Social media reactions to Yahoo! Axis: impressive on the iPad, risky on the desktop

The reaction to Yahoo!’s brand new visually enhanced browser, Axis, has polarized social media users. Many are impressed by the company’s iOS app while others urge users to be wary of the desktop plug-in.

On Twitter technology blogs are posting links to their reviews and Tweeps are using their 140 characters to weigh in on the new browser.

“Yahoo Axis Shines on iPad, an Afterthought on Desktop” says Mashable. CNET editor Rafe Needlemann says he is surprisingly impressed. He tweets, “Here comes Yahoo’s own Web browser, Axis. Surprising factoid: It’s good. cnet.co/JJ92f9.”

All Things D Co-Executive editor Kara Swisher links to her Axis article, tweeting, “Good Lord, I Might Now Want to Use Yahoo Search Again — Product Dudes Talk About New Axis Browser… Read more

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