Alternatively referred to as a gadget, a widget is an additional feature or extension to a software program, operating system GUI, or web page, which enables additional features. A widget is designed to improve the user's overall experience.
A widget or gadget can add a wide variety of functionality, including icons, menus, buttons. A widget can also include new add-ons that give users the latest news, sports scores, stocks, weather information, traffic reports, calendar, mini-games, quotes, and more.
Widgets and gadgets are often made available through the website that supports them. Below are some direct links to web pages with gadgets and widgets.