We’ve laid down a list of the best iPhone RSS reader apps which should ensure that you get your daily dose of newsfeeds wherever you are. Most of these being Google Reader clients, you should face no problem whatsoever when syncing these applications with the former. So have a look at the array and choose the one you like the most.
1 – Byline:
Byline is an application that makes sure you know what’s happening around the world as it synchronizes with your Google Reader account to bring the latest news from your favorite websites and blogs, even when you are offline. Its integration with Twitter ensures that you can share a news article with your friends and followers, while the amicable relations with Instapaper and ReadItLater saves it for you to be read later.
Additionally, when browsing without an internet connection, you can access the embedded images as well. The app also boasts of a built-in web browser.
2 – Feeddler RSS Reader:
An easy-to-read interface, support for multiple accounts, compliance with a Google Reader account and the offline browsing option are just some of the many features that make Feeddler worthy enough to be included in our iPhone RSS reader apps roster. Besides this, it includes feed management, which lets you add, delete or rename folders and subscriptions. And that’s not all – you can ‘star,’ ‘like’ and share stories even when you are offline. Sorting by oldest or newest first is also possible along with filtering through unread items.
3 – Pulse News for iPhone:
Pulse News claims to be an exciting-to-use application that is quick in its operations and readily enables you to share stories. Not only does the app let you choose the article you wish to read from your preferred news websites and blogs, but it also brings feeds from social networks you frequent.
And its user-friendly interface allows you to share feeds with friends easily.
4 – NewsRack:
The intuitive user interface of this next application lets you read through the latest headlines by browsing through a rack of newspapers or you can choose to have it displayed on a classic interface to facilitate reading as well as organizing feeds by category. It offers optional synchronization with Google Reader and supports offline browsing like most other candidates in our lineup of iPhone RSS reader apps.
Integrated with a mini browser, NewsRack permits you to share stories via email or social networking websites like Twitter and Facebook. It comes with built-in support for Instapaper, ReadItLater and Delicious.
5 – Reeder:
Reeder is another Google Reader client that lets you access news feeds from various blogs and websites via the iPhone, even when you are offline. You can browse by feeds or folders and even manage your notes and starred items within the application. The easy-to-use slider controls add to the convenience and it features a status bar that can be minimized or maximized by a single tap on it.
While articles and news stories can be shared via in-app email, they can also be posted onto websites like Facebook and Twitter. Additionally, the content may be saved to Instapaper, Readability, ReadItLater or Zootool.
6 – Free RSS Reader:
This is probably one of the very few free RSS Reader applications in the Apple App Store that will not bug you with advertisements. The intuitive app lets you browse in the full screen mode if you shake the device once. Adding, managing and reading through feeds is extremely simple and it extends support to RSS 1.0/2.0, atom as well as RDF. Besides an unread item indicator, the software also boasts of cache support for offline browsing. And if that’s not enough, it gives you an option to translate the content in a number of languages including French, Dutch, Italian, Korean, Spanish and Russian amongst others.
7 – Feedly:
Taking our array of iPhone RSS reader apps further is Feedly that seamlessly works in conjunction with Google Reader. In addition to delivering the latest content to your Apple smartphone from websites and blogs you prefer reading, it also claims to offer a lot of sharing options and allows posting articles directly to Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr.
Newsfeeds can also be sent to ReadItLater and Instapaper for future perusal.
8 – Flud:
If you’ve been rummaging around the App Store for a social reader, then you’ll be glad to hear that your search ends with Flud. Its integrated social settings give everyone a news personality and the app allows full customization so that you can access your favorite blogs and news sites, even when you’re not connected to the internet.
The app allows you to add, remove and re-order feeds or share articles via Facebook and Twitter. It is also an apt tool for bloggers as they can offer readers an intuitive mobile reading platform.
So that was our comprehensive collection of the best iPhone RSS reader apps that should help you enjoy an enhanced experience on your smartphone. Feel free to share your views about these alternatives with us. And if you think the RSS reader installed in your device has missed a mention on this list, drop a line in the comment box below to let us know about it.