Yahoo Mail Adds GIF, Google Drive, Dropbox Access

Yahoo announced two updates for the Yahoo Mail app, which the company says makes “sending compelling, creative emails” easier. These include access to files from Google Drive and Dropbox and the ability to add GIFs from Tumblr into your email.…

Yahoo Mail Gets Enhanced Link Previews

Yahoo Mail announced new enhanced link previews that a spokesperson for Yahoo says “transform the typical blue link into a visual, informative card that gives email recipients a snapshot of the content right in their email.” “With link previews, you…

You Can Now Get A Yahoo Account With Any Email Address

Yahoo announced that you can now sign up for a new Yahoo Mail account without having to create a new Yahoo email address. You can use your existing Gmail, Outlook, or any other non-Yahoo email address to create a new…

Yahoo Mail Mobile Apps Get New Features

Yahoo just made a couple of Yahoo Mail announcements. The iOS app is getting new customizable swipes and a recent attachments feature. The Android app is getting the swipes and new actionable notifications. Here’s what Yahoo says about new swipes…

Yahoo Relaunches Yahoo Messenger With Redesign, New Features

Yahoo just announced a new version of Yahoo Messenger, which features a complete redesign of the platform across iOS, Android, and the web as well as within Yahoo Mail. “The new Yahoo Messenger provides a super fast, beautiful and smart…

Yahoo Mail Also Lets You Block Senders, Adds Desktop Alerts

Last week, Google announced the addition of address blocking to Gmail. Yahoo appears to be following suit, announcing that Yahoo Mail also now allows you to block people from your inbox. In Yahoo Mail, users will be able to find…

Yahoo Mail Gives You New Way To View Attachments

Yahoo announced the launch of a new Yahoo Mail feature that gives users a different way to look at attachments. The company says it solves the hassle of having to switch back and forth between writing emails and referencing attachments.…

There’s A New Yahoo Mail App For Windows Users

Yahoo announced the launch of a new Yahoo Mail app for Windows 10, which is now available in the Windows Store. The app includes real-time notifications, and lets you see snippets of your latest messages with Live Tile. “There are…

Yahoo Mail Gets New Package And Event Notifications

Yahoo announced that it now includes new package and event notifications at the top of the Yahoo Mail inbox for easier viewing. For example, if Amazon sends you an order email, you’ll see a package notification with shortcuts to shipment…

Yahoo Mail Makes It Easier To Add Images, Files & Links To Messages

Google isn’t the only one that announced some email improvements on Thursday. Yahoo announced a new feature for when Yahoo Mail users are composing a message that makes it easier to find and add photos, files, GIFs, or links to…

Yahoo Is Shutting Some More Things Down

Yahoo announced its “progress report” on “product prioritization” for Q2, which is essentially the company’s version of Google’s “spring cleaning”. In other words, it’s shutting some stuff down, and reducing support for other things. Last year, Yahoo announced that it…

Yahoo Mail Gets New Search Features

Yahoo announced the launch of some new search features for Yahoo Mail including easier folder search, refined search, and search suggestions. “Your inbox is the perfect digital memory – from photos to documents, travel plans to shopping orders, events and…

Yahoo Mail iPhone App Lets You Track Packages

Yahoo announced that the Yahoo Mail app on iOS will now let you track packages in the U.S. The app now includes package notifications with the latest release. The feature enables users to view and track shipped packages in the…

Yahoo Mail Desktop Adds Personalized News Stream

Yahoo announced the launch of a personalized, real-time news stream with news summaries in the desktop version of Yahoo Mail. This was made available on the mobile version earlier this year. The stream includes top stories across different categories, with…

Yahoo Mail Experiences Technical Difficulties

Yahoo Mail has been experiencing some technical difficulties with service disruption for some users due to the severing of an underwater cable, which the company says was caused by a third party. This morning at 9:45 PST, Yahoo said, “The…

Report: Gmail Android App To Support Third-Party Accounts

Google officially announced Android 5.0 Lollipop last week, and now it appears the Gmail app is getting a new update to go along with it. Android Police is reporting that the new app will be able to handle email accounts…

Yahoo Follows Google Into Better Mail Encryption

Yahoo security chief Alex Stamos announced on Thursday that by sometime next year, Yahoo Mail will be encrypted end-to-end, and will be compatible with end-to-end encryption in Gmail. CNET shares this statement from Stamos: “What this means is that eventually…

Yahoo Mail Gets A New Android App

Yahoo announced the release of a new Yahoo Mail Android app to follow the recently launched iOS version. This includes new news, search, weather, sports, video, and Flickr features. In a Tumblr post, Yahoo Mail senior product manager Andrew Molyneux…

Yahoo Explains How It’s Making All Its Properties More Secure

Last fall, Yahoo announced that it would turn on SSL/HTTPS encryption for Yahoo Mail this year, which it did in January. The following month, they added it to Tumblr. Yahoo has now posted an update on its ongoing encryption efforts.…

Yahoo Warns Users Of Big Yahoo Mail Hack Attempt

Yep, time for another announcement about an issue with Yahoo Mail. Yahoo announced that it identified a “coordinated effort” to gain unauthorized access to Yahoo Mail accounts, though it didn’t say how many. As others have pointed out it must…