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What features would you like to see on AOL Reader

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  1. number of days for showing unread items/articles

    in settings , we may as well want to have a config. option to set n. of days for which we want articles/posts displayed. (the max "age" of a post for displaying it as unread item )
    although we can clear unread items in one click, it may be handy to have unread items list with articles posted few days back only. ( a setting option for each category or feed subscription would make that even better so when we get back to AOL reader after holidays or vacation, we catch up with up to date news only )

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    • Feed is still not update fast enough

      If I compare with other feed supliers, you insert news items 10 to 15 minutes slowers. Why ? Why not scan rss feeds more frequently ?

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      • Hiding Navigation Pane

        Give the setting option for
        hiding Navigation Pane ( catagories/feeds list ).
        Shyam

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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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          • Pane Hiding

            Hi,
            Your Aol Reader is magnificent like Google Reader. Give the option of feed/tag pane hiding in Desktop Site,which is not good in Samsung Tabs.
            in Your mobile site there is no option of auto mark read on scrolling.

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              • Summary View - Option for font size and Number of lines

                In Summary View Layout, Fonts too small, and and able to increase more lines in the previews would be great

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                • An idea to solve the problem of having feeds automatically marked as 'read' after 60 days

                  How about whenever aol hides an article after 60 days you would also tag the article as 'auto-read after 60 days' - this way I could distinguish between articles I have actually read and single out those that were auto-hidden by aol. This solution seems simple and could also use an option to remove the 'auto-read' or 'auto-hidden' tag if I actually read the article. Even without this extra option I could manually remove this tag when I read the article.

                  Please consider such a solution because with as many feeds as I have an article that's auto-marked-as-read is actually…

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                  • readability

                    Hi, There is readability integration to save a particular article to your readability list. I would like to see a 'open in readability' feature so that i can read the article in readability with the readability font/styling?

                    Thanks.

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                    • organise feed seetting on android

                      organise option cannot be found on android system.
                      how to delete a feed on tablet?

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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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                        • 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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                          • Robust filter capability for incoming articles

                            Please provide a robust filter capability for incoming articles.

                            For example, if I subscribe to Reuters Top News (http://feeds.reuters.com/reuters/topNews), I might want to add a Star to any article containing "Ukraine". I also might want to "mark as read" any article containing "e-cigarettes", or Tag an article containing "California".

                            These need to be very robust, and able to be applied at any feed level (all feeds, one or more folders, or specific feeds) and contain all the standard actions (star, mark read, tag).

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                            • Option to mark chosen feeds as always visible even if empty and if empty feeds are hidden

                              I won't insist on it, but it could be a cool addition. :-)

                              3 votes
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                              • Make Yes/No Selector more obvious

                                Hi,

                                I think the option selectors (yes/no) colors are misleading, in all themes available. it's not obvious which colour means "selected". I think you should either change the switch shape or the color (i.e. green for "yes").

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                                • onenote

                                  Please implement integration with Onenote (save article option, just like Evernote)

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                                  • "Published time" instead of "Retrieve time"

                                    Why do you decline or close these requests?
                                    Give as an OPTION (in settings) to use PubDate, you have it in your database already, so it seems very easy to implement.

                                    Please, for many people it is very important.

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                                    • 6 votes
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                                      • mark all previous articles read for large feeds

                                        on the mobile version especially, i have a feed which typically has hundreds of entries each day and they tend to pile up. please add the ability to mark the previous articles you have scrolled past as read or a button to mark backwards from the current position as read so i can mark the completed items in sections, otherwise i cannot remember where i left off and never end up finishing. thanks!

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                                        • group tags

                                          I think it would be nice and tidy to have tags grouped in a special folder, just like normal feeds

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