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Google Currents - another killer app

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By mickliq, Senior Member on 12th February 2012, 06:09 PM
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I live in Canada so can't download Currents from the Market, but you can easily find an .apk with a quick Google search.

Currents is exactly the killer app I was looking for to read my Reader streams. I love Flipboard on the iPad and this is its equivalent for Android tablets. It's extremely smooth and looks awesome on the GT 7.7.

This makes all the difference!!!
 
 
13th February 2012, 09:39 PM |#2  
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I agree currents is a pretty great app. It seems a little aggressive on the data and battery use but that can be manually stopped. It can make almost any article based site look good and the sites that have custom made currents look great.
14th February 2012, 01:55 AM |#3  
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I agree currents is a pretty great app. It seems a little aggressive on the data and battery use but that can be manually stopped. It can make almost any article based site look good and the sites that have custom made currents look great.

I have it set-up for 6-hour intervals. My GT is WiFi only but I left it on all day (sporadic use to be honest) with syncing Email/Calendar, Twitter, FB in background (as well as Currents...) and it only consumed 25% in over 10 hours.
15th February 2012, 05:41 PM |#4  
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i couldn't agree more. one of the few apps on my homescreen!
15th February 2012, 10:23 PM |#5  
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Now we're talking!
Superb app! Marvellous to encounter a slick purpose built tablet app, and looks phenomenal on the 7.7.

Guaranteed recipe to wow your mates - 7.7 + Currents + 500px. Job done.
Last edited by jakenz; 15th February 2012 at 10:54 PM. Reason: Premature posting. Hit enter key by mistake. Doh!
16th February 2012, 06:00 AM |#6  
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My only issue with google currents is the "500px magazine" (photos). When you click on one of the photos, then swiping to next/previous photo is not responsive at all most probably is because it waits for the next/previous photo to be loaded
21st February 2012, 11:37 PM |#7  
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Hey, do you get the pictures of + 500px in G. Currents in full screen? I can only see them in the upper left corner, about 50% size of the screen ...
26th February 2012, 01:52 AM |#8  
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Google Currents Bug
I seem to have an issue, which no one else mentioned here (or anywhere else on the web yet). I used Google Currents on Asus Transformer with no problems, but same app on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 does not display the articles properly, there is a overlapping column on the right side (as seen on the picture). I have tried all the possible settings, small/medium/large font...the problem remains. Does anyone have any idea what could be the cause and solution??? Thanks in advance!!!
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I find Feedly better to be honest.

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28th February 2012, 11:25 AM |#10  
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I find Feedly better to be honest.

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Ok, good for you, but does anyone have any idea whats wrong with my google curretns app to come up like this???
29th February 2012, 01:45 AM |#11  
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I seem to have an issue, which no one else mentioned here (or anywhere else on the web yet). I used Google Currents on Asus Transformer with no problems, but same app on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 does not display the articles properly, there is a overlapping column on the right side (as seen on the picture). I have tried all the possible settings, small/medium/large font...the problem remains. Does anyone have any idea what could be the cause and solution??? Thanks in advance!!!

did you change your lcd density?

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