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Engadget for iPhone / iPod touch 2.0.1 now available!

Nilay Patel

Hey guys, some fun news to share: Engadget for iPhone / iPod touch 2.0.1 was just approved by Apple and is now available on the App Store! The big new feature is landscape mode in article, comment, and sharing views, but we've also bumped up font sizes, made some improvements to the commenting experience, and added the ability to edit tweets directly in the app. Oh, and you can also now email photos from galleries from within the app, and customize the toolbar. Of course, that's in addition to our regular features like offline viewing, built in streaming for The Engadget Show, and in-app tip submissions -- you know, for when you see the iPhone 3GT leak out.

So what are you waiting for? You can download the app right here, or just click the image above -- if you've already got it installed the update should be waiting for you right this second. Full changelog after the break.

Once again, a big thanks to the team at AOL that makes these apps happen: Sun Sachs, Andy Averbuch, Hareesh P, Anibal Rosado, Rajesh Kumar, Rich Foster, Claudeland Louis, Mike Wolstat, Eric Wedge, Vikas B R, Milissa Tarquini, Asha Indira and Bob Gurwin. High fives all around.

P.S.- Updates for the BlackBerry and webOS apps should hit in March, and that's also when we're scheduled to launch our Android app -- stay tuned!

What's New in Version 2.0.1 of the Engadget App:

Landscape Support with bigger fonts!

  • Added Landscape support for Article View, Comments View and Sharing.
Tweet you own way!
  • Added ability to edit twitter posts.
Even Faster Commenting Flow!
  • Added "+" sign at top right of comments page to anchor down to commenting box so you can be heard right away.
  • UI Tweaks to Comments view for a smoother user experience and better keyboard/text field interaction.
Tab bar customization:
  • Edit button in the "More" screen to configure the tab bar to display the tabs used most often.
  • In-App Email Share with attached image for Photos in Galleries
  • Minor bug fixes.

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