Inoreader

Inoreader

Web site: inoreader.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: RSS Readers
Platform: Android, iOS, Windows Mobile, Web browser
License: Proprietary, Freemium,
Interface: GUI
Programing language:
First release: 2013
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Inoreader – a news reader for power users. With Inoreader you can also monitor news about specific keywords, save pages from the web for viewing later or subscribe to social feeds. And when you need to look up some past piece of content you liked, you can rely on the powerful free search and full archive of your subscriptions. Inoreader also keeps track of which items you’ve read, so you only see the unread items when you come back, even when you login on different devices.

Features:
– With Inoreader, content comes to you, the minute it’s available. Subscribe to RSS Feeds, Blogs, Podcasts, Twitter searches, Facebook pages, even Email Newsletters! Get unfiltered news feeds or filter them to your liking.
– Use Rules to set-up entire workflows such as sending push notifications and emails or marking as read when certain criteria are met.
– Use Active Searches to create a search query and all posts mentioning that query will be delivered as a news feed.
– You can filter out or permit only such articles that match specific criteria from your feeds.
– Switch easily between our themes designed for Day or Nightime reading.

Flipboard

Flipboard

Web site: flipboard.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: RSS Readers
Platform: Android, iOS
License: Proprietary
Interface: GUI
Programing language:
First release: July 21, 2010
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Flipboard – an app that curates news and information for all your interests. With thousands of national and local sources, Flipboard is one place to stay connected to the stories that matter every day.

You can personalize it for the news you care about; follow business, health, tech, sports teams, cooking, travel and more to get up-to-the-minute developments as well as insightful longreads and inspiration. And now with more than 1,000 cities and towns in the U.S. and Canada, it’s easy to follow your local news and happenings, just enable location to get a list of cities and towns near you.

You can also collect stories you like by using the + button to add them to your own Flipboard Magazine. Make your magazine public to share ideas and insights with your community.

Goals:
– Keep up on the latest stories from the world’s leading national and local publications, including The New York Times, National Geographic, TIME, The Atlantic, BBC, and thousands more.
– Follow Local feeds for updates on COVID-19 as well as other regional news, weather, commute, sports, and dining.
– Create personalized news feeds with “Smart Magazines” (swipe left to add more at any time)
– Create personalized news feeds based on your interests in “Smart Magazines”
– Curate stories to share with others: Use the + (plus) on any article to add them to your own Flipboard Magazine to collect for yourself or share ideas with friends.
– Enjoy expertly curated collections from our editorial team, including The Daily Edition, 10 for Today, The Tech Digest, The Tastiest, and more.

Feedreader

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Web site: feedreader.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: RSS Readers
Platform: Windows
License: Proprietary
Interface: GUI
Programing language:
First release: 2001
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Feedreader – a highly-functional personal aggregation solution for Windows users. It dynamically reads, collects, and organizes syndicated Web content, and seamlessly delivers it directly to user desktops. With Feedreader, you have instant, convenient access to the up-to-the-minute news you need, without information overload.

Feedreader automatically downloads updates from your favorite Web sites. So, it eliminates the need for you to constantly monitor multiple Web pages, while allowing you to immediately identify and retrieve new articles – no matter how long you’ve been away from your desk.

Feedreader provides cutting-edge features in an intuitive, user-friendly environment.

Feedreader offers the broadest range of capabilities, and provides advanced, state-of-the-art features that cannot be found in any other agreggation solution. Its unique smart feed capability helps users immediately find the information that is most important and relevant to them. Users create smart feeds by simply entering key words or phrases that relate to their topic of interest. Feedreader then automatically monitors articles for those topics, and displays them in the left feed panel.

Feedreader also offers an innovative Intelliupdate feature that leverages a powerful algorithm to recognize and learn the update frequency of each feed, and dynamically trigger it only when needed. Additionally, Feedreader can automatically download enclosures and podcasts that are attached to articles, and allows you to tag all articles, for more intuitive organization and categorization. And, Feedreader enables users to create nested folders, and offers full support for Unicode and secure SSL connections.

FeedDemon

FeedDemon

Web site: feeddemon.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: RSS Readers
Platform: Windows
License: Proprietary
Interface: GUI
Programing language: Delphi
First release: 2003
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FeedDemon – a RSS reader for Windows, with an easy-to-use interface that makes it a snap to stay informed with the latest news and information.

Features:
– Tagging – Assign your own keywords to items, making it easy to classify and locate articles you’ve previously read.
– Watches – Tell FeedDemon to let you know when your keywords appear in any feed you’re subscribed to.
– Search Feeds – Get alerted when your keywords appear in any feed, regardless of whether you’re subscribed to it.
– Podcasts – Let FeedDemon automatically download audio files and copy them to your iPod or other media device.

The project founder is Nick Bradbury.

Feed Viewer

Feed Viever

Web site: feedviewer.app
Category: Network
Subcategory: RSS Readers
Platform: iOS, Windows
License: Proprietary
Interface: GUI
Programing language: C#
First release: April 2006
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Feed Viewer – a web browser designed for reading blogs and news websites. It allows you to have all your sources in one place. It simplifies reading by its smart article management, synchronization across multiple devices and seamless offline browsing.

CommaFeed

CommaFeed

Web site: commafeed.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: RSS Readers
Platform: Cross-paltform
License: Apache 2.0
Interface: GUI
Programing language: Java
First release: 2013
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CommaFeed – a free and open source, self hosted feed reader which can be hosted as a web application on a web server.

Google Reader inspired self-hosted RSS reader, based on Dropwizard and AngularJS. CommaFeed is now considered feature-complete and is in maintenance mode.
CommaFeed 2.0 has been rewritten to use Dropwizard and gulp instead of using tomee and wro4j.
For storage, you can either use an embedded H2 database (use it only to test CommaFeed) or an external MySQL, PostgreSQL or SQLServer database. You also need the Java 1.8+ JDK in order to build the application.

The application is licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0; you may not use this work except in compliance with the License.

Awasu

Awasu

Web site: awasu.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: RSS Readers
Platform: Windows
License: Proprietary
Interface: GUI
Programing language:
First release: February 2003
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Awasu – a state-of-the-art feed reader that comes loaded with features for both casual personal use and professional, high-powered information management.

Awasu Professional Edition: Designed for information professionals, this edition contains the full set of features for monitoring and processing information.
Awasu Advanced Edition: Designed for power users, this edition contains everything an information junkie needs to monitor their feeds.
Awasu Personal Edition: For casual RSS users, this edition is fully-functional and completely free.
Awasu Feed Parser SDK: This library component for parsing feeds can be integrated into your product to instantly add support for RSS and Atom.

Features:
– a modern and fully customizable user interface.
– individually configurable channels.
– advanced features to manage your channels.
– content archiving, coupled with an advanced search engine.
– automatically download your favorite podcasts.
– integrate with your blogging tools.
– automatically keep your blogroll up-to-date.
– keep working even when you’re not online.
– actively monitor your feeds for things you’re interested in.
– bookmark and annotate items.
– keep multiple copies of Awasu in sync with each other, and even other feed readers.
– take information out of Awasu and republish it.

Message+

Message+

Web site: vzw.com/VZMessages
Category: Network
Subcategory: Instant Messengers
Platform: iOS
License: Proprietary
Interface: GUI
Programing language:
First release:
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Message+ (Verizon Messages) – a chat application for your smartphone, tablet, and computer.

Features:

NEW Group chats – Create larger group chats with up to 250 people. Send and receive photos/videos in seconds. Personalize your chat experience with avatars, backgrounds and more. You can even mute a conversation or add or remove members or without creating a new group.

NEW Yelp Integration – Tap the plus menu and easily access Yelp from within the app. Search for restaurants, entertainment and directions. Make plans and share the details all within your chat.

NEW Kanvas Updates – Create and send custom gifs, and easily edit photos with stickers, text, doodles and more.

Share your location – Glympse™ lets you share your location with the people you choose for the length of time you set. Perfect for meeting up, or letting people know you’re running late.

Send an eGift – Tap the plus menu and select eGifts icon. Easily send an eGift card right through text message eGifting has been expanded to include eGift cards from more than 30 brands

Sync across devices – Download Verizon Messages on all your devices, and sync messages across your smartphone, tablet and computer. Switch devices whenever you want. Make calls with your tablet anywhere.

Other features:

Schedule messages to be delivered at a specific date/time, even if your phone is turned off.

Search the web for images and gifs to include in your chat with Yahoo search.

Express yourself through colorful Emoji’s by tapping on highlighted keywords when composing messages.

Send and receive messages over Extended Wi-Fi from your smartphone, iOS device, tablet, PC, Mac and web browser.

Messages

Messages

Web site:
Category: Network
Subcategory: Instant Messengers
Platform: iOS, OS X, iPadOS, watchOS
License: Freeware, Proprietary
Interface: GUI
Programing language:
First release: 2009
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Messages (previously: Text (iOS) and iChat (macOS)) – an instant messaging software application developed by Apple Inc. for its macOS, iOS, iPadOS, and watchOS operating systems. Messages brings support for iMessage, Apple’s messaging service for iOS, and the FaceTime integration.

Goals:
– Create a group conversation
– Reply to specific messages
– Leave a group conversation
– Personalize your messages with effects
– Create and use your Memoji
– Add a personal touch
– Use your own Apple ID for Family Sharing

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Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger

Web site: messenger.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: Instant Messengers, VoIP Clienta
Platform: Android, iOS, OS X, Windows, Web
License: Proprietary, Freeware
Interface: GUI
Programing language:
First release: August 9, 2011
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Facebook Messenger (previously: Facebook Chat) – an application for messaging, video chat and contact developed by Facebook, Inc.

Features:
– Messenger allows you to chat on Facebook, Instagram, Portal and Oculus (coming soon).
– Watch movies, music videos, TV shows and more with your friends in video chat.
– You can customize your reactions with new emoji icons.
– Bring your conversation to life with eye-catching augmented reality effects.
– Choose from attractive themes and colors to personalize your chats.
– Select the exact message in your chat that you want to reply to or forward.
– Sign in to use face recognition or fingerprint recognition on your Messenger unlock device so that no one but you can access your chats.
– Send and receive money quickly and securely by adding a debit card, PayPal account or rechargeable prepaid card (in USA only).
– Find deals, make reservations, and get help by contacting your favorite businesses directly from Messenger.