InteractiveTV Today provides an article discussing DirectTV Widgets and apps.
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ClickZ discusses how TV Widgets provide “content snacks” for consumers while they are in entertainment mode. From tha article:
“This is about ‘content snacking,'” said Jeff Whatcott, SVP of marketing for online video services firm Brightcove. “I think, ultimately, TV ads are going to have more to compete with for consumers’ attention… We’ll see more ads in the widget content as well as an advertising strategy over time.”
PocketNowVideo provides a tutorial about widgets on the Samsung Omnia II.
Wired discusses the new “Google Phone” the Nexus 1 which includes mobile web widgets for accessing updated content. Additional Nexus 1 coverage by…
ZDNet – ” Tseng is showcasing a new weather widget that’s far more advanced than previous offerings, building on GPS to know where the user is, for example. As a side note: this is a nice app and an example of how Android could really challenge Apple and its iPhone App store. The look and feel of widgets on a big full screen is a nice experience.”
The Washington Post (via PC World) takes a look at the Lenovo Skylight. The Skylight is a lightweight netbook that takes advantage of widgets to provide content. From the article:
” The Skylight will gather media stored across formats and display it on the appropriate widget, re-populating the library as USB keys and the like are removed. If 10.1 inches isn’t enough screen real-estate, a mini-HDMI output port is included, for piping your media out onto a larger screen.”
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