Gmailify Your Existing Yahoo or Outlook Email Account, Get All of Gmail’s Bells and Whistles

Beginning today, users of a Yahoo or Outlook/Hotmail email account can Gmailify their existing email, without losing their precious email address. The process is extraordinarily simple. Sign into your email from within the Gmail app, then hit the “Gmailify” button. In doing so, you essentially turn your email into a Gmail account, which brings all the benefits that a normal Gmail user would have, such as spam protection, inbox organization, and more.  (more…)

Yahoo App Also Gets Update, Aims to Make Finding News Easier

Yahoo Mail isn’t the only Yahoo app to get a big update today. The Yahoo app is also getting a sizable update that is aimed at helping you “find, consume, and engage around the news, content and video you care about.” The update also wants to make it easier for you to join in on conversations surrounding news items and follow the latest in developer stories.  (more…)

You Can Now Customize Swipe Actions in Yahoo Mail, Use Actionable Notifications

An update for Yahoo Mail hit Google Play this morning, bringing an Inbox-like feature that will allow users to more quickly organize their email inbox. Upon loading it up, users will see the added ability to add custom actions for swiping gestures, such as archive, delete, move to, and others. This update goes hand-in-hand with a previous update that brought the swiping actions. (more…)

Yahoo Messenger is Re-Introduced to a World Probably Not Asking for It

Yahoo Messenger is back and attempting to do its best Adele impression. In a re-introduction of sorts, Yahoo wants you to say “Hello” to a revamped Yahoo Messenger, except unlike fans of the artist who just broke week one sales records after spending a few years away, you likely moved on years ago from Messenger and weren’t exactly counting the days to its comeback.  (more…)

Yahoo Mail App Gets Complete Redesign, New Features

Yahoo announced today that Yahoo Mail has received a major redesign on both Android and iOS. The new app not only looks different, but should be more powerful and “simple to use.” Yahoo says that they made a “significant investment” in the tech behind their mail app, so it’s now both fast and responsive.

Within the redesign, you will find new features like a more prominent photo experience (with Twitter, Facebook integration), easier photo attaching to emails, a lack of ugly avatars, new contact cards, quick swiping to mark items as read or to delete them, long pressing for multi-selection, and a shortcut to Yahoo News. The app should also be smarter with searching for both people and keywords.  (more…)