If, like many people in the UK, you like to sit down to a bit of The Inbetweeners or The IT Crowd in the evening, or maybe you just like your news delivered by Jon Snow, you're going to like what we're about to tell you: Channel 4 has finally made its 4oD app available on Android.
Using the app, you'll be able to watch content from Channel 4, E4 and More4 without paying a penny, although like most other catch-up TV services, the content will be ad-supported before you begin to watch your show. Like the web version of 4oD, you can access shows for 30 days after they air, and go through the archives to pick out memorable episodes from the past 30 years.
Now for the bad news: unfortunately, Channel 4 only allows you to stream video content over Wi-Fi, which seems like a truly ridiculous restriction considering that the UK has a truly unlimited 3G network as well as a 4G network that exists for precisely this purpose. In addition to this, if you are using a rooted device, you won't be able to use the app at all.
Aside from those couple of silly restrictions and a few minor issues with the initial version, which I'm sure will be fixed sooner rather than later, you should definitely download the app, which is available for Android 4.0 and above, to try it out first hand. Just don't expect those Grand Designs to look as impressive on your 4-inch smartphone.