Digi-Key's Android App Listed as a Top App

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - February 8, 2012

App directory Appolicious named Digi-Key's app as one of the top eight

Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's largest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced its Android app was listed among the top eight apps for last week by app directory website Appolicious (www.appolicious.com).

In an article listing the Appolicious top apps of the week posted Feb. 3, social media freelance writer Kristen Nicole described Digi-Key's Android app as a "niche search tool" and stated that "Digi-Key's steady rise is a noteworthy example" of this type of app.

Nicole also listed the benefits of having Digi-Key's Android app available whenever and wherever a person might need it:

"Geared towards engineers and gadget geeks, this Android app offers mobile access to Digi-Key's entire inventory of in-stock electronic components. Having a tinkerer for a boyfriend, I've been amazed at how often an app like this becomes a time-saving solution."

"We are very proud of and thankful for the amount of positive feedback we have received from customers all over the world about our mobile applications," said John Collins, Digi-Key's vice president of IT and CIO. "We continually strive to keep the customer's productivity and efficiency in mind as we develop new assets in new technologies. Feedback like this continues to fuel our drive to create even better innovations for our customers."

Digi-Key's mobile app for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch operating system launched in February 2010. Digi-Key's Android app launched in September 2010. Both versions provide instant access to the industry's largest selection of electronic components in stock. This application is designed to help engineers, purchasers and technologists source the electronic components they need, the data for those parts, and other Digi-Key resources anytime, anywhere.

To download the Digi-Key iPhone app, visit the AppStore from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch mobile device.

To download the Digi-Key Android app, visit the Android Market from your Android mobile device and search for "Digi-Key."

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About Digi-Key Corporation

Digi-Key Corporation, based in Thief River Falls, Minn., is a global, full-service provider of both prototype/design and production quantities of electronic components, offering more than three million products from over 650 quality name-brand manufacturers. With over one million products in stock and an impressive selection of online resources, Digi-Key is committed to stocking the broadest range of electronic components in the industry and providing the best service possible to its customers. Additional information and access to Digi-Key's broad product offering is available on the Digi-Key website.