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  1. list mode with checkboxes

    Can you add to list of new feeds checkboxes (like in old Google Reader), for possibility to check all not interested news and mark selected items as "read" by one "click"?
    Currently we have to open each news...

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    • Filter the feeds / news by customized date range this could be really helpful for people preparing for certain exams

      this is simple functionality to Filter using date range which is customized . Thanks

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      • please take some money and give the developers some UI usability and design courses, they obviously skipped them.

        http://www.usability.gov/what-and-why/user-interface-design.html
        Keep the interface simple.
        Create consistency and use common UI elements.
        Consider the spatial relationships between items on the page and structure the page based on importance.
        Strategically use color and texture.
        Use typography to create hierarchy and clarity.
        Make sure that the system communicates what’s happening.
        Think about the defaults.

        References

        Jesse James Garrett’s The Elements of User Experience: User-Centered Design for the Web and Beyond (2nd Edition).
        Peter Morville and Louis Rosenfeld’s Information Architecture for the World Wide Web: Designing Large-Scale Web Sites.
        10 Interface Design Fundamentals
        Effective Visual Communication for Graphical User Interfaces
        Using Light, Color,…

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        • I like that when there are new articles in a feed it highlights in yellow but

          When you click on the AOL reader page the highlights go away. If you have a large amount of feeds its hard to keep track. I would like to see an option in preferences to leave the feeds with new articles yellow until you click on the folder. Maybe have an option to click the feeds you read most and to do this for those feeds. Or make it so they stay yellow for 24 hours (or let you set how long you want it to be set for).

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          • 4 votes
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            • I reached the maximum for starred articles

              Can we raise this cap at all?

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              • RSS Search Should Default to Feeds

                RSS Search Should Default to Articles from your subscribed Feeds, not search for NEW feeds to subscribe to. Searching for feeds to subscribe to should be in another 'discovery' section.

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                • When manually refreshed, it would be better to scan the whole list as articles may update or previous coding errors may be repaired.

                  There is an error occured in the cn.engadget.com feed and the articals are shown incorrectly. Later the feed recovered, but the artical synced before is still in a mess. I tried to click the Refresh button but it dosen't work here. But when I done the same thing at the Old Reader, the previous articals are also refreshed and shown as it should be.

                  8 votes
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                  • Please allow the sidebar to be pinned for desktop users. I have plenty of screen space and it is irritating to have to keep opening.

                    Please allow the sidebar to be pinned for desktop users. I have plenty of screen space and it is irritating to have to keep opening the side bar to see if feeds in other forlders

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                    • 12 votes
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                      • i guess that its a good idea to can group the categories in folders to organize more the feeds

                        i guess that its a good idea to can group the categories in folders to organize more the feeds

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                        • need a Random sort,like Google's magic sort

                          need a Random sort,like Google's magic sort

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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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                            • On iPad, when you are at the last article of a feed, pressing the "Next article" button doesn't lead you to the next feed. It does on a PC.

                              On iPad, when you are at the last article of a feed, the "Next article" button doesn't do anything (it should lead you to the next feed).
                              But on a PC it does so (it skips to next feed and even to next feeds folder/tag).
                              On the iPad, I tried several browsers and both Tablet and PC user interface.

                              4 votes
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                              • Keyboard shortcut for all / unread items

                                A keyboard shortcut (toggle) for "View - All Items / Unread Only" would be great.

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                                • Searches react as feed

                                  Lets say I have a N number of feeds. Lets say I want to search a term in the N number of feeds thats OK as it works perfectly, but what If I want it to do it for multiple terms every day? Lets say I want everyday to search for termA, termB, termC etc in the N number of fileds. It would be awesome if you create a mechanism that allows searches to react as feeds.

                                  18 votes
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                                  • Add view only starred on the view options

                                    Similar to the " Unread Only " in the view option I would like to see only the starred items of a feed

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                                    • Allow me to always see a full screen of unread articles

                                      When I use 'j' to go to the next article, and I came to the last one visible on the screen, when I click 'j' - I want the list of articles to scroll up and show the full screen of new ones.

                                      Now it stays at the bottom, I see all read articles above it (which I do not want because I ready read them), but I do not see what comes next because it does not fit to the screen.

                                      Quote often I scan trough left panel rather quick looking at titles of the articles and when I…

                                      8 votes
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                                      • select specific folders [of feeds]

                                        option to select specific folders, and possibly to 'group' folders, kind of like one may group shapes in visio or omnigraffle...etc...

                                        (motivational origin): Some 'folders' of feeds interest me more than others... I want to adjust my view of the content based on the weights of my interests.

                                        3 votes
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                                        • Thumbs in very low resolution on this feed

                                          Hi, in card view, the thumbs from this feed
                                          http://feeds.feedburner.com/PocketGamerLatestAdditionsandroid
                                          are very blurred/low resolution. When viewing the original page the images are small, but still larger than in card view and with better resolution

                                          6 votes
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