Must-Have Android Widgets for Your Smartphone and Tablet

If you're not using Android widgets, you're not getting the most out of your Android smartphone or tablet. CIO.com's Al Sacco spotlights a collection of unique widgets, all free and all worth a download.
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Must-Have Android Widgets

One thing that truly sets Google's Android mobile OS apart from other mobile platforms is its ability to use home-screen "widgets." These applications sit on your Android device's home panels to display related information. You never have to open those apps unless you want additional details.

Not all Android applications have widgets, but the best ones do. Some great Android apps even offer multiple widgets. Keep clicking for a list of Android apps with some of the best widgets -- most of which won't cost you a dime. (And if you just can't get enough Android widgets, hit this link for 19 more widgets worth the space on your home screen.)

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