Headliner: Windows Phone 7 RSS Reader

Headliner is a Windows Phone 7 RSS Reader developed by Microsoft interns Roger Pincombe, Jose Arriaga Maldonado, Aaron Schultz, Chris Cortes.

Features of this app are:
  • Headliner is an RSS newsreader that helps you keep up to date with your favorite news and blogs
  • It can import feeds from and sync with your Google Reader account
  • Allows searching for and subscribing to feeds by keyword
  • Has a special start screen that guides the user to get started quickly in one of 3 modes
  • Stores downloaded feeds and articles on disk for offline viewing
  • Showcases a slick Metro UI with the Panorama and Pivot controls
  • Shows a "What's New" panel with the latest news
  • Allows you to view feeds by category, and articles by category or feed
  • Displays unread count for each category and feed, as well as coloring article list items based on if they have been read yet
  • Uses familiar styling for article lists (looks like email app) and category/feeds lists (looks like contacts app)
  • Allows you to send articles via Email or SMS
  • Allows you to share articles via Twitter
Has two modes for viewing articles:
  1. Summary mode: displays the article summary or content and a supporting image (if found). This is the faster view.
  2. Embedded browser mode: displays the source article within an embedded IE control. This view, while slower, can be more complete.
Check out the below video demo to know more about the app

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