AOL Reformats Web For Phone Screens
Apr 3, 2006, 1:09 PM by (staff)
AOL today launched a new service for the AOL portal subscribers can access through carriers. Users can now use AOL to access websites formatted for desktop browsers on their phones. When requesting a page, either through the "Surf the Web" link or by selecting a search result, AOL will reformat the page before delivering it to a phone's browser. Users will first receive a page with the main content of the site, including all text and reformatted graphics, and a link to a separate page with the site's navigation sidebars. The service is initially available through Sprint but should be added to additional carrier portals soon. Google offers a similar service through its mobile search page and a separate browsing link.
T-Mobile Teases Samsung's Galaxy S6
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Twitter Brings Read Receipts, Link Previews to DMs
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Yahoo's Revised Email App Reaches Android
Yahoo today rolled out a new version of its email application for Android devices that carries over changes applied to the iOS version last month. Yahoo email for Android continues to serve as a dedicated, mobile link to the Yahoo inbox, but Yahoo added several new features.
Google Adds Tap-to-Search Feature to Chrome
Google today revealed a new feature for the Chrome browser on Android devices that lets people quickly search by tapping text. Users can tap any word on a web page when using Chrome and Chrome will automatically search the web for that word in the context of the web site on which it is found.
I hate AOL but I hope that others will follow suit. Actually the only one from the biggies is wap.yahoo.com.
I don't like AOL at all; I don'...