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News Wall visual feed reader takes on Pulse

Reading news on iPhone and iPad is getting a fresh interface injection, thanks to a new crop of visual feed readers. News Wall is the latest entry, sporting a photo-happy dashboard for your feeds, and no limits on the number of feeds you can add.

G4TV launches iPhone app, crashes under severe E3 traffic

Popular gaming channel G4TV launched a comprehensive iPhone app on the eve of E3 but massive viewership crashed the website and took the app with it.

Reeder, a Google Reader client, arrives on iPad

Reeder for the iPad has hit the virtual App Store shelves. The popular Google Reader app was previously only available for the iPhone, and its big iPad brother will retail separately for $5.

Read It Later app now available for iPad

Read It Later, an app that saves article links for future perusal, has been released for the iPad. Previously available on the iPhone, version 2.1 of the app is now universal. It offers a new feature called Digest, which groups saved articles into categories and presents them in an appealing visual layout.

Byline Free released as ad-supported Google Reader

A new version of this popular Google Reader for news and blogs goes ad-supported and free. For bonus points, you don't even miss out on any features by trying this version.

The Times sells 5,000 iPad subs in 3 days

The Times has sold 5,000 subs for the iPad version of the newspaper in just three days, generating £49,950 in digital subs.

Financial Times iPad app offers free access through July

The newly released Financial Times app for the iPad will give you full access to the publication, including offline viewing options, for free until July 31st.

Essential iPad apps: Nine free favorites

We continue our look at the best apps available for the iPad with nine App Store offerings that won't cost you a dime to download.

Mac games and iPad apps

This week's episode splits its focus between the newly arrived Mac version of Valve's Steam game delivery service and Macworld editors' picks for essential iPad apps.

Will the iPad mean the end of free online news?

PCWorld's Brennon Slattery thinks the iPad will provide an impetus for media companies to start charging for their content.

Phantom Fish preps update to Byline Google Reader client

A major update to this Google Reader client for iPhone brings over a dozen new features, including full Webpage caching for "read more" posts, Twitter and Instapaper integration, and quick per-feed reading.

Apple changes course, OKs Pulitzer winner's iPhone app

Apple has reversed its decision and is allowing the previously banned comic app by Pulitzer Prize-winning satirical cartoonist Mark Fiore in the App Store.

Google Mobile App for iPad lands in the App Store

Google Mobile App now takes advantage of the iPad's full screen; new iPad-centric features coming later, says the company.

The eight best iPad apps so far

Apple's iPad has been available for a short time, and you can already find apps to watch streaming movies, manage your Web passwords, use Twitter, and more.

iPad-friendly weather apps keep an eye on the skies

The iPad may not include a default weather application like the iPhone and iPod touch do, but have no fear -- third-party app makers have been hard at work optimizing their offerings for Apple's new device.