In 2008 Jeff Atwood and Joel Spolsky created a site called Stack Overflow, which turned out to become a phenomenal success. This spurned the development of another network called Stack Exchange which is a network of more than 114 communities dedicated to providing an easily accessible platform for asking questions and finding answers to just about any topic under the sun. Stack Exchange have now released their official app on to the Android platform making it easy to seek the answers you are looking for.
Stack Exchange App Review
The nice thing about Stack Exchange is that you can start using the app even without signing up or creating an account. The Home page of the app displays the hottest topics on the Exchange with the latest questions viewable in a side-scrolling view. The latest posts and topics of the day are displayed at the top, but as you scroll down you can check out posts from the previous days.
You can click on a topic icon to open up a separate page to view all questions and answers related to that topic. A menu button at the top of the app opens down to list all the sites you have added to our feed. The trouble with adding feeds though is that you don’t have first hand list of sites to add and you have to type out a name before you can see a list of possible selections to choose from.
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You need to have an account though if you plan on asking a question that’s on your mind. Having an account certainly offers plenty more benefits, such as having the ability to answer a question, vote an answer up or down and comment. You can also track all your interests and pin your favorite sites to your feed.
If you have answered a question and get a vote up, your reputation score increases and the more reputation you earn, the more privileges you get with using the app, such as commenting or voting. You will also have to join a community to be a part of the engagement process.
Stack Exchange can be customized to enable you to receive notifications for replies posted or comments made to your questions. You can even set quiet hours if you prefer to remain undisturbed for a certain period of time.
Overall, Stack Exchange is a handy Q & A app if you are a part of the community or if you love learning new things about everyday stuff. The app is available on the Play Store for the price of free. Check it out at your convenience.
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