The Economist Espresso for Android is optimized for smartphones running Ice Cream Sandwich, Jelly Bean and Lollipop.
ABOUT THE ECONOMIST ESPRESSOThe Economist Espresso is part of The Economist weekly international news and business publication offering independent and clear reporting, commentary and analysis on world current affairs; business, finance, science and technology, culture, society, media and the arts.
IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING PERMISSIONS
Please note that The Economist Espresso app requires access to the following services to operate properly:
Full network access, receive data from Internet, view network connections and view Wi-Fi connections: Required to download the latest issue and to make sure you can read Espresso even when offline.
Modify or delete contents of your USB storage and Read the contents of your USB storage: Required to store Espresso content on your device to read offline.
Control vibration, Send sticky broadcast and Prevent phone from sleeping: Great care has gone into ensuring Espresso is available on your device each morning, even when you access the app when offline. To do so we send a broadcast message to notify the app the latest issue can be automatically downloaded. In addition we wake the device in the morning to retrieve the latest content should the broadcast message not have reached the device.
Google Play Billing Services and Find accounts on the device: The Economist Espresso offers a monthly subscription via Google Play and your Google Play Account.
Read phone status and identity, Approximate location (network-based) and Precise location (GPS and network-based): Required to tailor your reading experience to your current location.