The Basics of Widgets

Published by AAM Staff at 0:17 UTC, February 18th 2010


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The word "widget" has been used in so many contexts in computing and elsewhere, it can sometimes be unclear what exactly it means. On the N900, widgets are simple applications you can add to the desktop, and the video below goes through all the basics.



(You can also view this video on All About Maemo's YouTube Channel.)


The easiest way to add more widgets to your N900 is to download them from the Application Manager and from Ovi Store. You can mix and match them with all the other desktop elements, and their settings are accessed through the widget's spanner icon in edit mode (as shown in the video).

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