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What Is iGoogle?

May 4, 2020 | gadget | No Comments

iGoogle, which was launched in 2005 (under the name of Google Personalized Homepage), is a free service from Google which allows users to create a personalized start page.

The page contains the usual Google services horizontal bar and Google search at the top. Users can add any number of gadgets (news feeds, calendar, email, social media apps, games, etc) below. The customized iGoogle page can be accessed by any computer as long as you are logged in with your Google Account. Being browser-based, it works with any system, whether you are using Windows, MacOSX or Linux; it also works with many mobile phones.

Of course, iGoogle integrates very well with other Google Services like Gmail (to view your messages without opening your inbox), Google Maps (check directions), Google News (check top news), or YouTube (search videos). There are literally hundreds of other gadgets available, the most popular gadgets being the … Read More