you’re going cross town or cross country, Gas delivers information from
gaspricewatch.com in order to provide you with the most up-to-date gas prices
available. As gas prices are on the rise, this widget rises to the challenge of
saving you those extra cents as you go about your journeys. Have a nice drive.

– Up-to-date gas prices sorted by price, station, location and more
– Search by ZIP code
and by station
– Filter results to get only the most up-to-date prices
– Color coded results
let you know how up to date they really are
– Links directly to Google Maps to locate your
station of choice

I will be installing this way cool widget as soon as I get home tonite . . . 


Gas Widget
Jason Barry and Eben Eliason
Version: 2.1.1
Post Date: August 2, 2005

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  1. T.R. Elliott commented on Sep 7

    Nice idea. But unless it tells you how long the line is, you may be in for a surprise when everyone else in town with one of these cool gadgets also shows up there for gas. Bring some reading material. :-)

  2. ken commented on Sep 7

    Woodland Hills? Who would have thought that gas would be cheaper in Woodland Hill than in Orange County. Since I will be up that way next weekend to visit my mother perhaps I’ll wait to fill up until I get there.

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