The NYT reports that Alphonso Labs has raised $800,000 in venture capital and is attempting to attract more users, and with them, paid partnerships with publishers and advertisers.
As seen in App Store Hall of Fame, Pulse is a beautiful application that makes reading news fun and engaging. Pulse transforms your favorite news sources into a colorful and interactive mosaic.
Tap on an article and you're presented with a clean and elegant view of the news story. Try it now - you will never look at news the same way again.
★ Dual view: For each article, you can switch between a clean text summary of the article or go to the website directly. When you tap on an article, both are ready to view, almost instantly!
★ Dashboard: With the dashboard layout, you can continue to browse stories of a news source as you read an article. Zero hierarchy!
★ Offline sync: No internet? No problem. Pulse loads the news you read, and makes it available wherever you are.
★ Smart search: No need for complicated RSS 2.0/XML/*#@ feed addresses. All you have to do is enter keywords and Pulse fetches the feed for you. You can add upto 60 sources in this version.
★ Easy share: Found an interesting article? Sharing it via email, facebook, twitter and instapaper is as easy as 2 taps.
★ Smooth transitions: Getting lost in applications as you rotate your iPad. Special care has been taken to maintain consistency between Landscape and Portrait views.
What's New In This Version:
★ Source-O-Plenty: Now get 60 sources across 5 pages (12 on each page)
★ Organize Away: Improved management of your sources
★ Eureka!: Discover new and interesting sources in Pulse Bazaar
★ Zippy: Performance enhancements to make your favorite application faster than ever
You can download Pulse News Reader from the App Store for free.
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