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Groovy Fish now on Android Phones

The new Groovy Fish application is now available for download on the Android Marketplace. Groovy Fish is a lot like the Fish gadget, but also includes lily pads and flowers.

Groovy Fish

Groovy Fish Settings

Groovy Fish Color Picker

Groovy Fish Choose Fish to Color

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Newton’s Cradle Gadget

Some of you have probably already seen the Newton’s Cradle gadget. Just figured I would announce it here for those who subscribe to the blog.

It is currently available for iGoogle and Chumby. The Chumby version adds another dimension to the gadget, since it responds to tilting. I’ll be making it available to other sites soon.

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New Hamster Gadget

Check out the new Hamster gadget.

I’ll be adding a Clearspring menu soon so that you can add it to sites other than iGoogle.

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Add Gadgets to MySpace and Blogger

Over the past week, I’ve been adding new buttons under each of the gadgets that allow you to easily add the gadgets to MySpace or Blogger.  Some of you may want to customize the gadget before adding it to your page.  To do that, click the “edit settings” link and use the form to adjust the colors or to change other values.  When you’re finished, click one of the “add to” buttons below the customized gadget to add it to your page.

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Gadget HTML Code Updated

Yesterday, I was testing out the gadgets on MySpace and I discovered that the embed code was no longer working. They must have recently changed the way they parse the code and rewrite it. I updated the gadget html code and it should now work for you.

To get the code for your page, click on the edit settings link under the gadget. You should then see a text box under the edit settings form which contains the code.

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New Picasa Photos Gadget

Conveniently view photos on your iGoogle page with my new Picasa Photos gadget.  There are several Picasa gadgets in the directory right now, but this one has some features the others don’t have.  There is a full screen mode, a thumbnail mode, a keywords/tags search.  Even if you don’t have a Picasa account, you can search for photos that are in the public gallery to display on your iGoogle page.  The gadget on this site is set to show pictures of dogs.

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New Look for aBowman.com

I finally got around to redesigning the site!  At first, I was just going to use one of the ready made minimalist themes, but I wasn’t completely happy with any of them.  What I ended up doing was stripping down and tweaking the default Kubrick theme that comes with WordPress and adding a little code to generate the navigation tabs.  I’m probably going to be adding more to the footer over the next few days, like recent post links, recent comments links, and a search box.

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New Ball Clock Gadget

Check out the new Ball Clock gadget. Watch the balls as they drop every minute to display the current time. The balls in the top two ramps represent minutes and the balls in the bottom ramp represent the hours.