Yahoo Spins Konfabulator into Yahoo! Widget Engine
Yahoo! recently acquired the Konfabulator application, which let the users run small applications known as widgets independently on the system. Apple made this concept popular when they integrated the phenomena in their Mac OS X operating system and provided native support for such widgets.
Yahoo! on Monday released the latest version of the application and with a new name. Konfabulator is now called Widget Engine 3.0 and the free version comes for both Windows and Mac OS X. this new release also comes with nine new included widgets related to Yahoo’s own range of web services.
These included widgets are: Yahoo! Maps Widget, Picture Frame, Yahoo! Search Widget, Yahoo! Mail Widget, Yahoo! Notepad Widget. In addition, the users have the option to download from a range of more than 2,000 widgets created by third-party developers. This latest edition from the company also happens to be the first one to come with contributions from the Yahoo! Developer Network.
Download: Yahoo! Widget Engine 3.0
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