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Apple RSS reader for iPhone?


A placeholder image at the URL has lead to widespread speculation that the page will be home to an Apple-produced, AJAX-based RSS reader for the iPhone. When browsing to the page from a standard PC, an image comes up that states “This Application Is Viewable Only On iPhone” across the top, with the following message underneath: “This application can only be viewed using the iPhone. For more information on the revolutionary new iPhone, visit” The original placeholder also included an image of what appeared to be an iPhone-formatted RSS reader on the device’s screen; that part of the image has been replaced with an image of the iPhone’s “slide to unlock” screen. Keep reading to see both images. [via Daring Fireball, image via TUAW]




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If the RSS reader is web-based, that means we can only read articles when we have signal?  I like reading RSS feeds offline as something to do when I have no signal.  I hate the idea of alwaus being tethered to signal to use programs on the iPhone.

Posted by Shahid on June 28, 2007 at 12:00 PM (CDT)


Using iPhoney (, an iPhone web browsing simulator (w/ an “iPhone” agent setting, the page redirects to I guess it’s not up yet.

Posted by jopari on June 28, 2007 at 12:44 PM (CDT)


Hit it with an iPhone and you get this message: If you’d like to view an RSS feed, just enter the feed URL directly into Safari’s address bar.

Typing in a feed URL actually redirects you back to with the Feed you want as URL variable. I guess it routes your feedrequests threw itself and serves as a proxy. Images in feeds go through fine, but still working on video.

Posted by Rick Barraza on June 30, 2007 at 5:19 PM (CDT)

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