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Is there a widget that shows free/busy status of one of my Google Calendar calendars?

I have, in my Google Calendar account, several calendars which have been shared by friends/family/co-workers. Is there a widget which I can place on my phone's home page which will show whether or ...
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Are there any notification widgets for android that show the number of missed calls, messages, etc. just like on the regular notification screen?

Are there any notification widgets for android that show the number of missed calls, messages, etc. just like on the regular notification screen? I'm currently using widget locker to customize my ...
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What is a widget?

What distinguishes a widget from an app or a shortcut? I can understand the concept of an app, as something that runs on Android to provide a particular use or function. I can also understand the ...
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What does the new button on the power control widget do?

There are 6 buttons on my power control widget: WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, ???, Data sync, Screen brightness. What does the 4th one do? P.S. I'm using an Orange San Francisco (ZTE Blade) with the ...
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Widget to show alarm information on HTC Desire

Is it possible to have information about scheduled alarms always visible on the screen? Ideally, as a widget with the list of alarms, or at least just the time of the next alarm somewhere, so I could ...
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How to put a Call contact using Skype shortcut widget on the home screen? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Quick Dial Shortcut with skype Is it possible to make a desktop shortcut to dial a number with skype?
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Good clock and weather widget for someone dealing with multiple timezones / cities

I work for a big corporate with development centers around the world. There are 4 in particular that I interact with frequently and travel to regularly. What I'd like is a clock and weather widget ...
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HTC People Widget: Changing Pictures

Is there any way to change or set the source for the pictures on the People Widget when you have linked contacts? Example: I have my wife as one of my contacts. I have her Facebook/Twitter ...
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Can anyone reccomend a 2g / 3g switching widget?

I've just got my new HTC Desire HD and I want to switch 3G on and off as required. I used to do this on my old HTC magic and got quite good battery life compared to some friends with the same phone. ...
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Can anyone identify the widgets or software used in this?

I see this image and i would like to configure my Android phone to look like this too :) But I have trouble finding the software or widgets used. Can someone help me to find/identify them? ...
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High-density RSS reader widget

I've been trying to find a good RSS widget that maximizes the number of entries that will fit in 4x2 or 4x4, especially for titles or sites with short entries like headlines. Any good ones out there? ...
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Is there any way to crop widgets in HTC Sense?

I've seen people crop off part of a widget to make it take up less space. Is there any readily-available way to do this on an HTC phone with Sense (Droid Incredible, to be specific)?
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What do the buttons on the Android power control do?

The first two buttons on the Android power control widget are Wifi and Bluetooth. What do the other 3 buttons do?
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How do I quickly change the default action of a contact in the favorites widget?

I see no obvious way to change the default action of a contact that's added to the Favorites widget. I have to remove that contact from the Favorites group, and re-add that contact (which then prompts ...
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Why don't some widgets work on Cyanogen?

I have a HTC Hero CDMA that I upgraded to Cyanogen 6. I'm on version 6.0.0-Heroc-testing2. Before installing Cyanogen, I had the official Twitter widget and official Facebook widget on one of my ...
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Do HTC widgets not work with ADWLauncher?

I've just installed ADW.launcher, which is a lot cleaner than the original HTC Sense homescreen, but I can't seem to get my Clock/Weather widget back. It's not appearing in the list of widgets. Is it ...
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On the android Incredible, is there any way to make a shortcut to the “All Photos” view?

The HTC photo-album takes up an entire screen; is there a way to make a shortcut, or is there a smaller widget or app, that would open up the all-photos view? The easiest method I've found is to go ...