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Yahoo Axis: an interconnected search app for Desktop, iPhone and iPad

 

 

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Yahoo has launched Yahoo Axis for Desktop and for all iOS environment. Yahoo Axis appears a serious attempt to capture market share in the business of search. Yahoo Axis is available as a plugin for all HTMl 5 enabled browsers and as an app across all the iOS environment from today.

Interesting experience of using yahoo Axis are

1. It connects all the devices from Desktop, iPhone and iPad.

2. The search result are visually reach.

3. A user can start form the place where he has left search on any of the devices. It remembers the last page Yahoo Axis users have visited.

Yahoo Axis is released on Apple store from today but Yahoo Axis is still not available on App store India. Yesterday only Google launched the redesigned Google search app for iOS ecosystem and it is really a great.

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Yahoo Axis is launched just one day after the launch redesigned Google search app for iPhone only. Yahoo Axis is also available for as plugin for desktop and at present only for iOS ecosystem.

We have seen that how Google drive was launched just a day after the revamp of Sky Drive. What to say, You have to figure out? Yahoo search app is not only an attempt to grab the mobile search business but also an attemt to develop a Yahoo environment inside the Smartphone ecosystem.

[highlighter color="gray" ]In the press release of the announcement of the Launch of Yahoo Axis, Shashi Seth senior vice presidents connection Yahoo inc said ”Our search strategy is predicated on two core beliefs—one, that people want answers, not links and two, that consumer-facing search is ripe for innovative disruption,”. He also added ”With Axis, we have re-defined and re-architected the search and browse experience from the ground up.”[/highlighter]

As the app is not available on App store India, we cannot tell you about the performance of the app on iPhone but we have the opportunity to use the desktop plugin. Our Experience while using it:

1. Approach is innovative and it is a visual based search in which each website is converted in to visual experience rather than text.

2. Yahoo Axis plugin provides web search and image search.

3. Yahoo Axis has developed an ecosystem inside the plugin where a user can save the bookmarks of the website visited.

4. Yahoo Axis approach is new and innovative but it is completely new standard of searching on Desktop. How much it will attract users from Google search only coming months will be able answer.

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