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Cross Platform Apps

feedly

Read more, know more.feedly gathers all your favorite sites in one place. Discover, read and share the knowledge and inspiration that matters to you.

Free  

Pulse

Pulse takes your favorite websites and transforms them into a colorful and interactive mosaic. Tap on an article to see a clean and elegant view of the news story. Save stories for reading later across all platforms or sync them with Instapaper, Read it Later and Evernote. Sharing a story via Facebook, Twitter and email is as easy as two taps.
Free  

iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad Specific

Byline

Read the latest news from your favorite sites and blogs, even when you’re offline. Simply use your free Google Reader account to subscribe to websites you’d like to keep track of. Byline will automatically stay in sync and bring you new content, putting thousands of RSS and Atom feeds at your fingertips. Free version contains ads.
iPod / iPhone / iPad: Free / $5.99 
iPod / iPhone: $2.99

Flipboard (iPad only)

Flipboard is a fast, beautiful way to flip through the news, photos, videos, and updates your friends are sharing on Facebook, Twitter,  LinkedIn, and more. See your social media in a magazine layout that is easy to scan and fun to read. Catch up on the latest stories, videos and posts from popular publications and people. Share articles and photos, comment on posts, and like or favorite anything. Customize your Flipboard with sections created from your favorite news, people, blogs, and topics.
Free. 

MobileRSS

MobileRSS is a fully-featured Google Reader client for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. We've built a ton of powerful and exclusive features onto an elegant and familiar design platform which makes reading the news fun again. We think you'll like it! Free version contains ads.
Free.  $2.99 

 

 

Android

FeedR

Powerful feed reader for use with or without Google Reader. Search & preview feeds; read offline with images, mobile view, customizable interface. News reader for RSS/Atom feeds equipped with Feed Search and other great features. Simply search for keywords or site name (e.g. 'sports news' or 'cnn'), tap the result to preview, add and enjoy!
$1.99. 

FeedSquares

FeedSquares gives you colorful boxes that represent each feed.
Free.