Archive for the 'new features' Category

Major news feed indexing upgrade

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

We’ve just completed a major upgrade to our RSS news feed indexing infrastructure, including a new “parsing engine”. This means that some non-standard news feeds that did not work before will most probably work now on your Protopage.

New Podcast Player

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

We’ve just updated our podcast player. It has a new feature that will allow you to skip forward or backward by 15 seconds, which is particularly useful when skipping through long podcasts. It will also run on modern browsers and tablets without needing to use the old “Adobe Flash” technology. We’ve also fixed some timezone […]

Email inbox widget update

Friday, November 21st, 2014

We’ve just updated our Email Inbox widget. By popular demand, you now have the option to choose between displaying all emails or unread emails only. (Please note: existing Gmail users need to edit their widget settings change their inbox type from “Gmail legacy” to “Gmail” to enable this new option). In addition, we’ve added easy […]

New stock quotes widget

Saturday, October 4th, 2014

We’ve just released a brand new stock quotes widget to replace the old Yahoo Finance widget. Click the ‘edit’ button to enter your own list of stocks.

New extended forecast weather widget

Saturday, October 4th, 2014

We’ve just released a brand new weather widget to replace the old Accuweather weather widget. Be sure to click the ‘edit’ button on your weather widgets to try the new 4-day, 7-day and hourly forecast modes. Enjoy!

New feature: Headline options

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

By popular demand, we’ve added some new display options for your news headlines. To access these options, click the Colors/Settings button at the top of your page, and look in the bottom left of that screen. You can now “line wrap” your headlines, so that the whole headline will show even if it’s too long […]

Drag bookmarks between widgets

Friday, February 15th, 2013

By popular demand, we’ve made it easier to manage your bookmarks. You can now drag bookmarks between widgets, or even drag them within a widget to reorder them. To drag a bookmark, ensure that you drag it by the bookmark icon. As before, you can still click the ‘edit’ button on a bookmarks widget to […]

Protopage Chrome extension

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

We’ve just released an extension for the Google Chrome web browser that makes it easy to add bookmarks and news feeds to your Protopage. Simply click the icon and the extension will show you if the news site or blog you are currently visiting can be added to Protopage as a news feed. It’s also […]

New widgets, new look, new wallpapers and more

Sunday, October 7th, 2012

Due to popular demand, we’ve just released a new version of Protopage with a flurry of new features: New Accuweather weather widget, Yahoo! Finance stock quote widget, Google Calendar widget You can now see the weather in any city in the world, add your own stock quotes and charts, and add your personal Google Calendar […]

New tablet and smartphone support

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

Due to popular demand, we’ve just released better support for tablets and larger smartphones, so that you have the choice between viewing the mobile version or the normal version of Protopage on your device. We were previously automatically redirecting mobile devices and tablets to the mobile site, but we now present you with a choice […]