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Wikipedia for Android now shows you articles based on your current location

15/10/2014

In May last year, Wikipedia’s mobile website received a rather interesting new feature, as it started surfacing Wikipedia articles (...)
In May last year, Wikipedia’s mobile website received a rather interesting new feature, as it started surfacing Wikipedia articles based on your location. As of today, this has been added to its native Android app too. You’ll now see a new ‘Nearby’ feature in the main menu, which takes you to articles on the myriad of buildings, parks, museums and everything else that happens to have a Wikipedia entry in your vicinity.     It’s a neat feature for sure, and could be used as a tour guide when you’re in a new area, as it typically brings up noteworthy places.... This story continues at The Next Web The post Wikipedia for Android now shows you articles based on your current location appeared first on The Next Web. In May last year, Wikipedia’s mobile website received a rather interesting new feature, as it started surfacing Wikipedia articles based on your location. As of today, this has been added to its native Android app too. You’ll now see a new ‘Nearby’ feature in the main menu, which takes you to articles on the myriad of buildings, parks, museums and everything else that happens to have a Wikipedia entry in your vicinity.     It’s a neat feature for sure, and could be used as a tour guide when you’re in a new area, as it typically brings up noteworthy places.... This story continues at The Next Web The post Wikipedia for Android now shows you articles based on your current location appeared first on The Next Web.
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