Last Updated: February 22nd, 2013

The New York Times, old guard or not, is still a huge source of news to a lot of people and to the company's credit, it's paying a decent amount of attention to its mobile apps. Now the publication is issuing an update that brings a night mode that inverts the colors for easier night reading. As someone who likes to minimize the amount of bright white light blasting into my eyes, I appreciate the option.

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Additionally, the company is adding a customizable widget that, frankly, gets nearly everything right: it's resizable, you can customize which categories show up in the feed, and there is an easy button to change the widget settings if you should so choose. The app will go out of its way to remind you that the widget will be removed if you move it to the SD card. This is pretty par for the course on Android, however.

If you use the New York Times, this is a great update. Grab it from the widget below.

Eric Ravenscraft
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  • KamikaZee

    The widget and sd thing is an android limitation. Nothing to do with the app