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Your Guide to Desktop and Web Widgets

yahoo-widget-engineWidget is the name commonly given to a simple application that can be displayed in a webpage, on the desktop of an operating system, or in a desktop sidebar. Most modern operating systems and desktop environments have native support for widgets, including Windows Vista, Windows 7, MacOS and KDE, and there are a number of third party widget applications including Google Desktop, gDesklets and Opera.

In this guide you will find articles showing you how to install and run widgets in multiple operating systems, where to find some of the most popular widgets, and how to use widgets in web sites.

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The Widgets Galore Guide for Android Users

The wonderful world of widgets is something that Android users have over the users of other smartphones (mentioning no names!), so get stuck in with finding out everything...

A Simple Guide to Google Android Widgets

There are loads of great widgets for Google Android, but we've never offered a quick guide for how to actually add your installed widgets to your home screen. Here's a step...

The Home Office Website: How to Customize Wordpress, Part 3

With Part 1 and 2, you learned how to find and install plug-ins, and then which ones are the best for customizing your Wordpress website. Now it's time to customize your look and...

My Top Dashboard Widgets

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    My Top Dashboard Widgets

    Do you still use widgets on your Mac? I do. Not many, but there are a few I can't do without....

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    A Simple Guide to Google Android Widgets

    There are loads of great widgets for Google Android, but we've never offered a quick guide for how to actually add your installed widgets to your home screen. Here's a step-by-step instructional...

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    How To Run Widgets In Your Desktop Background

    Do you use the Dashboard feature on you Mac? If you do, than you know that the Dashboard is the application that runs all of the widgets on your computer. Mac users often find it annoying that you...

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    Validate User Input with Spry Widgets

    Although most Web programming software includes a way to require that user input meet some pre-selected criteria such as email addresses or telephone numbers in the correct format, Dreamweaver CS3 includes...

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    Samsung Monte Review

    The Samsung Monte is seen as one of the most affordable yet promising touchscreen handsets, sometimes even better than its other competition. Here is a detailed review so you can learn more about this...

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Do you use the Dashboard feature on you Mac? If you do, than you know that the Dashboard is the application that runs all of the widgets on your computer. Mac users often find it...