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First Look: Yahoo gets visual with Web browsing

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First Look: Yahoo gets visual with Web browsing

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The new standalone Axis Web browser for iOS devices and plugin for other major Web browsers offers a slick visual interface for smooth surfing.

Browsers jobless at least with versions -- both IOS devices and plugin for school room -- boxes part. I'm Jason Parker for CNET and has a first look at Yahoo!'s practices -- Who says it wants to redefine the way you use search on your -- devices and your desktop. After -- an app for a little while I think -- -- opera's a pretty unique and intuitive search experience. Let's get started by touching and slightly downwards to open search interface. The first thing you'll notice is that access lists trending searches and you can touch each text search term to see the latest headlines related to a topic. If you want -- more visual experience axis offers thumbnails of the web sites to find the search results you want. You also have the option to look at image thumbnails relating to the topic by touching a button at the bottom base and selecting -- Once you've chosen a page to look at this that it makes it easy to go back your search results when it's -- which are looking for. Simply swipe downwards -- the topic and you can view your previous search browse through thumbnails and select another page. One word of warning that need to be careful not to swipe down from two high on the page -- opener -- five notification. If you discover a website you wanna look at later you can either save it as a bookmark or edit -- read later list. The save as a bookmark just -- the start and to the left of the Yahoo! logo and select where you wanna put it. Now when you touch this over -- on -- right to -- up your bookmarks and read literally expertise via. -- have a lot of bookmarks you can also use the search bar the top -- The -- web browser has -- visual system for apps simply touch the button at the bottom of the -- -- and you can view thumbnails of tap web. If you want to add a new one hit the plus sign to bring up axis phones. Here you can choose your favorites something you posted as a read later page where you can use the search part of -- new side. At the bottom of the -- home screen you also have a section called continued from device. If you log in using your Yahoo! account idea on every device you'll be able to -- searches and sites -- -- on another device this is true for the desktop as well. Access offers plug ins for Google Chrome. Firefox that's the part so -- can log -- axis with Yahoo! account on -- or parents devices and your web browser you'll be able continue your browsing experience. This means that you could be looking at web sites on the way to work and switch to your desktop to continue -- and sites. On the desktop versions experience a slightly different. Instead of the touch screen pull -- -- it would performing searches from a small window. Report also look at the -- on and browser favorites and read -- stories. Access also -- -- sharing options for when you want to send something of interest to friends of social networks. Simply touch the share button to send a link by email and -- your interest board horse -- -- link to Twitter for your followers. Overall access doesn't offer all the features of a full fledged web browser but it does have a slick interface for performing web searches saving web pages insurance sides expressed its. You can grab -- for free right now the iTunes App Store. That's it for this first look at Yahoo! -- I'm Jason Parker for CNET thanks for watching. --

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