Xobni archive

  • Yahoo! acquires Xobni, your Yahoo! Mail could be about to get much smarter
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    Yahoo! acquires Xobni, your Yahoo! Mail could be about to get much smarter

    By 3 July 2013

    Xobni has announced that it has been acquired by Yahoo!, moving out of its San Francisco offices to join Yahoo! over in Sunnyvale, as the company continues to buy up innovative online companies. We've recently seen Yahoo! redesign Flickr, buy up Tumblr,...

  • Xobni Smartr Contacts lands on iPhone
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    Xobni Smartr Contacts lands on iPhone

    By 24 January 2012

    Fanboys, prepare your contacts list for a spruce-up like never before as Xobni Smartr Contacts for iPhone is hitting the App Store. The announcement follows the launch of Smartr Contacts for Android and Smartr Inbox for Gmail back in 2011 and, apparently,...

  • Xobni Gadget store brings Dropbox and Evernote support to your inbox
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    Xobni Gadget store brings Dropbox and Evernote support to your inbox

    By 3 May 2011

    Xobni, the company that helps you manage the contacts in Outlook by telling you who is important and who’s not, has launched a new feature that brings in third-party details beyond social networks to services like Evernote and Dropbox. The self described...

  • First Look: Xobni for Gmail review
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    First Look: Xobni for Gmail review

    By 23 March 2011

    We’ve always been fans of Xobni, but can’t help feeling that the original form was the best: Xobni for Outlook when it launched in 2008 was absolutely steaming, bringing search results that Outlook itself couldn’t muster. Search now is better and...

  • Xobni for Android and iPhone puts you in touch
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    Xobni for Android and iPhone puts you in touch

    By 19 March 2011

    Xobni. For those who know about it, it is one of the most highly prized assets in your app box. The intelligent contacts mining service has been available for Outlook since 2008, came to BlackBerry in 2010, and is now expanding to Gmail, Android and iPhone. ...

  • Best App 2010: and the nominees are...
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    Best App 2010: and the nominees are...

    By 19 November 2010

    It's all about the apps these days. Smartphones would be nothing without these clever little bits of software that let us do pretty much anything we want, all from one device. The apps we've seen on Pocket-lint over the last year span numerous platforms...

  • Xobni for BlackBerry   review
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    Xobni for BlackBerry review

    By 1 April 2010

    Xobni for BlackBerry has long been anticipated, bringing together the rich contacts experience that Outlook users have been enjoying through Xobni the last 2 years. But appearing as a paid-for app, does it offer enough over BlackBerry's existing powerful...

  • Xobni Mobile for BlackBerry hits BlackBerry App World store
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    Xobni Mobile for BlackBerry hits BlackBerry App World store

    By 16 March 2010

    After what seems like months of waiting, Xobni (yes it's inbox spelt backwards) has launched their BlackBerry app for users of the RIM smartphones. The new app, which will cost $9.99 with a further $3.99 subscription for those who wish to sync their data...

  • Gmail gets Xobni-like sidebar
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    Gmail gets Xobni-like sidebar

    By 5 March 2010

    Perhaps you love Xobni, the plugin for Outlook which pulls in data and statistics about your contacts and displays them in a handy toolbar. Perhaps you also love Gmail, Google's webmail client that offers a boatload of storage and access from anywhere...

  • ESSENTIALS: Software to improve your life - Xobni
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    ESSENTIALS: Software to improve your life - Xobni

    By 5 February 2010

    This week we're getting a little more specific on Essentials. Desktop e-mail clients are not for everyone - many of us at Pocket-lint included. Webmail is fast, agile and great to access from anywhere, but home-based applications still have their place...

  • Xobni mobile details teased at BlackBerry Developer Conference
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    Xobni mobile details teased at BlackBerry Developer Conference

    By 9 November 2009

    Xobni has offered further details of what the mobile version of its Outlook plug-in will offer and suggested a launch date to delegates at the BlackBerry Developer Conference in San Francisco on Monday. "Xobni for mobile will be more like your automatic...

  • Xobni coming to more mobile platforms
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    Xobni coming to more mobile platforms

    By 15 October 2009

    Xobni is a plugin for Outlook which allows you to make more of your connections with people. Building on the theory that you're likely to email - at some point - almost everyone you know, it builds up an address book for you - tying that address book...

  • Xobni coming to BlackBerry App World
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    Xobni coming to BlackBerry App World

    By 4 May 2009

    While Xobni continues to impress Outlook users looking to improve their email client, news has leaked out on the web that the company is developing a BlackBerry version. According to TechCrunch, who have a leaked picture of the app in action, the company...

  • Xobni storms out of beta with v1.7
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    Xobni storms out of beta with v1.7

    By 26 March 2009

    It is no secret that Xobni is one of our favourite apps, making Outlook into, well, the application it should be. Xobni has announced that the software is now out of beta and is offering version 1.7 for users to download. The innovative application has...

  • Xobni to charge for Outlook app?
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    Xobni to charge for Outlook app?

    By 5 February 2009

    Xobni has definitely been one of our favourite apps of the last year, optimising searching for Outlook in a way that Microsoft should really take note of. But a survey mailed round to a “small group” of Xobni users asks how you’d feel if you had...

  • Best Software/Service 2008 nominations
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    Best Software/Service 2008 nominations

    By 13 October 2008

    Here are the nominations for Best Software/Service in The Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards: Google Chrome Adobe Photoshop Express Xobni Firefox 3 iTunes 8 The Pocket-lint awards are the longest running gadget awards in the UK (that we know of) with...

  • Xobni search for Outlook - PC review
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    Xobni search for Outlook - PC review

    By 9 May 2008

    Outlook is a great way to organise yourself, integrating email, contacts and your calendar. But sometimes finding the information that you remember seeing can be frustrating. Xobni think they have the answer. Integrating into Outlook, Xobni is an add-in...

  • Xobni Outlook add-on launches into beta
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    Xobni Outlook add-on launches into beta

    By 6 May 2008

    Xobni has launched its Microsoft Outlook add-on that organises your inbox by relationships into public beta stage. The company says that with email volume growing rapidly Xobni helps users quickly find and understand what's in their inbox, freeing up...