LinkedIn for Android 1.0 is available now in Google's Android Market to help users view and manage LinkedIn connections, access updates from a professional network and respond to invitations.
for Android 1.0 mobile application is finished, allowing users to search and
connect with more than 100 million members while on the go, the professional
social-networking site said April 7.
the beta for its Android application in
December, culling plenty of feedback and bug reports for the highly anticipated
LinkedIn's Blackberry, iPhone and Windows Mobile apps, LinkedIn for Android
lets users view and manage LinkedIn connections, access updates from a
professional network and respond to invitations.
are all lumped into modules, with a unified search tool that helps users across
their direct connections and those available across the entire LinkedIn
network. Users will be able to access any of their connections and send them a
message immediately from their LinkedIn Inbox.
can walk into any interview, any customer engagement or client meeting with the
ability to look up the details on over 100 million professionals worldwide, in
real time," said
Chad Whitney, senior product manager at
LinkedIn would be updating this application with heavily requested features.
However, that beta launched four months ago so that application should be
made its application available for download both in Google's Android Market
or manually from
LinkedIn's Website here
eWEEK was able
to download it from the Android Market in a few seconds, so the application is
definitely easy to grab, much easier than the beta.
created something of a barrier to download the LinkedIn for Android beta by
requiring that Android phone users be members of the LinkedIn Mobile parent
group and then join the new LinkedIn for Android subgroup.
That's not the
case for the finished application-which launches in the wake of LinkedIn filing for IPO
-rolling out its LinkedIn Today