Yahoo has made another acquisition. This latest is an app called Astrid, which is a cross platform task management app that is currently touted as having 4 million users. The folks at Astrid have announced the acquisition on their company blog, however while it seems they are happy with the current path -- it seems current users may not be sharing in the joy.
Yahoo is on an app update kick here lately. We recently saw an update for the Yahoo Mail app that brought a new layout and proper support for tablets. This latest update deals with the Yahoo app and brings a bit of connection to a recent acquisition. Basically, the Yahoo for Android app has gotten Summly integration.
Yahoo! Mail has been updated for Android. This update brings the app up to v2.5, but perhaps more important than a version number is what comes in terms of new features and changes. While the Yahoo! Mail app update brings a few items, the most important may be the tablet support.
Yahoo! Mail? And that answer would actually undoubtedly be yes. With more than 10 million downloads in the Google Play Store it is about time Yahoo finally gets up and issues an update. Their Mail app was badly needing an update and today they released version 2.0 with tons of improvements and a completely overhauled user interface.
launching their own pseudo-app store last year, the web search company has created a custom browser app for the Japanese market. The company hopes to keep on top of the search game in Japan, where unlike most other territories it's actually beating its search rival Google.
Yahoo Market, a competitor for the Android Market and the Amazon Appstore that's only available in Japan at the moment. The store features the obligatory Android app and most popular Android games. At the moment it's just a listing of apps available in the official Android Market, but Yahoo says they they'll be selling apps on their own in the spring of 2012.