Facebook Messenger adds support for the Widgets Panel on Windows 11

What you need to know A new Windows 11 preview build is now available in the Insider Dev Channel. Today’s build is 25284 and adds support for Facebook Messenger in the Widgets Panel. There are also a handful of fixes and minor improvements to test. Microsoft has released Windows 11 build 25284 to Windows Insiders […]

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Android et WearOS font le plein de widgets et de nouveautés juste avant les fêtes

Il y a de tout pour tous dans cette nouvelle mise à jour Android. La firme de Mountain View a dévoilé sur le site d’Android l’ensemble des fonctionnalités dont bénéficieront les smartphones, mais aussi les montres connectées tournant sous Wear OS. L’accent est mis sur l’interopérabilité entre appareils. La nouvelle application Google TV permet de […]

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An Explanation of the Default macOS Widgets

Widgets are a handy way to keep track of important things on your Mac, such as the current temperature outside and any upcoming events you have. And as is the case on your iPhone and iPad, you can customize which things you see on your macOS Widgets screen. Related Reading: You will find a wide […]

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Samsung Internet 19 is now available, bringing better widgets and privacy

After Samsung tested the Internet Browser 19.0 update on the beta channel for a couple of months, the company is now ready to release the latest version to the public. Samsung Internet 19 is now out in select markets, and with it comes a wide range of new security and privacy features, as well as […]

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YouTube homescreen widgets on Android get Material You makeover

After providing convenient shortcuts to its YouTube iOS app via homescreen widgets, the same treatment is now rolling out for YouTube’s Android app. Thanks to the new Material You redesign of the widgets, you can have quick access to the app’s search and other core parts. With this update, you will soon be able to search on […]

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How to use the Widgets feature on Windows 11

On Windows 11, “Widgets” is a feature that provides various types of informational content (weather, news, sports, stocks, traffic, entertainment, tasks, and family activities) in the form of small widgets from a flyout without having to open your phone to consume the same content.  If the feature looks familiar, it should because it’s the same […]

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Microsoft tests new Widgets panel layout in latest Windows 11 preview build

What you need to know Microsoft is rolling out a new Dev Channel build for Windows Insiders. Today’s build is 25227 and features Windows Update management improvements. There’s also a new Widgets UI layout experiment taking place. It’s another Wednesday, which means it’s time for this week’s Windows 11 preview build to begin rolling out […]

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Google Completes Rollout of iOS 16 Lock Screen Widgets With Updates to Maps and Search

Google has now rolled out all of the promised Lock Screen widgets for its iPhone apps, including the Google app, Gmail, Google Maps, Chrome, Google News, and Google Drive. The rollout was completed today with two Lock Screen widgets for Maps, following five widgets for the Google app that were released on Wednesday. In version […]

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Windows 11, le coup d’envoi est donné pour les Widgets tiers

Windows 11 a introduit beaucoup de nouveautés dont un module de Widgets accessible via une icône dédiée sur la barre des tâches. Jusqu’à présent le contenu proposé est uniquement signé Microsoft mais les choses évoluent. Ce n’est pas une surprise car le géant du logiciel l’avait annoncé. Le module Widgets va accepter du contenu tier. […]

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Apple va introduire les widgets sur iPadOS 17 – belgium-iphone.lesoir.be

Parmi les nouveautés apportées par iOS 16, l’ajout de widget sur l’écran verrouillé pourrait débarquer sur iPad. Cependant, il faudra attendre iPadOS 17.  Les widgets sur l’écran verrouillé sont l’une des bonnes surprises d’iOS 16. Cela permet à l’utilisateur de personnaliser son écran et d’avoir des informations en un coup d’œil. Mais pourquoi cette personnalisation ne sera pas […]

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Windows 11 preview build 25217 rolls out with support for third-party widgets

What you need to know A new Windows 11 Insider build is out for those in the Dev Channel. It features support for third-party widgets in the Widgets panel. There are a number of minor fixes to test as well. Microsoft has rolled out a new Windows 11 preview build for Insiders in the Dev […]

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Microsoft shares the secret to making Windows 11 widgets

What you need to know Microsoft recently shared guidelines and advice for creating widgets for Windows 11. At the moment, the widgets panel of Windows 11 is limited to first-party content from Microsoft, but that is set to change soon.  Developers will be able to build widgets as companion experiences to Win32 apps and PWAs […]

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Android Auto’s redesign will bring bigger widgets for music players

Although Google said that it would release the redesigned Android Auto UI in the summer of 2022, the company is yet to release it. The new UI brings responsive design to widgets, other UI elements, and a slightly newer design language. Another feature that is a part of the update is related to music players. […]

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Windows 11 Build 22000.1041 rolls out to Release Preview Channel Insiders, adds dynamic Widgets content

What you need to know Microsoft recently released Windows 11 Insider Build 22000.1041 to the Release Preview Channel. The build adds dynamic Widgets content to the taskbar with notification badges. The update also brings a long list of changes and fixes. Windows 11 Insider in the Release Preview Channel have a new update to install. […]

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Windows 11 Insider Build 25201 adds option to expand widgets board and improves Xbox widget

What you need to know Microsoft just released Windows 11 Build 25201 to Insiders in the Dev Channel The update adds the ability to expand the widget board and includes an improved Game Pass app. Windows 11 Build 25201 also brings several fixes and improvements,  Microsoft released Windows 11 Build 25201 to Insiders in the […]

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Windows 11 : Les notifications des widgets apparaissent dans la barre des tâches

Microsoft déploie des notifications pour ses widgets d’alerte Météo, Finance, Sports et Breaking News dans Windows 11 à partir de cette semaine. Les utilisateurs de Windows 11 verront ces notifications sous forme d’animations en direct de leurs widgets dans la barre des tâches. Microsoft a révélé son intention d’activer cette fonctionnalité dans une courte note […]

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Windows 11’s Widgets button will now show Taskbar alerts for all users

What you need to know The Widget button on the Taskbar now shows stock and news alerts. The feature rolled out in preview a few weeks ago but is now available to everyone. The feature cannot be turned off without outright disabling the Widget button. Microsoft has started rolling out (opens in new tab) a […]

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Samsung Chromebooks to soon get ‘glanceable’ desktop widgets

One of the signature features of Google’s Pixel smartphones is the ‘At A Glance’ widget on the homescreen. It offers users a quick look at information related to calendar entries, grocery or package deliveries, cab info, air-quality alerts, and more. The widget has gained multiple smart features over the past few years. Now, a new report […]

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Gurman: iPhone 14 Pro to Feature Always-On Display Showing iOS 16’s New Lock Screen Widgets

iPhone 14 Pro models are widely expected to feature always-on displays that allow users to view glanceable information without having to tap to wake the screen. In the latest edition of his Power On newsletter for Bloomberg, Mark Gurman said the feature will include support for iOS 16’s new Lock screen widgets for weather, fitness, […]

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