At the Yahoo! Product Runway, Yahoo! introduced new mobile, tablet, and PC experiences that delivers a highly personalized experience within a rich, beautifully designed and compelling format.
Livestand for iPad, a personalized living magazine designed first for iPad and available to download today, free from the App Store in the U.S.
“Livestand weaves together content from more than 100 publications, including, ABC News, Forbes, Yahoo! News, Yahoo! Sports, Yahoo! Finance and omg! – with more being added every week,” revealed Yahoo!.
“And the more you use Livestand, the more personalized it becomes. It’s easily tailored to your own passions and interests, wrapping great content in a visually rich, stunning design that features videos, photos, and intuitive navigation,” added Yahoo.
IntoNow for iPad makes TV-watching more engaging, social, and fun with one touch of a button. Like magic, IntoNow automatically identifies what you’re watching – whether live or recorded – and displays related content and personalized recommendations on what to watch.
“It also lets you have conversations with friends who are watching the same shows, and follow Twitter feeds of actors and athletes on TV.”
It’s available today for free download in the App Store.
Weather for Android app brings weather to life with beautiful photos that correspond with where you are, what the weather’s like, and what time of day it is. All the photos are from the Flickr community, with a crowdsourcing effort launching at http://flickr.com/projectweather to create a global-weather image library.
The app is available as a free download in the Android Market in 35 languages and 63 countries.
Yahoo! Mail for iPad gives you a rich, vivid entry point on iPad Web browser for viewing unread emails from your contacts, as well as customized local weather, trending video content, and personalized news.
“Take a quick look at unread email from your contacts, enjoy personalized news articles, stay aware of weather and headlines from your neighborhood, enjoy interesting pictures from Flickr, and keep up to date with latest happenings in the world with the Trending Now video.”
“The new welcome page is touch optimized, allowing you to swipe through the tiles so you can quickly get to the content you find most interesting. Simply tap on any story to view the full content on the associated Yahoo! website in a new window or tab,” says Yahoo.
Produced every morning, Mon-Fri, our Trending Now video will help you get up to speed on the biggest stories on the web in mere minutes.
Conversations and Notifications on Yahoo! feature lets you have small group conversations within Yahoo! News. The new Notifications feature will inform you of new social activity of interest across Yahoo! – such as feedback on reviews, responses to comments, or new conversations with friends. Both Conversations and Notifications will be available in the coming weeks.
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Yahoo!’s Social Sentiment Slider introduced today is a new sponsorable polling widget that poses a question related to the article a consumer is reading. The social feature lets consumers share their opinions while connecting brands to these online conversations.
“Sponsored by Jaguar in the pictured example, Yahoo!’s Social Sentiment Slider is located near the end of every sponsored Yahoo! News article. The new social feature was designed to encourage consumers to share opinions with their friends around the news content that’s most important to them. With the Social Sentiment Slider, Yahoo! offers advertisers a seamless way to increase brand awareness by linking their brand messages with the content consumers are viewing and sharing most,” Yahoo revealed.
Watch the video below demonstrating Livestand and IntoNow features: