Google’s personalised homepage will no longer be available starting from November 2013. The official explanation is that
with modern apps that run on platforms like Chrome and Android, the need for iGoogle has eroded over time.
iGoogle started as a custom Google homepage that allowed you to add gadgets for weather, news, mail and more.
The goal of this initiative is to bring together Google functionality, and content from across the web, in ways that are useful to our users, explained Google in 2005 — via redwolf.newsvine.com