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johncolucci

January 3rd 2014 11:05 am

What do you think of Engadget Mini?

As you might have heard, Engadget Mini is now available for download in the iOS and Google Play store as well as on the web. As our Executive Editor Marc Perton explained that Mini "...is an app that features headlines from Engadget; the best of our social media content from Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and other sources; exclusive headlines, photos, and videos; and our picks for the best tech news from around the web and the social universe."

We'd like you to try out Mini and tell us what you think. Here's how to get Mini on your devices:

iOS: engt.co­/miniiOS
Android: engt.co­/miniandroid
Web: engt.co­/mini or mini.engadget.com

Once you use it, feel free to rate it in the respective app stores, but also let us know directly what you think in the comments below.

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Macmee

I hope you applaud your developers for their hard work. I'm very pleased with how clean Engadget Mini looks. I like the animations of new cards popping in as you scroll, and you guys completely nailed keeping the visuals consistent across the 3 different platforms. Bravo!
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dave

Thanks for the kind words! We're trying to keep it update with fresh and relevant content during CES. It's a pretty fun way to see what's going on at a glance.
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kris

I think it needs more cowbell.
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johncolucci

Wish granted: mini.engadget.com­/card­/52c828d9c9a09
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gijugi

prefer old icon :( (android btw)
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pepitoe

Please stop useing an in-app browser view to open external links, especially one with no features, not even zoom!

(referring to android app)
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MoeCurley

First let me apologize, sometimes like the saying goes, if you don't have something good to say maybe you should not say anything at all, but the recent changes in your layout are just irritating and make no sense from a graphic design standpoint. I am a visually oriented person. I enjoy scanning the images on a page and deciding what is interesting to me. When I opened your site today I was greeted by a couple of grainy, low res, unintelligible images. Scrolling down I saw more low res, badly cropped images, one of a portion of some black device, not enough of the image visible for it to provide any information about the story or provide any clues to what it is an image of. Next is the top of someone's head again not enough of the original image to gather who it is. Followed by another over cropped image of the Blackberry logo in which only the bottom half of "ackberry" is visible. Have you completely given up on producing interesting or informative images for your first page? Is it that you have automated the production of these images? If so please. please consider having someone put a little effort into providing interesting informative images for your articles.
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MoeCurley

Is it just the way it's rendering in IE 11?
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kris

Are you talking about Engadget main, or Engadget mini? If you provide links to the affected posts we can look into it and see what's wrong/what can be done better.
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MoeCurley

Engadget main but I think it's my browser, sorry.
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dibarnu

How do I get the normal Engadget site back? All I see are thumbnails and a headline. No excerpt of the post, no large picture. Basically now it's just twitter + tiny photo.
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dave

The old layout will return after CES is over.
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