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River of News - RSS Google Reader

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  • Category: News
  • Released date: 08/19/2010
  • Current Version: 1.3.2
  • Seller: Dylan Ginsburg
  • Recommended Age: 4+
  • Download Size: 2790945
  • Last Update: 07/22/2011
  • Requirements: iPadWifi, iPad23G, iPad3G, iPad2Wifi

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River of News is a RSS reader for the iPad that syncs with your Google Reader account.

"This River of News is awesome" - Leo Laporte on MacBreak Weekly
"The killer app for news consumption may have finally hit the iPad" - AppAdvice
"As pleasurable of an experience as I could ask for" - MacWorld
"My new favorite iPad news reader" - TNW Apps
"It’s simple, elegant, clean-looking, and just simply works great" - theipadfan.com
"Easily my favorite RSS reader" - justanotheripadblog.com

What makes River of News different is that it brings infinite scrolling or the expanded view to the iPad. It's not based on drilling down levels of hierarchy and then back up and back down. Nor is it trying to replicate the dead tree model of laying out articles in pages of columns. Your news sources are streams, and River of News lets you scroll through them that way. Why should you have to jump back and forth between header and article? Why be forced with every article to make a decision based on a little picture and a couple lines of text? Why hit a little button or have to pull?

Why not just scroll?

Scroll up and down within a stream. Swipe left and right to change streams. Simple.

✭ Always in sync with Google Reader
✭ Unlimited feeds, folders, and articles
✭ Infinite scroll
✭ Mark as read while you scroll
✭ Optimized for readability
✭ 2 fonts and 4 sizes. Choose what is comfortable for your eyes.
✭ Sort by newest or oldest
✭ Save images to your photo album

Share and store articles in many ways
✔ Facebook
✔ Twitter
✔ Email
✔ Instapaper
✔ Read it Later
✔ Delicious (with Yahoo ID)
✔ Tumblr
✔ Pinboard

Please note that a Google Reader account is required.
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Write to [email protected] with anything you'd like to say about River of News or what you look for in a newsreader.

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