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    Default Australian Movie Times Widget?

    I have a widget in my dashboard that used to give me session times for movies in my area. Now it's a black square that invites me to enter my postcode, then does nothing. Does anyone know what happened to this? Is there a new version? If not, is there another widget that performs the same function?

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    I've been wondering the same thing. Glad it isn't just me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rumtytum View Post
    I have a widget in my dashboard that used to give me session times for movies in my area. Now it's a black square that invites me to enter my postcode, then does nothing. Does anyone know what happened to this? Is there a new version? If not, is there another widget that performs the same function?
    Yeah the widget stopped working for me as well. I noticed that the developer of widget has pulled it from his website. Not a good sign.

    The widget's developer posts on these forums so perhaps we might hear from him.

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    Yeah, I'd love to see it revived as well.

    Or a way to run the iPhone "Now Playing" app in dashboard

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    Any news on the Movies widget?

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    Default Update from the developer

    Apologies to those still using this, but I found that Google's movie service (Movie Showtimes - Google Search) made the widget redundant. They are just too good for me to compete with

    I may think about reviving the widget at some stage in the future, but probably not in its current form, and most likely using google's movie data.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hamlynt View Post
    I may think about reviving the widget at some stage in the future
    New version here: movie times

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    This is very handy but I wish the font wasn't blurred does your eyes in.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hamlynt View Post
    New version here: movie times
    Great as I am forever resurrecting the paper from the bin.

    Quote Originally Posted by imacattack View Post
    This is very handy but I wish the font wasn't blurred does your eyes in.
    Yes, the fuzzy/blurry font and colour does strain the eyes a bit.

    Also a scroll bar would be handy.

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    Great widget! Thanks for the point out guys and thanks for writing it hamlyn!
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    Quote Originally Posted by FineWine View Post
    Yes, the fuzzy/blurry font and colour does strain the eyes a bit.
    Also a scroll bar would be handy.
    Quote Originally Posted by imacattack View Post
    This is very handy but I wish the font wasn't blurred does your eyes in.
    Umm, the blurry font is meant to be a neon effect, like at a real cinema

    Scrollbar, just scroll your mouse when you hover over the widget.

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    The blurry font looks crappy - make it an option or disable it. Ruins an otherwise useful widget.

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    Strong consensus for normal fonts - and better for those with less-than-perfect vision anyway. Done.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hamlynt View Post
    Strong consensus for normal fonts - and better for those with less-than-perfect vision anyway. Done.
    Much better thank you now it's real good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hamlynt View Post
    Umm, the blurry font is meant to be a neon effect, like at a real cinema
    Thank you for the change - that is great now.

    Quote Originally Posted by hamlynt View Post
    Scrollbar, just scroll your mouse when you hover over the widget.
    I had figured that out, but I thought a scroll bar might be more intuitive.

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    Much easier to read. Thank you.
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    I've just upgraded to Sierra on my MBP and the MOVIE TIMES widget has stopped working for me too. Restarted and downloaded a fresh widget but still just a big black square.

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    Quote Originally Posted by profaen View Post
    I've just upgraded to Sierra on my MBP and the MOVIE TIMES widget has stopped working for me too. Restarted and downloaded a fresh widget but still just a big black square.
    Hi, I'm the developer, sorry to hear the widget isn't working on Sierra. My current Mac is a late 2008 MacBook which can't run Sierra, I hope to upgrade to a new machine at some point and then I should be able to update the widget. Sorry this is not an immediate solution.

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