AOL Debuts Silverlight Gadget

by admin May 18, 2007 at 7:13 am

AOL says it is shipping a preview version of what may be the first Windows Vista gadget that takes advantage of Microsoft’s new Silverlight cross-platform media player technology.

The AOL Social Mail Gadget for Vista provides one-click access to e-mail, AOL Instant Messenger service, photos and video directly from the Windows Vista desktop, Roy Ben-Yoseph, AOL’s vice president of e-mail, told

The gadget is designed to scan the user?¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s inbox and identify which five people they communicate with most often. The user can add or remove people from his or her “A-list” and with a single click can email or IM people on the list, according to AOL.

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