Suggestions for Improvement

What features would you like to see on AOL Reader

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  1. Being able to search within a tag or folder would be wonderful

    Sometimes you look for an article that you read in the past. To be able to search within your tagged feeds would be a great convenience.

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    • Support German Umlauts

      German Umlauts are not displayed in the feed title.

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      • Tags to Filter Articles Based on Specific Keywords

        It would be fantastic if AOL Reader would include a feature to add tags (keywords) to filter all articles that pertain to a specific topic. This feature would be nice when conducting research as I would be taken directly to the articles that have specific keywords either in the title or the body.

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        • Full view items take too much space. (height)

          Full view items take too much space. Article title should stay next to Feed name, not under. Wow with tags is also obsolete. (or should be smaller) When I am browsing 1 feed I know what is it, so it doesn't have to show it's name for every item.

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          • Sub Categories

            Sub Categories

            12 votes
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            • Convert top-level feed titles into hyperlinks to the website

              All top-level titles for each feed should also be links to the website. I've included a graphic to illustrate which feed title I'm talking about.

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              • home screen - show favorite feeds first

                It would be nice to see my most commonly read feeds listed first on the home screen. What's there isn't bad, but my most common feeds are not in the lowest alphabetical group.

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                • 12 votes
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                  • "Send to kindle" on services list.

                    Add ability to send to kindle (non android ones - like paperwhite!).

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                    • Make key shortcuts work on any language

                      I'm used to browse throught the items with J and K keys. But occasionally i switch to another language (bulgarian in my case) to type something and then the shortcuts stop working. Can you detect the press on a specific key instead of specific latin character.

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                      • key word search is not ordered by article publish date

                        When I search for a key word, I would like the articles to show on a calendar order

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                        • Add a "Popular" File w/Includes Popular Articles Others Are Reading

                          Add a popular folder that is periodically updated with those articles with the most views or greatest increase in viewership (think I Twitter Trends).

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                          • Add Pinterest to your sharing options

                            Add pinterest to your sharing options for images/video

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                            • Alternative font-family to avoid blurred fonts

                              Currently you are using fixed font-family for feeds list and list of items of a feed. While this font looks great on my MBP with retina display it looks terrible on my windows machine on 24" LCD - letters are jagged and the reading experience is terrible... could you switch to regular typeface (or at least make an option to use such)?

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                              • articles on home page are not sorted in useful way

                                Display articles on home page first from those categories which i read frequently

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                                • Ability to filter #Home

                                  I would love it if I could exclude specific feeds/subs/categories from showing up in my Home section!

                                  9 votes
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                                  • Create a "save for later" section

                                    Today to save an article we must use the "Starred" section. To me it means : "my favorites" articles. So if I want to save for later an article I must use the starred section which doesn't means that.

                                    To sum up it would be great to distinguish "favorites" articles from those I saved for a future read (that are not necessarily my favorite).

                                    9 votes
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                                    • Add RSS feed to your sharing options

                                      It would be nice to have the possibiity to create a feed so we coud follow other readers.

                                      9 votes
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                                      • Aol Reader app - full screen - Iphone

                                        Hi!

                                        Please make Aol Reader available in full screen without any top or bottom header

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                                        • Please enable feed discovery on AOL Reader blog! Or at least publish URL.

                                          Not precisely AOL Reader feature -but the AOL Reader blog doesn't support Feed discovery and there's no RSS feed link. I had to extract it from the "subscribe button".

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