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8 Best Google Widgets For Android

| 7 February 2013 |
Google is the home of Android and no surprise that it brings variety of applications to android smartphone devices. If you are using Google nexus phones, Samsung, HTC, Sony or others smart phones, you definitely uses Google apps on your device. The following list introduces some Google products which come with a built-in widget. You just need an android device with a Google account
  1. Gmail

Gmail is built on the idea that email can be more intuitive, efficient, and useful

The Gmail widget lets you have your inbox on your home screen and you can easily scroll down the emails or jump to the creating new email with just one tap. It is possible to create widgets for each of your Email folders, such as Inbox or Sent. Play Store Link
  1. Voice Search
Voice Search

Quickly search your phone, the web, and nearby locations by speaking

The fastest way to get what you need on the web is getting faster by searching as your speak. Google Search is another app developed by Google for searching and if you are using Android Jelly Bean 4.1 or the newer version, you can also get all the benefits of Google Now too. Play Store Link
  1. Google+

Share your mind from your home screen

If you are using Google Plus social network, then this widget makes working with Google+ a lot easier and faster. Easily share what is in your mind and follow plus +1 your friends’ statuses on your home screen Play Store Link
  1. Google Play Music
Google Play Music

listen to your music collection anywhere

Shop your favorite music on Google Play and make sure you have all your music stored online and listen to your favorite playlist on your home screen everywhere you want. You have also the option to listen to the music stored on your device. Play Store Link
  1. Google Drive
Google Drive

store all your files in one place, access and share them from anywhere

Always access all your documents stored in cloud storage. You can read your starred mark documents, create new document or spreadsheet and take a photo all on your Home Screen. Keep everything Share anything Play Store Link
  1. Google Reader
Google Reader

Follow your favorite sites, blogs, and more, all in one place

Following RSS feeds is a popular way to get the latest news and Google Reader is simply one of the best RSS readers. Just add your favorite feeds, sources, or categories and then scroll down the latest news on your home screen. Play Store Link
  1. Google Finance
Google Finance

Finance for Android brings you streaming real-time quotes in this stock quote and portfolio application

Google Finance application is for sure one of the most complete app for financial market, and its widget lets you choose one stock from your portfolio to get the latest quotes on your home screen. You can also modify the update interval Play Store Link
  1. Chrome

The speed and simplicity of Chrome, now on your Android phone and tablet

Google made it possible to experience a new fast and simple way of surfing the web by Chrome. In addition to lots of features, the home screen widget lets you see you Chrome bookmarks and open them by just one tap. Play Store Link