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Taptu is a social news feed reader that lets you Add, Remix, Search and Share streams from your favorite web sites, blogs and social networks like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. You can add your favorite sources and topics directly from our StreamStore (including importing from Google Reader), DJ them on StreamStudio and finally share the ones you like the most.Features:* Discover thousands of streams on your favorite topics from a wide variety of web sites, blogs, newspapers and magazines in the StreamStore* Search for RSS Feeds using Bing or Import them from Google Reader* DJ Your News: Do you have 5 different sports streams you follow? Merge them all together to create you own Sports stream and color code it to your liking. And why not share your new stream with your friends?* Search Streams: Are you a Lady Gaga fan? Search for Lady Gaga on the StreamStore and you can create a stream dedicated to all the news of Lady Gaga from Music streams or Fashion streams or a combination of both.* Search in Streams: Have you added the Games streams and you want to find reviews for Call of Duty? You can now search in any stream. Whats more you can save your search as a new Search Stream allowing you to follow all the news for Call of Duty as it comes out.* Discover Stories related to the one you are reading as well as Streams specific to the Topic/Genre the article you are reading about. * All types of Widgets: Lists, Cards and Stack widgets, even scrollable on Ice Cream Sandwich and Honeycomb. Customize the size, the color, the frequency they update.* Add as many Facebook or Twitter accounts as you want, add your LinkedIn account as well.* Update your status, Like and Comment from your Facebook stream: See something a friend has sent that you want to Like or Comment on? Do it right inside the app.* Tweet, RT, Quote a Tweet from your Twitter stream: Someone you follow on Twitter has tweeted an interesting tweet, Quote it and add your comments or RT directly from Taptu.* Post a Status Update, Like and Comment from your Linkedin stream: A colleague or a friend of yours has posted something you think your own friends should know about, you can Like it or Comment on it from Taptu.* Share with friends: Share stories and streams with your friends on Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin.* See full articles that friends share via Twitter and Facebook: Taptu will convert links your friends share into a full article view.* No time to read now? Bookmark articles to read later, or save to Instapaper and Read It Later.Press Reviews:VentureBeat: A deeper news reading experience than most competitors, in particular because I was able to easily combine news sourcesthe app also does a great job of recommending stories.The Register: A good news aggregator should be able to pull information from a broad range of sources, present it in a clear and easily navigable format, and make it as easy as pie to find, add, remove and edit feeds. For me the app that best ticks all those boxes on Android is Taptu. http://www.reghardware.com/2011/03/29/app_of_the_week_android_taptu/Android Police: Taptu: Social Media + News + Eye Candy = Success: Overall, this is probably the best news reader Ive come across on Android. It looks GORGEOUS, is incredibly smooth, and integrates my social networking on Twitter and Facebook http://www.androidpolice.com/2011/03/11/review-my-taptu-social-media-news-eye-candy-success/Get in Touch: We love feedback! Please say hello and let us know how were doing, whether you hate it, love it, or have an idea to improve Taptu. We can be reached on: @Taptu on Twitter, on Facebook, or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks!Recent changes:* Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich optimized (tested on Galaxy Nexus)* Scrollable widgets on ICS and Honeycomb* Cool new Ice Cream Sandwich UI even on old phones* Search Streams: Search on the StreamStore for anything you like and create a Search Stream from the relevant Topics.* Search in Streams: Search in any stream and save your search as a new Search Stream.* General bug fixingContent rating: Low Maturity
What's new in this version:
* Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich optimized (tested on Galaxy Nexus)* Scrollable widgets on ICS and Honeycomb* Cool new Ice Cream Sandwich UI even on old phones* Search Streams: Search on the StreamStore for anything you like and create a Search Stream from the relevant Topics.* Search in Streams: Search in any stream and save your search as a new Search Stream.* General bug fixing