Yahoo! Mail gets an overhaul for iOS, Android, and Windows 8, but Yahoo has to learn Photoshop better

Yahoo! Mail gets an overhaul for iOS, Android, and Windows 8, but Yahoo has to learn Photoshop better
Yahoo! Mail might no longer be the mail solution everyone is using, but truth is it is still pretty popular, and now it’s been given an overhaul with a brand new web email client. Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer broke the news herself on the company’s blog.

The new Yahoo! Mail will have a consistent look that is rolling out to all platforms starting from the Windows 8 desktop and the web, and going to iOS and Android.

The update brings a cleaner look, with a more intuitive inbox across platforms.

Weirdly, the new look is coming as an iPhone and iPod touch-only app with no iPad support. Here is Yahoo CEO Mayer explaining the ideas behind this update:

A curious little fact is that Yahoo has just gone over the top with Photoshop here as the Android app depicted running on a Samsung Galaxy S III is clearly not true to reality. The Galaxy S III does not have on screen buttons (the Nexus devices do), so for whatever reason Yahoo has clearly decided to Photoshop the wrong screenshot on top of a Galaxy S III placeholder image.


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14 Comments

1. gazmatic

Posts: 808; Member since: Sep 06, 2012

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8. PhenomFaz

Posts: 1236; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

People are still using yahoo! man i thought the company was gone like ages ago!

13. cdgoin

Posts: 614; Member since: Jul 28, 2010

Nope MILLIONS still use it for their email. I do.. I use Yahoo FAR more than Facebook. So rumors of its demise I believe have been highly overrated.

2. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

I will try this, but only on my N7.

3. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

More importantly is that Angry Birds is 3-yrs old now and they are updating the apps with 30 new levels with a new pink bird...lol.

4. RapidCat

Posts: 351; Member since: Jun 12, 2012

Yup good news. Web client of yahoo and android yahoo is not goog enough. Slow loading And i can use my email client + ym at same time in android

5. ilkinandr92

Posts: 50; Member since: Aug 07, 2012

About time new UI came out

6. scrubzphan

Posts: 3; Member since: Oct 31, 2012

Ya this thing is useless to me since I can't seem to find how to add multiple accounts on it so I won't be using it till they add that feature or I figure out how to add another account to it.

7. redmd

Posts: 1935; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

it has support for multiple accounts. it's not yet plagued advertisement so good job yahoo. the interface looks like gmail.

9. MC1123

Posts: 1256; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

hate that there's an are on yahoo so I uninstalled it

10. blazee

Posts: 414; Member since: Jan 02, 2012

idk if you ment to say adds, but there are no more adds w this update. I really like what they did w the UI, The app now can actually compete w gmail

11. Edmund

Posts: 656; Member since: Jul 13, 2012

Wow, I'm impressed. Unlike gmail this actually works

12. cdgoin

Posts: 614; Member since: Jul 28, 2010

New webdesign sucks and is hard to read.. its almost all white, and fonts are thin. Doesn't bolden the folder new emails come too, and you cant resize the folder frame to actually see the whole folder name.

14. cdgoin

Posts: 614; Member since: Jul 28, 2010

Yep tried Gmail.. I NEED my folders. I only wish I could have folders for my folders. 10 years of archived emails and such its getting crowded in there :) That said the new Outlook.com is looking good.. I may switch to it.

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