Month: April 2014

Problems accessing the new version?

Problems accessing the new version?

On Monday the 21st of April 2014 we have officially moved to our new home: start.me. Several users have reported problems accessing their new start page. In order to access your bookmarks, feeds and widgets, you need to login on http://www.start.me/users/sign_in with the login credentials that you used in the old version.

start.me back online

start.me back online

This morning around 9am CET one of our hosting providers experienced downtime issues. As a result, start.me became unavailable for some users. We have been able to restore the service at 1:35pm today. We apologize for the inconvenience this may have caused you.

Tweaks and import/export

Tweaks and import/export

After yesterday’s big update, we received quite a lot of feedback. A lot of pleasant compliments, but some problems were reported as well. The issue most reported was about touch devices (tablets and smartphones). Because the new release allows dragging widgets and bookmarks without having to switch to edit mode, tablet users found themselves constantly…

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Chrome extension updated

Chrome extension updated

For many, the start.me browser extensions are the easiest way to quickly add bookmarks to their start pages. Today an update of the Chrome extension has been made available that will add a really cool new feature: adding RSS feeds. Finding the correct RSS URL for a news feed has always been a little tricky.…

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New search bar live (BETA)

New search bar live (BETA)

Today a much requested improvement has been deployed to the new start.me BETA. The search feature has been mostly rebuilt and should now be more convenient than ever. Many users requested the search bar to be centered, much like in the old design. So that is where the search bar is: in the center, right…

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