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[PREVIEW] Google Currents, or: How I learnt to ditch every other news reader

[PREVIEW] Google Currents, or: How I learnt to ditch every other news reader

 

Yesterday evening Google announced a bit of a game changer.  For ages now iOS has had Flipboard, an awesome app that is, essentially, an RSS reader with a single distinguishing feature:  it’s like you’re reading a magazine.  Alas, that’s how Google’s Currents differs from all those other RSS readers on Android.  Firstly, it’s Google’s baby so support will come fast and hard.  Secondly it has a number of high profile launch partners that will provide content optimised for this new platform.  Thirdly, it works with any RSS out there.  You can, for instance, follow Techno-Speak on Currents.  Just saying, you know?  Read on past the break for our impressions.

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