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News aggregator apps for iOS

For you reader who is used to using Google Reader and is desperate after the announcement that from July 1, 2013 it will end, we tested five applications (Feedly, Zinio Magazine Reader, Flipboard, Google Currents and Zite) that perform the same function, detailing each functionality and showing the strengths and differentials that each application has for you to find a substitute for it.

Feedly

Indicated for:

People who want to find a good replacement for Google Reader, who can read English and use the program not only in applications, but also in web browsers. Application does not yet support offline reading.

Feedly is an app available for iOS (iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch) and Android that serves as a news aggregator that in addition to synchronizing all your Google Reader feeds, you can also organize, read and share content from your sites. Favorites.

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Zinio Magazine Reader

Indicated for:

People who want to keep their newsstand magazine subscriptions inside their mobile phone, saving money and space with offline reading support.

Zinio is an app available for iOS (iPod Touch, iPad and iPhone), Android and Windows Phone that acts as a virtual newsstand where you can buy or subscribe to virtual magazines with the same magazine content you would buy at the newsstand. With a much more affordable and cheap price, it is a very green attitude, without wasting paper on magazines.

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Flipboard

Indicated for:

people who enjoy creating and sharing custom magazines that support offline reading using Instapaper.

Flipboard is an app available for iOS (iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch), Android, Kindle Fire and Nook that serves as a custom magazine, where you can add and create your own magazines, ie all the content of the various subjects available to you. You choose to read only what you like at any time you want.

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Zite

Indicated for:

People who enjoy a simple, easy-to-use app and who like to have custom content without the effort to create them, but without offline reading support.

Zite is an application available for iOS (iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad), Android and Windows Phone that simulates more than just a library or newsstand, as it is able to gather specific information and articles according to your profile and taste inside your device. phone in a smart way. What's more, it gets smarter as you use it and can also make content you can't find anywhere, due to its far-fetched search engine.

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Google Currents

Indicated for:

People who not only want to aggregate feed news, but also search for subscriptions and articles that support offline reading.

Google Currents is an app available for iOS (iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch) and Android that enables you to have a library of virtual magazines inside your mobile device, where you can subscribe to editions of well-known publishers for free; editions created by Google; and lastly subscribe to the news feed of your favorite blogs (integration with Google Reader).

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Of all these apps detailed in this topic, we have further broken them down into apps that have offline reading support (Google Currents, Zinio, Flipboard) and unsupported apps (Feedly and Zite). Besides this difference, we can also mention the applications that have access, besides the application, through the WEB (Feedly and Zinio).
Lastly, we can put in order from best to worst the usability and interface of the app: Zite, Feedly, Google Currents, Flipboard and Zinio.

Given all this information, there is no better app than any other app, but you can analyze and see which one best fits your usage profile to get started!