Swift Reader

Swift Reader
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Works with

  • Windows Phone 8.1
  • Windows Phone 8
  • Windows Phone 7.5

App requires

  • phone identity
  • owner identity
  • location services
  • photo, music, and video libraries
  • data services
  • phone dialer
  • movement and directional sensor
  • web browser component
  • WVGA (480x800)
  • music library
  • photos library
  • media playback
  • HD720P (720x1280)
  • WXGA (768x1280)
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Swift Reader is probably the fastest, most beautiful NewsBlur application in the Windows Phone store. It has been written for speed and simplicity. Don't take our word for it, download the trial version today. As well as being able to integrate with NewsBlur, it can also integrate with your Pocket (Read it Later) account, allowing you to read all of your saved articles. 

Please Note: Code Alive is not responsible for the NewsBlur service. Please visit www.NewsBlur.com for more information about the NewsBlur service or visit www.CodeAlive.co.uk for more information about Code Alive Ltd.

* Full Live tile functionality supporting all 3 tile sizes.
* Pin Individual feeds to start screen.
* Full NewsBlur compatibility.
* Full Pocket (Read It Later) support.
* Folder support (including pinning folders to start screen).
* Full theme support (Light, Dark, Blue and Follow phone theme).
* Separate theme for reading view (Light, Dark, Blue or Paper).
* Readability and Instapaper Mobilizer support (now themed to fit chosen theme).
* Auto mark as read option.
* Share on Instapaper, Pocket (Read It Later), Twitter, Facebook, Linked In, SMS or Email.
* Feed Discovery to discover new feeds.
* Search and subscribe to new feeds using keywords.
* Add new articles to Pocket (Read it Later) from within the application.
* Images can be customised per feed to make feeds with low quality images display better.
* Ad-supported trial.
v3.0.2 -
Fixed issue with star and read buttons in Article view
Fixed issue with star buttons not working on some articles

v3.0.1 -
Fixed issue with advertising

v3.0.0 -
Major UI redesign.
Major Pocket redesign.

v2.4.4 -
Fixed issue affecting font size of displayed articles.
Fixed remove account issues.
Further improved standard NewsBlur account.
Minor bug fixes.

v2.4.2 -
Fixed issue affecting WP7 devices.

v2.4.1 -
Standard NewsBlur accounts support has been improved.
Images can be customised per feed to make feeds with low quality images display better.
Improved the feed subscription process.
Minor bug fixes.

v2.4 -
Set default mobilizer per feed.
Option to hide feeds with no unread articles. 
Minor bug fixes.
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  • by Mary April 8/21/2014
    I have not been able to read articles...only the initial info to get to another page...but no link to article. Very frustrating app.
  • by Mahmoud 3/7/2014
    Nice app setup flow, smooth and attractive.
  • by John 2/7/2014
    Good job! #5Stars for you on #MakeAnAppDevHappyDay by @DVLUP! Great content and modern UI design!
  • by John 2/7/2014
    Excellent app. Recommend for all your news blur needs. #MakeAnAppDevHappyDay
  • by Jonathan 2/7/2014
    Nice UI, fast...could use a few navigation tweaks.
  • by Alaskan 2/7/2014
    A good option with an supportive developer.
  • by Сергей 1/23/2014
    Good, but mobilizers don't show Cyrillic fonts correctly, except Google mobilizer.
  • by Andrew 12/13/2013
    I little awkward
  • by Ertay 10/4/2013
    Great client for NewsBlur!
  • by Sean 10/4/2013
    Looks very and is very responsive. I was getting an error when trying to subscribe but no details.