How important is e-mail in your daily life? Do you check to see if you’ve got new e-mail in the morning and make it a point to check again before you go to sleep at night? If so, then Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer might have been talking about you in her introduction to the latest version of the Yahoo! e-mail client, which has just been updated for multiple platforms including Android, iOS, Windows 8, and the Web.
According to the official announcement posted by Mayer on Yahoo!’s corporate blog Yodel Anecdotal, the new Yahoo! e-mail client was redesigned with speed in mind. And if you try it out for yourself, you’ll find that it is indeed faster than the version that was available before the update. Also, there is now consistency in the look and feel of the e-mail client across all devices and platforms. So if you’ve already used it in the past but didn’t quite like the overall user experience, perhaps you will now.
Right now, the newest form of Yahoo! Mail for Android can be downloaded directly–and without a fee–from Google Play. It’s also available for download from both the Apple App Store and Microsoft’s Windows Store for Windows 8. It’s better-looking and at the same time faster than ever before. This is all so that users can “quickly login, communicate, and get on with your day.”
Web users can also access the new Yahoo! Mail simply by going to mail.yahoo.com.
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It did not “Update” correctly on either my Samsung Galaxy S II or my ASUS TF201 Transformer Prime. After uninstalling/reinstalling & re-setting up the client from scratch, the new client works great!