Six months in the past, we launched the Feedly Lab and invited 4,000 Feedly customers to take part within the design and testing of the following era of the Feedly cellular software. Today, we’re excited to launch the results of that work. You can obtain the brand new app free of charge on the App Store and Google Play.
Here is a fast tour of the brand new design.
Faster and extra intuitive design
We love the Web as a result of it’s an open and distributed community that gives everybody the liberty and management to publish and observe what issues to them. The essence of this new design is to offer you much more management over the knowledge you observe and eat in your Feedly and make that have extra productive.
Both on iOS and Android, we adopted extra trendy UI practices that make the expertise really feel lighter and simpler to learn. We additionally added extra structure and density choices in order that consumer can choose the studying expertise that most closely fits their preferences.
Powerful mark as learn and save gestures
We realized from the Lab that marking as learn and saving for later are key elements of our customers’ workflows so we added some gestures to make these actions simpler and sooner to carry out.
You can swipe left or proper to set off mark as learn and save actions. You can lengthy press to set off a contextual menu which presents you much more actions and shortcuts.
In the worldwide settings, additionally, you will discover an choice to mechanically mark tales as learn as you scroll via your feeds.
Some of you actually like to learn Feedly at evening, otherwise you want to learn in evening mode all day. In the brand new Feedly app, we polished Night Mode so that you could simply learn in low-light environments.
New AI-driven discovery expertise
We additionally love the net, as a result of it has enabled a brand new era of content material creators like Ben Thompson, Bruce Schneier, Tina Eisenberg, Seth Godin, and Maria Popova. These unbiased thinkers repeatedly discover the sting of the identified and share insightful and galvanizing concepts with their communities.
Connecting folks to the most effective sources for the matters that matter to them has been core to our mission because the very begin of Feedly, however discovery is a tough downside. The internet is natural, a mirrored image of the worldwide neighborhood’s altering wants and priorities. There are hundreds of thousands of sources throughout 1000’s of matters, and all of us have a special urge for food with regards to feeding our minds.
As a part of this subsequent era Feedly cellular app, we’re launching a brand new AI-driven discovery expertise which places the highest 50 most fascinating sources throughout 2,000 matters at your fingertips.
Power Search permits you to shortly discover particular articles in your Feedly. This highly effective search is without doubt one of the most-cited causes for upgrading to Feedly Pro in consumer surveys. We are excited to carry Power Search to cellular.
Notes and highlights
The new notes and highlights instruments make it simple to annotate articles together with your insights, save them for reference, or share them together with your colleagues, buddies, and followers.
Feedly Teams permits you to make your business analysis, aggressive watch, and content material curation a extra enjoyable and collaborative expertise. With the brand new Feedly cellular app, now you can entry all of your group feeds, group boards, newsletters, and shared annotations in your telephone and pill.
There are greater than 7,000 groups counting on Feedly for his or her analysis and curation. We hope that the brand new cellular providing will encourage extra customers to benefit from the free Feedly Team 30-day trial.
New Pocket integration
If you’re a Pocket consumer, you possibly can join Feedly to Pocket and change Read Later with Pocket throughout the consumer expertise.
We have totally re-implemented the applying on a brand new know-how stack. With a brand new, trendy basis in place, we’re capable of iterate sooner. For those that are curious, the brand new app is constructed utilizing Streets microservices, React for the UI elements, and a few native extensions when wanted.
Built collaboratively with 4,000 Feedly customers
We actually loved constructing the brand new Feedly in shut collaboration with 4,000 Feedly customers who volunteered time, experience, and vitality. Your concepts, suggestions, and bug experiences had been important to the success of the redesign. You’ve helped make Feedly higher for everybody.
We are going to double down on this extra collaborative and clear dev course of. You can be part of the Dev Team and Lab neighborhood on Slack and you may view the roadmap and upvote options on Trello.
Finally, if for some cause you favor the outdated design, you possibly can search for “Feedly Classic” within the App Store or Google Play.
Edwin, Petr, and Emily