Best Windows Vista Sidebar Gadgets
Since a lot of people use Gmail and the associated Google Calendar, we thought it would be a good idea to share a gadgets that can show the google calendar on your sidebar.
Google Calendar Agenda lets you login to your google account and shows the relevant calendar events on the sidebar.
For those who do not use google calendar, we have zCalendar this gadget lets you set events and notes, highlight the days with event and alerts you by playing sounds for them.
Clocks are for eyecandy ! There are a lot of clock with glass effects, that look like smileys or cartoon characters, etc. If eyecandy is what you are looking for search for it. However we recommend SD Sidebar Clock.
This clock shows the time in analog and digital along with the month and year. It also has an alarm, which we find is very useful. To access the alarm and other settings for the clock click on the alarm text on the clock to see the menu.
CPU and Memory Usage Meter
Disk Usage and Access
This is something that we need when we least expect it. Having a calculator on the sidebar makes it easier than looking for it in the start menu or typing “calc” in the run box.
Vista Calculator acts as a simple calculator gadget in the vista sidebar. When detached from the sidebar it becomes a scientific calculator !
While there are tons of social networking sites out there, the most commonly used one is Facebook. Facebook Explorer will show your updates, friend requests, app invites and other info. It can also show your friends updates right in the vista sidebar. Very usefull gadget unless you like to keep Facebook open all the time.
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