I am huge movie buff. If you are like me, you will know how difficult it is to find quality content to watch once the famous movies have all been seen. The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) is home to the largest collection of movies and TV shows made across the globe. The site plays a key role in finding movies and TV shows that might interest you.
IMDb also has a fantastic chronological listing of the works of actor, director and creative people of all types. Owned and operated by Amazon, IMDb has expanded its reach to the smartphone ecosystem. Today we will take a look at their Android app.
Todays smartphones give users a wealth of functionality: as a portable internet browser, music player, camera and even sometimes to make phone calls!
One use that continues to be popular is using a smartphone to read and aggregate news. Now, although there has been a slew of the aptly coined term “Jumbo Phones” announced over the past few weeks, the smartphone screen can sometimes be too small to comfortably browse text based websites.
Applications such as Google Reader or Feedr look to remedy this by developing an RSS reader built for the phone, but scrolling through text headlines is not much more intuitive than the previous option. Enter: Pulse.
Google Reader is the ultimate RSS feed subscription and consumption app. Actually there aren’t many compelling alternatives for the desktop available out there. However, there are a lot of mobile apps to help you assimilate RSS feed subscriptions, leveraging your Google Account. Native apps for Gmail and other Google services have been around since the launch of Android, except for Google Reader.
It’s been a long time coming, but the official Google Reader app for Android is finally here. Read on after the break to find out how good the newest native app from Google is.