Pageflakes, a personalized startpage, launches Public Beta
February 10, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Business NewsWe're thrilled to announce the release of our Public Beta - www.pageflakes.com
Over the past weeks, we fixed many bugs and glitches, implemented numerous improvements, added support for Firefox and created a number of really nice flakes. Thanks to all users and developers who provided us with their valuable feedback!
Pageflakes now features:
* Address Book: Manage your contacts right from your personal startpage that you can access from anywhere.
* Price Comparison: Start price comparisons using a variety of different comparison shopping engines like Shopping.com and mySimon. Also features price comparison engines from the UK and Germany.
* Flickr: This one can make your page look beautiful. Select photos by tag, date or Flickr user.
* Alexa Traffic: Keep an eye on the traffic of up to five sites.
* Web Search: Start Web searches using Google, Yahoo, MSN or Ask.com. Look for Web pages, images, news or Usenet discussions.
* Dictionary: Title says it!
* Note: A simple notepad, like a digital version of Post-it® notes.
* To-Do-List: You can set up multiple lists and tasks and receive reminders by email. Really helps you to get things done.
* GMail: Keep track on incoming mails to your GMail account.
* Become.com Shopping Search: Start shopping searches using Become.com.
* Movie Find: Quick access to the Internet Movie Database (IMDB) and RottenTomatoes.com.
* What’s Next on BBC: For our visitors from the UK.
* Zoho Writer Docs: Access your Zoho Writer documents right from Pageflakes.
* Yahoo! Weather: Enter your ZIP code and get the current local weather plus a forecast.
* Del.icio.us: Your Del.icio.us bookmarks on Pageflakes. SMS: Send a free text message!
…and the list goes on.
In addition to that, of course you can also subscribe to news feeds and blogs. This is implemented in a very simple way so far, but a full-fledged RSS reader is coming soon.