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Thurrott.com (blog)

Microsoft is Killing Xbox Fitness
Thurrott.com (blog)
Microsoft announced today that it is killing the Xbox Fitness app and service on Xbox One. Existing customers will be able to ...
Posted: June 27, 2016, 8:38 pm

Techman Texts: Google gives, takes away as new software develops
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
You may remember iGoogle, I do. It was a personalizable home page. I had one junked up with all kinds of usele...
Posted: June 14, 2016, 4:02 am

The Creators Project (blog)

Social Media Is an Infinite Set of Virtual Portals
The Creators Project (blog)
Tatham explains in an essay that accompanies the video, “These doors were called 'web portals...
Posted: June 7, 2016, 6:30 pm

Phones Review

iGoogle replacement for 2014 brings BlueG release
Phones Review
The iGoogle shutdown shocked all those that used it when Google decided it was no longer needed, those that were avidly us...
Posted: January 31, 2014, 9:22 am

Bitterwallet

Dell's Google Start Page Dies With iGoogle
Search Engine Roundtable
It was powered by iGoogle and was accessible to all at www.google.com/ig/dell that is until iGoogle went offline on N...
Posted: November 5, 2013, 1:47 pm

ReadWrite

iGoogle's Demise May Toll The Bell For The Personalized Home Page
ReadWrite
Google's iGoogle home page service is no more. Despite protests from hordes of iGoogle users, the personalized hom...
Posted: November 1, 2013, 5:43 pm

Computerworld

There's no place like home page: 8 iGoogle alternatives
Computerworld
Goodbye, iGoogle. As of November 1, Google's Web portal ceases to exist, leaving untold legions of users with no pla...
Posted: October 31, 2013, 11:47 am

iGoogle Will Officially Be Dead In 3 More Days
WebProNews
Google announced in July of last year that it would be shutting down iGoogle, its personalized homepage product. The announcement came in one...
Posted: October 29, 2013, 4:00 pm

Web Trends

igHome: The Ultimate iGoogle Replacement
Web Trends
Now that everyone has sort of settled down about the demise of Google Reader and switched to Digg or some other alternative, the web is m...
Posted: October 18, 2013, 11:04 pm

Business News Daily

Helpouts Alternatives and Other Replacements for Discontinued Google Tools
Business News Daily
In 2013, it also nixed services users loved, such as iGoogle and Google Reader. And r...
Posted: October 6, 2013, 12:32 pm

PR.com (press release)

iGoogle's 30 Day Warning Before Closure
Search Engine Roundtable
Over a year ago, Google announced they are closing iGoogle 16 months later on November 1, 2013. Well, November 1...
Posted: October 2, 2013, 12:37 pm

Mashable

As iGoogle Nears Its End, 'My Yahoo' Gets Beautiful Redesign
Mashable
It's been more than six years since the company touched My Yahoo, the homepage customization concept, but it's timing for...
Posted: September 19, 2013, 1:03 pm

Google Reader's Collateral Damage: Google Alerts & iGoogle Feeds
Search Engine Roundtable
Google Reader's Collateral Damage I was devastated when Google announced the closure of Google Reader but hon...
Posted: July 3, 2013, 12:37 pm

Ars Technica

Google Now may actually be the iGoogle replacement you've been waiting for
Ars Technica
After iGoogle shuts down later this year, most users will be left with an Internet landing page of ...
Posted: April 22, 2013, 9:39 pm

PCWorld

igHome gives displaced iGoogle users a familiar home
PCWorld
A couple months back I suggested three alternatives to iGoogle, the popular personalized Google home page that's scheduled to be sw...
Posted: October 1, 2012, 6:50 pm

TechCrunch

Still Missing iGoogle? Try Backstitch Instead
TechCrunch
In July, Google announced its plans to shut down iGoogle, its personalized homepage that users customized with gadgets of their choo...
Posted: September 18, 2012, 3:43 pm

Telegraph.co.uk

What can replace iGoogle?
Telegraph.co.uk
Introduced in 2005, iGoogle is a highly customisable web home page or dashboard and one of more than 30 services that Google is in the process...
Posted: August 25, 2012, 6:00 am

ZDNet (blog)

Don't take my iGoogle away!
ZDNet (blog)
iGoogle Once upon a time, the 90s, Web portals were all the rage. Everyone had to have one the same way everyone today has to have a cloud. Like m...
Posted: July 9, 2012, 7:50 pm

Lifehacker

Five Excellent, Customizable Start Pages to Replace iGoogle
Lifehacker
Google is shutting down the super-customizable iGoogle start page on November 1st—this Friday—but that doesn't mean yo...
Posted: July 5, 2012, 10:08 pm

Search Engine Roundtable

Google Shutting Down iGoogle, Users Revolt
Search Engine Roundtable
iGoogle will be shutting down in 16 months, on November 1, 2013. Why? Google said "the need for iGoogle has...
Posted: July 5, 2012, 11:56 am