RSS Alarm

RSS Alarm


As seen on The Guardian's Apps Blog, Androinica and Android UK News Etc!

RSS Alarm is an alarm clock with an emphasis on staying up-to-date. Wake up in the morning to the latest news via RSS feeds, read out by your phone. Rise to that podcast you've been meaning to listen to. You can even use a normal alarm tone if that's your style.

Your RSS feeds are regularly updated, so you'll always wake up to the latest information.

RSS Alarm has a number of neat tricks up its sleeves, including:
- The ability to import RSS feeds from Google Reader
- Automatic importing of podcasts from Google Listen and other podcatchers
- A soothing night clock that is easy on the eyes in the dark.
- Support for Ice Cream Sandwich-native features, while backwards-compatible with Android 2.2 and 2.3.

NOTES:
- Android's text-to speech engine only supports English, French, German, Italian and Spanish. Other languages may require third-party text-to-speech engines.

Love it? Loathe it? Found any bugs? Email me at [email protected], or contact me on Reddit (DoddyUK).

Recent changes:
v1.2.0 - Refreshed user interface. Added ICS Action Bar support. Various bugfixes.

v1.1.1 - Bugfix: fixed issue where alarm would re-activate at a random time after being dismissed.

v1.1.0 - Added shake-to-snooze feature.

v1.0.4 - Bugfix: Solved issue where snooze button would dismiss the alarm instead of postponing it.

v1.0.3 - Added ability to specify time between RSS Feed updates. Alarm can be dismissed by pressing back or home keys. Podcasts are now displayed on the Feeds screen.
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$1.66
60
3.0
User ratings
5
Installs
50+
Concerns
0
File size
450 kb
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About RSS Alarm
As seen on The Guardian's Apps Blog, Androinica and Android UK News Etc!

RSS Alarm is an alarm clock with an emphasis on staying up-to-date. Wake up in the morning to the latest news via RSS feeds, read out by your phone. Rise to that podcast you've been meaning to listen to. You can even use a normal alarm tone if that's your style.

Your RSS feeds are regularly updated, so you'll always wake up to the latest information.

RSS Alarm has a number of neat tricks up its sleeves, including:
- The ability to import RSS feeds from Google Reader
- Automatic importing of podcasts from Google Listen and other podcatchers
- A soothing night clock that is easy on the eyes in the dark.
- Support for Ice Cream Sandwich-native features, while backwards-compatible with Android 2.2 and 2.3.

NOTES:
- Android's text-to speech engine only supports English, French, German, Italian and Spanish. Other languages may require third-party text-to-speech engines.

Love it? Loathe it? Found any bugs? Email me at [email protected], or contact me on Reddit (DoddyUK).

Recent changes:
v1.2.0 - Refreshed user interface. Added ICS Action Bar support. Various bugfixes.

v1.1.1 - Bugfix: fixed issue where alarm would re-activate at a random time after being dismissed.

v1.1.0 - Added shake-to-snooze feature.

v1.0.4 - Bugfix: Solved issue where snooze button would dismiss the alarm instead of postponing it.

v1.0.3 - Added ability to specify time between RSS Feed updates. Alarm can be dismissed by pressing back or home keys. Podcasts are now displayed on the Feeds screen.

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A Google User
Sep 19, 2012
Average Sadly since Google listen has been pulled its not as compatible an option too choose the directory would sway me but I feel a bit miffed either way a good app if you create a podcast directory but lacks the simple option to browse
A Google User
Sep 19, 2012
Average Sadly since Google listen has been pulled its not as compatible an option too choose the directory would sway me but I feel a bit miffed either way a good app if you create a podcast directory but lacks the simple option to browse
Peter
Sep 19, 2012
Average Sadly since Google listen has been pulled its not as compatible an option too choose the directory would sway me but I feel a bit miffed either way a good app if you create a podcast directory but lacks the simple option to browse
A Google User
Nov 23, 2011
Promising! This app is a great example of the developer community taking initiative for android users. A few more versions and the kinks will be forgotten.
abe
Nov 23, 2011
Promising! This app is a great example of the developer community taking initiative for android users. A few more versions and the kinks will be forgotten.