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Our friends on the Yahoo! Messenger team dropped us a note alerting us to their newly released Yahoo! Messenger 3 Beta 3 for the Mac. What's the big news with this beta? As you might recall previous betas made Messenger a Universal Binary and added tabbed chats. New in this beta: voice calling.That'...

March 25th 2008 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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It shouldn't come as a surprise to readers that the folks over at Google might not be totally stoked on the potential merger of Microsoft and Yahoo!. If you weren't sure where the company stood on the issue, you can now get clued in thanks to a post on the official Google Blog earlier today. David...

February 3rd 2008 at 7:47pm 0 Comments
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Apple products often find themselves on the yearly 'Best of' lists composed by the mainstream media and bloggers alike, but they don't often grace the 'Worst of' lists. Sadly, Yahoo! Tech has deemed the Apple TV as one of the 'Top 10 Worst Tech Products' of the year. Apple TV made the list for a few...

December 28th 2007 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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While Nik Fletcher at our sister site Download Squad discovered that Meebo works decently on an iPhone, it isn't without some catches. Meebo, for those who have never experienced, is a leading web-based multi-network chat service; in other words - chatting in a web browser is their business, and the...

July 4th 2007 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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TUAW reader Dustin Johnston tipped us off that a new OS X framework is getting installed with the OS X 10.4.10 update, namely Yahoo Sync. Located in /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks, YahooSync.framework contains an embedded Yahoo!Sync application. If you want to find it on your computer, choose Go...

June 20th 2007 at 10:10pm 0 Comments
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Over this past weekend, BlackBerry customers received a little treat if they're using Gmail or Yahoo! Mail accounts. RIM updated their BlackBerry Internet Service (BIS) for what should be all service providers in North America from 2.1 to 2.3. With RIM's latest endeavor to reach a common ground for...

June 4th 2007 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Virgin Mobile USA, considered to be the first MVNO in America, has landed Yahoo! as of last week to get the web portal's mobile services available to its 4.6 million wireless customers. Yahoo! Mail and Yahoo! Messenger will be first up to bat, with those mobile services coming as downloadable applic...

April 2nd 2007 at 9:52pm 0 Comments
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As cellphone hardware margins dwindle downwards (ask Motorola about this), Nokia has tried to get its revenue diversified beyond just that phone you may have holding in your hand right now (unless you are typing). The world's largest handset maker has said that it will be entering the mobile adverti...

March 9th 2007 at 2:35pm 0 Comments
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As Yahoo! and Google battle it out old-style to find out who is king of the mobile web these days, Yahoo! had already stepped it up a notch from offering its Yahoo! Go service on Nokia phones via Symbian's S60 to offering the same experience on that Windows Mobile handset -- but now, it'll be on qui...

March 8th 2007 at 8:29pm 0 Comments
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Apparently the Brits and other European wireless telco carriers want to drop the bomb on Yank mobile search engines like Yahoo! and Google -- so much that Vodafone, France Telecom, Telefonica, Deutsche Telekom, Hutchison Whampoa, Telecom Italia and, gasp, America's Cingular are plotting to try and s...

February 6th 2007 at 12:29pm 0 Comments
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Upstart Dash Navigation announced today that it's signed up Yahoo! as a partner for its forthcoming Dash Express GPS unit/service, with the company set to provide its Yahoo! Local service for some location-sensitive car-based searching. For those not up to speed, Dash is aiming to bolster the humble...

January 3rd 2007 at 3:36pm 0 Comments