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Yahoo Mail gets smarter in version 4.8.2 update

Yahoo Mail is receiving quite the update today. A bump up to version 4.8.2 brings package and flight tracking, new Yahoo Today personalization options and even horoscope information.
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February 5, 2015
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If you’re still using a Yahoo email address, a pretty sizable update to the Yahoo Mail app should be waiting for you in the Play Store. In the update to version 4.8.2, we’re seeing a ton of enhancements added to the email client that aim to make your life more convenient.

The most notable feature added to the app is the ability to get updates on packages in real-time from Amazon, eBay, Nordstrom and a number of other retailers. Also added is support for flight notifications if you happen to use Orbitz or CheapTickets. Among a few others, you can also personalize your Yahoo Today catalog and select your favorite sports teams from which to get updates. As an added bonus, you can now customize and read your daily horoscope… from your email application.

Take a look at the full changelog below for the list of improvements:

  • Get real-time updates for package shipments from Amazon, eBay, Nordstrom and more.
  • Customize and read your daily horoscope.
  • Edit your favorite sports teams so you never miss a game.
  • Flight notifications now support Orbitz and CheapTickets.
  • Personalize Yahoo Today with new edit options.
  • We also added bug fixes and performance improvements so that your Yahoo Mail experience is smoother than ever.

This is quite the update to Yahoo Mail, so if you have yet to do so, head to the Play Store to grab version 4.8.2.

Download Yahoo Mail from the Google Play Store