Yahoo! has released the new version of it’s previously named Yahoo Widget Engine with a faster, lighter, and sleeker version, called Yahoo! Widgets 4, the new release is now ready for download with a host of new coole and exciting features such as:
- Widget Dock - a Google Desktop like feature which lets Widget users organized their favorite widgets better. It even shows mini-widgets that displays information snippets of whatever information the particular widget has,
- Updates and Widget Discover - Automatically updates widgets for newer version and easier and faster way of getting new widgets, instead of going to the widget gallery.
- Improved user experience - simplified interface, hidden or minimized widget running on desktop.
- Improved performance - Reduced memory consumption when installing and running Yahoo! Widgets by 40%.
- Powerful Flickr widget - Displays Flickr photos, drag-and-drop selection for uploading
- Developer Features - For Widgets developers’ to create their own widgets, the task becomes easier with online docs, canvas support, SQL-lite support, submenus, among other nifty tools that widget developers can use.