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If you read RSS feeds, chances are that you have downloaded at least one or two different iOS apps of this type. I’ve tried at least ten of them, and every time I see a review of a new app, I’m inclined to check it out just to see if it does a better job than any of the others. Until very recently, I’ve been using Reeder on both iPhone and iPad, and have been very satisfied with both versions of the app.

What’s changed recently is not my choice of app, but rather my behaviour: I’ve come to question how many short-form articles I’ve been reading – I think my attention span has shrunk! Consequently, I’ve actually stopped reading my RSS feeds this week to see how it feels. I just opened up Google Reader and saw that I have a little over 800 unread items since Monday – that’s a lot of information my brain has not needed to process!

While running this personal experiment, I thought it might be a good time to check out Times from Acrylic Apps. After the jump, I’ll talk you through the app’s features…


Quick Look posts are paid submissions offering only a brief overview of an app. Vote in the polls below if you think this app is worth an in-depth AppStorm review!

In this Quick Look, we’re highlighting My Newspaper for iPad. The developer describes My Newspaper for iPad as a brand new RSS Reader designed specifically for the iPad. It differentiates itself from others based on its full Google Reader integration, speed and newspaper-like design.

Read on for more information and screenshots!


Your iPhone is the ultimate tool for staying up to date with news from all over the globe. Today we’ll briefly look at 20 news applications that will give you convenient access to a wealth of breaking news stories, current events and localized information.

Whether you’re a casual news browser on a hardcore information hound, you’ll definitely find a few apps below that are just perfect.