Xmarks got retired: what are your options?

Xmarks got retired: what are your options?

Back in the old days – we are talking 2006 here – when cloud bookmarking was not yet common, a tool called Foxmarks was invented. This tool, a browser extension really, synchronized the bookmarks between your various browsers and machines. Now, 12 years later, there is an abundance of online bookmarking solutions. Foxmarks, now called…

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Want to be safe online? Just install more browsers!

Want to be safe online? Just install more browsers!

The numbers are clear: almost 60% of internet users prefer Google Chrome as their browser. As usual, Google is leading the pack, trailed by other crowd favorites like Safari, Firefox, and Edge. There’s only one problem with this statistic: the fact that we can’t tell how many browsers people actually use. We might have more than…

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How I long for a more simple life

How I long for a more simple life

Assorted tales of an information hoarder. This time he rambles on about a more simple life. As much as I love my digital and well-connected lifestyle, sometimes I really long for something different. Back to nature. Leave it all behind and start appreciating the sun again. Rain on my cheeks. Fresh air on my skin.…

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Helpful tips from a real estate investor in The Hague

Helpful tips from a real estate investor in The Hague

Among all our start.me users, we’ve found one real estate investor, who swears by using our product to stay ahead of the competition. His primary area of interest is The Hague (The Netherlands), the seat of government and home to most foreign embassies in the country. It also boasts around 150 international organizations, including the International…

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The largest personal startpage in the world!

The largest personal startpage in the world!

It is official: we are now the largest personal startpage in the world. Last week, Alexa certified us as the largest Personal Startpage service in the world, surpassing our colleagues of established sites such as Netvibes, Symbaloo, and igHome. It is a great achievement that we would like to celebrate with you, the ones that helped…

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Why did this IT specialist switch from Symbaloo to start.me?

Why did this IT specialist switch from Symbaloo to start.me?

With over 2 million users a month start.me has recently become the biggest player in the world of personal startpages. This is no accident, of course: we offer a great many wonderful features that many of our users find interesting and useful. This time we’ve asked Marcel Pronk about the smart ways he uses start.me…

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