Thursday, May 26, 2011

BBC Official Android app - free download of the day

BBC has just released their News official app for Android devices. The App has many features including quick access to BBC’s top stories complete with pictures and videos. It allows you to personalize the homescreen according to your interests.The app has also option to share stories on Facebook.

Features of BBC App for Android:

• Simple design with scroll functionality to enable efficient browsing
• Tap to reveal full-screen article and in-story video
• On a story page, swipe sideways to read the next story
• Sharing tools to post stories to a range of social networks, or email / SMS to a friend
• Latest and breaking news ticker
• An ‘Edit’ menu, allowing you to personalise the homescreen by adding and removing news categories to suit your preferences
• Live streaming of the BBC News channel for Android 2.2 devices running Flash
• Settings to allow the app to automatically update in the background
• Font controls to increase or decrease the story text size to suit you
• Full range of News categories: Top stories, World, UK, Sport, Technology, Entertainment & Arts, England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Business, Politics, Health, Education, Science & Environment, Features & analysis, Also in the news

Download: BBC Android App

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