A couple of days after Google launched the new Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel Slate, and the new Home Hub; the search giant has begun rolling out an update to its Home app that brings a new design and a focus on smart controls for smart home devices. Join us after the break for more […]
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Facebook teased a simplified redesign for its Messenger app earlier this year, also indicating that the next refresh for the app would come with a dark mode. Now that update is finally rolling out from Facebook directly, so users should expect to see it over the coming weeks. The update rearranges the navigation bar on […]
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Google has big plans for podcasts soon, but that doesn’t mean you have to abandon your third-party apps. Pocket Casts is still by far one of the most popular options, and with good reason. But you know what would make it just a bit better? A slick new Material Design interface. One of Google’s partner […]
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Google likes to tweak their YouTube interface, especially on mobile devices. However, their Android TV interface always seems to lag behind, even next to other set-top boxes. With that being said, it looks like Google has pushed a YouTube update on Android TV that further tweaks the latest, non-Material Design aesthetic and brings some features […]
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In an announcement made today, Google shared an update on a major redesign to their Google Dashboard platform that will start rolling out next week. The Google Dashboard originally launched in 2009 as a way for users to quickly figure out what products they use and access some history and settings. Since then Google has […]
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Google Play Newsstand has been updated to version 4.0, bringing with it a number of major changes to the the design of the app, as well as a few great new features that should help you get your news as soon as you need it.
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Yahoo Messenger has been completely redesigned. It not only looks different, but adds tons of new improvements such as Flickr, Tumblr, and Xobni integration.
What is cool about integrating other services into their messaging app is you can do things like send hundreds of Flickr photos at a time. If sent in a group chat, these photos will appear in everyones conversation right away. You can even download the photo in its full resolution.
Another cool feature is unsending messages. Once you click “unsend”, the message will disappear from not only yours, but other peoples chats too. However, if you are happy with what you wrote, others can “like” your comment, photo, or GIF image.
Speaking of GIFs, rather than sending an emoji, why not send a GIF? In Yahoo Messenger you can search for the perfect GIF to send right inside the app. The images are pulled from Tumblr, so there will be no shortage of content.
Everyone has heard of a contact list, but have you heard of Smart Contacts? Smart Contacts not only knows the names of people, but also their relationship to you and others on your list. This is great for adding people to group chats as it will already know who might need to be added. Also, anyone in a group can add another participant, change the name of the group, or even change the group photo.
All of this sounds like a lot going on, but do not worry, Yahoo Messenger is fast! Doing things like syncing conversations between Yahoo Messenger on the Web, in Yahoo Mail and your smartphone happens almost in real-time.
Finally, you can even use the app when you are offline. Write whatever you want, or send any picture you would like, and your messages will be sent the second you connect back to the internet.
The new Yahoo Messenger is available globally today on iOS, Android, on the Web and in Yahoo Mail on the desktop.
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