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google homepage tabs

Friday, October 27th, 2006 — 9:27am PDT
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googlehome.jpgI love ’em. They appeared last night when I loaded Firefox 2.0 on my home computer. Then they disappeared, then they were back again when I used an add-on/theme.

I got to work this morning and here they are – sweet! John’s a total feed and “info at your fingertips” junky and I have to say, this is the first step I’m taking in that direction. Was this an official UI update by Google? It only appeared when I updated Firefox and I know it’s not showing up on John’s Mac.

Found an article here, and some forum talk here – seems like this is old news, but they tab appearances have been spotty.

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  1. They’re working for me now. It’s just a matter of actually implementing them now. Google widgets can get kinda addictive.

  2. I just discovered these tabs yesterday and was ecstatic, as I’d already filled up my homepage with news and rss feeds. It’s great to be able to have a tab for each interest.

    Love your new site layout!

  3. […] However, after reading her blog last night and giving some thought to the fact that she’d mentioned the tabs don’t show up on the Mac I had to go check it out. I’ve checked it out on several machines now and here’s what I’ve found: […]

  4. Keith says:

    I hadn’t really noticed the tabs for a while until your post made me go hunt for them. Looks like they’ve managed to get the tabs working on most every platform.

    Google dominance reigns…

  5. […] after signing into my personalized Google homepage I noticed the Google logo to the left of the search bar changed to “iGoogle”. Now I […]

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