Dugg: Becoming 2.0: all startpages, the comprehensive review. startpages part 2 | Justin Fenwick

Justin Fenwick: "(…) I looked through 20 different options, which exhausts the lists of other older comprehensive reviews I found. (…) Netvibes is without question the one to beat. (…)"

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Dugg: Ajax homepages market review | ZDnet.com

[A lengthy analysis of the main Ajax homepages (aka personalized start pages), concluding that Microsoft and Google are set to dominate.]

Published February 28, 2006:

"(…) Over the past year many new AJAX homepages, aka personalized start pages, have been introduced to the market. Microsoft and Google have offerings, as do a host of small startups. First I’ll define what an AJAX homepage is, then I’ll do a feature comparison between the leading services. (…)"

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Dugg: Netvibes Ginger is now open to everyone | Tariq Krim / Netvibes.com blog

Posted March 4, 2008: "(…) Netvibes ginger is now open to any netvibes registered user. (…) Ginger features and performance improvements:

  •     General startpage loading time improvements
  • Prefetch feeds features
  •     Flash audio player improvements
  •     OPML import/export improvements (now available in adcontent/add a feed section)
  •     Mobile and iPhone versions improvements
  •     Feedreader content is not updated if marking all items of a tab as read
  •     New Ginger thumbnails
  •     "Send to my universe/Send to my private page" feature improvements
  •     New Premium Widget : Stechworld, L’express, Usa Today, FranceTelecom, Computer World UK
  •     Widgets Improvements: myspace, digg, FeedReader, Weather, multiple feeds widgets (Premium widgets), preconfig widgets

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