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Four Android Apps to Use for Daily Reading

Nov 05, 2010, 12:02 (0 Talkback[s])
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"I do a lot of reading. In fact, I can spend around two hours a day reading a mixture of text and audiobooks. In addition to books, I also like to read various news and blog sites. In this article, I will feature the apps I use to accomplish my daily reading on my Android device, an HTC Evo.

"Google Reader

"Google Reader is not an app installed on my Evo. Instead, I use the web app with the Android web browser. The web interface is quite a bit more simplistic on the Evo--as with other mobile devices--than it is for the desktop browsers. Upon first opening Google Reader, it gives a list of the most recent headlines from all of my feeds. I don't begin there. I usually tap the Feeds button to see a list of my feeds and then tap each feed to read the respective headlines. Individual headlines can be expanded to either the short version of the article or the full article, depending on which the provider uses. Reader provides several sorting options, the ability to mark all as read, and the ability to search. From the feeds list, Reader also provides the ability to add additional feeds to the list. Reader is simplistic and it gives me easy access to my various news and blog feeds. That is why I use it.


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