NewsFan 1.8.3
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RSS Web news aggregator.   Shareware ($25.00)
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NewsFan is the RSS Web news aggregator for Mac OS X. The MacUpdate RSS feed for new Mac OS X software releases is available here.
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PPC, Mac OS X 10.2 or later

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Jazzyguy reviewed on 15 Jan 2010
Terrible Developer! Outmoded in Every Way! Crashes all the time. Developer doesn't answer eMail.Stay away from this really BAD app!
[Version 1.8.3]

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Nick Collingridge replied on 30 Jul 2011
It was great in its day but it hasn't been updated for a very long time. I haven't tried it recently though - all my RSS browsing is now done on my iPad.

Anonymous reviewed on 07 Aug 2004
My favorite newsreader by far. Being able to view the full web pages within the preview pane rather than opening them up in a full browser is what makes this one great.
[Version 1.4]


Anonymous reviewed on 03 Feb 2004
Whoa, this is better than NetNewsWire and Shrook - and I have bought Shrook!
[Version 1.2.4]

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Anonymous commented on 23 Oct 2004
What does this NewsFan have that NetNewsWire doesnt.? Appart from that NetNews is free .??

Anonymous reviewed on 02 Feb 2004
The previous reviewers aren't doing this app justice. The ticker with the hot news filter are what sets Newsfdan apart from Netnewswire. It's a nice touch in a stable application, I found it to be a lot faster than NN on a Quicksilver G4. I'd like to see the filtering refined, so that i could get an alert for all Mac news, but not for Michael Shumacher.
[Version 1.2.3f2]


Anonymous reviewed on 26 Jan 2004
I like having the browser right in the news reader, but NewsFans crashes every time I use it. It usually happens after 5-10 minutes of flawless performance. Frustrating.
[Version 1.2.2]


Anonymous reviewed on 24 Sep 2003
Seems to be fast and provides good performance. However, you can't drag and drop to order groups, and it doesn't import Net NewsWire groups (they all become a single group). There is also no feature to open links in the background. The ticker and translation features are useless for me, and I'm not sure I would much care for the filtering, although it might be useful now and then.
[Version 1.0]

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Version Downloads:3,658
Type:Internet : Newsreaders
Date:20 Dec 2005
Platform:PPC 32 / OS X
Price: $25.00
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NewsFan is the RSS Web news aggregator for Mac OS X. The MacUpdate RSS feed for new Mac OS X software releases is available here.

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