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Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Yahoo! Go for Mobile 2.0

The Internet on the mobile phone will take another big step forward with the launch of Yahoo! Go for Mobile 2.0 in general availability in the US and the availability of localized beta versions in 13 countries on Friday.

Yahoo! Go is optimized for the “small screen” of a mobile phone, making it easy and fun to access the Internet. Everything about the Yahoo! Go interface is designed to be both visually stunning and give you what you want with the fewest clicks possible.

So wherever you go, the information you rely on goes along, too*. You can check your calendar or the weather, keep tabs on your teams, examine your stocks, and keep up with your favorite news sources, blogs and more from all across the Web. You can access all kinds of local news or get maps and directions to wherever you need to go.

The new version of Yahoo! Go 2.0 makes it even faster and easier for consumers to enjoy the Internet on their mobile phone.

Enhancements include:

  • Faster than ever before : Greatly increased speed, including substantially reduced loading time, makes it even more fun to use.
  • Even better e-mail : Ability to read more types of attachments, including PDF files and Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel documents, and access to Yahoo! Mail folders.
  • More powerful maps : View both satellite and hybrid maps, current traffic conditions and optional GPS integration on select devices, including the BlackBerry(R) 8800.
  • Easier to stay connected : Search Yahoo! Address Book contacts to call or get driving directions with one-click and view Yahoo! Calendar, even search for specific entries.
  • Better mobile search results : Faster access to better results with just oneSearch.
5 easy steps to get Yahoo! Go 2.0 Improved!

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