Apple just recently invented widgets last year, so naturally Google would want to make sure Pixel-owners are familiar with the idea before rolling out its own version of the feature. Wait, no, that's backwards: Android's had widgets since 2008, and Pixels have enjoyed them for years, including Google's own At-A-Glance widget (now Live Space). Familiar as we all are with the concept, Google has seen fit to explain in Android 12 Beta 3 with a new prompt that the revolutionary new feature can let you "get info without opening apps" and "you can add widgets to your home screen."

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