Version: 2.2/3.1
Release Date: 5/1/2013
Price: €1.99
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feed me

feed me

NEW: support for Nokia Music feeds! <br/><br/>feed me is a fast, easy to use RSS Reader that can be used as a standalone reader or as a NewsBlur client. feed me offers full support for YouTube feeds with HD video playback and supports offline browsing of previously downloaded articles and allows downloading of audio and video podcasts. <br/> <br/> You can follow progress on twitter (<a href="">@feedmewp</a> or <a href="">@forty3degrees</a>) or check out our <a href="">YouTube channel</a> for videos to help get you started. <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> <b>Windows Phone Store link:</b> <ul style="list-style-type:none;"> <li style="margin-left:-15px;"><a href="">feed me</a></li> </ul> <br/> <b>Supported languages:</b> <ul> <li>English</li> <li>German</li> </ul> <br/> <b>Known issues:</b> <ul> <li>Ratings prompt appears repeatedly instead of just once on the 5th and 10th app starts.</li> <li>Update on startup setting doesn't work in stand-alone mode if no feeds are set to update in the background.</li> </ul> <br/> <b>Key Features:</b> <ul> <li>NewsBlur Sync or Stand-alone mode</li> <li>Live tile and lock screen notifications</li> <li>Pin feeds and groups to the start screen</li> <li>Update feeds in the background</li> <li>Add Nokia Music Feeds</li> <li>Listen to articles with SoundGecko or Text To Speech</li> <li>Download or listen to podcasts in the background</li> <li>Add YouTube feeds<sup>1</sup></li> <li>Watch YouTube videos in HD</li> <li>Keyword highlighting for articles</li> <li>Tweet or e-mail articles, post to facebook or send the link via SMS</li> <li>Add articles to Instapaper, Readability, Pocket, Delicious or Pinboard</li> <li>Allow feed me to run under the lock screen (allowing feeds to be updated when the phone is locked)</li> <li>Supports all windows-125* and ISO-8859-* encodings</li> <li>A Google feed search for adding new feeds</li> <li>Import feeds from NewsBlur</li> <li>Backup and restore settings to our server</li> <li>Filtering of views using the title, content or keywords</li> <li>GZip compression support for faster updates<sup>2</sup></li> <li>Feeds are only downloaded if they have been updated<sup>2</sup></li> <li>Fast and reliable SQL-Based cache</li> <li>Optional update on start-up</li> <li>Favorites for bookmarking items</li> </ul> <br/> <b>Trial:</b><br/><br/> The trial is ad supported. There are no feature restrictions. <br/> <br/> <br/> <b>Tips:</b> <ul> <li>In the article view, swipe the article header up to enter full-screen mode.</li> <li>In full-screen mode, swipe the article header down to view and tap to exit full-screen mode.</li> <li>In the article view, in the menu, you can switch between text and html view.</li> <li>In the settings for a feed you can set the view mode to open article links directly.</li> <li>Long press a group to edit, refresh or delete.</li> <li>Long press a feed when editing a group to remove or delete, or just tap the feed to edit.</li> <li>The behaviour of the back button when viewing an article can be changed in the settings.</li> <li>You can set the list item style in the settings. Turn images on or off, show an excerpt of the article etc.</li> <li>You can turn off the 'all' or 'unread' views and folders in the app settings.</li> <li>Refreshing while viewing a feed will only update that feed. When the 'all' or 'unread' views are selected, then all feeds in that group will be updated.</li> </ul> <br/> <b>Change log:</b> <br/> <br/> <br/> <i>Version 3.2 (WP8):</i> <ul> <li>Add Nokia Music feeds (stand-alone mode only)</li> <li>Update feeds in the background (stand-alone mode only)</li> <li>Live tile updates for secondary tiles now also in stand-alone mode</li> <li>Open videos in Metrotube or myTube</li> <li>Pin all and unread views to the start screen (introduced with version 3.2.1)</li> <li>New button to navigate to feed list if a feed or group is opened using a secondary tile (introduced with version 3.2.1)</li> <li>Option to show navigation buttons in the article view</li> </ul> <br/> <br/> <i>Version 2.2 (WP7) and 3.1 (WP8):</i> <ul> <li>Sync unread only (when NewsBlur sync is enabled)</li> <li>Update all feeds on start-up now also available in stand-alone mode</li> <li>Save images found in the articles (long press on the image in text view, click the link in HTML view</li> <li>Improved HTML view (swipe now supported)</li> <li>Added support for saving to Delicious and Pinboard</li> <li>Articles can now be selected to change multiple articles at once</li> <li>Context menu added to articles (in the article list)</li> <li>Text-to-speech support added (continues with the next article when finished reading) (3.0 only)</li> <li>Language setting added to feeds to support playback in different languages (3.0 only)</li> <li>Added full article mode on demand (no longer just on a per-feed basis)</li> <li>Articles can now be sorted from oldest to newest</li> <li>Hide feeds and groups with no unread items (activate 'Show unread only' and 'Hide empty feeds and groups')</li> <li>Support for fast app resume (3.0 only)</li> <li>Added option to reduce mobile data usage (no content or images are downloaded unless a WiFi connection is available)</li> </ul> <br/> <br/> <i>Version 2.1 (WP7) and 3.0 (WP8):</i> <ul> <li>Added a full two-way sync with NewsBlur</li> <li>Added support for lock screen notifications (3.0 only)</li> <li>Upgraded live tiles to support the new Windows Phone 8 tiles (3.0 only)</li> <li>Added support for article playback via SoundGecko</li> <li>Add articles to Readability</li> <li>Pin feeds and groups to the start screen</li> <li>Hide empty feeds and groups</li> <li>Added support for new resolutions (3.0 only)</li> </ul> <br/> <br/> <i>Version 2.0.4:</i> <ul> <li>Time-based cache management</li> <li>New option for downloading images: always, never or only when a WiFi connection is available</li> <li>Bug fixes</li> </ul> <br/> <br/> <i>Version 2.0.2 (Released on the 10th of October 2012):</i> <ul> <li>Bug fixes</li> </ul> <br/> <br/> <i>Version 2.0.1 (Released on the 23rd of September 2012):</i> <ul> <li>Share to a facebook list</li> <li>Bug fixes</li> </ul> <br/> <br/> <i>Version 2.0 (Released on the 12th of September 2012):</i> <ul> <li>Added a full two-way sync with Google Reader</li> <li>Added support for downloading and listening to podcasts when the app is no longer running</li> <li>Added music + video hub integration</li> <li>Added support for fast app-switching</li> <li>Keyword highlighting for articles</li> <li>Switched to SQL for a more reliable and faster cache</li> <li>Added support for feeds that do not belong to a group</li> <li>Extended the article full-screen mode to support portrait orientation</li> <li>Added new view mode setting to feeds (adds a new comic strip view)</li> <li>Added 'all' and 'unread' system groups (available in the appearance settings)</li> <li>Added 12 new Live Tile designs (also available in older versions)</li> <li>Many other performance and UI improvements</li> </ul> <br/> <br/> <i>Version 1.12 (Released on the 29th of September 2011):</i> <ul> <li>Fixed a few minor bugs</li> </ul> <br/> <br/> <i>Version 1.11 (Released on the 23rd of September 2011):</i> <ul> <li>Podcasts playing when the app is cloased are automatically resumed</li> <li>Added instapaper mobilizer support for articles and links</li> <li>Moved 'Mark all read' to tha AppBar</li> <li>Improved image management</li> <li>Improved error handling and cache management</li> </ul> <br/> <br/> <i>Version 1.10 (Released on the 31st of August 2011):</i> <ul> <li>Scroll down in YouTube feeds to dynamically load more videos</li> <li>Duplicate articles from different feeds (e.g. from BBC Home and BBC World) are merged together in the all and unread views</li> <li>Fixed a bug that caused a random crash wehn updating a feed on the article list page</li> <li>Fixed a bug that prevented favorites from being opened</li> <li>Fixed some more random bugs that were introduced with the new cache system in version 1.9</li> </ul> <br/> <br/> <i>Version 1.9 (Released on the 24th of August 2011):</i> <ul> <li>Greatly imporved loading times and stability</li> <li>Added an option to change the live tile image</li> <li>Added a option to set the startup page</li> <li>Fixed signing in to Google Reader with passwords containing certain special characters</li> <li>Fixed video playback after changes made by YouTube</li> </ul> Video highlighting the changes made in version 1.9: <br/> <br/> <iframe width="560" height="349" src="" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> <br/> <br/> <br/><i>Version 1.8 (Released on the 21st of July 2011):</i> <ul> <li>Added new view mode for articles <br/>- A single image is displayed <br/>- All embedded YouTube videos are shown inline <br/>- Shows the article content as text <br/>- allows swiping to the next/previous article <br/>- Tap at the bottom or top of an article to jump to the next/previous page <br/>- Double-tap to show/hide details for the counter and feed title/author</li> <li>Full-screen view in landscape mode <br/>- Header, application bar and status bar are hidden <br/>- These elements can be displayed for a short time by tapping the appropriate edge of the screen</li> <li>Choose your theme (light, dark or use the current OS setting)</li> <li>Added a setting for the number of list items initially loaded</li> <li>Added a star icon to favorites when images are used in the article lists</li> <li>Fixed bug where app crash if images where shown for certian feeds</li> <li>Fixed a navigation bug in mango beta (0x80020006)</li> <li>Fixed bug where app may be terminated by the OS if application resume took to long <li>Fixed bug where returning to the app after reading the last unread item could cause a crash</li> <li>Fixed bug where enabling cache-management without setting the expiry time left the expiry time set to zero days</li> <li>Removed ads from all pages except the ItemPage</li> </ul> Video highlighting the changes made in version 1.8: <br/> <br/> <iframe width="560" height="349" src="" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> <br/> <br/> <br/><i>Version 1.7 (Released on the 6th of July 2011):</i> <ul> <li>Option to show images in the article list</li> <li>Full import from Google Reader importing folders as groups</li> <li>A preview image is now shown for embedded YouTube videos </li> <li>Sorting of feeds and groups</li> <li>Improved cache management</li> <li>Smoother scrolling</li> <li>When sending a link in a SMS the link is shortened with</li> <li>Removed the limit to the number of feeds shown on the live tile</li> <li>Accounts can now also be set in the settings page <li>Improved article layout to give the article content more room <br/>- Open link moved to the appbar <br/>- Show/hide details for the counter and feed title/author</li> <li>Improved loading of articles and fixed a rare bug when opening an item</li> <li>Fixed bug in latest mango beta (see <a href="">here</a>)</li> <li>Fixed a bug updating a feed in the group view (only occurred when an articles title changed)</li> <li>Fixed a bug when entering certain invalid feed URLs</li> <li>Added tutorials page (linked in the welcome message and in the about page)</li> <li>The same feed can now be added to multiple groups without being downloaded multiple times</li> <li>Improved feed support <br/>- Added support for xhtml content <br/>- Changed fallback ID to use the date as well so that all items were displayed on certain feeds that do not use IDs for the articles</li> </ul> Video highlighting the changes made in version 1.7: <br/> <br/> <iframe width="560" height="349" src="" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> <br/> <br/> <br/> <i>Version 1.6 (Released on the 26th of May 2011):</i> <ul> <li>Post articles to your facebook wall</li> <li>Add YouTube feeds<sup>1</sup></li> <li>Watch YouTube videos in HD</li> <li>View YouTube videos embedded in an article or web page</li> <li>Listen to podcasts in the background while browsing other articles </li> <li>Hide read articles (in the group settings)</li> <li>Fixed error when the log file reached the predefined size limit</li> <li>Fixed error when resuming the app to certain pages in the settings</li> <li>Fixed error when deleting a lot of text from text boxes in the feed settings</li> </ul> Video highlighting the changes made in version 1.6: <br/> <br/> <iframe width="560" height="349" src="" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> <br/> <br/> <br/> <i>Version 1.5 (Released on the 28th of April 2011):</i> <ul> <li>Download podcasts. You can also pause the downloads and restart them later (they are automatically paused when leaving the app).</li> <li>Added new page transition animations (these can, however, be disabled in the settings)<sup>3</sup></li> <li>Added a logging feature to help troubleshoot live tile issues.</li> <li>Added a new icon for podcasts.</li> <li>Improved the usability of the accounts page in the settings.</li> <li>Improved loading time when viewing full articles.</li> <li>Improved display of attached images. Now all *.png, *.jpg, *.jpeg and *.gif images are shown.</li> <li>Fixed the display of javascript for certain articles</li> </ul> <br/> <i>Version 1.4 (Released on the 9th of April 2011):</i> <ul> <li>View or listen to podcasts</li> <li>Add articles to Instapaper or Read it Later</li> <li>Allow feed me to run under the lock screen</li> </ul> <br/> <i>Version 1.3 (Released on the 2nd of April 2011):</i> <ul> <li>Added Twitter integration</li> <li>Improved support for (almost) all European and Middle Eastern enodings (see the above list)</li> <li>Fixed support for ATOM feeds</li> <li>Enabled javascript in article view to allow certain feed content to be displayed</li> <li>Eixed error when pressing the back button as a group is loading</li> </ul> <br/> <i>Version 1.2 (Released on the 25th of March 2011):</i> <ul> <li>Live tile showing new article count</li> <li>Added support for windows-1250, windows-1251 and windows-1252 encoding (thanks to Adam Dawes for windows-1251)</li> <li>Improved scrolling performance</li> <li>Added Google Reader support when adding new feeds</li> <li>Added a backup/Restore function for feed settings</li> <li>Added a 'new items' pivot to the main page so you can easily check new content</li> <li>Improved cache management</li> <li>Changed feed refresh to check the Last-Modified http header so that only content that has changed is downloaded<sup>1</sup></li> <li>Added support for attached images (see <a href="">here</a> for an example)</li> <li>Added support for dublin core elements so certain feeds are correctly displayed (in the last version the publish date was sometimes missing)</li> <li>Improved support for RDF feeds</li> </ul> <br/> <i>Version 1.0 (Released on the 22nd of February 2011):</i> <ul> <li>Initial Release</li> </ul> <br/> <br/> <hr/> <i><ul style="font-size:0.9em"> <li style="list-style-type:decimal;">All the standard YouTube feeds are supported as well as user uploads and searches. You can also enter any version 2 feed manually (see the documentation here: <a href="">Developer's Guide: Data API Protocol – Video Feed Types</a></li> <li style="list-style-type:decimal;">This only applies if the web-server sends the correct header</li> <li style="list-style-type:decimal;">Credit goes to the following post for providing the basis for the tranisition animations: <a href="">WP7 Page Transitions Sample</a> - There was still a lot left to do but without this they would have been a lot more work to implement.</b> </li> </ul></i> <br/> <script type="text/javascript"> var uvOptions = {}; (function() { var uv = document.createElement('script'); uv.type = 'text/javascript'; uv.async = true; uv.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://' : 'http://') + ''; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(uv, s); })(); </script>