The best way to read The Economist on your Android device. The app is free to download and includes free access to the Editor's picks – a weekly selection of articles from each week’s edition of The Economist. Digital and print subscribers ...Read more
The best way to read The Economist on your Android device.
The app is free to download and includes free access to the Editor's picks – a weekly selection of articles from each week’s edition of The Economist.
Digital and print subscribers to The Economist receive unrestricted access to each week’s full print edition.
FEATURES • Each week’s issue available from 9pm London time each Thursday • Download each issue to your device to read without an internet connection • Switch easily between reading and listening with The Economist in audio • Store and access back issues • Purchase single issues in app • Subscribe from within the app for full access to The Economist on Android tablets, Android smartphones, the Chrome Web store and Economist.com • Share articles via e-mail, Twitter and Facebook
The Economist on Android operates on tablets and smartphones running Gingerbread, Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean.
ABOUT THE ECONOMIST The Economist is a weekly international news and business publication, offering clear reporting, commentary and analysis on world current affairs, business, finance, science and technology, culture, society, media and the arts.
SUPPORT Should you require any assistance using our app please visit http://www.economist.com/help/android for answers to frequently asked questions as well as ways to contact customer support.
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UPDATED ON: Feb 3, 2016
SIZE Varies with device
INSTALLATIONS: 1,000,000 - 5,000,000
LATEST VERSION: Varies with device
ANDROID VERSIONVaries with device
automatically start at boot
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prevent phone from sleeping
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send sticky broadcast
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view Wi-Fi status
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full Internet access
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view network state
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modify/delete SD card contents
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read phone state and identity
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discover known accounts
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