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

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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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