Yahoo has released the ultimate resource for those who must always stay connected with their friends. oneConnect is the essential all-in-one networking App, perfect for those who can’t keep up with their numerous networking site memberships!
- Import contacts from your iPhone address book, Yahoo! address book, and your favorite social networking sites, or add them manually
- Access The Pulse in order to get the scoop on what your friends are doing, from their current favorite songs on last.fm to photos they’ve recently uploaded on Flickr
- Refresh button allows you to stay on top of what your friends’ online activities at any given moment
- Update your own status for your social networking site of choice
- Create avatars for your friends, if their avatars remain "faceless"
- Send SMS or Yahoo!IM messages, with the option to include photos, URLs, and Yahoo’s signature emoticons
- Add contacts to your Favorites list, so you can have quick access to call, message, or email your best friends
- The UI is seamless and easy to navigate
- Sound capability: can play iPod while in use, with added sound effects for messaging/login
- SMS can only be sent to phone numbers within the United States
- Only two messaging options (SMS and Yahoo! IM); remains to be seen whether other messaging clients (such as Jabber or Windows Live IM) will be added
- You will need a Yahoo ID in order to access this App (Creating a Yahoo account is simple, and free!)
See oneConnect in action:
oneConnect is a must-have App for the social (networking) butterfly. Gone are the days when you would have to hop from one social networking App to the next, or tap away on Safari in order to tirelessly keep up. oneConnect does it all: mobile and online messaging, status updates, phone calls, email, and more. And the best thing about this App: it costs nothing! Network away, my friends.