Byline RSS app for iPhone
Phantom Fish on Monday debuted its Byline, an RSS reader and offline brower allows iPhone and iPod Touch users to easily save web pages and read them later. "For the first time," the company says, readers can save virtually any web page -- not just items from news feeds -- for later use. Byline supports feeds from Google Reader displaying summaries of unread items for users to browse.
iPhone video stream server
A London-based web technology firm has developed a server-based video streaming technology, capable of sending video feeds to factory-condition iPhones. Guardian.co.uk reports that the server technology – called Millicent by developer Best Before – would allow broadcasters to provide edited video feeds for the iPhone, and allegedly already has two UK broadcasters interested in what the architecture can offer.
Feeder 1.5 RSS editor
Reinvented Software recently unveiled Feeder 1.5, an update to its RSS editor application, introducing a number of upgraded features. Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard users will experience a brand new user interface, while both Tiger and Leopard operating systems will take advantage of password-less SFTP. Feeder now supports thumbnails for video podcasts with the Media RSS extension, and improves tagging for MP4 video. Item editing and Sparkle appcasts have also been improved. A 15-day trial of Feeder is available, as well as a free upgrade for existing users, while the full version sells for $30.
NewsGator simultaneously announced general availability of NetNewsWire 3.1, FeedDemon 2.6 and that all of its client RSS reader products are now available free of charge and include free synchronization along with other services. NewsGator also announced that users can synchronize to provide the same view of their RSS content no matter when or where they read it. J.B. Holston, NewsGator CEO and president, said, "We are uniquely positioned to drastically expand the community of people working with RSS content. The larger that community is, the more valuable the experience for every user and for all of our services customers. That insight has led us to undertake the significant investment to make all of our client products free."