Newsblur : blog
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Secure images for everybody  17h59 15 août
There are two ways to connect to the NewsBlur website. The first is http: www.newsblur.com. The second is https: www.newsblur.com. The first is plain text and the second is encrypted. You get to choose which one you want to use. Part of the draw of using an encrypted https connection instead of...
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NewsBlur iOS v9: full screen, autoscroll, customizable story titles, story change highlighter, and return to last read story  16h29 01 juillet
A whopper of a release with many, many new features Autoscroll: Read long stories hands-free Full screen: Reading stories without the toolbar for a better experience Longer story titles: New options for longer and shorter story title and content previews in the story titles list Smaller image...
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Updates to the Android app and a new addition to the team  15h51 01 juin
Today we have a nice update, version 9.0, of the Android app that includes a rewrite of the story management backend as well as fixes for some critical display issues. Here’s the full list of changes for version 9.0: Fixes black background for stories while reading with the Light theme. Total...
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The NewsBlur iOS app also hits version 8.0  16h16 31 octobre
Fresh off the heels of the Android app hitting version 8.0, today I’d like to announce the latest update to the iOS app. This is a huge release and it’s got a lot of new features packed in it. I also want to welcome David Sinclair back to the team. He’s the builder behind all the incredible...
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The NewsBlur Android app hits version 8.0 with a new Grid view  13h14 20 juillet
Long popular on the NewsBlur web app, the Grid view has now come to the Android app. Have a look for yourself... There’s even a wide and narrow grid view for ultimate customization. And the grid view is saved per-folder feed, so you can change some folders to use the grid view while leaving others...
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Moving to a better support forum at forum.newsblur.com  00h22 18 avril
It’s about time NewsBlur had more control of its own support forums. For the past 7 years (to the week ), NewsBlur has been using Get Satisfaction for support, ideas, questions, and praise. In that time the forums have hosted 6,959 conversations with 6,432 members. And all of that has been...
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Intelligence training comes to NewsBlur’s Android app  16h00 11 décembre
This is a big deal for Android users. The NewsBlur Android app now fully supports intelligence training and filtering, letting you filter out the stories you don’t want to read while highlighting the stories you do want by letting you filter titles, authors, tags, and the publisher. You used to...
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NewsBlur for iPhone X  15h00 11 décembre
I’m proud to announce the launch of version 7.0 of the NewsBlur iOS app, complete with iPhone X support. There’s a lot that’s new and improved in this release. Also new to the release is that addition of in-app payments for a NewsBlur premium subscription. This was a long time coming. This...
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Infrequent Site Stories is the blog reader we need  14h00 11 décembre
Launching today on all three platforms web, iOS, and Android is the new Infrequent Site Stories view. This configurable river of news offers a view of stories only from the blogs that publish less often than 1 story per day. Most of what you see in your day-to-day feed is news that’s up to the...
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Improved Text view story extraction  23h17 24 octobre
The Text view is one of the most popular NewsBlur features. It’s available on all three platforms and gives you the full text of the original story, even in truncated RSS feeds. Up until today, NewsBlur’s implementation of the Text view used Readability’s open source text extractor. Starting today...
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Launching real-time filterable push notifications for iOS, Android, web, and email  12h00 14 juin
For some sites, you want to know when they publish as soon as they publish. Maybe you want to immediately be notified of everything a site publishes, like a monthly meetup that posts an event only once a month. Or perhaps you want to be immediately notified of everything the NYTimes publishes about...
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NewsBlur now supports the new JSON Feed spec  12h00 23 mai
Introduced and announced only last week by open web pioneers Manton Reece and Brent Simmons, JSON Feed is a new RSS-like spec that lets websites publish their stories in a much easier and human readable format. From the JSON Feed spec authors: We Manton Reece and Brent Simmons have noticed...
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Add your own Custom CSS and Custom JavaScript to NewsBlur on the web  12h00 22 mai
Ever wanted to customize NewsBlur on the web but didn’t want to install custom browser extensions so you could shoe-horn in monkey-patched code? And if you did use a browser extension, didn’t you just hate having to keep it synchronized between your computers? Just for you, NewsBlur now has two new...
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NewsBlur’s Twitter support just got a whole lot better  12h30 09 mai
It was a little under a year ago that I declared Twitter back, baby on this blog. In that time, NewsBlur users have created over 80,000 Twitter feeds in NewsBlur. Since it’s such a popular feature, I decided to dive back into the code and make tweets look a whole lot better. Notice that NewsBlur...
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Saved searches make it easy to create custom feeds  12h00 28 mars
You can now save a search as a saved search feed. This works for individual sites, folders, All Site Stories, saved stories, and blurblogs. Saved searches are great for creating custom feeds with just the stories you want. Think of these new feeds as spotlights on parts of a folder or feed, ways...