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Widget

A generic term for any product, especially a manufactured product. It is used in text books and academic papers to provide an example without using specifics.
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One can also access the full list of these widget shortcuts by tapping the View All button at the end of the row of shortcuts.
One of these environments is the Command Post Computing Environment, under which a partnership between PM MC and PM Defense Common Ground System - Army is converging operations and intelligence data via widgets to provide the commander with three-dimensional views for operational and intelligence awareness for ground and air reporting, field artillery commands, logistics, alerts and incident reporting.
The help guide lists the widgets and explains what information each widget can display.
Severine Philardeau, the company senior director of partnerships, said, 'Our new Widget Center helps hospitality businesses and destination websites quickly and easily leverage the power of TripAdvisor content on their own sites.
All widgets within an application set, such as call recording and quality monitoring (QM), come in a standard set.
The most telling results of the study show that the adoption of social media widgets grew 80% from 2009 to 2010--which means that 80% more websites were using widgets and tools such as Twitter streams, Share This buttons, or Like buttons.
According to the company, the three new widgets - Scan to Evernote, Scan to Gmail and Scan to Google Docs - provide users a convenient and direct connection from Ricoh multifunction products (MFPs) to the cloud.
State Farm's Patty Gaumond, assistant vice president of enterprise Internet solutions, and Susan Hood, claims vice president, recently spoke with us on details of how the widget works, if it will be offered for iPhone users, and what's next from State Farm.
Wolfram Alpha LLC today announced the beta versions of Wolfram|Alpha Widgets and Widget Builder, giving anyone the power to create easily shareable interactive modules using its computational knowledge engine.
It's all done by widgets. Actually, I am thinking of dropping trading standards a line because I think BT's "processing payment" is a ripoff.
Activity streams, a gallery of widgets, mobile engagement and in-context analytic tools ensure that eIntranet is easy to deploy, use and extend--either on-premise, hosted or in the cloud.
I began by using Dreamweaver's Spry Widgets, which provide "plug and play"-style widgets with just a few clicks of the mouse.