macworld news earth updates the iStat nano widget

iStat nano allows you to view detailed information about Mac CPU usage, memory usage, hard drive space, bandwidth usage, temperature, fan speed, battery usage on portable Macs and many other features. It is a free application, although the developers ask users to offer a donation if they find it helpful.

The new version of iStat nano has a new interface with animated transitions and new colors; support for 8-core systems; new shortcuts, better control over local iDisks and with Mac OS X v10.5, as well as other features.