Tag Archive: Reader


iOS News Reader Pulse Makes Its Way To The Mac Via New HTML5 Web App

There have always been two top players in the news reader app market: Flipboard and Pulse. Both started on the iPad and later made their way to the iPhone and Android OS. While Pulse may not always receive as much attention as Flipboard, the app is still beloved by many.

Fans of Pulse will be happy to learn that the free service has made its way to the desktop in the  [Read More…]

iOS News Reader Pulse Makes Its Way To The Mac Via New HTML5 Web App

There have always been two top players in the news reader app market: Flipboard and Pulse. Both started on the iPad and later made their way to the iPhone and Android OS. While Pulse may not always receive as much attention as Flipboard, the app is still beloved by many.

Fans of Pulse will be happy to learn that the free service has made its way to the desktop in the  [Read More…]

Five Ways To Replace Safari’s RSS Reader In Mountain Lion

The simplest way to bring back RSS to Safari is with Daniel Jalkut's extension.

Mountain Lion’s version of the Safari browser brough many great things: a unified URL/search bar, iCloud tab syncing and some neat new gestures (try pinching when you have a few tabs open). What it also did was remove the RSS button, replacing it with the Reader button found in iOS. This – apparently – pissed off a lot of people.

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Eventbrited Debuts pay “At The Door” iPad Card Reader and App For Events

Square and PayPal both have mobile payment solutions for retailers, but what about those hosting events? Enter Eventbrite’s free “At The Door” app and $10 card reader (they’re handing out $10 credits to reimburse purchases like Square). The card reader and accompanying app intend to be a self-service ticketing platform for events “of all sizes.” The app is only available for the iPad, but with the accompanying reader those throwing events essentially have a mobile  [Read More…]

[Review] Lettore – Keep Safari’s Reader Button Accessible At All Times

If you have been able to try out OS X Mountain Lion yet, then you may have noticed the Reader button in the URL bar of Safari 5.2, which helps bring text out of all the clutter of images and ads, is always visible whether it can be used or not. In iOS 5 and in Mac OS X Lion, the Reader button is only available in the Safari URL bar when a page is  [Read More…]

Zite Follows Competition, Launches iPhone Reader

News aggregators designed to give you maximum reading pleasure on the iPad’s 9-inch screen are scaling down for iPhones. Case in point: Zite just launched a version providing all the news that’s fit to scroll on your iPhone. Zite, acquired by CNN in August, promises that the same secret sauce it uses to personalize your reading  [Read More…]

CardMunch – Business Card Reader App Re-Launched By LinkedIn

If you happen to deal with business cards a lot, you have probably heard of an iPhone app called CardMunch. LinkedIn previously acquired CardMunch and appears to be re-launching a new version of the app (which is now free). As a result, their old app will no longer be supported (which is probably a good thing, as it had a hefty price tag of $2.99 and cost an extra 25 cents per scanned business card  [Read More…]

Reskin Google Reader with a Mac OS X Lion Theme

Google Reader Mac OS X Lion Theme Google recently revamped their popular RSS aggregator (subscribe to our feed while you’re at it) Google Reader with a new look, if you’re not thrilled about the new appearance you can apply a theme to make G Reader look similar to a native OS X 10.7 application. You’ll need to be using a newer version of the Chrome browser or Firefox for the best  [Read More…]

Increase Font Size in Safari on the iPhone by Using Reader

Larger text on iPhone by using Safari Reader The font / text size in Safari on the iPhone and iPod touch can be maddeningly small, but a simple way to increase the font size on just about any web site is to use the Reader function that is new to iOS 5: From any Safari window, hit the “Reader” button in the URL bar Tap on the “aA” icon in the  [Read More…]

Check Out This Awesome Reader Made Steve Jobs Mosaic!

To help mark the end of Steve Jobs’ career as Apple’s CEO, the wonderful guys over at Artaic sent us this beautiful mosaic.   Who is Artaic? In their own words: We are a small start-up company that uses our own CAD software to design custom tile mosaics. This software couples with our in-house robotic assembly system that produces the physical mosaics by picking and placing 3/8? glass tiles. Our  [Read More…]