This is the first time I was able to install and try Yahoo! Go 2.0 on my WM5 phone. Earlier, I thought they didn’t support Samsung smartphones but after checking it out on my friend’s N95, I tried again. All I can say is it rocks!
Here are some of the stuff you’re missing out if you haven’t tried Yahoo! Go yet:
1) The Yahoo! Mail client. Access your email email right away using a much nicer mobile interface. If GMail for mobile is simple and elegant, this one has flare. It doesn’t have the keypad shortcuts that GMail has though.
2) If you’ve tried Flickr Mobile, then you’ll be glad Yahoo! Go has a Flickr client too. Slick interface and optimized for full screen viewing of Flickr photos. The built-in photo uploader tops it all.
3) News widget. Get to read the local news from ABS-CBN, Inquirer and others via the RSS reader. You can add your own blogs too but putting them in the watch list. Now, that’s another reason to convince bloggers to deliver full feeds.
4) Weather widget. But hey, who checks the weather nowadays? Still, it’s nice to know you can pull up that data especially when you’re traveling around the country often.
The nice thing about Yahoo! Go is that you can set your profile or settings so that the default content is suited to your geographic location. If they could add an offline blogging client (somewhat similar to Ecto). Hopefully, they’d integrate all the other Yahoo! properties in the future too — MyBlogLog, del.icio.us, Yahoo! and Answers.