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The short answer is, Yes the full list is gone. With the upcoming release of Windows 8 it seems Microsoft are shifting their focus on writing Apps (or gadgets) for Windows 8 rather than Windows 7. I did find this article which lists a few more gadgets for Windows 7 that are still about elsewhere on the internet. Incidently, a quick look at that Microsoft ...
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Visit a site like http://whatsmyua.com using your mobile browser and note your User Agent string. Use a FF add-on such as User Agent Switcher to modify your UA to exactly match that of your mobile browser. Try opening the page and see if you get the mobile version.
Google Chrome also has a web application shortcut feature to separate a webapp out.
I found a discussion here regarding this issue. https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!msg/hangouts/yL0povr6kR0/QcpwH5oMOG0J In my environment (Win 7 SP1, Chrome 34.0.1847.137 m, Hangouts extension 2014.507.433.1) I can resize the hangout window only when I hover the cursor on the TOP-side / TOP-RIGHT-corner / TOP-LEFT-corner of the window.
The latest info is that you can now install a Google Docs Offline "app" from the Chrome Web Store which provides a read-only view of your documents. You can read the latest on this blog post. You can do similar things with the GMail app... although that's not read-only.
I found the online copy of Microsoft's Sidebar Gadget Gallery. It is the best option for those searching for good old sidebar gadgets. gallery-live.com The Windows Live Gallery has been retired - Here it is back again including all gadgets!
While it is not a Microsoft desktop gadget, Elements of Nature promises more than a simple gadget. It is an animated desktop weather widget that I created. It has voice weather description and can change the wallpaper of your desktop based on weather conditions. Video presentation here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TqxNnVMsSss Official website: ...
I went through most all Win 7 gadgets on Microsoft's site a while back, my conclusion was that they weren't worth worrying about. They all tended to be clunky and poorly designed in my opinion. For any of the features I was looking to gadgets for I was able to find far better software app replacements. For the basic gadget/widget like elemnets suchs as ...
Fluid works brilliant for Mac OS X
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