Google desktop news gadget not updating
The bug lies in the editing of the file; it neglects to put in the event handlers when you define the project.The documentation is a little light on this front, so keep an eye out for that gotcha.However, there are lots of buggy gadgets out there, even some of the official Google one's caused some grief for me.It's definitely a lot lighter than Yahoo's Widget alternative, which I had to remove only after a day after it wouldn't let the CPU fall below 10%.After that, you are then left to your imagination with regards to what your gadget is actually going to do.They do recommend that you don't get too excited and try and hog the users CPU or network. Packaging up your gadget for distribution is very easy.If you really must, you can think of this like a small HTML snippet, but instead of using HTML, you are only allowed to use the tags that Google defines. This is a simple matter of marshalling data in and out of a hash map; you place data in there with a key and pull it out with the same key.
In this instance it’s adding the Music Player gadget.
So, upgrading Google Desktop is strongly encouraged :) Still Google Desktop 5.8 is not an ideal one, it has some disadvantages, for example, some gadgets do not work properly.