Window desktop gadgets
Window desktop gadgets are simple applications which help us to access information that we personally find relevant and to do simple tasks.
For example if you are interested in the weather report then the weather gadget will provide you with the real time information about the weather conditions and you can check out all this information at a glance.
Window desktop gadgets are visually very attractive. They are a part of the desktop just like the start button, taskbar, and the notification area.
The window desktop gadget has two sizes: large and small. The small size represents the information in a concise form and you get a summary of the information.
The large size provides the detailed information. These gadgets often have fly-outs, these appear when we click on the gadget and disappear when we click anywhere outside the area of the gadget. These fly-outs are used to temporary display some information.
A few important characteristics of window desktop gadgets are: it is functional and provides information that is useful all the time, they work best inside the periphery; it performs a single task that is pre-defined very well. Gadgets are of many types like: information gadget like the weather gadget, utility gadget like the calendar gadget, and fun gadgets like picture puzzle gadgets.
These window desktop gadgets are highly functional because if the user will not find them relevant or finds them useless he will immediately remove them and utilize the desktop space for his other purposes.
The window desktop gadgets are great mini applications. With these applications all information like news, weather report, news about stocks, phases of the moon will be right there on you r desktop. You can even access fun applications like games, pictures, etc. These are very handy and prove to be very useful in our everyday lives.