What home page do you use?

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  1. computerjunkie

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    I currently have a local news station website set for my home page. But the last few weeks, it's become bloated with video clips (that start automatically) and other things that I don't necessarily want to see everytime I open my browser. It's not customizable, so what you see is what you get! [​IMG]

    So today, I've been looking for some other website to use. Basically, I like news (local, national, world) and local weather. Google News looks pretty good...informative and clean-looking as opposed to junky.

    Any suggestions? What home page to you use?

    CJ
     
  2. mcdirector

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    I'm not very creative. On my home computer I use my web-email. At school I use the school webpage. I do that because every once in a while if the IT guy has reset the server, it gets a kink in it that needs a-fixin.

    I've used my-yahoo. I go back and forth between it and my web-email periodically.
     
  3. StefanM

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    www.thehungersite.com

    I know it's not a news site, but clicking on the site provides food (via advertising dollars) for starving people. I heard about this about 3 years ago from a professor of mine.
     
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    I use http://www.msn.com/ It came with my service a long time ago. I haven't even thought about an alternative before.
     
  5. TaterTot

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    I used to use abcnews.com, then I moved to the BB. Now I have Biblegateway.com here and at school.
     
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    we use Rush Limbaugh's website. Its got alot of good links.
     
  7. Magnetic Poles

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    Create your own page o' links, save it as HTML, and set it up on your local drive. Quick, convenient, and always exactly what you want.
     
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    google.com because I search there all the time. I could just use the browser's search box I guess. Okay, I've decided to change my home page to my daily devotional ( My Utmost for His Highest), which is the first site I go to everyday.
     
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    I hand write my own for two reasons...

    1. The "Favorites" don't give me the control I want...

    2. I do not want *anything* automatically connecting to the internet without my knowledge or direct action...

    Consider this...

    What happens if the Site you've chosen as a "Home Page" gets compromised?

    And, get's compromised in a way that precludes your regaining control to reset the home page after IE is opened?

    Just a thought...

    Mike Sr.
     
  11. PJ

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    Local news & weather ...
     
  12. NaasPreacher (C4K)

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    I use my personalised Google page - LOVE it.
     
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  14. mnw

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    The personalised Google homepage lets you set whatever RSS feeds you want. Microsoft's beta www.start.com looks better but seems unstable... even for a beta
     
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    ditto.
     
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    I use about:blank. In other words, a blank page.

    My tastes change so frequently that I just use a blank one to suit anything.

    I usually hit dailyrotation.com first, though. Gotta have my tech news fix, ya know. Top 100 tech headlines, and my choice of source headlines.

    In Christ,
    Trotter
     

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