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Sticky News

A stylish standby newsticker for iPhone / iPod touch

Sticky News is a stylish standby newsticker that keeps you up to date with the latest headlines from your favorite blogs and news sites.

App Details

Sticky News is intended to be run whenever your device is sitting on a desk or is laying around connected to a power source (dock, cradle, cable, ...). It's always on and it's always active.

One glance at your devices screen and you'll know the latest headline.

One click on the special "Sticky News Link" on your desktop computer's browser and you are immediately redirected to the full article of the currently shown headline.

Features

  • RSS and Atom feeds supportedUnlimited number of feeds configurable
  • Immediately open full articles in any webbrowser on any machine
  • OPML support for bulk feed import
  • Configurable refresh interval
  • Screen is always on (optional)
  • Unobtrusive audible alert when a new headline is shown (optional)
  • Polished user interface

Free Trial Version

We have built a free trial verion of Sticky News for you. Sticky News FREE will let you try the product with full functionality and two preconfigured news feeds: Reuters and Apple Hot News. If you would like to add, import, update or delete feeds, go for the full version.

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Configuration

Feeds

Feeds

Add and edit your feeds. You don't need to prefix the feed URL. If you think you have to, make sure you only use "http://". Of course, the same is even more true for the URL of your OPML file to be imported!

Update Frequency

Select your desired update frequency. You may choose from 5 minutes to 5 hours. Please be aware that if you only have a few configured feeds, the headline will change not so often, even if you choose an update frequency of 5 minutes.

Presentation

Sticky News Link

This is one of the core features of Sticky News. It enables you to read the story behind the headline on the sticker on any computer of your choice. You can do so by sending you an email with your personal "Sticky News Link" via the button "Email Sticky News Link" For your convenience, you should bookmark that link in your webbrowser of choice.Make sure to set "Sticky News Link" to "ON" to be able to use this feature!

Audible Notification

Set this to "ON" if you prefer to hear an audible notification when a new headline has arrived.

Allow Standby

Set this to "ON" if you need to save battery power and do not need the screen to be always-on.

Change Log

V1.1

Release date

01/24/2012

What's new

  • Updated graphics for retina display
  • Full iOS5 compatibility
  • V1.0

    Release date

    02/25/2009

    What's new

    • Initital release