Pulse versus Feedly


After installing and using both application for browsing latest news on the web, i can finally say its somewhere around 50% for each app, as both of the apps have its +’s and -‘s.

Pulse is a application that makes browsing news from websites and social networks fun and engaging. Pulse takes your favorite websites (including Facebook) and transforms them into a colorful and interactive mosaic. Tap on an article, and you will see a clean and elegant view of the story. Sharing a story via Facebook, Twitter or email is as easy as two taps.

★Browse & Read: With the Pulse dashboard layout, you can continue to browse news stories on Pulse as you read an article.

★ Personalize Your News: You can select a “pack” to auto-populate an entire page with the top sources for your favorite news category such as politics, finance, sports and more. Pulse adds new content to the Featured section every Friday. You can also search for your favorite news sources by simple keywords.

★ Organize Your News: Tailor your mobile news reading experience by selecting up to 60 news sources across five customizable pages. This new design is optimized for organizing and viewing sources on both phones and tablets. Moving sources between pages is as easy as drag and drop!

★ Make it Social: Like, share and comment on items in your Facebook newsfeed from within Pulse. Easily browse social content from Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo, Digg, Reddit and Hacker News (Y Combinator’s social news feed).

★ Spread the Word: Found an interesting news article? Sharing a news story on Pulse to Facebook, Twitter and email is as easy as 2 taps.

★ No internet? No problem. Pulse loads your news stories when you’re online, so you can read them later even when you’re offline.

★ Import Your News: Pulse News allows you to directly import all your RSS feeds from Google Reader. Your read status is also synced between Pulse and Google Reader, whether online or offline.

Pulse covers this are of news:

breaking news
technology news
business news
sports news
celebrity news
rss feeds (add any rss you want)

Feedly gets the best content from your favorite websites delivered to your Android phone or tablet. Powered by Google Reader, Twitter, Instapaper and Read it later.

Are you an existing Google Reader user? Think of feedly as a magazine-like overlay with lots of sharing options and seamless 2-way synchronization.

Recent changes:
* 4″, 7″ and 10″ layouts
* Ability to swipe from one inlined article to the next
* Instant search
* Black or white theme
* Ability to start on home, favorites, latest or a category
* Access to read articles through history section
* Higher quality images
* 2x performance improvement
* Session timeout bug
* Ability to automatically share on Google Reader
* Option to keep articles are unread
* Mark all as read confirmation alert
* Honoring “Oldest first” feed preference

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