Holiday Gadgets

Wednesday, December 20, 2006 5:33 PM



We've released some very fun and festive gadgets just in time for the holidays! Try these out:
Christmas Tree Christmas Tree by EK Chung and James Yum [USA]
A tree that you can decorate. Choose lights, bows, stockings, and ornaments for your tree to add distinctive holiday cheer.
Countdown to New Year Countdown to New Year by Teodor Filimon [Romania]
A winter calendar that shows how much time is left until January 1. This gadget's main purpose is to count down these final days of the year, so be sure to have it running New Year's Eve!
GXmas Tree GX'mas Tree by Lahiru Lakmal Priyadarshana [Sri Lanka]
A nice "Xmas" tree right on your desktop, with lights that reflect your CPU usage. Choose your favorite holiday song to play in the background.
Christmas Frame Christmas Frame by Bijoy Thangaraj [India]
A dynamic Christmas frame that plays a carol when you click on the tree!
Virtual Christmas Tree Virtual Christmas Tree by Catalin Avram [Romania]
A beautiful tree that you can decorate just like a real one. (Hint: Click the Ornaments box at the bottom of the tree, choose a decoration, and then click everywhere you want the decoration to appear.) You can also listen to carols, watch the snow fall, or shop for a holiday gift.

Many thanks to the talented developers of these fine gadgets. We encourage all of you to create and share yours for holidays you celebrate. To get started, visit our Developer Site and be sure to grab the Google Desktop SDK.

Happy Holidays from the Google Desktop Team!