August 22, 2008
Widgets coming to TV?
First, widgets were on your desktop. Then online. Now, it looks like widgets will make their way to your TV set, courtesy of a new partnership between Yahoo and Intel. PC Magazine reported on Wednesday that the two companies have announced an initiative to bring a widget-based platform directly to your HDTV, in order to embed applications -- and ads.
According to the article, which you can find at: http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2704,2328498,00.asp, the partnership won endorsements from marketers such as Comcast and Disney at the recent Intel Developer Forum.