Official Wikipedia app hits the Android Market just in time for SOPA blackout

official wikipedia app hits the android market just in time for sopa blackout

href=”” rel=”homepage” target=”_blank” title=”Wikipedia”>Wikipedia fanatics have long had to rely on a third party service to browse the user edited encyclopedia natively on their Android smartphones, but just as the knowledge bank shutters its site to protest SOPA the official app has hit the href=”” rel=”homepage” target=”_blank” title=”Android Market”>Android Market. The app has several key features including the ability to save an article for offline reading and search for articles based on a user’s location in the world. Now when visiting href=”,-77.0366666667&spn=0.1,0.1&q=38.8951111111,-77.0366666667%20(Washington%2C%20D.C.)&t=h” rel=”geolocation” target=”_blank” title=”Washington, D.C.”>Washington, DC to deliver letters to congress urging lawmakers to vote ‘nay’ for SOPA and PIPA, the Wiki app will offer knowledge-seekers results that include nearby monuments and historical information. We’ll still need some time to determine how the official offering stacks up to third-party alternatives, but at first glance the native reader looks as good as any.
Android Market Link: Wikipedia

official wikipedia app hits the android market just in time for sopa blackout
Simranpal Singh
Simranpal Singh
With a decade-long journey in the tech industry, I've been actively engaged in tech reporting across various reputable publications. He currently works as a Web Developer at RightNode Media and pursues his hobby of writing on GoAndroid. Enjoy travelling, and always excited about new tech trends. He actively contributes on GizmoChina and GChromecast Hub.


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