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  1. brilor04

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    Hey Everyone,

    Ok, I'm jones'n for some widgets. What do people have out there that you feel is the best? I have Facebook, Weather Channel, ESPN (kinda sucks), Pandora, Calendar and Urban Dictionary.

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  2. jbuck1984

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    Here is what I have

    For a fun widget, I like FML
    Weather Bug has a great 3 day widget
    Calendar Pad
    FeedR-Best news feed widget on the market IMO-very customizable
    beautiful widgets for probably the most customizable clock on the market
    switch pro widget (1x4 bar that toggles sync, airplane mode, gps, screen brightness,bluttooth,wireless interenet, and 3g internet
    battery widget
    volume toggle pro 4 or 5 different widgets to toggle volume profiles
    Touiteur-twitter-
     
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    My widgets from the leftmost screen to the rightmost:

    Screen 1:
    HTC Calendar (4 x 4)

    Screen 2:
    HTC Tip Calculator
    Last.fm
    Pandora

    Screen 3:
    HTC Bookmarks (4 x 4)

    Screen 4: (Home Screen)
    HTC Clock (The one that came pre-loaded)
    Blank Row
    Handcent > Games Folder > Market > iheartradio (Programs from left to right)

    Screen 5:
    HTC Settings: Wi-Fi > Bluetooth > Airplane > GPS
    BatteryLife
    HTC People (1 x 4 Verticle)

    Screen 6:
    HTC Friendstream (4 x 4)

    Screen 7:
    HTC Weather (4 x 4)
     
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    Best non-Sense (harhar nonsense) widgets, in my opinion, are as follows. I've gone through 75+ widgets since I got my Incredible on launch day, and these are the ones I ended up with in my setup:

    ScoreMobile
    FeedR
    Express News
    Beautiful Widgets (mostly for the home widget)
    Touchdown (only if you need work e-mail)
    Pure Calendar Agenda (it scrolls! well, if you use launcherpro or adw.launcher)
    Pure Messenger (it scrolls too! see above)
    AudioManager
    Last.fm (or pandora, matter of taste)
    Lamppu (if rooted)
    SwitchPro
     
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    Beautiful Widgets Clock/Weather (2x4, replacing large HTC widget)
    AudioManager (might replace with Settings Profile)
    Bookmarks
     
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    Definitely Lamppu.
     
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    Mobile Software QA Engineer
    Only if you're rooted.
     
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    I just got Pure Calendar Widget, its pretty nice! And love my WeatherBug Elite 3 day widget. Engadget is also pretty cool.
     
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    My widgets from the leftmost screen to the rightmost:

    1, nothing-

    2, flashlight, calculater, ak notepad, calender barcode scanner.

    3, bluetooth, wifi, gps, mobile and airplane. car panel, fox news, mlb news, mets news, kindle, yahoo news and bettery widget.

    main, volume, handcent,facebook, camcorder, internet, mecontacts,photos and camera. of course clock weather.

    5,bank of america, my version, ebay, amazon, mail, appbrain, the market, navigation and then maps.

    6 google sky, google earth fm radio, radiotime(this is the best) photobucket, ringtone, radarnow, last.fm,scanner, pandora.

    7, basball superstars 2009, winds of steal, raging thunder, imobsters, what the doodle, home run battle 3d(love this)and finaly abduction.


    oh and long bars on bottom-

    1, nothing

    2, google voice search.

    3, news(might junk this)

    4, nothing

    5, youtube quick search

    6, sports tap(mets)

    7, nothing-


    I try and keep everything in group order.
     
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    Beautiful Home (linked to stock clock, CalendarPad, and WeatherBug)
    Audio Manager
    Easy Switch
    HTCSense mail widget
    Remember the Milk (one screen is devoted to RTM widgets for today, my two major work projects, and personal tasks)
     
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    Anyone running the Engadget widget? I used to have it loaded a few versions back and it worked fine. Recently reloaded my phone with the newer version and noticed it was sucking my battery down at a rapid rate, even with automatic refresh/update turned off. Which sucks because it was great for a quick check of recent gadget news.
     
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    I use it. It used to not work, but works like a charm now.

    Sent from my HTC Droid Incredible
     
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    Appbrain is one i use often, and it also suggests great new ones to DL :)
     
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    Those are pretty much icons that are just links to apps you've got listed. I think he's looking more for widgets = in order to perform various functions without the need to access an actual full application. Don't get me wrong your list is still helpful, and I'm not trying to "call you out" - just giving you a friendly heads up. :)
     
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    Home- HTC-clock/weather,internet,telenav, camera, note everything,
    Left (all the way) - Calendar
    Left (next-toward home) - IMDB, iHeart Radio, Droid Forum, Touchdown, ESPN Scorecenter, Fantasy Hockey/Football/Baseball
    Left (next to home) - Flashlight, VizBattery, AndroidBooster, Power control (widget for bluetooth, wi-fi, sync, etc. - turn on/off easily)
    Right (next to home) - News, twitter
    Right (next toward home) - Bookmarks
    Right (all the way) - Friend Stream
     
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    this thread would have done better if it was "what is the one widget you couldn't live without" so people pick their best one and not just list. for me its probably reddit is fun
     
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    AudioGalaxy for fast music streaming OTA to your phone from your iTunes
    Angry Birds of course!All versions
    MyBook Droid
    Gas Buddy
    Get Glue
    Market Search eraser
    LTE OnOff
    Ring Toggle
     
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    What do you need that for on the Incredible? :thinking:
     
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    Wait, what? We must not all be talking about widgets.
     

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