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LinkedIn Gives Pulse News Reader A Big Refresh

LinkedIn Gives Pulse News Reader A Big Refresh

By Chris Crum September 30, 2014

LinkedIn announced a redesign of Pulse, its news reader product, which it acquired last year, and then replaced LinkedIn Today with. “Our new design is a purposeful one,” said LinkedIn’s Akshay Kothari in a blog post. “With clean, uncluttered text, …

Klout Just Turned Into A Social News Reader Klout Just Turned Into A Social News Reader

Klout just got a big redesign. Head over to Klout.com now, and you’ll see a page encouraging you to “Create and share great content.” The change is billed as being about “creating content,” though as far as I can tell, …

Facebook Enters News Reader Space With ‘Paper’ Facebook Enters News Reader Space With ‘Paper’
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There’s been talk all month that Facebook would soon launch a news reader app called Paper, and the company has now made the official announcement. It won’t be available until February 3rd, and it’s only for iPhone in the U.S. …

Google Reader Alternative Spotlight: Feedspot Google Reader Alternative Spotlight: Feedspot
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Google Reader has been officially gone for a whole month now, but there is likely still a lot of experimentation going on when it comes to alternative tools for consuming news and blog content. We’ve certainly discussed a number of …

Feedly Fixes A Bunch Of Stuff, Says Mini Toolbar Will Be Back In The Fall Feedly Fixes A Bunch Of Stuff, Says Mini Toolbar Will Be Back In The Fall

Feedly announced a bunch of fixes it has made to various features, and that it is working on bringing the mini toolbar back. The feature which went missing weeks ago (around the time Google Reader finally went down, actually), was …

Feedly Launches Web Version, Announces All Users Now On Feedly Cloud Feedly Launches Web Version, Announces All Users Now On Feedly Cloud
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Earlier this week, Feedly began pointing users to a message about its migration to the Feedly Cloud, as it stops depending on Google Reader. Users were advised to make sure they have the most up-to-date versions. More on all of …

Feedly Issues ‘Important’ Update About Google Reader Migration Feedly Issues ‘Important’ Update About Google Reader Migration

Last week, news came out that Feedly had become self-reliant, as in no longer relying on Google Reader to function. The following message appeared on the app page in the App Store: “Now powered by the feedly cloud. Let’s all …

News360 Looks To Replace Your Google Reader By Being Something Different News360 Looks To Replace Your Google Reader By Being Something Different
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Google Reader is almost officially dead. Just a few more short weeks, and it will be gone forever (it goes away on July 1st, in case you needed a reminder). Since Google broke users’ hearts back in March, announcing the …

Feedly, In Its Quest To Become Your Google Reader Replacement, Discusses Upcoming Features Feedly, In Its Quest To Become Your Google Reader Replacement, Discusses Upcoming Features

Google Reader users who haven’t moved on to alternatives will soon have to face reality. Google Reader will be no more in less than a month. Feedly, an early favorite (to some) to fill the void, provided users with an …

Bloglovin’ Aims To Get Some Google Reader Users With New Apps Bloglovin’ Aims To Get Some Google Reader Users With New Apps

Bloglovin’, one of the many news reader apps that would like to get some of Google Reader’s users on board as the service dies, has launched new apps for iPad and Android. Previously, it was only available on mobile via …

Betaworks Follows Digg Purchase With Instapaper Acquisition Betaworks Follows Digg Purchase With Instapaper Acquisition

Betaworks, the company behind Bit.ly, news.me, Chartbeat, and now Digg, has added Instapaper to is portfolio. Instapaper has served as a nice complement to news readers like Google Reader (or whatever you’re using these days). It’s great for when you …

Flipboard Gets A Big Overhaul On iOS With 2.0 Flipboard Gets A Big Overhaul On iOS With 2.0

Flipboard has launched a big overhaul with version 2.0, which transforms the reading experience to something of a creation/curation experience. Now, in addition to reading news in a magazine-like format, you can create your own magazine-like experiences based on your …

Making A News Reader For Android? You’ll Want To Watch This Making A News Reader For Android? You’ll Want To Watch This

Google is killing off Google Reader on July 1. The move opens an opportunity for somebody, maybe Digg, to come up with a news reader of their own. Now the very same company that’s killing the most popular RSS reader …

Flipboard Gets Optimized For Android Tablets Flipboard Gets Optimized For Android Tablets

Flipboard announced today that it has updated its Android app to deliver an experience that is optimized for tablets. “Now anyone with a Samsung GALAXY Note 10.1, GALAXY Tab series, Nexus 10 or other seven-inch or larger tablet that runs …

Flipboard For Android Improves, Users Want A Bit More Flipboard For Android Improves, Users Want A Bit More

Flipboard launched (out of beta) in the Google Play Store in June, and quickly became a popular download. It’s received nearly 28,000 reviews in Google Play, and has an overall rating of 4 1/2 out of 5 stars. The app …

Yahoo: Forget Livestand, Use Axis Yahoo: Forget Livestand, Use Axis
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Yahoo thinks it can compete in the mobile browser space, and has apparently decided not to worry about competing in the tablet news reader space – at least not as directly. Actually, it would probably be more accurate to say …

Google Currents Launched For Android And iOS Google Currents Launched For Android And iOS

Earlier today, we referenced a report that indicated Google would be releasing its new news reader app (and Flipboard competitor) Currents on Friday. Well, Google went ahead and decided to announce it today. It’s been introduced as a new app …