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Scrollable Widgets for ADW, LauncherPro, Zeam, GO, etc.

16th January 2011, 03:15 AM   |  #1  
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Scrolling widgets make great use of the limited space on our mobile displays. Now, more launchers and even Google's Android OS 3.0 seem to be swiping widgets up and down. Searching the forum and market, it was remarkably difficult to find a scrollable widget with the features I wanted. So I figured it might help to start a collection with those I've we've found. ツ

Compatible Home Screen Launchers
  • ADW Launcher free/$$ link
  • Crazy Home free/$$ link
  • dxTop free/$$ link
  • GO Launcher free link
  • HeLauncher free link
  • Home++ free link
  • LauncherPro free/$$ link
  • Open Home free/$$ link
  • Zeam Launcher free link [support discontinued]

Note: While some of these may not provide exactly the size we'd want, most of these launchers let you manually adjust the size to your liking. Combined with Font Size or LCD Density Changer, you can really fit a lot into a tiny space (both $$ and require root).

I'll include links, barcodes, screen caps, and some helpful details. I'd ask others to do the same where possible. Hopefully, we'll see more development around this.

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Android Agenda Widget
by Everybody all the time
Highly customizable widget with themes. Displays multiple calendars and task lists. Multiple instances, each with its own content and settings.

AppBrain Market link free/$$


AtomaRSS Scrollable NewsWidget
by Nodes

AppBrain Market link free


Call Log Widget - Scrollable
by Fred Tarasevicius

AppBrain Market link $$


Call Log Widget Free
by Fred Tarasevicius

AppBrain Market link free


Colorize Widget
by SnowBEE
Provides separate themed widgets for displaying your agenda, bookmarks, contacts, message, facebook, and twitter feeds. Include basic thumbnail support making Facebook feeds quite usable.

AppBrain Market link free


Due Today
by Lakeridge Software

AppBrain Market link free / $$


EMail Widget
by invalidobject.com

AppBrain Market link $$


Facez
by Big Widgets

AppBrain Market link free


Flick Note
by Teragadgets

AppBrain Market link free/$$


Folder Organizer lite
by Fabio Collini

AppBrain Market link free/$$


Launch-X
by YuviDroid

AppBrain Market link free/$$


people widget
by mjdev
Scroll through a contact group by photo to call, email, sms, navigate, etc. Multiple instances for different groups. Smallest size is 2x2; doesn't scale smaller unfortunately.

AppBrain Market link free


Photo Contacts Widget
by NextWorldMobile

AppBrain Market link free


Plume (Touiteur)
by LevelUp Studio
Excellent Twitter client including a widget that can enable a scrollable display of its feed.

AppBrain Market link free/$$


Pure Calendar widget (agenda)
by Francois DESLANDES

AppBrain Market link $$


Pure Grid calendar widget
by Francois DESLANDES

AppBrain Market link $$


Pure Messenging Widget
by Francois DESLANDES
Perhaps the only scrollable feed widget that consolidates content from Facebook, Twitter, email, sms, and call logs. Displays contact photos but no thumbnails unfortunately.

AppBrain Market link $$


Pure News Widget BETA
by Francois DESLANDES

AppBrain Market link free (beta)
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16th January 2011, 03:16 AM   |  #2  
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(continues...)

Scrollable ContactWidget BETA
by Florian Sundermann
Scroll through a contact group by photo to call, email, sms, navigate, etc. Multiple instances, each with customizable display settings.

AppBrain Market link free


Scrollable News Widget
by Gilles Dodinet
Aggregates and color-codes several RSS feeds with thumbnails.

AppBrain Market link free


Scrollable stocks widget
by Paul Ishenin

AppBrain Market link free


Scrollcut (Free)
by Everybody all the time
Allows you to create a scrollable list of shortcuts to virtually anything (like Anycut, Bettercut, etc). You can jump to specific setting screens (e.g. Wifi, VPN, Mobile AP, Tethering), trigger application intents, or toggle settings with the tap of an icon.

AppBrain Market link free/$$


Small Agenda Widget
by KzumO.com

AppBrain Market link $$


Sonet
by Piusvelte

AppBrain Market link free


VKontakte widget (beta)
by Paul Ishenin

AppBrain Market link free
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16th January 2011, 03:19 AM   |  #3  
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i was just thinking about these for my homescreen...NOICE..something else to show off to the my t-mobile customers!
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I like AtomaRSS, but I wish they would change their Google Reader authentication method. The idea of putting my password to my email in an app still scares me.
16th January 2011, 07:44 PM   |  #5  
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Facez
Found this just now (added to OP)...

Facez
by Big Widgets
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Are we missing any others? Perhaps some still in testing here on XDA?
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16th January 2011, 10:50 PM   |  #6  
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I love scrollable news widget.

If anyone misses the Galaxy S news widget this is a good replacement and you can personalize it!
17th January 2011, 08:44 PM   |  #7  
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I use the Pure Messaging Widget trying to replace the Launcher Pro's Twitter and Facebook version while running ADW.

I bought ADW EX and the Pure Messaging widget. And some reason I'm getting force closes. I also don't like Pure Messenger how it keeps launching http://touch.facebook.com every time I click a link vs the Facebook App like Launcher Pro's widget does.

I do like the fact that you can customize and add themes. I like to have my Twitter and facebook full pages and 2 separate apps. It is kind of a pain that you can't save layouts because if one freaks out you have to build it from scratch again.

The end result is nice, but is a pain to keep running and I find that it doesn't like to update when it should although I have both Twitter and Facebook to update 15min.
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Just to add on, for those into GTD apps, Due Today has a scrollable widget too. Really powerful app.
30th January 2011, 10:40 PM   |  #9  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Vulpix

Just to add on, for those into GTD apps, Due Today has a scrollable widget too. Really powerful app.

Nice find. I added it to the collection (OP).
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31st January 2011, 05:33 AM   |  #10  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by AquaeAtrae

Nice find. I added it to the collection (OP).

Launch-X Pro just got a huge update, and has built in support for scrolling now!

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