In need of a Google Desktop News Gadget. This gadget will be used with the latest version of Google Desktop, and will be designed so that it fits well in the sidebar. It should expand and contract gracefully. It should include buttons for NEWS, WEATHER, RADAR and TRAFFIC.
- The NEWS button will show data from two RSS feeds (a BREAKING NEWS feed and a TOP STORIES feed). The feed will contain a list of several stories, all of which will be hyperlinked to the full story on our website.
- The WEATHER button will show a text file (or files) from a webserver. The current conditions and brief forecast will be hyperlinked to the full forecast on our website.
- The RADAR button will display a static (or animated) gif file from a webserver. This image will be hyperlinked to our website.
- The TRAFFIC button will show text data from an RSS feed. Each item will be hyperlinked to our website.
The user will be given the option of a refresh rate (between 5 and 30 minutes)
The user will be given the option of enabling an alert tone when a new news item is posted.
We will supply the basic graphic elements needed.