Yahoo! debuted Yahoo! Mail and Yahoo! Messenger apps for Android, a Yahoo! Search Widget for Android. These latest apps are optimized for three hero Android devices–Motorola Droid, HTC Incredible, and Google Nexus One–and are available for download globally, via Android Market for Android OS 2.0 and above.
- Mail for Android can: Receive push notification messages; Send emails to contacts from Yahoo! Address Book as well as contacts in native phone address book; Search email messages by sender, recipient, subject and keywords in body of email; Upload photos as attachments directly from camera or photo gallery; View and download attachments; Insert emoticons and rich text formatting into emails; Effectively manage and organize their Yahoo! Mail messages, folders and manage spam.
- Messenger for Android can: Easily message friends, check friends’ status updates & availability as well as update their own status & availability; Send instant messages to friends via SMS text messages; Stay connected with full support for multitasking allowing app to work in background; with push notifications consumers can easily catch new messages and friend requests; Full use of emoticons and rich text formatting; Send photos to friends directly from phone’s camera or photo gallery.
- Search Widget for Android make it much easier to access web search on Android phone home screen via simple UI and compact to fit the size of your phone screen. “You can type query using touch screen or use voice input to speak your search query, and you’ll see search suggestions that help you find exactly what you’re looking for.
- In Yahoo! Mobile Search results, you’ll see shortcuts, news and deeper results only a tap away. While the app is currently only available in U.S., voice input package is available in multiple languages.”