Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Winter Holiday Gadgets

'Tis the season for new Desktop gadgets to help you celebrate the winter holidays. Here's a guide to the some of the most recent additions.

by Benjamin Schirmer

Every desktop needs a snowman. To switch accessories, just click the part you want to change.
Hanukkah Menorah TwoHanukkah Menorah Two
by Glenn Rivkees

Use this gadget to help you keep track of when Hanukkah starts. Once the Festival of Lights begins, the gadget keeps each night's candle burning on your desktop.
The Dreidel GameThe Dreidel Game
by Glenn Rivkees

Whether or not you've ever spun a real dreidel, now you can play with your own e-dreidel.
Christmas Hat
by Lahiru Lakmal Priyadarhsana

If it's Christmas, it must be time for Christmas hats! Put a photo of your loved one into the special Christmas photo frame, and then adjust the hat for a perfect fit.

Click the snowflake in the bottom-right corner to show and hide the settings, or right-click for the context menu. You can even drag and drop a photo into the frame.
Countdown To New Year 2009
Countdown to New Year 2009
by Teodor Filimon

This multi-purpose gadget gives you snow, carols, gift shopping, calendar, the time left until Christmas, and finally a countdown to the New Year!

Want to see other seasonal gadgets? Check out the holiday gadget page.

Happy Holidays from the Google Desktop Team!