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Donavon’s Greatest Hits Volume II

I’ve published many gadgets since my controversial GetFirefox gadget back in November 2005. Microsoft gadgets have come a long was since then. Below are some free gadgets that I think you’ll enjoy.

Sidebar Gadgets for Windows Vista™

If you are running Windows Vista then you can take advantage of our free Sidebar gadgets. Simply click on one of the links below to find out more about each gadget and/or install it onto your computer.

Type a sentence and press enter to hear your computer talk. Say It! is the wildly popular gadget that allows you to perform text-to-speech right from your Vista Sidebar.
Support Senator Barack Obama in his run for the presidency in 2008. You can help by spreading the word. A great way to do so is with the Obama’08 gadget. More at http://obama.livegadgets.net
Microsoft Office system Tips & Tricks offers helpful hints designed to simplify everyday tasks. Get a different tip delivered to your desktop each day.
Support Senator John McCain in his run for the presidency in 2008. You can help by spreading the word. A great way to do so is with the McCain 2008 gadget. More at http://mccain.livegadgets.net
Bored at work? Stuck in a meeting? MIXgram is a fun outlet for your creative side. Create patterns with the 5 code core MIX shapes and colors, then animate your masterpiece.
This is the MSDN Ticker gadget that accompanies the August 2007 MSDN Magazine article titled “Gadgets: Build Your Own Windows Vista Sidebar Gadget” by Donavon West.
Get up-to-date information on the newest Certified for Windows Vista devices and software. Search among the thousands of products available to find your match.
Countdown the important events in the 2008 Presidential Election.
Keep track of the Gallup Daily Election Polling Results for the Presidential General Election, Obama vs. McCain.
Support Senator Hillary Clinton in her run for the presidency in 2008. You can help by spreading the word. A great way to do so is with the Hillary 2008 gadget. More at http://hillary.livegadgets.net
Now it’s easier to stay up-to-date with the latest Microsoft news installing the ISV Sidebar Gadget. Receive timely and current newsflashes directly relevant to the work that you do.

Web Gadgets for Live.com or Windows Live Spaces™

If you don’t have Windows Vista, you can still run web gadgets from Live.com or your Windows Live Space. Simply click on one of the links below to find out more.

The hottest Father’s Day gadget doesn’t require batteries. Add this gadget to your Windows Live Space to show your Dad how much you care.
Support Senator Hillary Clinton in her run for the presidency in 2008. You can help by spreading the word. A great way to do so is with the Hillary 2008 gadget. More at http://hillary.livegadgets.net
Displays album art, song title and artists from the most popular iTunes music downloaded.
Support Senator John McCain in his run for the presidency in 2008. You can help by spreading the word. A great way to do so is with the McCain 2008 gadget. More at http://mccain.livegadgets.net
Support Senator Barack Obama in his run for the presidency in 2008. You can help by spreading the word. A great way to do so is with the Obama’08 gadget. More at http://obama.livegadgets.net
A Sample Clock Gadget
If you have a Windows Live Space, you can earn commission selling Windows Vista through the Amazon.com Associates Program.
ShareMaster for Home Server allows quick access to Windows Home Server shared folders.
The gadget features news headlines from the Microsoft’s Windows Home Server Team Blog as well as these major industry Microsoft MVP blogs: Terry Walsh’s We Got Served, Philip Churchill’s MS Windows Home Server and Donavon West’s Home Server Hacks.
A Sample Clock Gadget