Has it really been 16 years since Yahoo! unveiled its own brand of email upon the world? Indeed it has, and the company isn't taking its sweet 16 for granted, with a massive overhaul of the entire experience on desktop and mobile.
Yup, the government is still shut down, and good luck trying to sign up for Obamacare, since the bugs are still being worked out of that website. But fear not: Our Tuesday recap promises to improve your MacBook battery, save you money on video plugins or a new smartphone and even make your Yahoo! account more secure, so who needs the government's help, anyway?
We don't know about you, but yesterday's iOS 7 launch wasn't exactly the smoothest, and the App Store is still having problems dishing out updates to our favorite apps -- so here is a heads up on a few that you might have missed out on.
There's little doubt that smartphones and tablets are changing the way we consume content once intended for the television screen, and new apps like Yahoo Screen aim to update that experience for the 21st century.
It's a new day, which means it's time for a new Yahoo! logo -- but unlike the company's "30 days of change" that kicked off in early August, this one is permanent, whether the internet likes it or not.
There's still no official native iPad version, but the folks at Yahoo! today unveiled a significant update to the Flickr iPhone app, which takes direct aim at Instagram with tons of new filters and gives away pro editing features.
We're now three weeks out from the alleged Apple media event during which the next iPhone (or iPhones) may be revealed, and news of a model that comes in gold really has us scratching our heads. Flower power iMac aside, Apple has generally been a tastemaker over the years, but we're definitely not among those who will be lining up for a gold smartphone. Any readers excited about this one?
Rockmelt, the hybrid web browser and social sharing service, has been acquired by Yahoo! after more than four years of existence. Both the iOS app and web service will shut down as of August 31, 2013, and the company and its staff will be folded into its new parent company to work on other endeavors. With the shutdown imminent, Rockmelt has pulled its iOS app from the App Store, and is no longer accepting new users via its website. According to Rockmelt's blog post, users will be able to pull their kept items from the service as bookmarks and save followed feeds via an OPML file.
Are you an Apple employee anywhere in the world with a great idea for how to market the iPhone in the company's retail stores? If so, you might be able to head to Cupertino for eight weeks to work with the iPhone team, which sounds like a pretty cool opportunity to us. If you don't work for Apple, maybe you're a Yahoo! user instead, in which case you can go try to claim the username you've always wanted — find out how in today's recap.