Yahoo! Go for Mobile Now Available for Windows Mobile Devices; Expands Reach of Service to Millions of Windows Mobile Devices Globally
Yahoo! Go for Mobile, which first launched earlier this year (http://go.yahoo.com/mobile), is an integrated suite of Yahoo!'s leading services including Yahoo! Mail, Yahoo! Search and Yahoo! Photos that gives consumers quick access to their personalized Internet content on their mobile phone. Yahoo! has also signed global distribution deals with leading device manufacturers to reach millions of additional consumers by embedding Yahoo! Go for Mobile on select devices.
“We are making it even easier for more consumers to take the Yahoo! experience with them on their mobile phone.”
"Today's launch increases the number of consumers who can use Yahoo! Go for Mobile to stay connected to their community of friends, personalized content and favorite Internet services," said Marco Boerries, senior vice president, connected life, Yahoo!. "We are making it even easier for more consumers to take the Yahoo! experience with them on their mobile phone."
Yahoo! Go for Mobile is a comprehensive application that extends consumers Internet community and content seamlessly to their mobile device. Key features of the service include:
-- Yahoo! Mail -- Easily manages and stores messages on mobile devices and provides receive notification for incoming mail
-- Yahoo! Search (Local, Web and Image) -- Provides Local search, full Web search and Image search to view billions of pictures
-- Yahoo! Photos -- Automatic upload of camera phone pictures to a Yahoo! Photos account, view and manage all albums saved on the Web account and download photos from albums directly to the mobile device
-- Yahoo! Address Book and Calendar -- Easy entry, management and back-up of contacts and calendar events
-- Yahoo! News, Sports, Finance and more -- Quick access to the full range of content services including Yahoo! News, Sports, Finance and Movies.
"Staying connected to essential information, from business contacts and calendar to personal email or news, is a crucial part of today's mobile lifestyle," said Scott Horn, general manager, Microsoft Corp. "The availability of Yahoo! Go for Mobile on Windows Mobile-powered phones will allow our customers to bring their favorite Yahoo! services to the devices they already rely on."
The service is available for download at http://go.yahoo.com/mobile.
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