Product Pulse – February 2, 2007

While Phil the woodchuck puts Punxsutawney on the map today, we bring you a bite-sized round up so you can gorge on the chips and dip this Sunday. By the way, it’s going to be an early spring, folks!

  • Hut, hut, huuut!: Root beer floats and chili cheese fries are the perfect accompaniment to the new redesign of Yahoo! Sports. The big weekend is around the bend, so make sure to check out original video clips of Super Bowl pre-game buzz and the extended selection of stories up top. There’s more. More personalized fantasy game features, such as a pull-down menu with direct access to your fantasy teams and a “My Teams” tab that shows you the latest scores of all your fave teams in one snapshot.
  • Showing Vista love: Earlier this month, we mentioned that Yahoo! Messenger for Vista was coming. Well here are a slew of products that’ll get you ready and rarin’ to run on the new platform. Need an instant fix? Try out some of the more than 3,700 Yahoo! Widgets that are compatible now, and read the Yahoo! Widgets team crib sheet on the burgeoning world of Widgets. And don’t forget to check out the (really) shiny new Yahoo! Search Gadget for your Windows sidebar, which puts web search, Yahoo! Answers, Yahoo! Local, and more just a click away.
  • Up close and personal: From Danny Glover to India Arie, UNICEF’s top ambassadors are posing some burning questions about child mortality and safe access to water on Yahoo! Answers. Chime in with your two cents or just check out all the cool work UNICEF is doing around the world. And read up on what’s up next for Yahoo! Answers here.

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