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 […]
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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 […]
Happy new year from all at Protopage! We’ve been releasing incremental performance improvements over the last two weeks – hopefully you’ve noticed the difference. We’ll continue to optimize the platform for maximum speed. We’re currently working on a number of things including a Frequently Asked Questions page. Look out for more new features in 2007!
Please note that you can click the ‘twister’ to reveal more categories. This seems to be the most common reason for not being able to find tabs imported from your old Protopage. We’re also getting feedback in from people who have accidentally deleted tabs. We thought this might happen, so we took precautions. Any widgets […]
For those using Firefox to access Protopage – an important bug has been fixed in the latest Firefox 22.214.171.124 release. This bug, which only affected Firefox users, caused news feeds to rapidly reload and very occasionally resulted in a browser crash. We are very happy to inform you that Firefox have fixed this bug and […]
We’re currently working on an array of new features and improvements for version 3 of Protopage – including an update of the look and feel. Thank you all for the marvellous suggestions sent in so far – Protopage will continue to evolve until we’ve implemented every one of them!
We will be upgrading our servers on Sunday in order to handle extra traffic and to make your pages load faster. We estimate that Protopage will be out of service for up to 45 minutes during this upgrade. We have chosen the time that the fewest users are online, which is Sunday morning. The upgrade […]