Feeds on Yahoo! Mobile

Users of Yahoo! Mobile will be pleased to know that they can now access their RSS feeds on their mobile phones.

To see your My Yahoo! subscriptions, enter the above URL in your
phone’s WAP 2.0 minibrowser and navigate down to the News link.  From
there click on My Headlines, log in with your Yahoo! ID and all the
RSS headlines that you’ve added to your My Yahoo! page are listed,
ready to be read on the go. Clicking on the individual feed links will
let you read a summary of the stories (about 1024 characters, which is
actually more than appears on the My Yahoo! Web version) and if you’ve
got a phone which has a browser that supports full HTML web pages,
each of the headlines will be live links to the original
article. Simple and easy.

The key to this new service is accessibility. What we wanted to do is
get a mobile version of My Yahoo!  out there that works on millions of
phones, right this second. No installation required and you don’t need
a smart phone, third-party browser or a custom Java client to use
it. RSS feeds on a mobile phone is a no brainer, and using the phone’s
built in minibrowser is really the best way to deliver them. If you’ve
got a late-model phone, you can check out your feeds right now with a
minimum of fuss (and teach your Mom to do it too).

For the mobile power users out there who want both more control over
their feeds and longer summaries (or even full posts), we hear
you. This launch is just the tip of the iceberg of what we’re
planning. Our ultimate goal is to make keeping up your feeds on your
mobile device as useful and as easy as it is on the desktop. We’re
starting simple, but thinking big. (When it comes to mobile, there’s
no other way to think!)






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