Yahoo launches Axis, it's new mobile browser that is also a search tool
0. phoneArena 23 May 2012, 22:15 posted on
Yahoo is entering the tough and competitive mobile browser business with Yahoo Axis which wil be available later tonight from the Apple App Store; the browser is also being offered as a plug-in for IE, Safari, Firefox and Chrome...
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1. cepcamba (Posts: 717; Member since: 27 Feb 2012)
Google was 2nd to Yahoo in the toddler days of consumer internet. Yahoo used to be my homepage, now it's Google. And I use chrome. I still have this heart for Yahoo and that's why my personal mail is still ymail, I just made a Google account for my droid.
Anyway, it's been a long time since I heard news about Yahoo and I'm happy their still progressing :)
2. JcHnd (Posts: 94; Member since: 30 Apr 2012)
Yes, it is great... but, I'm not convinced with the browser... I mean, there's a lot of them already, I guess it will be all about the innovations they bring... I really don't wanna see them fail, but they should have tryied with something else
4. cepcamba (Posts: 717; Member since: 27 Feb 2012)
Yeah the browser is kind of not too good. I mean, no flash? I know HTML5 is gaining ground but were not there yet and majority of users will want flash support.
Becoming the fastest is different from being the most widely used. Oh Yahoo.
3. bobfreking55 (Posts: 866; Member since: 15 Jul 2011)
yahoo feels too cluttered for me. the moment I bought an Android device, i shifted to gmail and left yahoo. now I only use messenger to send free texts whenever I need it.
worth a try though, when it appears in the Play Store.
6. cepcamba (Posts: 717; Member since: 27 Feb 2012)
I won't even try it dude. I'm fine with the stock droid browser and opera mini. And yeah, Yahoo is too cluttered with ads now. The only thing about yahoo that I like now is yahoo news.
10. bobfreking55 (Posts: 866; Member since: 15 Jul 2011)
stock is slow for me, OPERA FTW, always.
11. cepcamba (Posts: 717; Member since: 27 Feb 2012)
Try the Maxthon Browser. Very fast too, comparable to Opera. But I like Opera better, it just grew on me. :p
5. kanagadeepan (Posts: 916; Member since: 24 Jan 2012)
Too late and bad timing of entry with more than bearable competition in Browser market, imho...
8. OpTiMuS_BlAcK (Posts: 418; Member since: 04 May 2012)
I still depend on Yahoo for news and my e-Mail.
That browser won't beat Dolphin Browser HD when it comes to android.