August 02, 2012, 8:00 AM —
Widgets: The Android Advantage
Android has one major advantage over iOS: widgets, convenient little apps that are interactive and/or display information directly from the home screen. Widgets usually come with an app; when you download the app, you also get the widget. But you can also obtain "pure" widget apps.
Here are 15 of the coolest and most useful widgets for all sorts of uses. And all but three of them are free. Take that, Apple!