Taptu is a social news reader for the BlackBerry Playbook that lets users “DJ their news” by giving them the largest array of news sources and the most customizable way to create personal streams of news.
Here of some of Taptu’s features:
- User accounts that let you set up your streams on any device and have them automatically populate on another iOS, PlayBook or Android Device. No need to register with Taptu, your user account just requires you login to your Google, Facebook, Twitter or Linked in account.
- Articles you bookmark also populate across devices.
- Articles read on one device are marked as read in real-time on all other accounts.
- Updated UI that shows articles as stacks of cards when there are related sources- giving multiple points of view on a topic.
- Improved search streams, giving more control to take any search term and turn it into a stream of news.
- User accounts will also work across all platforms making it easy to use across Android devices, PlayBook and iPad.
- App now available in Spanish, French and German.
- Partnership with Readability makes sure that the text is easier than ever to read.