Popular RSS app Reeder has finally released the long awaited Reeder 2 update for the Mac. Since the first version of Reeder was dependent upon Google Reader, which has long been discontinued, the service had to be reworked to incorporate other RSS services. The iOS version was updated a while back but the Mac app provided a different kind of challenge, according to Reeder's developer, Silvio Rizzi. A year later and Reeder 2 has finally landed. So was it worth the excruciatingly long wait?
Gist has been updated to version 2.0, adding important new features like a new summary view and full support for read-it-later service Pocket. Gist will now summarize all of the articles that you store in Pocket. You can add, delete, and favorite articles from within Gist.
The iPhone is one of the best ways to keep up with the world around us and our news feeds are no exception. From finance and politics to the latest and greatest in tech and fashion trends, there are tons of news and RSS apps in the App Store that put all the headlines right at your fingertips. No matter what kind of news you want to keep up with, there's something for everyone. The are currently my favorite news apps for iPhone...
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.
Reading on the iPad is an amazing experience and one that lots of us prefer over the tiny screen of the iPhone. Out of all the things we read each day, news is probably one of the most important ones for most of us. That's why selecting a news app for the iPad can be a big decision for many of us. Does it make good use of the iPad's screen real estate? Is it pulling in all the stories I actually care about? These are the questions you may be asking yourself. That's where iMore comes in. These are my absolute favorite news apps currently available in the App Store for the iPad...
Reconnaissance for iPhone is an RSS app that specifically caters to the Feed Wrangler RSS service. With the ability to edit subscriptions, send articles to a read it later service in one swipe, and background updates, there's a lot to love about Reconnaissance.
Mr. Reader, a popular RSS news app for iPad, has just been updated with an all new design for iOS 7, support for 64-bit devices, and more. New features including the addition of AOL Reader as an RSS service, the ability to add to a Safari Reading List, and tons more.
Gist for iPhone is a news reader app that filters recent stories from Google News in a variety of different categories. That's not what makes it unique though. Gist can summarize articles for you automatically so you can catch up on news fast and get on with your day.
RSS has long history on the Mac. It was even built into Apple's own Safari and Mail at one point. Likewise, Google Reader in the browser was immensely popular, as were OS X apps that used it for sync. Now Apple and Google have left the RSS feed reader business, a lot of new services have sprung up, and a lot of different apps have begun to support them. But which services work with which apps, and what are the best combinations? Here are my favorites!