- New “Stories” tab in the menu to help writers and publishers view and edit their drafts and their stories on the go
- New Medium widget so you can check the top stories on Medium anytime, anywhere without having to open the app
- Bug fixes and improvements
- UI improvements on topic landing pages
- Improved immersion on the post page
- Collection header UI improvements
- Minor bug fixes and improvements
If you have been on the lookout for a great news reading app for Android - Medium is one of the best ones all around. It has a minimalistic user interface, a lovely dark theme (Night mode) and many other goodies for you to take advantage of.
It has got two new beta updates in the past week that bring lots of feature enhancements and bug fixes and general performance improvements that we are all eager to get as soon as possible. Let's dive into the release notes, but before that, I would like to point out the most recent build as of the time of writing has version number 3.6.1000222.
If you are a news writer or a publisher, we have great news for you....
Medium is a subscription-based news reading app (a limited free option is also available) with a design that is especially-made for easier focusing on the topic that is being read.
The new beta update with build number 3.6.6825 takes this principle to the next level by automatically hiding the status and navigation bars in every post reading page. This approach leads to a more immersive experience overall, with no distractions, so you can enjoy your reading. One of the other enhancements that came in parallel with this update is the new full-screen page for collections. Tapping on the 'Featured collections' label lands you to the 'Explore collections' page, where featured collections are laid out in a vertical two-column card layout with no extra text, dividers, and whatnot....