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  1. Eein dickes Lob!

    Vielen Dank für den hervorragenden Reader. Er ist wirklich ansprechend, ist sehr flexibel, hatte viele Anpassungsmöglichkeiten an individuelle Bedürfnisse und reagiert zügig. Kompliment!

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  2. Language Portuguese BR and version suport mobile

    It would be nice if he put the Portuguese language as an option, and a mobile version of the site. With the closing of googleReader, Good Noows and the best option, beautiful and well-resourced.

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    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi Carloz, thanks. We are working on a Portuguese version right now. I hope I can release it in the next couple of weeks. Would you be willing to help translate the app. If yes, please request access to this document http://bit.ly/translategoodnoows

    Native mobile apps and an improved mobile web version are also planned. Please feel free to vote on the respective ideas here in the forum.

    Thanks.

  3. Allow hiding post older than (optional amount of time)

    I would like to see the desktop empty if I have read everything and not showing me some weeks old posts ... Thanks.

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  4. add the possibility of showing source filters in the left menu

    Basically, have the source filters displayed in the left menu, similar to Google Reader. This would limit the amount of clicking needed to view specific sources within the same folder/grouping.

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  5. Improve the Twitter subscription

    It's amazing, something so normal as to add a twitter subscription, it always gives me problems with goodnoows. Deppending om the weather, the day, i don't know...
    Sad

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    Unfortunately this is depending on the request limit of the Twitter API. Their interface is ridiculous and rejects our requests after we reached a certain limit per day. We have an idea how to circumvent this. Stay tuned please.

  6. Ability to post to multiple social sites at once (from within Good Noows).

    I like to cross post to Facebook, Twitter and Google Buzz all at one time. It doesn't seem that the current setup allows for this.

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  7. Give priority / weight / importance to feeds

    It would be nice to have some sort of highlight feature or weight feature that gives more visibility to most important feeds in a folder. Sometimes i have feeds with a few post per week but that are very important and others that i dont care much. So it would be nice to have different color, font, header or a bigger "div" for news coming from "prioritized" feeds (you can give weight on settings using "stars" or + / -)

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  8. Add more countries

    I like what you are making here! But I do not want to read the Spain news just because I talk Spanish. If you could add more feeds according to countries and not to languages it could be nice!

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    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    You are so right! I know that you are not necessarily interested in El País when you are eg from Latin America. We’ll try to fix this asap. In the meantime you can of course manually add feeds from all your favorite sites. Thanks.

  9. 122 votes
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  10. 3 votes
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  11. mp3s can be played within goodnows directly

    ..i love this feature in netvibes

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  12. Mobile support

    Because you don't have enough things to do =)

    A mobile site or apps for the iPhone/Android would be awesome.

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    I agree. Native iPhone/iPad/Android apps are on the roadmap. On the way there I’d like to optimize the mobile experience of the existing web app as well. If I only had the time/resources… Thanks for documenting this idea.

  13. Arabic Support

    Hi,

    It's a nice service especially you will add google reader to it BUT it need to support other languages in Mac OS such as ARABIC.

    kindly support the Arabic language in Mac OS to benefit those who speak it this language.

    Thanks ..

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  14. Allow viewing the full content of the post (text, pics, vids) within the app like Google Reader

    I don't see the point of an RSS feed it if doesn't let you see the entire content of a post, including text, photos, and videos like Google Reader. It would make the site much more functional and a competitive replacement for Reader.

    165 votes
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  15. 74 votes
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  16. put most read topics/feeds at the top

    When you click on a feed it should keep track of the feed or key words in the feed so when new items related to it comes out they will be shown first

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    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks. We are planning to recommend articles to you that might interest you and also to give you the option of sorting your news stream accordingly – based on what you have read in the past and based on other factors. But we’re not there yet. Please bear with us. Cheers.

  17. 1 vote
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  18. Unread items counter for each category (custom ones too)

    It would be a real boost in UI to have an unread items counter near each category name (even the custom ones) + a small color/highlight customization panel to set the border of the unread items after each user preferences (or something similar on this idea).

    267 votes
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  19. give yourself a round of applause

    I just want to thank you for creating a real, viable alternative to Google Reader.

    41 votes
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  20. 19 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for your message. Apologies for the delayed answer.

    Great idea. A lot of people request this – including myself :) My problem are my limited resources. If I get new funding you will have the perfect newsreader app for iPad soon! I know that the web app version is currently not the right approach for tablet devices…

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