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Dashboard widgets on your iPhone homescreen

May 15, 2008

We are happy to announce a new feature:

Now you can run single Dashboard widgets from our catalog standalone without loading your Mobile Widgetop Desktop first. This makes it possible put them on the homescreen of the iPhone and access them very quickly.

How To

  • Go to┬áthe Mobile Widgetop Desktop with the Safari browser: m.widgetop.com
  • Just open the Add Widget page on your iPhone by tapping this icon: Add Widgets Icon
  • Browse the catalog and select the widget you want.
  • Tap the the new Open as Application button:

Screenshot

  • It opens a new browser window with the selected widget:

Screenshot

  • If you want to bookmark the widget or put it on your home screen just press the little plus sign at the bottom bar of Safari:

Safari Plus Button

Limitations

The standalone widgets on your home screen won’t make your desktop obsolete because there are a few limitations:

  • All widgets of the same type share their settings. This means there can only be one instance per widget type.
  • The settings for each widget are stored in a local cookie on the iPhone. They aren’t synced back to our server and you can’t modify them from your desktop computer. If you clear the cookies you will lose all settings (You can remove the settings for a single widget type by tapping the icon on the tool bar).

So the standalone feature will be perfect mostly for tool widgets like calculators, which don’t store any important state and need one instance only.

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New Widget Download: Webcams

December 15, 2007

Webcams Screenshot

We just made our new Webcams widget available on the Widgetop web desktop and on our downloads page.

Stay in touch with your home, famous places of the world, the current traffic conditions and much more by watching your favorite web cameras. This Webcams widget makes it easy to monitor web images which are continuously updated (like web cam pictures). The images don’t have to be produced by web cams. You can monitor any image which is updated over time like weather radars, traffic maps and so on.

Go and download it from here.

More webcams can be found on WorldWatchr


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Mobile Widgetop Desktop polished for iPhone

November 22, 2007

Mobile Widgetop

Over the last weeks we polished the Mobile Widgetop Desktop to work even better on the iPhone and iPod Touch. Especially the scrollbar problems and the orientation changing behaviour has been addressed. Please give it another try if you don’t have already and don’t hesitate to let us know about any problems.