Google is offering a limited edition of Google-certified patch to Google Desktop Gadget developers for their efforts building gadgets. According to this blog post on the Google Desktop APIs Blog, you will get one patch for every gadget you submit that’s included in the Gadgets Gallery.
Blog post — As a gadget developer for Google Desktop, you can play a big part in making Google Desktop more useful and exciting for our diverse community of users. The dynamic and innovative gadgets you create help personalize the Desktop experience and also inspire others to make their own unique gadgets.
We really appreciate all the effort you put into expanding the world of Google Desktop, and we'd like to reward your hard work with a limited-edition patch. For each gadget you submit that is included in our gallery, we'll send you a patch like this one:
As your talents grow and you reach new levels of gadget mastery, you may have the opportunity to obtain different and more specialized patches, as well.
Whether you choose to sew your patch to a backpack or jacket, or simply hang it over your desk, we hope you'll enjoy and proudly display this recognition of your achievement.