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iGoogle Refugees Flood Netvibes
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JonathanR305
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JonathanR305,
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1/28/2014 | 8:40:27 PM
Start.me
The alternative I ended up using is http://www.start.me - it's the cleanest design I've seen so far and pretty easy to use.
DavidM197
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DavidM197,
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1/2/2014 | 3:26:42 PM
Not another iGoogle alternative...
Hey guys, I know there have been lots of iGoogle alternatives listed in the last couple of months. I just wanted to point out Hinto because the concept is different, you can customize your personalized homepage with content from every site you like. I find it neat!
KeithG964
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KeithG964,
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10/14/2013 | 2:38:17 PM
re: iGoogle Refugees Flood Netvibes
It is good that Netvibes has positioned themselves in this way, but they are also positioning themselves to absorb the individual users as well. In that regard, it's extremely offputting that there is NO portal for help with anything, even if it's at their end, such as the feed for google translate not working due to a bad URL. There should be a portal for such questions.
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boethius,
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3/14/2013 | 5:05:06 PM
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I feel so cool now. I've been using Netvibes for years as my default RSS reader. Does that mean I'm a hipster? Uhhhhh.... no.
Tuckey
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Tuckey,
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9/3/2012 | 2:34:13 PM
re: iGoogle Refugees Flood Netvibes
Google knows what we want. Just a brilliant marketing, and sales move. But where?
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Benco,
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7/26/2012 | 1:11:33 PM
re: iGoogle Refugees Flood Netvibes
Yep, I'm one of those refugees. I was a bit narked at the imminent loss of iGoogle but having started with Netvibes I've got to say I'm pretty impressed with it, Don't reckon I'll miss iGoogle for long.
rhcarle
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rhcarle,
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7/7/2012 | 8:58:44 PM
re: iGoogle Refugees Flood Netvibes
Good reporting. So users move from one self-important corporation to another like a flock of birds scattered by a loud, "we can't be bothered by peasants" bang. I'd say it's time we have another option: a web portal, even a full-featured service owned and operated by a public corporation, such as PBS or NPR. "Public broadcasting includes radio, television and other electronic media outlets whose primary mission is Public Service."--Wikipedia. I emphasized Public Service. iGoogle is clearly an invaluable public service. No, it doesn't generate any income, but it certainly (did) endears its users to the company offering it.
PJS880
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PJS880,
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7/7/2012 | 3:19:50 AM
re: iGoogle Refugees Flood Netvibes
A well thought out projecting from Mini at Netvibes! With the ease of exporting your entire iGoogle to Netvibes as simple as pushing a button. Claburn has this one right with G«£Google's loss Netvibes gainG«• on this one.

Paul Sprague
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Scott B
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Scott B,
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7/6/2012 | 9:33:06 PM
re: iGoogle Refugees Flood Netvibes
Sign the petition to save iGoogle! http://www.change.org/petition...


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