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Welcome to the Good News feedback and support forum. Found a bug? Got suggestions? Tell us what you think! Apologies for not being able to answer all your messages. But be assured that we consider all of them.

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Many Thanks. Daniel.

  1. Layout -> Film-strips row by row categorized by sources

    Take a look at iOS/Andriod apps "Pulse" news reader.
    http://fairerplatform.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/pulse_browse.png

    It is categorized by news category which we already have, and further categorized by sources row by row with fancy images and article title.

    The dark background soothe reading for the eyes too.

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  2. Fix Facebook RSS support

    It appears that Facebook is currently blocking your service from seeing Facebook Pages' RSS feeds.

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    It’s quite likely that we are being blocked by them. Twitter does the same. In this case we couldn’t do much about it.

    This can also be related to request limits they give us. Can you provide me with a URL of an RSS feed that doesn’t work?

  3. The screen-size of news for small laptops (netbooks)

    Google Noows is wonderful app. But I have some problems reading news via this app. I have a small laptop (netbook) and when I read news, it is not easy to close the window, because the "close" botton is under the monitor's screen. That would be great if there was an option lets to change the size of news-screen that appears when you click any news. Or make a button on the top of the screen. Or maybe change the size of the screen.

    Thanks.

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    Thanks Sergey. I see your point. We could fix this by automatically adjusting all the CSS dimensions depending on rages of screen sizes. Any chance you could provide me with the maximum screen size (or, even better, the available width and height in a browser window) on your netbook device?

  4. Problema con videos en articulos

    Al ver un articulo con un video incrustado no aparece.

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  5. Problem with importing feeds from greader!

    Hi,
    I found Your rss reader and it looks interesting. But I've got great problem with importing my feeds from Google Rearer.
    I have OMPL file from google (subscription.xml, You can generate it Yourself and test it). I'm trying to import my feeds to goodnews, but always it gets error.

    >>>No sources for this topic.
    Please click above to add sources.

    You can add news feeds from publisher websites by entering the feed address or you can try entering website addresses (e.g. "wsj.com"). You can also add Google Alerts and other XML formatted content.

    (For more information on how to…

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  6. Check if feed is compatible with Good Noows

    I have two feeds which are not working in Good Noows. The fist one is http://www.deweekkrant.nl/rss.php/biltsche_courant which gives me a complete other content. The second one is http://www.bnr.nl/?widget=rssfeed&view=feed&contentId=1227456 which will not update.

    Maybe it is useful when there is an option for Good Noows to check if the feed is compatible. Like giving you an error when it can't get the content, and why not.

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    The feed http://www.deweekkrant.nl/rss.php/biltsche_courant is valid XML but the URL itself is not correct (there is a slash and a pathname after a filename). So our system thinks it’s actually the feed http://www.deweekkrant.nl/rss.php
    We’ll make our system more error tolerant for these cases.

    The feed http://www.bnr.nl/?widget=rssfeed&view=feed&contentId=1227456 is also valid but doesn’t have any content. We are going to improve our error/warning messages to indicate and reject empty feeds.

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  8. if the former functions work, don't change them!!!

    Lately, goodnoows runs like s"#** everywhere I connect to, and with every browser. The easiest and older functions of goodnoows, now don't work fine. For instance, marking as read all articles at once, or just one of them: i have to push F5, 2 o 3 times to do it. In addition, i just don't understand the improvement of the ever-hidding filter bar, cannot be more annoying
    excuse my english

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    I’m really sorry to hear that you are experiencing these problems,

    >> if the former functions work, don’t change them!!!

    This is not that simple in software development. Sometimes you have to make architectural changes to be able to keep evolving the product. For me all the recent API changes did not result in any problems but that doesn’t mean there aren’t any. I need your help here. Could you explain your “mark as read” issue in more detail? Especially, why, under which circumstances do you need to press F5 ? I really want to help here but I need to be able to reproduce the problem to fix it. Any details help.

    About the filter/label toolbar: Apologies if you don’t like it. I will keep trying to think of improvements there. Just as an explanation: More than 95 % users do not use it. So I was facing the…

  9. Hi Daniel

    is it you who also wrote the plugin for Trillian under the same name (Good News)? If yes, any chance you will update that a lil bit?

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  10. Contact list for email

    For me, sharing is often more targeted and private, so I prefer to email articles. If I have signed in with my Google account then I would like an integration with my contacts which would make this much easier.

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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. add more share option

    share to sina weibo (weibo.com), evernote

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  14. Imagenes no se ven

    Las imagenes de articulos no se ven.

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  15. All option

    Option all for view all themes.

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  16. Language

    Chinese

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  17. Allow me to select country

    Hey,

    I am from India, and I want to set everything based on that, but I have to do it manually right now, there is no way to select country-wise stuff.

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  18. Mobile App

    there is no mobile app! why?

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  19. stichwörter hervorheben

    könnte sich der anwender künftig eine stichwortliste anlegen, die stichwörter werden dann in den nachrichten als highlighter hervorgehoben. wäre super. danke. übrigens: good noows is very good!

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    Hast du das schon die Labels entdeckt? Einfach einen Suchbegriff ins Suchfeld oben eingeben und dann den Filter Knopf rechts daneben klicken. Dann wir der news stream nach diesem Wort durchsucht. Wird zwar nicht gehighlightet, aber es bleiben ohnehin nur relevante Artikel uebrig. Kommt das der Sache nahe?

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