Thanks Dab - downloaded. The 'night mode' or 'under the blankets' seems a
good idea.

On 25 June 2014 19:28, Dan Garry <> wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> If you love Wikipedia and have an Android phone, you’re in for a treat!
> Today we’ve released a revamped Wikipedia for Android app, now
> available on Google
> Play <>.
> Our new features include:
>    - *Speed* – Our new, native app allows you to browse and edit Wikipedia
>    faster than ever before.
>    - *Editing* – You can edit Wikipedia on the app. Logged in or logged
>    out, we thank you for all your contributions.
>    - *Recent pages* – We provide you with your reading history, so you can
>    tap as many links as you like without ever getting lost.
>    - *Saved pages* – You can save select pages for offline reading and
>    browse them even when you don’t have a data connection.
>    - *Share* – Use your existing social networking apps to share in the sum
>    of all human knowledge.
>    - *Language support* – The app allows you to seamlessly switch to
>    reading Wikipedia written in any language.
>    - *Wikipedia Zero* – We’ve partnered with cellular carriers around the
>    world to provide Wikipedia free of data charges to users in many
> developing
>    areas.
> Coming soon:
>    - *Night mode* – We’ve gotten lots of great beta user feedback; one
>    feature people love is reading Wikipedia in darker environments. The
>    inverted colour scheme offered by night mode will make that much easier.
>    - *Discussions* – Talk pages are an important part of Wikipedia for both
>    new users and experienced editors alike. We’re bringing them to the app.
> This release is just the beginning! We’re still working hard on creating
> new features to make the app the best Wikipedia reading and editing
> experience out there.
> Please help us improve this app by sending a note to our mailing list,
> Thank you!
> Dan
> --
> Dan Garry
> Associate Product Manager for Platform and Mobile Apps
> Wikimedia Foundation
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