So, we’ve had a little problem with version 1.0.1. 😭
When you go to leave a tip you’re not going to see any tip amounts to choose from. 🤦🏽♂️
Version 1.0.2 has been submitted to Apple for review. With any luck it’ll pass review and the tip amounts will magically appear. 🍀🤞🏼
Nothing major to share. Version 1.0.1 completes the Tip Jar we intended to ship in 1.0.
Why a Tip Jar?
Well, a one time price isn’t sustainable in the long run, even for a one person shop. And subscription fatigue is a thing.
If you’re interested in leaving a tip you can to to settings, scroll to the bottom, tap on Tip Jar, and pick an amount you’d like to tip.
Do I have to leave you a tip to open up features? Nope. Stream will work the same for everyone.
iMore: “There are tons of great RSS readers already available for iPhone but they all have one thing in common – they manage to make reading news a chore at times”
Creativerly: “So, if you are looking for a minimal, distraction-free interface and different experience compared to other RSS readers, you should definitely give Stream a try. Also, every home screen looks better with such a gorgeous icon.”
First things first. You can find Stream in the App Store.
What is Stream?
Stream is a feed reader. Some folks call it a news reader, others an RSS reader.
Why do I need it?
Stream is a different take on feed readers. It displays your feeds in a timeline, similar to Twitter.
Stream doesn’t maintain a read/unread count because life is too short to stress over that kind of stuff.
Is it better than my current feed reader?
Probably not. Stream is great for casual reading. It’s a complement to your current reader.
Does it support services?
Nope. Stream treats RSS – and other feed types – as intended. When RSS was created the idea was to provide a decentralized way to get news.
Dave Winer, the man behind RSS, calls this idea a River of News. Stream is a mobile River of News. You have full control over what you subscribe to. It’s all decentralized so you don’t rely on a service to collect your feeds.
What does this marvel of software development cost?
Did we mention it’s FREE? No up front payment, no subscription, just FREE.
What if I don’t like it?
That’s ok! Stream was intentionally built to put simplicity at its core. Simplicity may make it too simple for your needs.
Here are some of my favorite alternative feed readers.
- NetNewsWire – The granddaddy of Mac feed readers. Pure Mac.
- Reeder – A beautifully designed feed reader.