New Wikipedia Beta App Goes Native With UI Overhaul, Editing, and More

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Wikipedia introduced a new beta app today on Android that includes all sorts of goodies that Wiki fans will be proud of. First of all, the app got a full redesign that is now native. Everything should be faster (from searching to browsing to “settling a bar bet”), we have a hamburger slideout menu, table of contents, bookmarks, and maybe most importantly, the ability edit articles from your phone.

This is a major update that you will want to check out. Also, they are calling this a “beta,” but you don’t need to sign-up for a beta program. All you have to do is download the app from Google Play like any other app. 

What’s New

  • A major design update (we went native!)
  • Editing – help improve Wikipedia articles from your phone!
  • Everything is faster, whether you’re searching, browsing, or settling a bar bet
  • Table of contents to help you navigate long article and get to the information you need
  • Wikipedia Zero support – data charges waived for select participating mobile operators (Wikipedia is of course freely licensed)
  • Search any language Wikipedia
  • Bookmark pages
  • Random article
  • Recent browsing history

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Via:  Wikipedia



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