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  1. Rob

    EarlyBird needs your HELP!

    To continue offering EarlyBird we may need to: (1) Have user-submitted news, (2) Automatically approve news from specific sources, or (3) Find news moderators to help. Hit the "read more" or let us know your thoughts below!
  2. Rob

    To Keep Or Not: Android News by EarlyBird & AF

    We've been operating "EarlyBird - News for Android" for a couple years now but with limited traction. At the end of March we made the difficult decision to let employees go who were moderating and submitting these news sources full-time. Many people have expressed displeasure at EarlyBird's...
  3. Rob

    POLL: What EarlyBird features do you want next?

    Tech topics beyond Android? Ability to "save" articles? Let us know what you want in the comments (and "like" comments to vote for them!)
  4. Android News

    EarlyBird for Android gets a new, improved UI for managing your news

    EarlyBird for Android is the best way to manage your mobile tech news. The app's most recent update brings Topic browsing so you can stay on top of news for your favorite topics.
  5. Rob

    EarlyBird now lightning fast, notifications improved

    EarlyBird - News for Android, your favorite source for Android News, has been updated to version 1.5.2 in the Google Play Store. Most notable improvements are lightning fast load times and improved notifications. Previously, multiple unread notifications would show as separate items for older...
  6. O

    EarlyBird Android news app gains Dark Theme

    EarlyBird for Android has been upgraded with a key change today. The news app, which delivers all the Android news you need, now has a Dark Theme option. This will turn most of the UI dark so it's easier on the eyes at night or for people who simply prefer dark themes. The update is rolling out...
  7. Rob

    POLL: What EarlyBird App features do you want to see next?

    We've heard all your requests and feedback about ways to improve EarlyBird and now we're asking you to help us decide what comes next. The biggest four requests have been. . . - Dark Theme - Cover more tech topics (beyond just Android) - Condense notifications (into one, like GMail) -...
  8. Android News

    EarlyBird version 1.4.4 adds the ability to subscribe to topics and get notifications about them

    The developers behind EarlyBird just pushed out a new update that makes it easier stay up to date on the latest news about topics you care about. In the app, there's a new Topics tab that will show you a list of the most popular topics being written about. Then, you can go in and add which...
  9. Rob

    EarlyBird adds commenting! Try it out and let us know what you think.

    We've just pushed an update to the Google Play Store that brings the most requested feature to EarlyBird: commenting! Let us know what you think in... the comments! ALL your feedback has been helpful and there are a lot more features planned - both big and small - so please stay tuned. Feel...
  10. Rob

    Download: EarlyBird app update fixes several important bugs, adds accessibility

    The "EarlyBird - News for Android" app has been updated! The most noticeable update is a bug fix for the app crashing when tapping the red "breaking news" bubble in the top right. Here is the full list of updates: Fixed crash when clicking on red circle (breaking news) Fixed crash resuming...
  11. Rob

    POLL: What's the best icon for our upcoming Android News app?

    Android Forums will soon be launching a new app called, "EarlyBird - News for Android". The app is currently in private beta but they're asking for the public's help in choosing 1 of 3 icons to which they've narrowed it down. Which icon is the best?