By popular demand, we now support configurable widget ‘transparency’. This can be configured via the Colors/Settings button at the top of your Protopage. We’ve also updated our list of wallpapers with nearly 100 new options, now in retina quality. (Mac Chrome users only – please note that the current version of Chrome has a bug […]
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We’ve added a new toolbar button to make it easy to mark all news feed widgets on your page as “read”. This will make it easy to see what is new when you return to your page later. There is also a keyboard shortcut to do this. If you want to mark all widgets on […]
Have you ever wanted to mark all of the headlines inside a widget as read? You can now do this by holding the left mouse button down inside any widget and tapping the “X” key on your keyboard. If you want to mark all widgets on your page as read, you can hold the left […]
Welcome to those of you that are migrating from iGoogle to Protopage this month. For those of you that are not aware, iGoogle is a Google competitor to Protopage that is being shut down by Google in a few week’s time. We’re very proud to have outlasted our competitors, and have been able to do […]
We’ve just released a new version of Protopage featuring a new lightweight design that will speed up your page load by 20-40%. We’ve also added a new search bar, which will make it easier for you to access all of your favourite search engines. We’ve also released a new Twitter timeline widget that will display […]
Google announced today that it is shutting down iGoogle, which was a Protopage competitor. Protopage launched in 2005 and is still going despite nearly every other start page shutting down or becoming derelict. We were one of TechCrunch’s first ever posts on August 18th 2005 (after seeing we were the #1 most bookmarked site on […]
We’ve just updated Protopage with compatibility fixes for the pre-release version of Firefox 8 and for Firefox 6 beta. Protopage should work perfectly with all versions of Firefox, Chrome, Safari and Internet Explorer.
We’ve recently performed a server upgrade to increase our ability to serve our growing userbase. We continue to monitor and update the Protopage service to meet the needs of new web browser versions and new mobile phones, including updates for the latest batch of Android mobile phones. Thank you for continuing to use Protopage, where […]
We’ve just released some new tweaks to support the new Firefox 3.5 browser, and to allow the full range of rich text editing when using Google Chrome. For those of you in the northern hemisphere, hope you’re enjoying your Summer!
It has recently been announced that a competitor of ours, YourMinis, has shut down its start page, and we’ve had a number of emails asking nervously whether Protopage is safe. We’re extremely lucky at Protopage to have very low costs and to not rely on venture capital or any external investors in order to provide […]