Most email address books are a pain, but Xobni is something completely different. The automatic address book and contact list manager offers its users a smarter way to organize their personal contacts and sync their information across multiple devices.
Xobni takes information from your email, mobile phone, and social networking accounts and uses it to create robust profiles for each person listed in your email address book. Each profile includes the necessary contact information, as well as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn updates, a complete message history, and a list of contacts you have in common. Once you’ve set up the platform with your own email system, it works automatically in the background. The next time you log in to your Gmail account, for example, you’ll see a Xobni sidebar to the right of your emails. Click on an unread email, and this sidebar will instantly populate with all the sender’s personal information. Xobni’s address book automatically updates when people change their contact information, making it easy to stay up to date whether you’re using your personal laptop, your work computer, or your mobile phone.
Groups and teams looking to increase productivity can check out Xobni, as well. The application offers a cloud-based service called Xobni Pro and a service for offices or teams. The application offers plugins that work on both Gmail and Outlook, and mobile applications that work on Androids, iPhones, and BlackBerrys.
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