Faast for both iPhone and iPad is a new subscription based app that lets you combine your social accounts and news feeds into one easy to access stream. Aside from one unified place to view all things news and social, Faast has some great sharing and discussion features that adds another layer of social networking.
You can either add individual news feeds inside Faast or import existing ones from Dropbox, Feedly, Feed Wrangler, Feedbin, or OPML import. As for social, Faast currently supports importing Facebook and Twitter streams. The developer is also working on bringing Facebook Connect in the near future for easier login options.
There are several things that make Faast stand out over other traditional RSS and news apps. First are the sharing features that come bundled that allow you to easily share and discuss articles with other Faast users as well as sharing to social networks or individual contacts. Read it later support is also built in with the usual suspects including Instapaper and Pocket.
Since Faast is a subscription based service, you can choose to subscribe on a monthly or yearly basis inside the app. Faast is free to try and lets you share and receive items with your friends at no cost. To add sources, that's where the subscription tiers come into play. If you happen to try Faast out, let us know your thoughts in the comments!
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