The little icons at the top of each module may be small and unassuming, but they can be quite useful in getting your page exactly the way you want it.
Refresh (circling arrows): Click this when you want the freshest information possible. If new items are available, they’ll appear in your module.
Module Options (cog): Access a bunch of settings and functions specific to that module.
• Set the amount of information you want to show in each module such as number of headlines or format (include images, headlines only, short summaries, etc.)
• Share the module with someone by email or IM
• Set up Alerts
Here’s an example from the Engadget module:
Delete (X): You can probably figure that one out on your own.