NYTimes for Android app updated to better support tablets

The New York Times released an update to their official app today, taking it up to version 3.0. The biggest changes involve optimizations for tablet devices. The app has been redesigned to adapt to different screen sizes. This is accomplished by changing layout properties like the number of columns displayed, adjusting image sizes, and typography scaling.

Along with the layout improvements, the NYTimes for Android app gives users better control over breaking news alerts and provides easier access to the latest news and features. As is typical for app updates, several bug fixes and performance enhancements are included in the latest update.

To get the app or upgrade your version, use one of the download links below. The NYTimes for Android requires Android 2.1 or better and is free.

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Raised in North Carolina, Jeff Causey is a chief financial officer and licensed CPA in Durham, North Carolina. Jeff has owned an HTC EVO, a Samsung Note II, and a Samsung Galaxy Tablet 10.1. He currently uses an LG G3 and a Nexus 7 (2013). Recently Jeff added Google Glass to his stable of tech gadgets. Unfortunately, his wife and kids have all drunk the Apple Kool-Aid and have i-devices. Life at home often includes demonstrations of the superiority of his Android based devices. In his free time, Jeff is active in his church, a local MINI Cooper car club, and his daughter's soccer club. Jeff is married, has three kids, and a golden retriever.