Widget is usually referred as a application made for the most important information of the application to be clearly seen in smartphone home screen. It is a mini program for user to immediately see application contents without running program separately as the user move onto home screen.
It is possible for user to select and install widget he/she wants on home screen by pushing the vacant zone for a longer duration of time in the home screen.
More than 30 types of widgets possible to be operated on Android terminals have been developed for provision. The types varies as follows, and as for the widgets whose development is completed can be provided as they are classified as the following manner in the perspective of development.
More than 30 types can be provided as follows, and description for each widget is as follows.
Bookmark widget : Widget that displays information regarding bookmark, which is the data of browser
Calendar widget : Widget that displays agenda or monthly event registered in calendar app
Clock widget : Widget that displays time in analog/digital forms
Email widget : : Widget that displays e-mail information received through e-mail application account
Favorite contact widget : Widget that displays contact information which is configured as favorite
Finance widget : Widget that displays stock information registered from yahoo server
Friends+ widget : Widget that displays SNS information of friend in contact list
In-touch widget : Widget that displays information such as content of gallery such as album, artist
Message widget : Widget that displays message information received
Music widget : Widget that make play/stop/resume possible as displaying information on music stored in SD card
News widget : Widget that displays news information which can be registered through yahoo server
Photo widget : Widget for photo and album stored in SD card to be seen in home
Setting widget : Widget that configures relevant information such as battery, WIFI, Bluetooth, power control, etc. possible for change
Today+ widget : Widget that displays information regarding today's calendar, news, stock, weather, memo, etc
Weather widget : Widget that displays weather information of city configured through accuweather server as well as animation on various weather condition
What's New widget : Widget that informs new event such as message, calendar, SNS, call, etc.
World clock widget : Widget that displays configured global city time. Second hand animation can also be provided.