Investment Watchlist Desktop Widget

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Teletrader tablet desktop widget.

Watchlist and Portfolio

Whatever your measurements, you are free to do but for now I will be using USD. The hope of investing is the hope of the USD value in what we invest in goes up. Read the following statement: (1) you bought bitcoin at $5000, (2) the price goes to $6000, that’s good, (3) the price goes to $4000, that’s bad. You should now have an idea why most investors often have a great urge to look at the price charts. Maybe you are already one of them. Which is why most investors have watchlist and some goes into more detailed as having a portfolio.

Watchlist

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Coingecko top coins heatmap.

Portfolio

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Cryptocompare Portfolio

Watchlist Desktop Widgets

Android

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Samsung A7 watchlist desktop widgets

Smartphone is the most frequent computer device that I use. So good thing there are many desktop widgets that are developed. Maybe because everyone use smartphone more often than personal computers (PC)s now that these desktop widgets are more developed here. Below are the steps pinning a desktop widget on an Android smartphone:

  1. Download a finance application that provides widgets. Honestly, I’m too lazy to check, so I just download apps randomly and if they don’t have a widget or I don’t like it, I uninstall. The finance desktop widgets that I used on my smartphone now are Teletrader, Investing.com, XE Currency, and TabTrader.
  2. At you home screen, zoom out, add another screen if you have to, then click the widget button.
  3. Find the widget that you want, touch and drag it out.
  4. From here, the instruction varies to apps, so just follow the given instruction.

Windows

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Windows watchlist desktop widgets.

Windows is probably still the most used PC operating system (OS) in the world whether legal or illegal ones. There are different methods for pinning a desktop widget on Windows but below is my way:

  1. I used Rainmeter software so get it at https://www.rainmeter.net and install.
  2. I used this skin https://visualskins.com/skin/market-prices so download it or browse the website if you want to use other skins. Install it or manually extract and put it in Documents/Rainmeter/Skins directory.
  3. Open the Rainmeter software, go to the skins directory, and load the .ini if haven’t already done so.
  4. Right click the widget and you can edit the configuration, too bad it looks complicated for now, so just follow the instructions to modify symbols.
  5. Refresh on every edit.

Linux

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Linux gnome watchlist desktop widgets

There are many fans of Linux because it is open source. Windows and MacOS can be expensive, if you don’t have money, this operating system is a great recommendation to get used to. Personally, I find it the easiest to deploy programs and servers on Linux. Unfortunately, I cannot find much dekstop widgets, I should either just run a program on startup or write one myself but temporarily I’m using gnome shell extensions and below are the steps:

  1. Go to https://extensions.gnome.org and install the browser extension if you have not.
  2. I use bitcoin markets, once you found the widget to your liking, install.
  3. Click the gear button on the browser or open tweak to configure or right click on the widget.
  4. From here, the instruction varies to widgets, so just follow the given instruction.

Huawei Tablet

Mirror

What desktop widgets are you using? Do you know anymore? Please leave a comment.

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