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TomTom HD Traffic widget launches

TomTom HD Traffic widget launches

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TomTom has announced the availability of the TomTom HD Traffic widget, a personal online traffic application that users can install for free. The widget will give users the latest real-time traffic information directly to their own personal web pages,... >>

Orange announces homescreen widgets

Orange announces homescreen widgets

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Orange has announced it is launching a new range of mobile widgets that will give customers instant access to information via their Orange homescreens. As part of the operator's new "mobile multimedia" strategy, a selection of "simple, connected" mobile... >>

Vodafone launches Widget Manager in beta

Vodafone launches Widget Manager in beta

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Vodafone has announced the launch of its Widget Manager into beta. A custom-made application designed to enable users to download mobile widgets, it's downloadable now from Vodafone live! Compatible with the S60 platform it is initially available on the... >>

Intel and Yahoo bring Widgets to the TV

Intel and Yahoo bring Widgets to the TV

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You're probably used to the news ticker tapes scrolling across your screen giving you the latest headlines, but what if you could have the weather or your Flickr feed while you watch EastEnders or CSI? Well Intel and Yahoo have teamed up to bring you... >>

BBC homepage gets a new look

BBC homepage gets a new look

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The BBC has revealed plans for a complete revamp of its bbc.co.uk homepage that goes beyond just the aesthetic and will boast some new features too. Coinciding with the 10th anniversary of the official launch of BBC online a beta version of the new homepage... >>

Amazon offers widgets for bloggers

Amazon offers widgets for bloggers

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Amazon has launched a range of widgets that bloggers can design and customise to their liking and then add to their sites. A bid to boost Amazon's affiliate marketing programme, in theory they could earn the hosting site up to 10% in referral fees. According... >>

Facebook offers £125,000 cash for apps

Facebook offers £125,000 cash for apps

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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has offered software developers a cash prize of up to $250,000 to develop applications for the site. Announced at the TechCrunch40 conference in San Francisco, Zuckerberg wants people to create "innovative and disruptive... >>

Google adds new features to Google Groups in beta

Google adds new features to Google Groups in beta

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Google has launched a beta version of its Groups tool that is available now for anyone to download. The latest version is designed to be even easier to use, with a new design for individual groups. Changes in this feature include the option of creating... >>

Google gives Gadgets to everyone

Google gives Gadgets to everyone

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Google has taken the unprecedented step of offering its gadgets – mini-applications – for use on personal websites and blogs. Previously, gadgets had been restricted to the Google Desktop, Google Pages, and Google Personalized Homepage, but now users... >>