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Old 02-20-2013, 05:15 PM   #1
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What's worse that overdrive redesign?

Yahoo just changed their home page and I think it's even worse than overdrive redesign. Both say that it's supposed to be better for mobile devices, but to me it's even worse on a mobile device just like overdrive is. On a mobile device, you can only see a list of one kind of news story at a time without reloading pages. It's not much better on the pc - it says you can customize, but I don't see any way to do that even when I logged in with one of my many yahoo IDs. I don't have facebook so I don't know if that will help.

I like to look at a lot of different types of news and I like being able to see a bunch of stories of each type on one page so I could choose what I was in the mood for. I don't see a link for rss feeds anymore so I hope they continue to work.

Maybe they used the same web designers that overdrive did?
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Old 02-20-2013, 05:16 PM   #2
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I'm glad I don't use Yahoo.
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Old 02-20-2013, 05:18 PM   #3
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I just like to see the news stories there, but I guess I'll try Google.
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Old 02-20-2013, 07:11 PM   #4
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Ugh. Yahoo's mobile experience is terrible.
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Old 02-20-2013, 08:49 PM   #5
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Every site that attempts to route the user to a page designed for mobile devices has ended up making the content appear insubstantial. Ebay mobile is terrible. Yahoo, Cnn, Reuters, and others produce pages with flawed navigation. Half the time, you end up in a sinkhole. The only site that does not dumb the look down is Mobileread. Please keep it that way.
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Old 02-20-2013, 09:12 PM   #6
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It's horrid on the iPad, but I'd say Overdrive beats them in user-unfriendly design nevertheless.
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