The Times Opens its Paywall to Android Tablets

By Gary Cutlack on at

UK paper The Times has added another prong to its multimedia attack, with a version of its mobile app now available specifically for owners of Honeycomb Android tablets.

The app, which requires Android 3.0 or higher to work, lets users view "enhanced graphics, stunning picture galleries and exclusive videos" should you be in possession of a Google-powered tablet running the Honeycomb version of the OS.

Of course, while the app itself is free to download, you will eventually need a paid subscription to access the content -- but the media giant is currently offering a 30-day free trial to encourage new users to try the Android app.

Meanwhile, the Guardian's excellent mobile app, which has been on Android for quite some time, has now arrived on Windows Phone 7. [Android Market]