It's not a given that we're always connected to the internet, so why not include some offline features in the Stack Exchange App?

Something similar to Gmail app like

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Currently the favorite questions are missing in the Android App. Once they are back, can we have access to favorites in offline mode? Once connected to the internet again they could be synced to your device for the latest updates.

I tried to make a sample screen:

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  • Why would I be searching Stack if I'm not connected to an internet connection? What is the relevance of that small, small snippet of questions/answers to what I'm actually looking for at that instant without connectivity?
    – Makoto
    Feb 8, 2014 at 6:26
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    @Makoto Favourites are used by some people as a library of useful references, for problems they deal with frequently or are dealing with at that very moment. Such users would find having their favourites available offline fairly useful! Feb 8, 2014 at 6:33
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    @Makoto There are certain questions in SE that are great for reference. If I see any such interesting question I used to mark at my favorite and use it for reference. Whenever I get time I used to go through those answers, I think others too use like I mentioned. So offering this as offline would be much useful.
    – Praveen
    Feb 8, 2014 at 11:20


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