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RSS Runner

By François Goldgewicht

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RSS Runner is the fastest and simplest feed reader for iPod Touch and iPhone !

- Multitasking fast-app switching: you can leave the application and back later, picking up right where you left off (no need to wait for the application to reload)
- Multitasking background execution and local notifications: you can start downloading all feeds and then leave the application, it will alarm you as soon as download is completed
- High-definition images: application images have been designed to improve your experience on iPhone 4 Retina display screen

Intuitive and highly useable interface :
- View feed item Web pages without opening Safari
- No ads if you do not want
- No need to create any account: install and enjoy !

Complete feed management :
- 9 supported feed formats !
- Add feeds directly or using the embedded Web search engine
- Add feeds by importing an OPML file exported from your favorite reader, or by importing feeds from your Google Reader account
- Edit, delete or mark feeds as read
- Sort your feeds by title, unread count or custom position
- Search feed items by keyword
- Mark your favorite feed items to keep them

Advanced offline feed management :
- On-device storage of your feeds: read them everywhere, even offline !
- Easily track progress of your feed updates and continue to read items

Description, support and next features available on:

What's New in Version 0.994

Fixed the "hidden search text field on iOS 7" bug and minor bugs.

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Customer Reviews

Great app, minor fixes would make it 5 stars

This app has been great to use, only a few minor adjustments that would be nice to see. Most important, fix the glitch where rotating the screen takes you back to the beginning of the feed or add an in-app portrait lock. Ability to delete or clear out unread feeds would be nice, as would auto download of images at the time the feed is downloaded. Lastly color coded up/down arrows corresponding to read status would be useful. Still a great app though, thanks!

Update: instead of making a few minor updates to make this a great app, the developers wasted their time on the absolutely horrible and unusable Newsvibes. The good news, in comparison to that steaming pile of crap, I now rate this app 5 stars. Well done.

Favorite RSS Reader

This app is the standard by which I judge RSS reader apps. I don't need the flash and extra features that other RSS readers. This one does what I need. I add feeds, check for updates, and have new articles to read, sorted by site, just like I like.

I was looking forward to RSS Runner 2 (released as "Newsvibes") to see what new features would be introduced to enhance RSS Runner. However, I was unimpressed with Newsvibes.

Additionally with the release of Newsvibes, we were also introduced to the incessant nagging within RSS Runner to "try Newsvibes!" I did, was disappointed, and now I can't disable the all-too-frequent, screen-consuming reminder to try it.

The survivor

As I open this app and load my feeds, I'm realizing that this app is it. I've used a lot of different apps to get my news throughout the day, but this is the only one I haven't deleted. Flipboard, Zite, and others, gone. The new Newsvibes app is a fine app, but not as simple as this one. Thank you very much for this one.

RSS Runner
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  • Free
  • Category: News
  • Updated: Dec 16, 2013
  • Version: 0.994
  • Size: 0.9 MB
  • Languages: English, French, German
  • Seller: Francois Goldgewicht

Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.

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