Yahoo Updates App, Homepage

Yahoo announced some updates to its mobile app and homepage in the U.S. making it easier to get to news and content and follow developing news stories. The company says it looked at the latest mobile trends to guide its…

Twitter.com Is Now Useful to Those Who Don’t Use Twitter

If you don’t “use” Twitter (and by that I mean tweet, retweet, favorite, and follow people) or had no intention of signing up, visiting Twitter.com served no purpose. Until now. Twitter.com is now useful for people who don’t really want…

Report: Yahoo To Launch New Homepage Next Month

As you may know, Yahoo has been toying around with homepage redesigns again. It really hasn’t been all that long since the company launched a new look, but it apparently feels it’s time to start anew yet again. As reported…

Yahoo Tests Out Another Homepage Redesign

Yahoo is tinkering around with its homepage again. It wasn’t all that long ago (last year in fact) that Yahoo rolled out a major redesign of its flagship property, but the company is apparently testing new looks yet again. Some…

iGoogle Is Now Officially Dead (Redirecting To Regular Homepage)

We’ve known for about a year and a half that iGoogle was going to be shut down, but the day has finally come. If you try to access it, you’ll now be redirected to the Google homepage. Google announced the…

iGoogle Will Officially Be Dead In 3 More Days

Google announced in July of last year that it would be shutting down iGoogle, its personalized homepage product. The announcement came in one of the company’s semi-regular “spring cleaning” announcements, despite being in the summer. Google is able to shut…

Foursquare Launches New Homepage

Foursquare is rolling out a new version of Foursquare.com to bring some more features to the browser. The new site shows suggestions for what’s nearby based on the time of day. “Our new homepage is smart enough to know that…

iGoogle Is About To Shut Down. Will You Miss It?

Back in 2005, Google launched iGoogle, a personalized homepage for people who wanted an alternative to the simple Google homepage. It enabled users to add all kinds of “gadgets” to make their homepages more useful. You could add productivity widgets,…

Saul Bass Gets The Google Doodle Treatment

Google is running a doodle celebrating the birthday of graphic designer and typographer Saul Bass in parts of the world where the date has changed to May 8th. Also a filmmaker, Bass is best known for his work on movie…

Bing Zings Google With ‘Bing Basic’ [Zing]

The SEO tags aren’t the only April Fools’ joke from Bing this year. You didn’t think they’d get through the day without taking a shot at Google, did you? They introduced Bing Basic. There’s no mention of Google in the…

Has Yahoo Improved Its Homepage? Many Think Not.

Yahoo has been testing various redesigns of its homepage for months, but now it has announced the “new Yahoo experience”. Note: We’ve updated this article from its original form, and since it was first posted, the negative comments have flooded…

Google Homepage Images No More, But Google Really Wants To Be Your Homepage

Google really wants you to set Google.com as your homepage. You would think they would not keep taking away Google homepage features that users love, like iGoogle and the ability to set your background image, then, but they have done…

Bing To Users: We’re More Than Just A Pretty Picture

Been to Bing lately? If so, you may have seen a little tour of Bing’s homepage. A bar appears at the top, which says “Bing is more than just a pretty picture. See why.” You’re then presented with buttons for…

Google To Protest SOPA, PIPA With Homepage Link

Wednesday, January 18th is scheduled to be a internet-wide day of protest, as sites big and small are going dark for the day to express their disapproval of the SOPA / PIPA legislation. SOPA Blackout Day will see sites like…

iGoogle Redesigned, More Updates on the Way

Google has redesigned iGoogle, its custom homepage product, so that it is more in line with other recent Google redesigns. That includes the navigation bar at the top and the left panel, as seen in the image. “In addition to…

How Relevant Are Homepages to the Web’s Future?

Update: Yahoo tells WebProNews the video (embedded below) " highlights the philosophy & possible creative for Yahoo!’s campaign." So while it may be on the web, I guess it won’t necessarily be the approach for TV. In other words, it sounds like they’re just considering this approach.