River of News for iPad Updated – Retina Support and More

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River of News, the excellent Google Reader RSS client for the iPad, was updated yesterday – to Version 1.5.

The headline item on the change list is retina graphics for the new iPad – including high resolution feed icons and a snazzy new icon for the app itself. Here’s the remainder of the what’s new list for this version:

- Pinch to zoom images
- Sort by Magic in addition to oldest and newest first
- Better Facebook sharing
- Browser is always full-screen to prevent crashing during video playback
- Bug fixes

This has been my favorite RSS reader on the iPad for a long while, and featured in our list of Best iPad Apps of 2011. Lately I have been using Reeder more often – but they are both great apps and it’s very good to see River of News updated with retina support. I did the update last night and it’s looking sharp.

Here’s an App Store link for River of News; it’s priced at $2.99.

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Patrick Jordan

Founder and Editor in Chief of iPad Insight. Husband, father to a lovely daughter, Commander of the Armies of the North, dog lover (especially Labs), Austinite, former Londoner, IT consultant, huge sports nut, iPad and mobile tech blogger, mobile apps junkie.

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