Month: June 2015

Wanna help?

Wanna help?

We regularly get asked by users if there is anything they can do to help us. Obviously this is something we very much appreciate and therefore we decided to create a contribute page that lists the things you can do to help us. If you are interested in helping us out, there are a couple of areas where you…

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New Calendar widget (BETA) now available

New Calendar widget (BETA) now available

Today, we released a new Calendar widget. The new version comes with several bug fixes and new features. Release notes: Improved support for multiple calendars Google Calendar events are now visible in your calendar, even when you are not logged in to your Google account ICAL-calendars (.ics) are now supported Calendar events will be now…

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Integrated RSS reader (beta)

Integrated RSS reader (beta)

After last weeks introduction of start.me/channels, we continued our work in the news feeds department. This week, we introduce the first beta version of our integrated feed reader! We know a lot of users have been waiting for this new feature, so we chose to share it with you early on in the process of…

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Introducing start.me/channels

Introducing start.me/channels

Today we launched a brand new service, geared towards news enthusiasts and casual headline scanners: start.me/channels. Over the past years, start.me has built a vast library with thousands of high-quality news feeds. These feeds could already be accessed through our widgets. With start.me/channels, our collection of carefully selected and syndicated news sources can be accessed…

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Automatic number of columns

Automatic number of columns

When you use start.me both on your laptop and your tablet, you may find it hard to choose the optimal number of columns for your pages: a tablet will only fit 3 columns, whereas your notebook may easily fit 5. To remedy this issue, we introduced the ‘auto’ setting for a page’s number of columns.…

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Top-10 most popular widgets

Top-10 most popular widgets

A popular feature of start.me is the support of widgets. There are quite a lot of widgets available, but which are most popular? In this blog, we explore the widgets start.me users like best. The two most popular widgets on start.me – it can be no surprise – are the bookmarks and RSS widgets. Of…

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