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widget

(ˈwɪdʒɪt)
1. n. a gadget. Now, try to fit this widget into this slot here.
2. n. a hypothetical product made by a hypothetical company. No, we stopped making widgets last year. Too much foreign competition.
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We've always prided ourselves on addressing the needs of our users with innovative tools, and our hundreds of widgets are an example of that," Tank said.
TripAdvisor, a US-based travel community and an operating company of Expedia, Inc (NASDAQ: EXPE), has announced the launch of its new Widget Center, a website offering online tools.
By adopting ACCESS' NetFront Widgets, handset manufacturers and operators can obtain a solution that includes a widget player and content development tools, allowing them to accelerate development and delivery of widget services.
In addition, a developer version of S60 Widget manager is available within the Opera Widgets SDK.
Looking around the web, however, there aren't quite as many of these branded widgets as you might expect.
Research also suggests new attacks that exploit the insecurities of widgets and gadgets are imminent, and a revised security model should be explored in order to keep users protected.
The Widgets themselves are composed of a number of files.
For instance, in our earlier example, if the Green Widget Company's president is on the board of a nonprofit organization, he'll be able to steer donations their way.
They'll be listening to the world's first speaking widget, introduced by brewers John Smith.
NAFTA facilitates the export of New York's service widget to Mexico.
GClue), a developer of smart phone applications and middleware, has officially released Droidget Camera that displays widgets within camera view, applying GClue's proprietary Droidget widget player technology for smart phones.
FourthWall's Ad Widgets interactive advertising platform exploits this technology, allowing advertisers to choose from a variety of certified Ad Widgets that overlay interactive functions on their spot.
The new Vodafone Widgets Testing solution by Perfecto Mobile enables developers to access and control over the web a variety of mobile devices operating on the Vodafone network.
It confirmed the company also offers a consumer destination gallery which enables users to discover widgets for their website, blog, desktop or startpage.