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Taptu Ports their Free Social News Feed Reader to the PlayBook

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Taptu let us know that they have ported their popular social news feed reader to the PlayBook using the Android player. In case you don’t know Taptu allows you to pull in content from your Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and favorite websites RSS feed (BerryReview obviously!) and create visual streams from them. You can then share articles back through Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

Features include:

  • Discover thousands of streams on your favorite topics from a wide variety of web sites, blogs, newspapers and magazines in the StreamStore
  • Search for RSS Feeds using Bing and Taptu will convert them into streams
  • Google Reader: Import up to 100 of your RSS feeds from Google Reader and convert them into Streams
  • DJ Your News: Mash, mix, and merge your feeds into one stream. For example, you can take 10 different feeds, blend them into one stream, rename the stream and watch the stories flow into one place
  • Discover Stories related to the one you are reading as well as Streams specific to the Topic/Genre the article you are reading about (NEW)
  • Add as many Facebook or Twitter accounts as you want, add your LinkedIn account as well
  • Update your status, Like and Comment from your Facebook stream: See something a friend has sent that you want to Like or Comment on? Do it right inside the app
  • Tweet, RT, Quote a Tweet from your Twitter stream: Someone you follow on Twitter has tweeted an interesting tweet, Quote it and add your comments or RT directly from Taptu
  • Post a Status Update, Like and Comment from your Linkedin stream: A colleague or a friend of yours has posted something you think your own friends should know about, you can Like it or Comment on it from Taptu
  • Share with friends: Share stories with your friends on Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin
  • See full articles that friends share via Twitter and Facebook: Taptu will convert links your friends share into a full article view
  • No time to read now? Bookmark articles to read later, or save to Instapaper and Read It Later
  • Widgets for both Honeycomb and Gingerbread for your home screen. Multiple widgets configurable in several ways are available now

Check out Taptu free for the BlackBerry PlayBook in App World

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  1. Using it for almost a week then I uninstalled it due to it slows my phone and ow switched to News Ace for more efficient and user friendly interface and allows me to select various news feed among 400+ renowned news channel. Have a look at News Ace in the Google Market.

    Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tecace.newsace

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