Yahoo unveils RSS alerts by SMS

Posted on Saturday, Dec 03 2005 @ 02:09 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
One of the recently announced and slightly overlooked new features of Yahoo was the addition of RSS Alerts.
With this new service you can be alerted to changes in any RSS feed you are interested in by SMS. Every time a change is made to a feed, you get a message on your phone. The best news is that the service is free.

Sort of free, that is. Yahoo! won’t charge you anything, but you still have to pay the SMS fee from your carrier. Unless you are a hardcore addict of the most up to date information, then, this is a service you will want to use carefully.
More info over here.


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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