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