Yahoo! overhauls e-mail for web, mobile

2012-12-11 20:27
Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer (Picture: AFP)

Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer (Picture: AFP)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

San Francisco - Yahoo! said on Tuesday it was revamping its e-mail for the web and mobile devices in a move aimed at streamlining the service and making its look consistent across various platforms.

"Since it's such an important part of our daily lives, we're making a few improvements to Yahoo! Mail," chief executive Marissa Mayer said in a blog post.

"You've told us loud and clear that you want fewer distractions when it comes to e-mail.You want to quickly login, communicate, and get on with your day. And we've listened. Starting today, the new Yahoo! Mail is fast, easy and available anywhere you go."

The improvements will be available over the coming days for web-based mail as well as on Windows 8, Apple and Android mobile devices.

"We've redesigned the new version of Yahoo! Mail with speed in mind - getting through your e-mails is faster than ever before," Mayer said.

"We've also made your inbox more intuitive and easier to navigate, allowing you to focus on what matters most: your messages. And, because mobile is everything these days, Yahoo! Mail now has a consistent look and feel across devices."

Mayer, who moved from Google to become Yahoo! CEO in July, has been repositioning the internet pioneer to focus more on mobile.

Read more on:    yahoo  |  marissa mayer  |  us  |  internet

Join the conversation! encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24


Millions of plastic particles in our food!

Scientists and researchers believe that almost five million tons of plastic is dumped in the oceans every year and it’s affecting our food.



Plastic on your plate
Prince George the green prince?
Lean, green, drifiting machine
One man's $1 million vision for an eco Africa

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts

The Leo moon adds an element of drama and entertainment. A significant person that you may consult or confide in may play more

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.