App round-up: Swype, Yahoo Mail & Box Android apps updated

Swype Android appSwype update adds floating keyboard, new free themes and a lot more

Popular keyboard app Swype has released a big update for its Android version in Google Play. The update brings a number of improvements and new features. According to a change-log shared by Swype on Google Play, it is introducing a new floating keyboard, which can be placed anywhere on the device screen.

Check out the full change-log below

  • Intuitive Emoji support in 8 Languages: English (+UK), FR, IT, DE, ES, KR, CN
  • Three new free themes: Material light, dark, & high-visibility (Bumblebee)
  • Floating keyboard: Move the keyboard anywhere
  • New languages: Vietnamese Telex, German CH, Italian CH, Burmese Zawgyi, Sinhala
  • Korean Initial Consonant Input added: enable in Settings
  • Added a return key to apps that supply a smiley by default
  • Performance improvements related to connected services
  • And bug fixes

Yahoo Mail Android appYahoo Mail Android app update brings real-time package tracking and more

Yahoo is adding Google Now like features to Yahoo Today in its Mail app on Android. According to a change-log shared by the company on Google Play, the latest version of the Yahoo Mail for Android app includes real-time tracking of the package shipments from Amazon and more. The update also brings flight notifications, and sports scores. Check out the full change-log below.

  • 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.
  • Bug fixes and performance improvements

Yahoo Mail Android appBox includes support for password-protected PDFs and more in its Android app

Popular cloud storage provider Box has added some nifty new features to its official Android app, including the support for password-protected PDFs. You can take a look at the complete change-log below.

  • Get notified instantly via Push Notifications when a comment is added to your file or when you get invited to a folder.
  • Completely refactored Job Manager. Better bulk uploads, downloads, copy and move operations.
  • Grey folder indicators to distinguish externally-owned content.
  • Bookmarks can now be copied, moved, deleted, renamed and shared.
  • Support for password-protected PDFs.
  • Support for Danish & Norwegian languages.
  • Additional stability improvements and bug fixes

Download Swype (Free, Paid), Yahoo Mail or Box from Google Play


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