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Stay Up-To-Date With NBC Olympic Widgets

August 8th, 2008 7 comments

Here are some great widgets to keep you up-to-date on the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. Below are a couple of examples with a few more available from the NBC Olympics website.

While it’s nice to have different widgets to accommodate different users and websites, we would have liked to see a single widget that could deliver the content of all 7 widgets combined. User interface is always a difficult thing to deal with due to the limited size of widgets. However, in this case the NBC Olympic widgets are a decent size and there are already several rows of controls. A left/right scrolling menu system could have easily added the functionality to provide more content.

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Yahoo! Live Channel Guide Google Gadget

April 27th, 2008 No comments

Yahoo! Live Channel Guide Google gadget allows you to easily browse currently broadcasting Yahoo! Live channels. The list is sorted by popularity (most number of viewers). Clicking on the channel image will open a popup of the channel preview. The channel name will open the full channel view in a new browser/tab with text and video chat capabilities.

Add to an iGoogle page or any webpage that allows JavaScript. The Google gadget platform allows for some basic configurations for the webpage gadget; title, width, height and border.

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