Xobni opens its Xobni Gadget Store, using Google's OpenSocial gadget APIs for allowing Websites and programs to share information. Facebook, Twitter, Salesforce and others are on board.
Xobni May 3 took its next step in its progression toward building a more productive inbox by letting users
access applications made by Facebook, Microsoft, Salesforce.com and others from Microsoft's Outlook email program.
Xobni for Outlook is the company's free plug-in users can
download to help sift through and search the troves of email data, from saved
to sent or deleted messages.
The tool also provides more social color and
context connecting users with their Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn contacts.
Xobni Pro, a paid version.
gadgets APIs, the new Xobni Gadget Store lets companies
drop their software into the Xobni sidebar to the right side of a user's
Outlook email inbox.
The idea is to help developers boost exposure to their
products from Xobni for Outlook, which has been downloaded by more than 7
The Xobni Gadget Store
lets users access content from their Dropbox, Evernote, GoldMail, Google Translate, Atlassian JIRA
and WebEx productivity programs, as well as collaboration software from
powers such as Microsoft SharePoint and Salesforce.com Chatter, Yammer and
Xobni also provides gadgets that allow users to pull
their content from Facebook, Flickr, Hoover's, Klout, LinkedIn, Twitter, Xing,
YouTube and Yelp into the Xobni toolbar.
Xobni is also double-dipping with Salesforce.com, letting
users access Salesforce.com's CRM app through Outlook in addition to the
Chatter social collaboration app.
Alternatively, Xobni business customers can run
customized gadgets for SAP, Oracle, SharePoint and Active Directory for their enterprise
employees to access.
Like Xobni's exisiting free or paid offerings, the Xobni
Gadget Store offers both free gadgets as well as paid gadgets for $9.99 per
user, per year.