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Goodbye, iGoogle. We hardly knew thee.
Well, no, that's a bit of an invention, as Google's personalized home page ran for a good eight years or so before Google officially pulled the plug on the service yesterday.
Igoogle was shutdown on November 1st
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Oh boy... there are going to be a lot of people that will come into my shop frown.gif
 
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Originally Posted by Lord Xeb View Post

Oh boy... there are going to be a lot of people that will come into my shop frown.gif

While I don't wish frustration and agony upon you ... I really do like your stories biggrin.gif
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post #4 of 9
Well the service was dead for a long time already before its official funeral anyway. Walking dead Google services.
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This would have been a good service. But I find custom homepages just delay my browser from loading. Which is frustrating. It would be good in a couple of years but then everyone has the information from the homepage on there OS home screen/desktop
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Used igoogle since day 1. Loved it and was really sad to see it go. Mainly used it for weather and a handful of bookmarks. frown.gif Oh well.
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Originally Posted by Vhox View Post

Used igoogle since day 1. Loved it and was really sad to see it go. Mainly used it for weather and a handful of bookmarks. frown.gif Oh well.

Only reason i ever used it was to bypass web-filter by embedding games in the homepage back in secondary school
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The review site http://www.igooglealternatives.info/ put a bunch of alternatives together and says that http://www.startme.com is the better option.
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8 years? I've never even heard of this...
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