It’s simple, it’s free, and it makes keeping up to date with Marquette Turner articles, as well as your other favourite news sites, a visual and simple delight.
Pulse News Reader, developed by a couple of twenty-something Indian-born graduate students at Stanford University’s Institute of Design, is a stylish and easy-to-use news aggregator.
Users select which news sources to follow and the latest articles are presented in a grid of texts and photos. Users can finger-swipe back and forth across various articles from a single news source, or up and down through up to 20 news sources.
The app allows users to see text-only versions of articles, which are basically cleaned-up versions of a news site’s RSS feeds, or to see the full articles as they are presented on the Web. It also lets people easily share articles through Twitter and Facebook – bypassing the individual sharing tools presented by each news site.
Lastly, it’s so good, that the New York Times fought to ban it from Apple’s App Store. They succeeded, briefly, but now it’s readily available for everyone.