Yahoo Partners with Dropbox for Email Storage
Yahoo and Dropbox today announced a new partnership that the two companies believe will help make managing Yahoo Mail easier. Beginning today, Yahoo has integrated Dropbox directly into its Yahoo Mail product. Yahoo Mail users will be able to access their Dropbox account from within their email inbox, where they can attach Dropbox files to emails, or download files from their email directly to Dropbox. By adding Dropbox to Yahoo Mail, Yahoo users can also circumvent the 25MB attachment limit. The companies each said the integration should ease email and attachment pains. The companies did not specifically state how this new partnership affects their respective mobile products for smartphones and tablets. Dropbox purchased Mailbox, the popular iOS email client, last month.
Dropbox Makes It Easy to Share Files Via Facebook Messenger
Dropbox has integrated its own service into Facebook's Messenger app, allowing people to share files from Dropbox to friends and family through Messenger. The integration requires senders to have both the Dropbox and Messenger apps installed on their phone.
Yahoo Mail for iOS Adds Themes, Support for 3D Touch
Yahoo today rolled out an update to its iOS email application and added several new features. To start, users can now select from a number of different colored themes and can go so far as to set a different theme for each managed account (Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail email addresses) to make them easier to separate.
Yahoo Adds Gmail Support to Yahoo Mail
Yahoo Mail today gained the ability to manage Gmail and Google Apps accounts. Yahoo relaunched the app in October and made it compatible with AOL, Hotmail, and Outlook.
Yahoo Adds Package Tracking to iOS Mail App
Yahoo today announced an update to its Mail App for iOS devices an added the ability to automatically track packages. According to Yahoo, users will see their shipments from Amazon, eBay, Zappos, Target, Best Buy, Macys.com, and others under the "Yahoo Today" section of the app, which will display shipping date, item description, and expected arrival.