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…

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,…

Yahoo Launches Newly Redesigned My Yahoo, Wants iGoogle Users To Come Aboard

Yahoo announced today that it has launched a new redesigned version of My Yahoo, where users can now get an even more personalized experience. It’s launching on both desktop and mobile. “The refreshed design gives you a sleek, tailor-made starting…

Google Angers People By Shutting Down Products

Google has come up with a lot of great ideas over the years. The company has also acquired many great products. Sometimes Google’s ideas don’t pan out the way they want them to, however, and products get shut down. It’s…

Dejected iGoogle Users Create Petitions to Save the Doomed Product

Since Google announced that it’s going to be closing down its personalized homepage product, iGoogle, not everybody has been welcoming of that news. In fact, some are downright angry and upset. Since Google slipped the announcement through Tuesday afternoon, Search…

Google Trims the Fat Off of Products; Google Mini, Google Video, Symbian Get Chucked

If Google was some digitized version of Wipeout!, inevitably some of the products won’t get to move on and compete in the next round. It’s a fact of life: there has to be losers. For at least a few of…

iGoogle Redesign Being Spotted In The Wild

Back in 2007, Google launched iGoogle, a new personalized Google homepage for signed in users to put whatever gadgets they want on their homepage, while still having easy access to Google search. There was a fair amount of enthusiasm for…

Google Buzz Gets Killed, Along with Code Search, Jaiku, iGoogle Social Features

When Google launched Google+, it didn’t take long for some of us to speculate about the demise of Google Buzz. Now, we don’t have to speculate much more because Google has come out and said they’re shutting it down, along…

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…