NextGen Reader updated to v2.2, speed enhancements and more


We just gave our overview of the best RSS feed readers for Windows Phone, and NextGen Reader is on that list. It has a very simple metro design and comes packed with features including live tiles and custom feeds for the start screen.

Improvements with the new version are as follows:

  • Faster sync varying from 20% to even 60% compared to v2.1.
  • Changes are immediately synced to Google Reader in v2.2.
  • Bandwidth savings due to data compression,up to 6-10x times.
  • Google Reader service does not supports like and share in reader feature anymore.
  • Option to sort articles by oldest first.
  • Mark above as read: Tap and hold on 51st item to mark above 50 items as read.
  • Haptic feedback: Vibrate when download completes and star icon is tapped.
  • Display folder name when inside a category instead of “All Items”.
  • Support for readability mobilizer.
  • Fixed live tile issues.
  • Lock orientation option now works in mobilizer page as well.
  • Fixed bug: live tile doesn’t display ’999′ if you’ve more than 1000 unread items.
  • Several bug fixes and enhancements.

You can get the app/update here.

[via NextGen Reader Blog]

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