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Pulse News

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

198 out of 223 people found this review helpful.

Fantastic app! Works great!

All the papers mags and journals I read, or would like to say that I read, or at least read the headlines...easy to arrange the ones you want. I have smithsonian, natl geo, time, npr,the nation,discover, nytimes, international news, bbc...Even found my local paper . Had...
All the papers mags and journals I read, or would like to say that I read, or at least read the headlines...easy to arrange the ones you want. I have smithsonian, natl geo, time, npr,the nation,discover, nytimes, international news, bbc...Even found my local paper . Had no problem getting "the complete story" to load. It just took a full second and a half to do so. Big deal! Its loading a full newstory from a different online source and formatting it to your screen! Beautiful graphics, easy to understand format, free!

posted by Kitsap_Hiker on September 10, 2011

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Most Helpful Critical Review

74 out of 229 people found this review helpful.

Great format, poor content selection

I don't understand their selection algorithms. You're as likely to get political diatribes as actual news or analysis in the "Top 25" selections, even in science and tech feeds. Overwhelming extreme liberal bias in the selected "news" stories. This is a great service...
I don't understand their selection algorithms. You're as likely to get political diatribes as actual news or analysis in the "Top 25" selections, even in science and tech feeds. Overwhelming extreme liberal bias in the selected "news" stories. This is a great service if you're a raging fan of Nancy Pelosi or Janeane Garafalo but horrible if you have more than 2 functional brain cells.

posted by Omnigeek on July 31, 2011

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 23, 2013

    Need to fix this!!!!

    Pulse is a great app but after the last few updates some features stopped working properly and some sources fail to load (Cracked and Road & Track for me). I would recommend waiting for them to remember how to program before trying this app.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 23, 2013

    Offers so much

    Pulse capsulizes so many news, interests, lifestyle sites. It's my "first read" of the day.

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 5, 2012

    Bugs

    Great app! But, only when it works. Lately articles are loading blank, and in the recent past it had a tendency to crash. Almost renders it unusable.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 29, 2013

    Great idea, but...

    I LOVE this app - when it works. Tweets have a history of working for a while, then Pulse says my login is incorrect even though nothing changed & I can log in on Twitter's website with the same thing. Random and increasing crashes & force closes when trying to read articles. And now w/the new update you can't even see let alone edit your tweets - just add on at the end w/o knowing how much space you have left. I've never had these problems w/Taptu, but I like Pulse's format more. Just wish it would work consistently! (And that I could edit & add hashtags to words in titles before tweeting again!)

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 21, 2012

    Great way to see several news sources at once

    Quick and easy to stay intune with the world around you... politics, fashion, technology, or anything! Tons of news feeds to pick from and customize your news.

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 22, 2012

    WOW! I can't believe this is free!

    A MUST HAVE for knowledge junkies! Here are some features:

    Layout: You choose which sources show up on your Home Page, and you also choose the content to display on other pages as well (pages appear as tabs at the top of the screen, and each page can display up to 12 sources).

    Content: Use preloaded sources from several categories including: News, Lifestyle, Sports, Science, Fashion, Humor, etc....). Some sources include various Pulse pages, Popular Science, NBC News, InStyle magazine, Lifehacker, USA Today, Slate Politics, Fail Blog, Food Dish Network and so many more! You can also choose a "Pack" in a select category (such as "Business" or "Gaming") and Pulse will select for you several random sources for that page tab.

    Searching, Viewing and Sharing: On each page (select from tabs at top of screen) there are several rows- each row contains several articles from your chosen source (ie- top row = Self Magazine, 2nd row = Discovery News, etc.) Each row moves independently, and you simply swipe left or right to view more articles. Tap an article to open it in full page mode. From full page, you can even tap an icon to instantly share the article on Facebook or Twitter!


    The Pulse News app puts a wealth of information at your fingertips. Very user friendly and fully customizable- I would give it 10 stars if I could!

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 6, 2012

    One of my favorite apps

    I use this app several times a day. I love the way you can arrange the feeds the way you want them. You can have several pages of up to 12 feeds each, although I would suggest you try to keep them limited to 10 or fewer per page. Pulse kept freezing on me, necessitating annoying archiving & dearchiving. Then I tried to keep each of my pages of feeds to a max of 10, and I haven't had any problems since then. Highly recommended.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 14, 2011

    Love this app!

    Took me a while to figure out how to add and organize feeds, but now ive got the hang of it im a huge fan. Instant access to periodicals large & small, great way to keep up.

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 10, 2011

    Great App

    I love this app. News at hand. This is the best free app. Highly recommend. More quality apps and less kiddie. Or at least find a equal balance. Getting closer to rooting for more free apps.

    4 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 16, 2011

    Cool!

    This is a great app! Love having articles and comics with one touch!

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 14, 2011

    Yum!

    Super useful app for free! In fact, i really cannot believe that it is actually free. Even the minute you open it is impressive! Must have for any nook user!

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 30, 2011

    Email problems

    I can't out of my email either and when i emailed the makers they etote back telling me to just hit the back buttton. I wrote and told him i couldn't locate it. I included a screen shot and now, 4days later, still no response.

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 26, 2011

    Was ok...until i opened my email

    I wanted to email an article but it got stuck on my email. Even uninstalled it and downloaded it again but still did not work. Was glad at least it was free and didn't waste my money on it.

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 15, 2013

    Upgrade made Ap not function

    THIS AP QUIT WORKING AFTER UPGRADE its caught in a dowload install loop forever even archived and brought it back out irritating.

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 22, 2013

    doesn't work

    Can;t get this app to work. It just keeps attempting to load :0(

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 24, 2012

    Will not link to twitter on nook

    Iphone version is great, but it will not tweet on the nook.
    My accounts are synced, but whenever I try to tweet it brings me to a twitter log in screen (already working on my nook) and always says the log in info is incorrect. It is a major flaw.

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 26, 2012

    Pulse Rocks!!!

    This is hands down the best app that barns and nobles offers for Nook. It keeps you informed from any and all reputable news sources. I would definitely pay for this app if I had to....(don't tell them I wrote this).

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 14, 2012

    Doent install. Stays @ installing.

    No help available when it doesnt install.

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 12, 2012

    Does bn even

    Does bn read these complaints

    3 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 22, 2012

    Great App/Needs Work

    Fix the glitches and problems and you will deserve five stars.

    3 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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