updated 03:40 pm EST, Tue January 20, 2009
iGoogle iPhone format gone
Google has done away with the special iPhone formatting once available for its iGoogle frontpage, accounts say. Visitors to the site were previously able to view a version specially tailored for the iPhone's Safari browser, with sections that could be inflated or collapsed to display web gadgets. In place of this, testing reveals, iPhone owners are now being redirected to the generic mobile site for iGoogle.
No reason for the takedown has been given, but the formatting may be seen as largely redundant, due to the availability of a streamlined main interface and a variety of dedicated applications. These include the central Google Mobile App, which integrates features such as voice commands.