Yahoo continues to beef up its mobile offerings, today announcing onePlace, a tool for managing content on the go.
The service is basically a bookmarking tool, but it uses what Yahoo calls “smart bookmarks” to automate the organization of content. These “smart bookmarks” let you save just about anything on the web, including sites, images, videos, emails and RSS feeds with a single click of a button. onePlace then recognizes what type of content you are saving and organizes it accordingly.
You can create new bookmarks from your computer or right from your phone. You can also group bookmarks together in what are called “collections”. This would be useful if you were doing something like planning a vacation and wanted a place to bookmark only items pertaining to that trip.
Yahoo onePlace also has an interesting feature called “Pulse”. Pulse will look at all of the content you’ve saved and find the latest updates on it. For example, if you’ve bookmarked a particular sports team, Pulse will update you on the team’s next game or the score of their game. This idea is reminiscent of the news feeds Facebook and other social sites are using to show user updates as they happen.
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