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Out with the old and in with the new, First it was Reader, now iGoogle, too. While Nexus and Android are bathed in attention, iGoogle's passed over with barely a mention. Confusing of name, though with a personal touch, Ladened with gadgets, it all proved too much. But oft go astray, it's said of...

November 1st 2013 at 8:25am 0 Comments
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To everything (Turn, Turn, Turn). There is a season (Turn, Turn, Turn). Sometimes those seasons can get a bit convoluted, however -- or such is the premise of Google's "Spring cleaning in summer" post, outlining the end of a handful of tech offerings. Because heck, even a company as big as Google...

July 3rd 2012 at 4:06pm 0 Comments
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Before there was Google+ there was Google Buzz, the company's big effort to stake a claim in the social networking space. That, of course, didn't exactly work out for the search giant, and it even managed to spark some lawsuits and attract the eye of the FTC. Now Google has finally swept it under...

October 14th 2011 at 2:45pm 0 Comments
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More and more people (myself included) are starting to use iGoogle as their homepage, because it's incredibly useful. There's all sorts of widgets you can use to customize your homepage, from useful things like the weather and a feed of the top news stories, to goofy things like games and videos. I...

March 26th 2009 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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An optimized version of iGoogle is now available for iPhone users. iGoogle, which can be customized to display RSS feeds, news on a variety of topics, crossword puzzles, weather maps, online tetris, etc. The iPhone optimized version lists all feeds and gadgets in one column (and if the TestiPhone.co...

January 11th 2008 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Quite a few early risers emailed us today about an interesting change overnight at Google. Seems that the personalized Google homepage they usually visit had been secretly replaced with... Folgers Crystals? No, iGoogle. Did Google buy Apple? Is there a merger in our future? Wha'appen?Call off the do...

May 1st 2007 at 8:15am 0 Comments