Pulse News Reader app for Android adds more social features

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One of the best news reader apps not only for Android but for other platform as well just got updated to version 2.0, bringing in more features that will you love using the app on your Android phone even more. Specifically, you can now select up to 60 news sources and add them to your news feed. Previously, you are allowed only 25 news sources. In line with this, the app was made even more faster including image loading.

The app’s integration with Google Reader was also enhanced, allowing you now to save stories that you’ve read offline via Pulse which you can then later on save to Google Reader as soon as your Android phone goes online later. Even the app’s swiping functionality was improved making it smoother to swipe between stories in both text and web views.

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Of course, Pulse News Reader Android was also made more social by letting you pull in content from your social networks and platforms such as Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo, Digg, Reddit and Hacker News. The app allows you to post comment on news posted on Facebook feed and like these news feeds as well. If you own an iPad, this feature is somewhat similar with that of Flipboard, one of iPad’s most popular news reader app.

Pulse News Reader app is available as a free download from the Android Market.

Product [Pulse News Reader] Via [Techcrunch]

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