Update on #newsblur after using it for a while: The UI still isn’t as polished as #reader but it has improved, and the Android app went from essentially unusable to definitely usable. In both the web UI and Android app, the main problem is that it doesn’t prefetch in the background, so each time you come to the end of a batch of fetched stories, it’s a long (often 3-5 second) wait for the next batch. That’s getting in the way of it really supporting my need for spinning through lots of news fast; I can’t average a couple stories per second when I have to wait 3-5 seconds every ten stories.

+Samuel Clay Is background prefetch something you are thinking about?


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