We learned of a new RSS reader for Android devices today which provides a clean, intuitive way of keeping up to date with news as it happens. Called Unfold News Reader, it feels very much like the unofficial love child of Pulse and Read It Later. Out of the box it comes with hundreds of pre-loaded feeds, sorted into eight categories however it’s a snap to add your own feeds.
We’re big fans of the way in which Unfold News Reader strips out the clutter and distraction when reading, providing text and accompanying images and not much else. Additionally we were impressed with the ease in which we could adjust text size and share articles via email, Twitter, and Facebook.
Unfold News Reader is available in the Android Market for $2.99 however the developers offer a trial version, of sorts. You can download the free Unfold Technology News which comes with a handful of news sources. It should be enough to give you a glimpse into how things look and work. Also keep an eye out for a Kindle Fire version in the Amazon Appstore and the NOOK Tablet as well!
- Feed Your Mind: Rather then spending hours searching for your favorite news sources, Unfold does the work for you. The App comes preloaded with hundreds of your favorite feeds, already categorized. Mix, match and move feeds in any order, even build your own “Everything” category customized for you.
- Give Your Eyes a Rest: The simple beauty of Unfold is its ability to convert so many RSS Feeds into simple resizable text and images. Give your eyes a rest by reading in text mode, gaining the ability to increase text to a comfortable size. Or if a graphic view is preferred, switch to web mode and surf away.
- Simply Social: With Unfold, sharing interesting news is fast and simple. With integration for email, Twitter, and Facebook, sharing has never been so easy. Don’t have time to read it now? Use the built in Favorites feature to save articles you want to read later.
- What Learning Curve?: Learning to navigate Unfold is fun and easy. In fact, we’ve built a tutorial right into the settings menu. You’ll also find ways to link to your social accounts for faster updates, rate Unfold in the Android Marketplace, and stay updated on new features.