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  1. Xystence

    Xystence Member
    Thread Starter

    I have tried doing a search for RSS so I could just read older posts but it says there was no matches for it in this thread.

    I was an avid user of Viigo for my BlackBerry, and would like to find out what the best RSS reader is for the droid. I would love to find one that would push, but I am not sure if I will. I like getting my news right now if possible.

    What does everything else use? For the time being I just have Google Reader bookmarked.

    Thanks for your help!

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  2. HIcycles

    HIcycles Lurker

    I was a huge Viigo user, too. The closest I could find is NewsRob. It syncs with GReader, so you add your RSS feeds through GReader.

    Hope that helps.
  3. jwmacdon1231

    jwmacdon1231 Android Expert

    If you are looking for a free rss reader then NewsRob is, imo, the best choice. If you don't mind paying the I would definitely suggest Greed.
  4. Xystence

    Xystence Member
    Thread Starter

    Going to check out both of these options. It would be neat to sync with my greader account as well.

  5. jwmacdon1231

    jwmacdon1231 Android Expert

    Both do sync with greader account.
  6. Xystence

    Xystence Member
    Thread Starter

    Awesome, Wonder which does it best
  7. jwmacdon1231

    jwmacdon1231 Android Expert

    Personally, I would go with NewsRob. It does a lot of the same things Greed does, and IMO, the ui is better.
  8. Xystence

    Xystence Member
    Thread Starter

    Thats what I was thinking too. Plus I like the option it has to cache to the memory card rather then phone memory.
  9. jwmacdon1231

    jwmacdon1231 Android Expert

    I love that option. It's especially great for someone like me who still has a non-rooted G1, and have VERY little internal memory to begin with.
  10. Xystence

    Xystence Member
    Thread Starter

    Yeah I know what you mean there coming from a BlackBerry lol
  11. DevinB

    DevinB Newbie

    I used Viigo on my BB too. Now I just go to GReader in my browser and read my feeds straight from there. What's the point of having another app taking up room when GReader does it just fine? Also, if I find something I want to remember for later or a video I can't watch on my phone, I star it for when I'm on my PC.
  12. Xystence

    Xystence Member
    Thread Starter

    Yeah thats what I was just thinking. These apps are nice but I find the touch version of greader over the browser to be fairly decent enough to use unlike the mess it is on a BlackBerry. I just set it up as a home screen icon.
  13. detroid

    detroid Member

    Why doesn't google just make a Greader app?
  14. dberthia

    dberthia Member

    I use Netvibes as a personal dashboard on my PC, and they have a nice mobile version as well. Great tool for RSS feeds, widgets, etc. Better than iGoogle IMHO.
  15. fahertyps

    fahertyps Newbie

    I like FeedR. Give it a try.
  16. Xystence

    Xystence Member
    Thread Starter

    Will do, I will try all of those mentioned!
  17. jwmacdon1231

    jwmacdon1231 Android Expert

    I actually just bought AnyRSS reader widget (approximately $0.75), and I've got to say it is amazing. I love widgets too so, for me, its way better.

    I'm not sure if it can sync with greader though. I don't mind that it can't though.

    If you like widgets you should check it out.
  18. tsaunders

    tsaunders Android Enthusiast

    I use NewsRob and it works great.
  19. KoukiFC3S

    KoukiFC3S Android Expert

    Newsrob by far.
  20. droid99999

    droid99999 Newbie


  21. cybercruiser

    cybercruiser Android Enthusiast

    That's what I keep wondering??
  22. (G)

    (G) Android Expert

    I had Newsrob on my Droid until I discovered News Room. VERY impressive. The RSS feeds look just great, and it syncs the second you open it up. It's a pay-for app, but well worth it. The second I saw it I uninstalled Newsrob. Seriously.
  23. MajesticFlame

    MajesticFlame Member

    I also use and enjoy News Room. I used the trial first and when it expired I bought the program since I liked it.
  24. boomhower

    boomhower Member

    I use beyondpod. It is also a pay app but well worth it. It syncs with google reader and does an excellent job of streaming video embedding into posts and handles podcasts very well as well.
  25. blz346

    blz346 Lurker

    I'm going to second the Greader suggestion. I don't see much of a point downloading RSS feeds when you can grab them online with little lag. I just put a shortcut to my bookmark on my homescreen and I'm all set.

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