What is it?
Start.com is comparable to Google’s IG or personalized home product. The primary features include a drag and drop interface, easy addition of RSS feeds (although auto-discovery doesn’t seem to work very well, it hung multiple times on me), and integration with MSN Search. Feeds and other content are listed in a drop down menu on the left, and content can be “pinned” anywhere on the page. The Start.com blog is here.
- “pin” content (feeds or search results) anywhere on the page
- drag pinned content anywhere on the page
- remove any content
- increase or decrease the number of columns
- change the basic look of the page (“granite”, “ice”, etc.)
The only thing I can’t figure out how to do is delete the “popular” feeds that are pre-populated from the drop down menu.
Like Google’s RSS aggregator, this is a great service for RSS newbies or people who only read a limited number of feeds.
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