New Microsoft Vista Gadget Programming Contest Announced

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The contest, announced by the new Vista-Gadget Website (, starts today and will end during June 2007, awarding a large amount of money to the winning gadget programmer.

Itzhaki-Weinberger Consultants (IWC) Limited (, an Israeli hi-tech private firm, announced today the opening of a vista gadget programming contest.

The contest promotes the new vista gadgets website the firm has opened ( All content on this Website will be offered free of charge, as a service to the general public.

The Contest:

The site staff will collect the sent vista gadgets created by the participating programmers, evaluate them, and post them for free download on the website. All programmers will agree to the publication and free distribution of the gadgets and receive credit for their work.

Gadget authors will also be allowed to post their name and a link to their Website or email address connected directly with their created gadget/s.

Full terms of the contest can be found on the Website.

What are Gadgets (Microsoft Windows Vista Definition):

Gadgets are mini-applications with a wide variety of possible uses. Gadgets can connect to web services to deliver weather information, news updates, traffic maps, Internet radio streams, and slide shows of online photo albums. Gadgets can also integrate with many of your applications to streamline how you interact with them. For example, a gadget can give you an at-a-glance view of all your online instant messaging contacts, the day view from your calendar, or an easy way to control your media player. Of course, gadgets can also have any number of dedicated purposes. They can be calculators, games, sticky notes, and more.

Gadgets can be easily placed and accessed in the new sidebar of Microsoft's new operating system, Windows Vista.

Note: Microsoft, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Vista, Windows Vista and other product or service names mentioned on this press release are the property of their respective owners.

For More Information Contact:

Itzhaki-Weinberger Consultants (IWC) Limited,


4 Hameyasdim Square,

P.O. Box 2105, Netanya 42120, ISRAEL

Tel. +972-9-833-8972

Fax. +972-9-833-8969


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