Google Desktop Gadget

Some experimental, some for fun. 


Current version is 0.3.0. Download here.

The project is hosted at Google Code, gd-hotornot. Sorry for the poor name.

This is my first Google Desktop Gadget. So be gentle.
Fan of HOT or NOT? You are in luck. This gadget allows you to check out the good looking people on HOT or NOT.

To use this gadget, you will have to download and install Google Desktop first.

Note that this gadget is still in beta phase. Please drop me an email if you find any bug. Thanks.


  • Vote directly from the gadget.
  • Select from women, men, or both.
  • Select from 5 age ranges. 18-25, 26-32, 33-40, over 40, or any age.
  • Support slideshow.
  • Open with your default browser.
  • It's free.
  • And a lot more... :)


Version 0.3.0

Release date: December 3rd, 2006

  • Fixed: slide show option does not appeared.
  • Fixed: image display is cut off.
  • Modified: radio button images.
  • Modified: background of the gadget to transparent.
  • Added: more tool tips.
  • Added: Chinese (Traditional) translation.

Version 0.2.1

Release date: October 24th, 2006

  • Modified: in order to reduce the traffic on HOT or NOT, gd-hotornot is modified to retrieve 6 profiles at a time. Previously was 1 at a time.
  • Modified: shortened the initialization time.

Version 0.2.0

Release date: August 6th, 2006

  • Added: open with the default browser.
  • Modified: the project name has changed to gd-hotornot.
  • Modified: the voting panel UI.

Version 0.1.2

Release date: August 2nd, 2006

  • Added: Improved response time via adding buffer.

Version 0.1.1

Release date: August 1st, 2006

  • Added: The slideshow will stop when mouse over.
  • Fixed: added timer to reconnect HOT or NOT when it returns status 404.

Version 0.1.0

Release date: July 31st, 2006

  • Initial release.