Tech Junkie – The world’s most popular technology news service – Top App of The Week Review #213

– Tech Junkie

Tech Junkie brings you the latest and the most relevant technology news, hand picked and curated by, the world’s most popular technology news aggregation service. For thousands of people, including industry leading CEOs and the who’s who of silicon valley, the day starts with And now Tech Junkie makes sure your favorite tech site is available in its truest form on your phones and tablets, with added features such as notification, news widget and more.
Even if you don’t have time to go through the news, Tech Junkie has a radio function that will read out the news for you.
Version 2 Features:
★ Radio – reads out the news for you and can be accessed outside the app too with the new radio widget
★ Rich Notifications – Android 4.1+ devices will display multi-line notification with photo from the story
★ Dynamic Site Icons – if the icon (or logo) of a site is not available within the app, Tech Junkie will attempt to download and cache it directly from the source site
★ Swipe to close article (beta) – now you can close the mobile view by swiping horizontally, from left to right or right to left; ideal for one-handed use, instead of stretching for the back button.
Other Features:
★ Scalable design – for both phones and tablets (for 7″ like the Nexus 7 in particular)
★ Top News section – that shows only the most relevant news
★ River section – featuring all news stories
★ History tab – that provides a searchable list of your reading history
★ Events tab – that has a table of major technology events that are happening around the world
★ Mobile View – that loads articles faster, in a mobile friendly way and within the app
★ Color change – for news titles to indicate a story that has been read (similar to link color in web browsers)
★ Notifications – for top news only
★ Widget – that displays all stories from River section
★ Control the notification, set the refresh rate, ringtone, vibration, LED light and more
What differentiates Tech Junkie from other tech news apps is that you only have to read the news once, instead of going through it again and again from different sites. For example if the same news appears at Engadget, Gizmodo, TechCrunch and The Verge, Tech Junkie displays prominently only the first site that was to report that news, groups the rest of the sites into a collection and hides it from the main view. Alternate sources and relevant tweets of the same news can be accessed by clicking the “More” and “Tweets” button respectively. And when one or more news items are related, they are properly grouped like on the Techmeme website. Author names (when available) are also properly mentioned just above the story title (like Ian Sherr / Wall Street Journal, John Roberts / New York Times, John Paczkowski / AllThingsD), so that you can easily identify your favorite author’s works.
Download Tech Junkie today and have your daily dose of relevant technology news, without reading the same story….twice.

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8 thoughts on “Tech Junkie – The world’s most popular technology news service – Top App of The Week Review #213”

  1. Ashan Boralugoda says:

    "look Ma no hands"…. mom calls lol

  2. Duane Liggins Jr says:

    It's funny because I run a blog called techwayjunkies never heard of this

  3. Nameless4all says:

    I look all of your videos but for every app a video and post? Sorry but i didnt like that do your job someway before it was great enough hope you change that soon so id like to see more of your great videos

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  5. Chris Winow says:

    Not a fan of the new format at all!! Especially since my inbox blows up with notifications that you just posted 8 videos. Love your videos man!! But if you keep this format, I may have to unsubscribe

  6. Fabiano Almeida says:

    Hey CooLoser, congratulations for the initiative to try something new in your videos, but unfortunately is not cool that way, the old way is much better, i love your videos and i hope you return to the old way if possible, cheers from Brazil. 😉

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