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L.A. Times mobile app now available on Android Marketplace for phones, tablets

January 21, 2011 | 12:46 pm

LA Times app for Android

The Los Angeles Times mobile app is now available for free download on the Android Marketplace.

LATimesAndroidAppScreenShots The Android app works on phones and tablets running Google's Android operating system. Users can access The Times' latest breaking stories, as well as content sorted by category: Local, the L.A. Now blog, National, World, Business, Sports, Entertainment, Living, Opinion and Columnists.

The app also has a Photos section, which shows off shots taken by The Times' award-winning photographers.

If a user sees a story or photo they'd like to share share with friends on Facebook, Twitter or via e-mail, they can do so from within the app itself.

Previously, the Times app was available only on the Apple iPhone.

-- Nathan Olivarez-Giles

Photo: A Samsung Galaxy Tab running the L.A. Times app for Android. Credit: Alan Hagman / Los Angeles Times