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"The basic idea behind open source is very simple. When programmers on the Internet can read, redistribute, and modify the source for a piece of software, it evolves. People improve it, people adapt it, people fix bugs. And this can happen at a speed that, if one is used to the slow pace of conventional software development, seems astonishing...
...The Open Source pages exist to make this case to the commercial world."    - Introduction to Open Source - www.opensource.org

* Sparse rss

market download A very simple open source (MIT license) RSS reader.

Features:
- automated feed updates
- simplified URL entering
- widget (n/a on apps2sd by android restrictions)
- adjustable notifications
- NO ads
- NO search for feeds
- OPML support
- proxy support
- feed sort
- automated backups to sd card (unencrypted)

Sources: http://code.google.com/p/sparserss
Non working feeds and bugreports via email please.

Recent changes:
- fixed read status after refresh with disabled efficient feed parsing
- added support for SOCKS proxy
- fixed flickering on entry view on ICS devices (thanks to Daniel Berg for extensive testing)

Content rating: Medium Maturity

Author: Stefan Handschuh
Version: 1.6.2
Market link: de.shandschuh.sparserss
Web site: http://code.google.com/p/sparserss



Source code:
Code license:
Market downloads: 50,000-250,000
Market rating: 4.2 / 5.0
Category: Top:/Applications/News & Magazines


Added: 2012-02-28
Updated: 2012-07-23
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