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    Lightbulb Alternative for iGoogle users

    Hi

    I've just started a project to replace iGoogle when it will be shut down i November. If you're a iGoogle user or want to join (developers wanted!) the project or just help spread the word, please check out the link below.

    www.igoogle-replacement.blogspot.com

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    Re: Alternative for iGoogle users

    I'll join this thread; I always use iGoogle to monitor ubuntuforums. Although not perfect (the Ubuntuforums RSS feeds only seem to update once an hour or so), I find it better then browing ubuntuforums itself.

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    Re: Alternative for iGoogle users

    Very interesting. I have taken to designing my own webpage that does what I want it to do. But this is a very interesting project indeed.
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    Re: Alternative for iGoogle users

    Quote Originally Posted by speedwell68 View Post
    Very interesting. I have taken to designing my own webpage that does what I want it to do. But this is a very interesting project indeed.
    Exactly, I did the same thing at first. Everything hard coded to be precisely where I wanted it - not very customizable or userfriendly. So I figured since I already knew my way around the basics of WP, that would make a good platform for this project.

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    Re: Alternative for iGoogle users

    Me too will be sad to see it go
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    Arrow Re: Alternative for iGoogle users

    Quote Originally Posted by carl4926 View Post
    Me too will be sad to see it go
    Agreed...I like my IGoogle!
    Yahoo has something similar,but you can't put as many obscure sites on it as you can on IGoogle and the sticky post does not save your notes longer than a couple days.
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    Re: Alternative for iGoogle users

    Quote Originally Posted by carl4926 View Post
    Me too will be sad to see it go
    +1

    And Google reader too

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    Re: Alternative for iGoogle users

    FWIW: I switched to http://www.feedly.com/ and it works great.

    And the good news is that feedly apparantly can use your Google / Gmail login, so no need to create another account and it imports all your old settings.

    I'm happy

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    Re: Alternative for iGoogle users

    In always thought yahoo homepage was better than I google

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    Re: Alternative for iGoogle users

    Quote Originally Posted by sanderj View Post
    FWIW: I switched to http://www.feedly.com/ and it works great.

    And the good news is that feedly apparantly can use your Google / Gmail login, so no need to create another account and it imports all your old settings.

    I'm happy
    I know that's a kill feature and I would love to implement that, but I'm not that good at coding. I'm still the only one writing code for this project. I'm considering posting some of the missing features on http://www.wpquestions.com/ and throwing some cash after the project.

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