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Announcement from blazeappz: Tech Bytes brings you all the Tech News right to your smartphone.
30th August 2014, 05:26 AM   |  #1  
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Tech Bytes gives you the latest Tech news from many leading Tech sites. Listen to tech podcasts as you go about doing your work. Tech Bytes is the The UI currently supports more than 60 languages.

We currently support the feeds from following sites:

- AnandTech
- AndroidAutority
- Clockwise Podcast
- Gizmag
- GSMArena
- Tech Hive
- TheNextWeb
- WP Central
- Xda

Please let us know in the Feature Request section if any of your favorite Tech-site is missing.

Some of the features of the app:

-Listen to Podcasts
-Automatically get notifications for new articles
-Read it later (offline reading) supported
-Download only when on WiFi option
-Auto clean up read/unread setting to clear the cache
-Enable/Disable auto sync
-Set sync interval from 1 minute to 24 hours
-Auto sync on startup
-Ability to turn off notifications
-Downloads section
-4 different cool themes to chose from (Dark mode for easy reading during the night)
-Optimized for tablets
-Widgets
-many more..

Note:- Automatic background sync and notifications are enabled by default. You can turn them off anytime or change the frequency of sync by going to settings.

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Created 2014-08-30
Last Updated 2014-08-30
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30th August 2014, 10:37 AM   |  #2  
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Thumbs up good app
if more sites supported then it would be great
30th August 2014, 12:08 PM   |  #3  
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if more sites supported then it would be great

Pls let me know which site you would need under the Feature Request section. Thanks
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Thumbs up the following sites are there means it would be wonderful
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Pls let me know which site you would need under the Feature Request section. Thanks


Android central, Android authority,Android police ,Android and me ,Android pit ,Android headlines etc. i also filled the Feature Request section kindly check it once
30th August 2014, 12:29 PM   |  #5  
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30th August 2014, 01:55 PM   |  #6  
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Will add some of them. I had thought of adding all of them initially but it would result in flooding with the same piece of news from various sites. It defeats the purpose and increases data usage, needs more space, etc.

But still might add in a couple of them as they offer breaking and exclusive news.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by blazeappz

Will add some of them. I had thought of adding all of them initially but it would result in flooding with the same piece of news from various sites. It defeats the purpose and increases data usage, needs more space, etc.

But still might add in a couple of them as they offer breaking and exclusive news.

Please add these two options in this priority order:
1) The ability to include or exclude feeds from the built in list (checkbox UI)
2) The ability to add your own feed url. You will likely need to specify supported content requirements.

Thanks for considering my requests.

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1st September 2014, 11:27 PM   |  #8  
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I really thank you dev I followed you from the other thread about flowly. Thanks for putting this together. I'd definitely look at the sources in flowly because those are the a lot of the main android sources. Like someone posted above the ability to add or turn off feeds individually would be awesome. I know you're working with the appyet format so I don't know it's limitations but those would be the suggestions I have. A working replacement for flowly. Regardless thanks for putting this together.

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I really thank you dev I followed you from the other thread about flowly. Thanks for putting this together. I'd definitely look at the sources in flowly because those are the a lot of the main android sources. Like someone posted above the ability to add or turn off feeds individually would be awesome. I know you're working with the appyet format so I don't know it's limitations but those would be the suggestions I have. A working replacement for flowly. Regardless thanks for putting this together.

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The ability to turn off feeds is under development I believe.

I did not want the app to be flooded with the same news over and over again. The IFA 2014 week has started and if a new mobile comes out it will be reported in all Android sites and my app will have the same news over and over again! Anyways I will release an update later in the week to add more Android sources.

Guys please click on the Thanks button and more importantly give our honest reviews at the play store.
Also spread the word, I have only 20+ downloads.

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