15 useful Android widgets

Looking to spruce up your Android home screen? Check out this collection of widgets for device control, data-use monitoring, news, weather, sports and more.
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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!

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