Google Gadgets work on many Google products, like iGoogle, Google Desktop, and Blogger. They can tie into OpenSocial for use on other platforms, too. It can tie into another service (like a Google Gadget for Facebook) or exist on its own (like a to-do list.) You sent me your nominations and voted for your favorites.
Your choice was Bejeweled. This is a favorite game available on multiple platforms. It's simple to play and incredibly addictive. Although the Google Gadget seems to have been developed by a fan, the original game just celebrated its tenth birthday and is available from PopCap Games.
Voting for the best Google Gadget broke down this way:
- Bejeweled: 32%
- Sticky Notes: 26%
- Google Tip of the Day: 15%
- ToDo: 13%
- FatSecret Calorie Counter: 11%