How to sync iOS Notes with Gmail and Yahoo

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When you start using the Notes app in iOS, you'll find it to be an incredibly useful app. I personally use Notes for recipes, combinations I would typically forget and as a notepad for brainstorming ideas for the website. When on the go, using Siri to create notes is mobile computing at its very best. As you start to build out your collection of notes, it becomes important that you are backing up and transferring your notes to your computer. By default, setting up accounts will sync to their respective services. Here's how to setup and make sure you are syncing your iOS notes with Gmail or Yahoo. … [Read more...]

Yahoo Pitching To Become Default Search Engine on iPhone and iPad

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For years, Apple's Safari browser has used Google as the default search when users search on either their iPhone or iPad. Under Marissa Mayer, Yahoo is looking to make an agressive pitch to Apple to change the default mobile search in Safari from Google to Yahoo. According to re/code, Yahoo is looking to display advertising to boost earnings. With mobile search becoming increasingly important, landing the default position in iOS would be a big coup for Mayer and Yahoo. … [Read more...]

Yahoo Screen and PBS Channels Now Available On Apple TV

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Although we didn't see any new Apple TV hardware at the last two events, Apple continues to beef up content, adding both Yahoo Screen and PBS channels. Both are available now to existing Apple TV customers and should auto-magically appear. Yahoo Screen, launched last month for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch brings with it channels within their channel. … [Read more...]

Yahoo Mail for iPhone, iPad Updated, Provides 1TB Free Storage, New Features

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Celebrating the sixteenth birthday of Yahoo Mail, the company has introduced a new mail experience for iOS, Android and on the desktop. The biggest feature introduced was 'Conversations', which will intelligently group emails into threads. Yahoo Mail now aims to make it easier to perform common tasks like search, starring and deleting. These have all become on-click actions, actionable when hovering over an email when using a desktop browser. … [Read more...]

Yahoo! App Update Shows Benefits Of Summly Acquisition

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A month ago, Yahoo! acquired iOS app startup Summly and have managed to integrate many of the features of that software into their new app update. We’ve seen big companies buy smaller software development companies that show promise, only to never see anything tangible from the purchase. That’s certainly not the case with Yahoo! as evidenced by today’s update. … [Read more...]

Yahoo! Wants To Make It Easier To Find Apps


The process of discovering iOS  apps is currently pretty broken. You can nose through the iTunes store, but that's slow and poorly designed. You can rely on app reviews, but they're inherently limited. Sites like AppShopper do a great job of scraping content from iTunes and making it easier to dig through, but doesn't help you discover new ones. Yahoo! has decided to capitalize on this market opening with a new search engine designed solely for apps. On your computer you can just head to Yahoo! Apps, or from your iOS device you can use the Yahoo! AppSpot app.From the computer edition, you can browse and search through apps, reviews and screenshots, and when you find an app you like, you can SMS the link to your phone or scan a QR code. … [Read more...]