By Christian Zibreg on Feb 2, 2017
Apple hasn’t been using Yahoo for weather data in its stock app since iOS 8, but I still keep Yahoo Weather on my iPhone. That’s because to me, Yahoo Weather is the most beautifully designed and most comprehensive piece of weather software I’ve used on mobile thus far. Today, the failed Internet pioneer has pushed a nice little update to Yahoo Weather for iPhone and iPad, which now provides real time weather data along with live video of current weather conditions for select cities. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Nov 29, 2016
It’s been a while since we posted in our Account Deletion series, which deals with terminating accounts on popular services from brands like Apple, Google, PayPal, Netflix, Spotify, Dropbox, Twitter, Viber, WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram and many others. In this tutorial, you will learn how to close and terminate your personal account on Yahoo along with personal information and settings associated with it.
We’ll also show you how to remove your child’s account as part of your family account, educate you on Yahoo’s data retention policy and lay out any caveats you should be aware of ahead of breaking ties with Yahoo. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Oct 4, 2016
It’s business as usual for the struggling Internet pioneer Yahoo which today released a brand new free of charge iPhone and iPad application, called Newsroom. The app provides curated stories and news content relevant to you and sports built-in social sharing features, personalized feeds and more. The 96.9-megabyte download requires an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch with iOS 9 or later and is available at no charge from the App Store. Read More
By Anthony Bouchard on Sep 29, 2016
When you subscribe to mailing lists, either on purpose or by accident, they sometimes can be relentless, sending emails all the time and making your iPhone buzz like crazy.
Starting with iOS 10, you can now easily unsubscribe from most mailing lists from the Mail app, and we’ll show you just how easy it is. Read More
By Cody Lee on Sep 22, 2016
Yahoo on Thursday confirmed that certain user account information was stolen from the company’s network in late 2014. Recode has the official statement, which says that it believes more than 500 million users were affected by the breach.
The good news is that Yahoo says from what it knows so far, the stolen information doesn’t include payment card data, bank account information, or unprotected passwords. The firm is working closely with law enforcement in its investigation. Read More
By Anthony Bouchard on Sep 22, 2016
As far the Mail app on iPhone and iPad is concerned, it’s pretty solid for day to day email activities, but third-party startups are coming up with great ways to improve the email experience. Now that you can remove stock apps from iOS 10, it’s a great opportunity to try a new third-party email app on your device.
Enter Newton, a familiar email client, formerly known as CloudMagic, that brings a number of premium features to the world of email on all of your devices. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Jul 25, 2016
Monday, both Yahoo and Verizon Wireless said that the nation’s leading wireless carrier will be buying Yahoo’s operating business for a reported $4.83 billion. The transaction, pending regulatory and shareholder approvals, should grant the carrier over one billion total monthly search users while giving the two companies more than two dozen media and advertising brands, to be added to the AOL network, plus an email service with 225 million monthly active users. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Jun 3, 2016
Yahoo on Friday launched its Sports app for the fourth-generation Apple TV, bringing its highly popular sports property to the big screen, for free. A bonus for those who’ve cut the cord, Yahoo Sports for Apple TV brings a highly personalized experience to viewers, including news, highlights and live games. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Jun 1, 2016
Tumblr for iPhone was updated this morning on the App Store with a much appreciated GIF-captioning feature which helps turn the popular micro-blogging software into an instant meme generator.
In addition to the ability to post regular GIF images and animated GIFs, now both static and animated GIFs can include funny captions with support for up to three built-in fonts and custom colors. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on May 19, 2016
Esports are the real deal, and with Yahoo’s brand new Esports for iPhone app following your favorite teams, keeping track of the scores and watching online events just got easier.
Available for free on the App Store, the official app has many of the features and functionality found on the web and in its Android counterpart, which launched last month. Read More