InoTechNews tech news

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Description of App: 

inoTechNews is full featured tech/gadget/mobile news reader that allows you browse, search multi-sites, read, save and share via Facebook/SMS/email.

*Cool* features that no other apps have such as hyper-fast downloading, fast multi-site searching, read-later, color coding, color theme, thumb image, previewing...

inoTechNews has one of the most comprehensive list of popular tech news sites:

  • Engadget
  • Gizmodo
  • Techcruch
  • Mashable 
  • Ars Technica
  • CrunchGear
  • MobileCrunch
  • Technorati 
  • MacRumors
  • Macworld
  • AppleInsider
  • TUAW
  • iLounge
  • 9 to 5 Mac
  • iPhoneFreak
  • Akihabara News
  • Digital Photography Review
  • CNET
  • Techmeme
  • Lifehacker
  • BusinessInsider
  • Slashdot
  • Technology Review
  • PhysOrg
  • Google News SciTech
  • GigaOM
  • Coolest Gadgets
  • ComputerWorld
  • NASA
  • The Inquirer
  • Boy Genius Report
  • ReadWriteWeb
  • Lifehack
  • LostInTechnology
  • VentureBeat
  • Stuff Magazine

Features

  • Browse: This app lets you browse the most popular tech/gadget/mobile news on the web...
  • Fast multi-site search: search bar is provided everywhere from Featured to Saved tab. It allows you to get news you want quickly. No matter what you are looking for, type in the search bar, the app will pull all the related news from the multiple news sources.
  • Hyper-fast download: this app not only can download 200 in 1 second (via WiFi) but also displays immediately before finishing downloading. We even display number of items in title bar.
  • Top Rated tab: provides most recent news from top rated popular sites. Preview content is retained for later reading.
  • Search tab: provides a large number news from numerous sites for searching purpose. Preview content is also retained.
  • Read-Later: All news preview downloaded in "Top Rated" & Search tab is retained for later reading. You can now read your favorite tech blog on your flight. 
  • Preview: allows you to preview instantly without visiting the source website. In addition, you can save and share preview via Facebook/SMS/email. 
  • Full-view: shows full webpage from original site. Shortcut via blue ">" button. 
  • Rich action options: allows users to switch full-view/preview, to save and share via Facebook/email/SMS. 
  • Saved tab: how often did you see a good news and couldn't find it again to show to friends? Or you simply want to save the news for later reading before getting on airplane. Save feature not only allows you to save a news items but also allows you to save multiple news items quickly. In addition, it shows saved items in different color for your reference.
  • Color coding: visual clues are important; therefore, we use different colors for read news, unread news and saved news.
  • Multiple color theme for your preference

Apple Watch Support: 

Not Known

Version: 

2.0

Free or Paid: 

Paid

Device(s) App Was Tested On: 

iPhone
iPod Touch

Accessibility Comments: 

The app works really really well. I can't think of any serious problems with it. The one minor complaint is that the unread, read and saved indicators are purely visual.

VoiceOver Performance: 

VoiceOver reads all page elements.

Button Labeling: 

All buttons are clearly labeled.

Usability: 

The app is fully accessible with VoiceOver and is easy to navigate and use.

Other Comments: 

It's an all-in-one bundle with news from some of the best technology resources in the world. Currently, the app does not offer Twitter integration. The developer told me that they are working on the feature though.