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Read Magazines on Your Android Phone

written by: Vasanth•edited by: Simon Hill•updated: 1/30/2013

Stay informed with magazine apps on your Android phone. Pocket Newsstand is an app that is designed to preview over 3,000 magazines. Time Mobile is an app for Time Magazine and it contains articles, blogs, photos, and lists. Issuu Mobile, Newsweek Mobile, and PopSci are three more worth considering.

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    Issuu Mobile

    Issuu Mobile Android App If you love to browse through magazines, then Issuu Mobile is the Android magazine app for you.

    The app lists over one million publications, including magazines, books, newspapers, and other print media. Search by category or take a look at the featured magazines. When you find one of interest, select the issue you want and download it. Read the magazine now or save it for later. Each publication is accessible offline, after downloading.

    The app features EasyRead technology, but needs a zoom function to improve readability. Download the free Issuu Mobile app at the Android Market.

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    Pocket Newsstand

    Pocket Newsstand Android App Another Android magazine app that displays a variety of magazines is Pocket Newsstand.

    This app is geared toward British, European, and American magazines, but most of the 3,000 magazine covers are from UK magazines. Zoom in on the covers and read the contents of the magazine. The sale date and price are listed with each cover. You can purchase issues directly from the app with a subscription or individually. The free Pocket Newsstand app is available at the Android Market.

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    Popular Science

    Popular Science Android App The Popular Science magazine app for Android contains informative articles that cover a range of topics including gadgets, scientific research, and green technology. The app is frequently updated with new and interesting articles. Search the app by category or browse through a list of available articles. Save the articles and read them later.

    Popular Science is a free app available on the Android Market.

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    Time Mobile

    Time Mobile Android App Another magazine that contains in-depth discussions and reporting about world events is Time Magazine. The Time Mobile app brings all the great qualities of the print magazine to the Android phone in a digital version.

    The app contains the popular lists, stunning photographs, and though-provoking blog posts. Customize the app based on your interests and add a widget to the home screen of the phone. The app also contains podcasts. Listen to interesting debates while browsing through the articles. Articles can be downloaded and read offline. You can also share articles with friends through Facebook and Twitter.

    Download the free Time Mobile app at the Android Market.

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