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teamshaw
1st June 2010, 07:00 AM
According to the developers Twitter the iPad version of reeder has been submitted for the app store this morning.

I hope it's half as good as the iPhone version. Headlines is starting to do my head in.

kyncaid
1st June 2010, 09:22 AM
can't wait

Quasar
1st June 2010, 10:31 AM
Never tried iPhone reader. I have been using news rack but really what I want is a feedly app. Love that on my pc.

pyrite
1st June 2010, 10:37 AM
Yessssss... Love Reeder, will be killer on iPad

jbjose
6th June 2010, 02:15 PM
Just read a review (http://www.macstories.net/ipad/reeder-review/) on Reeder.

I can't wait!

NeoRicen
6th June 2010, 03:20 PM
It will probably get rejected. Apple has been rejecting Apps with the pinch to reveal thing like in Photos.

Apoptosis
6th June 2010, 03:36 PM
It will probably get rejected. Apple has been rejecting Apps with the pinch to reveal thing like in Photos.

His latest tweet on the matter says Apple have said the approval process requires more time.

Not a good sign :(

raf
6th June 2010, 05:36 PM
His latest tweet on the matter says Apple have said the approval process requires more time.

Not a good sign :(

It's a standard generic email that you get if the review process takes more than a pre-determined amount of time or if it initially got rejected but is going through to the next level of reviewers.

It also often means to expect a phone call from Apple soon on reasons of rejection. Time will tell.

There's a lot of engineers who are over at Moscone West, I imagine that will impact review times a little.

henryzhao
6th June 2010, 06:12 PM
I think it's going to be rejected for using the pinch-to-preview feature found in the photos app as other apps have been rejected for using the feature as well, but those were photo apps, this is a RSS reader

teamshaw
6th June 2010, 08:22 PM
If it gets rejected for that reason it's absolutely ridiculous.

jbjose
7th June 2010, 10:29 AM
@teamshaw: why is Headline doing your head in? I haven't tried it but if Reeder doesn't work out (if it doesn't get released or I don't like it), I'd like to know what's wrong with the competition...

chrism238
7th June 2010, 03:15 PM
What's with the spelling of this app's name? Just trying to be different, or avoiding something legal about a similarly named app, but one with correct spelling?

teamshaw
7th June 2010, 08:08 PM
@teamshaw: why is Headline doing your head in? I haven't tried it but if Reeder doesn't work out (if it doesn't get released or I don't like it), I'd like to know what's wrong with the competition...

I don't like how it shows all of your threads, read and unread, in a folder. Sometimes unreads might be randomly buried in a heap of reads as well which is really annoying. I've ditched it and gone back to thenweb interface until Reeder is released.

sobie2000
10th June 2010, 11:53 PM
Reeder, reeder, where art though?

Cant take this long to get approved or rejected can it?

bed
12th June 2010, 09:20 AM
It is now live on the appstore: Reeder for iPad for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad on the iTunes App Store (http://itunes.apple.com/au/app/reeder-for-ipad/id375661689?mt=8)

chaosboi
12th June 2010, 09:50 AM
It is now live on the appstore: Reeder for iPad for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad on the iTunes App Store (http://itunes.apple.com/au/app/reeder-for-ipad/id375661689?mt=8)

Great news. I have been waiting all week for reeder.

Looks very nice and the sync is very fast.

Bogus Jimmy
12th June 2010, 10:03 AM
Syncing it onto my iPad now.

Slightly disappointed is wasn't a universal upgrade (like NewsRack).

A very minor note, but I love the background pattern (it's also behind the folders is iOS 4 and behind Safari for iPad). I actually just bought a shirt with the same pattern.

EDIT: It doesn't disappoint.

DanGleibitz
12th June 2010, 10:41 AM
I think it's going to be rejected for using the pinch-to-preview feature

Zinio also has this on its magazine stacks.

Reeder on iPad is pretty nice but for one big flaw. It's too sensitive to swipe direction. The slightest hockey-stick when I'm aiming for a vertical swipe locks the interface into trying to horizontally scroll. So in landscape reading mode the article refuses to scroll. In list mode it tries to mark or star the item I'm touching.

Apoptosis
12th June 2010, 01:39 PM
Zinio also has this on its magazine stacks.

Reeder on iPad is pretty nice but for one big flaw. It's too sensitive to swipe direction. The slightest hockey-stick when I'm aiming for a vertical swipe locks the interface into trying to horizontally scroll. So in landscape reading mode the article refuses to scroll. In list mode it tries to mark or star the item I'm touching.

Yep, finding that too. Only let down so far.

Thrymr
12th June 2010, 04:42 PM
EDIT: It doesn't disappoint.

Agreed. It's everything I hoped for, and more.

The recycled paper theme does take some getting used to. For a second, I thought my iPad had a collection of dust under the glass.

GeoffP
12th June 2010, 06:54 PM
Don't shoot me for asking a possibly dumb question :o

At the moment I use the RSS reader function in Postbox.

Can I use Reeder for iPad to view my normal RSS feeds?

I am a bit confused in regard to Reeder saying it sync's with Google Reader.

jbjose
12th June 2010, 07:21 PM
Amazing. Fantastic use of multitouch; expanding folders/feeds, marking read/unread, moving to the next item in a feed, etc.

6 out of 5 stars. It's on my dock now.

Artin
12th June 2010, 07:25 PM
It's amazing! I hope more sites in the future add the 120x120 image.


Don't shoot me for asking a possibly dumb question :o

At the moment I use the RSS reader function in Postbox.

Can I use Reeder for iPad to view my normal RSS feeds?

I am a bit confused in regard to Reeder saying it sync's with Google Reader.
It only works with Google Reader.

Artin

sobie2000
12th June 2010, 09:27 PM
Amazing. Fantastic use of multitouch; expanding folders/feeds, marking read/unread, moving to the next item in a feed, etc.

6 out of 5 stars. It's on my dock now.

What he said. Standout iPad app.

NeoRicen
12th June 2010, 11:04 PM
So did the pinch thing make the final cut?

kungfucamel
12th June 2010, 11:22 PM
So did the pinch thing make the final cut?

yes - works pretty good too!

Bogus Jimmy
13th June 2010, 08:34 AM
yes - works pretty good too!

Although it's interesting that the pinch to zoom adds a level of inconsistency. If you pinch to zoom a stack then you see the individual feeds, but if you tap a stack then you get all feeds together (compared to the Photos apps where pinch to zoom and tapping achieve the same result).

Dust For Eyes
13th June 2010, 09:55 AM
Although it's interesting that the pinch to zoom adds a level of inconsistency. If you pinch to zoom a stack then you see the individual feeds, but if you tap a stack then you get all feeds together (compared to the Photos apps where pinch to zoom and tapping achieve the same result).

I actually like that feature. Pinch to zoom is just eye candy in the Photos app, but in Reeder it's actually a gesture to do something else. It's a good thing.

I also like how the toolbar is on the side - right where your thumbs are when holding the iPad. A well thought out design feature. I'm very impressed. It's in my dock too.

redtapemedia
13th June 2010, 02:30 PM
I'm a big fan of this app, the main problem I have with it is one that also applies to the iPhone version: can't use my delicious account with yahoo credentials.

redtapemedia
13th June 2010, 08:07 PM
One more thing pertaining to the MacTalk feed: the icon is too small. It's a web clip icon (also used if bookmarked to the iPad home screen) that looks like it's still using the dimensions for the iPhone and hasn't been updated for the iPad. ;)

http://i47.tinypic.com/2076y42.jpg

jbjose
15th June 2010, 10:26 AM
I've got some of those feeds.

This may be OT but what stand out feeds do you guys follow? This'll be a reflection of different tastes/interests but the feeds I seem to read first are:
- CBR News (comics)
- CBR Reviews
- CBR Articles
- Comic Vine
- MacRumors
- App Advice
- Mac Stories
- xkcd.com
- Epicenter and Underwire (Wired tech and nerd-culture feeds)

Most of the news/opinion feeds I follow only get read when I have a good chunk of time... unlike the above which can be consumed quickly.

Balthazar
15th June 2010, 10:54 AM
My Subscriptions:

Daring Fireball : Daring Fireball (Articles) (http://daringfireball.net/feeds/articles)
Delimiter: Delimiter (http://delimiter.com.au/feed)
Digg 2000: Twitter / digg_2000 (http://twitter.com/statuses/user_timeline/15163466.rss)
Engadget: Engadget (http://feeds.engadget.com/weblogsinc/engadget)
Cyanide & Happiness: http://pipes.yahoo.com/pipes/pipe.run_id=1009ffe75092cb1845efb5cb901c2886&_rend er=rss"htmlUrl="http://pipes.yahoo.com/pipes/pipe.info_id=1009ffe75092cb1845efb5cb901c2886
HOBOTOPIA: HOBOTOPIA (http://apelad.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default)
Joystiq: Joystiq (http://www.joystiq.com/rss.xml)
Lifehacker Australia: Lifehacker Australia (http://feeds.lifehacker.com.au/LifehackerAustralia)
No DPad: No DPad (http://nodpad.com/feed)
Penny Arcade Comics: http://pipes.yahoo.com/pipes/pipe.run_id=IjjUcuSa3RGmgXqp1L3fcQ&_render=rss"htmlUrl="http://pipes.yahoo.com/pipes/pipe.info?_id=IjjUcuSa3RGmgXqp1L3fcQ
PvPonline: PvPonline (http://www.pvponline.com/feed)
Slashdot: Slashdot (http://rss.slashdot.org/Slashdot/slashdot)
Slide To Play Top Stories: Slide To Play Top Stories (http://www.slidetoplay.com/rss.html)
Smarterware: Smarterware (http://feeds2.feedburner.com/Smarterware)
The Joy of Tech : http://pipes.yahoo.com/pipes/pipe.run_id=9997eace87deecf3db6f6f83515abb3b&_rend er=rss" htmlUrl="http://pipes.yahoo.com/pipes/pipe.info_id=9997eace87deecf3db6f6f83515abb3b
The Unofficial Apple Weblog : The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW) (http://www.tuaw.com/rss.xml)
Touch Arcade: Touch Arcade (http://toucharcade.com/feed)
TouchGen: TouchGen (http://www.iphonegamenetwork.com/feed)
Wired Top Stories: Wired Top Stories (http://www.wired.com/news/feeds/rss2/0,2610,,00.xml)

jbjose
15th June 2010, 11:08 AM
Nice. I've added some of those.

I particularly like Lifehacker.

redtapemedia
15th June 2010, 02:08 PM
Airbag Industries (http://feeds.feedburner.com/airbag)
Apple Outsider (http://www.appleoutsider.com/feed/)

Batman On Film (http://feeds.feedburner.com/batman-on-film/rssfeeds)
Great Content but HORRIBLE design and stories are not available inside reeder. I'm actually very tempted to set up a rival site cause the design is that bad.

Daring Fireball (http://daringfireball.net/index.xml)
Dev-Team Blog (http://blog.iphone-dev.org/rss)
Grumpy Gamer (http://grumpygamer.com/rss2.0)
Joystiq (http://xbox.joystiq.com/rss.xml) (Xbox Only)
kottke.org (http://feeds.kottke.org/main)
MacRumors : Mac News and Rumors (http://www.macrumors.com/macrumors.xml)
MacTalk News (http://feeds.feedburner.com/mactalknews)
nin.com updates (http://feeds.nin.com/nindotcomupdates)
Plex (http://elan.plexapp.com/feed/)

Safari Extensions (http://safariextensions.tumblr.com/rss)
Until Apple set up their Safari Extensions gallery.

The Nine Inch Nails Hotline (http://feeds.feedburner.com/theninhotline/TWxQ)
The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW) (http://www.tuaw.com/rss.xml)

Touch Arcade (http://toucharcade.com/feed/)
Reviews and news for iPad, iPod Touch and iPhone games.

XBMC Media Centre (http://xbmc.org/feed/)
Awesome media centre, Plex forked from their code, so did boxee etc.

sobie2000
15th June 2010, 11:55 PM
Anyone currently having sync issues?Both ipad and iPhone reeder won't connect and sync. I have made sure wifi only is off and tried both 3g only and over my home wifi. ? Google server issue ?

Thrymr
16th June 2010, 02:39 AM
Anyone currently having sync issues?Both ipad and iPhone reeder won't connect and sync. I have made sure wifi only is off and tried both 3g only and over my home wifi. ? Google server issue ?

All fine on my end - iPhone and iPad over Wi-Fi and 3G.

sobie2000
16th June 2010, 06:54 AM
Damn. Still won't login this morning on either device, over wifi or 3G on telstra or vodafone. No idea what's wrong. Funny thing is any already downloaded feeds can be navigated in app to it's full web page, but won't sync with google or when reinstalled even login :(

kungfucamel
16th June 2010, 07:59 AM
it worked fine for me this morning - was a little bit slower than usual to sync up but then it pulled all the new feeds.

Balthazar
16th June 2010, 09:01 AM
Update....

Reeder has hands down made the iPad worth the purchase for me (coupled with iBooks and my ePub library) It is so... "nice" to read news this way.

Only complaint i have at this stage is the tendency for full screen articles to want to scroll horizontally rather than vertically when i use my thumb to page through.

Apart from that... it is iPad app perfection!

jbjose
16th June 2010, 10:53 AM
@Balthazar: I agree. Such a joy to use. I've even modified my feed reading habits to read my feeds on the iPad in the morning or at lunch instead of at my desk at work (where it wouldn't be cool to use my iPad).

My only issue that when viewing a feed or a group of feeds, it doesn't have a count of how many items have been read/remaining.

sobie2000
16th June 2010, 10:11 PM
Questions about reeder's sync behavior. Does this app download/sync once per day or is it meant to sync every time it starts up to pull new articles?

MrJesseRoss
16th June 2010, 10:54 PM
It syncs on launch.

redtapemedia
16th June 2010, 11:06 PM
Sync on launch is a setting. Open iPad "settings" and scroll down to the bottom it's listed under reeder (obviously).

sobie2000
17th June 2010, 05:19 PM
Yay worked out why nothing was syncing. I originally imported my subscriptions into google reader from newsfire and this may have killed things. Once I unsubscribed to everything and manually subscribed to each feed individually I finally have everything working between the iPhone, iPad reeder apps and google reader.

inrainbows
19th June 2010, 04:58 PM
How does Reeder determine which things it downloads? If I go into Google Reader online I can view articles going back as far as I want but not on Reeder?

Basically if I add a new subscription it seems to download the last ten only, what if I want to go further back than that?

redtapemedia
19th June 2010, 06:12 PM
How does Reeder determine which things it downloads? If I go into Google Reader online I can view articles going back as far as I want but not on Reeder?

Basically if I add a new subscription it seems to download the last ten only, what if I want to go further back than that?

There's various settings you can change, for unread items it keeps for max 1 month, starred items max 1 year. Take a looks at the settings app, it's not within reeder itself.

inrainbows
19th June 2010, 07:41 PM
There's various settings you can change, for unread items it keeps for max 1 month, starred items max 1 year. Take a looks at the settings app, it's not within reeder itself.

Thanks for that. I was wondering where the settings were.

I still can't find a way to make it sync back any further than the 10 most recent articles if I add a new subscription. I guess the point of the app is to stay up to date with recent stuff but I would like the option to go back another week or month sometimes without having to go through Reader.