Portal Leaves Beta

After a three month beta period, the open web portal has been officially released.

The home page offers access to a many AOL services including mail, mobile tools, and AIM which are available at no charge to all web users as the service continues its move from its original subscription model to one that’s ad-supported. also includes a tabbed AOL Search box at the top of the site. The home page seems to put emphasis on multimedia content. You’ll find access to AOL Video material via the main search box, a “Video on Demand” link located directly below the search box, and a “Media on Demand” module (along with another search box) located about 3/4 of the way down the page. The portal also provides a link to the MyAOL service which remains in beta and currently offers an RSS feed reader. This page offers additional info about what AOL has planned for the MyAOL service in the future.

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