More and more smartphone manufacturers have been moving towards on-screen buttons, with Google really pushing for it over the physical button alternative. However, there are still a few OEMs (we're looking at you, Samsung) that have preferred to keep things a bit more traditional. Tell us which way you prefer and why.
World Newspapers for Android Makes Your World (of News) Go ‘Round
In case you haven’t noticed, finding local news from around the world is rather difficult. Sure, you can browse the “World News” sections of various popular media outlets, but while giving you some of the most significant stories, they lack the local focus that regional media outlets carry. This will often leave you longing for a feel for the local culture and way of life.
Thanks to XDA forum member abhishek9851, this problem needs no longer bring you down. This developer’s application helps you find local newspapers from around the world right on your mobile device.
World Newspapers allows you to access thousands of local and international newspapers, magazines and websites. More than 5000 WORLDWIDE newspapers, websites and magazines links at your fingertips optimized for your android phone. A must have for news junkies.
Sounds like a “must have” indeed. Want to get your hands on what is currently the #1 application in the News category of the Android Market? Be sure to continue on to the application thread.
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