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APP OF THE DAY: Beautiful Widgets review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Beautiful Widgets review (Android)

By 22 December 2011

Today on App of the Day at Pocket-lint, we celebrate customisation on Android by championing the oft forgotten desktop accessory that is the widget. The widget, as many Android users will tell you, is what separates the heathens from the enlightened.... >>

Google Buzz widget comes to Android

Google Buzz widget comes to Android

By 19 March 2010

Google Buzz, the social networking service, which initially met with a degree of scepticism from some corners of the Web, is now available as an official Android app. The Google Buzz widget for Android will allow you to bombard family, friends and work... >>

IntelAppUp.com app store live for netbook owners

IntelAppUp.com app store live for netbook owners

By 8 January 2010

It seems Samsung is not the only company to reveal app store plans at CES, as Intel has unveiled IntelAppUp.com, a new online marketplace offering widgets for netbooks. Partnering with Acer, Asus, Dell, and Samsung, at this stage, the store is now live... >>

Twitter now available on Samsung TVs

Twitter now available on Samsung TVs

By 18 May 2009

Samsung has announced that Twitter will soon be available on its Internet@TV service and usable on the company's LED 6000, 7000 and 8000 series televisions and 6 and 7 series LCD televisions. As previously reported on Pocket-lint, Internet@TV taps into... >>

TomTom HD Traffic widget launches

TomTom HD Traffic widget launches

By 12 March 2009

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

By 17 February 2009

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

By 16 December 2008

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

By 20 August 2008

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

By 14 December 2007

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

By 19 September 2007

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... >>