Engadget is the definitive source and final word for news on gadgets and technology. Engadget’s team of expert editors and columnists cover the world of consumer electronics with unmatched passion and an obsessive attention to detail. From the latest smartphone news, to reviews and hands-on looks at laptops, HDTVs, gaming, and more, Engadget brings you all the tech news you need. The Engadget for Android app delivers that experience straight to your Android device, instantly.KEY FEATURES
* A non-stop, daily stream of all the news on Engadget, Engadget Mobile, Engadget HD, and alt.Engadget
* See Engadget’s features, reviews, unboxings, and hands-on coverage as it happens
* Check out Engadget photo galleries of the latest gadgets
* Watch streaming video of “The Engadget Show” without leaving the app
* Share Engadget news, photos, videos, and other tech stories via any app on your device at supports sharing
* Get quick access to the Engadget Podcast which now supports background playback
* Engadget Desktop Widget
* Use the in-app option to tip Engadget on breaking news
* Saving feature to bookmark articles and view while offline
* Integrated mini web browser for viewing web content without leaving the app
* Intuitive and clear interface
What’s in this version:
* Replaced “Most Commented” with “Recent Reviews”
* Numerous bug fixes relating to stability, background CPU usage, and videos
* Restored access to Unboxing and Hands-On galleries
* Download links for podcast articles now work (Gingerbread or higher)
* Widget Refresh setting of “Never” now works
* Commenting via Livefyre works
* Tap an RSS link in a podcast article to subscribe with your podcast manager
THIS APPLICATION HAS ACCESS TO THE FOLLOWING:
- NETWORK COMMUNICATION
FULL NETWORK ACCESSAllows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
- PHONE CALLS
READ PHONE STATUS AND IDENTITYAllows the app to access the phone features of the device. This permission allows the app to determine the phone number and device IDs, whether a call is active, and the remote number connected by a call.
MODIFY OR DELETE THE CONTENTS OF YOUR USB STORAGE MODIFY OR DELETE THE CONTENTS OF YOUR SD CARDAllows the app to write to the USB storage. Allows the app to write to the SD card.
- NETWORK COMMUNICATION
VIEW NETWORK CONNECTIONSAllows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.VIEW WI-FI CONNECTIONSAllows the app to view information about Wi-Fi networking, such as whether Wi-Fi is enabled and name of connected Wi-Fi devices.
TEST ACCESS TO PROTECTED STORAGE TEST ACCESS TO PROTECTED STORAGEAllows the app to test a permission for USB storage that will be available on future devices. Allows the app to test a permission for the SD card that will be available on future devices.