Created by LinkedIn, Pulse displays RSS feeds in a single tile based interface. Pulse focuses on delivering users professional content and makes it easy to share your favorite stories on social media networks.
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Pro Allows integration with more social feeds than similar apps
In addition to letting you pull from Facebook and Twitter, Pulse lets users add feeds from YouTube and Digg.com.
Pro Syncs with LinkedIn to deliver content from chanels you follow and people in your network
Unlike other readers, Pulse allows users to follow LinkedIn influencers on top of blogs and publications
Pro Syncs with Pocket, Evernote, Instapaper, and Readability
What you follow and save on Pulse can become available on Pocket, Evernote, Instapaper, and Readability.
Pro Works without internet
When connected to WiFi, pulse downloads articles so you can read them when you are on the go.
Pro Fits more on the screen than similar readers
With Pulse, every pixel on the screen seems to be utilized. Depending on your preferences, this can be a good thing or a bad thing. While some users want a screen packed full of information, others have found it overwhelming.
Con Easy to accidently exit from
Con Forces users to login with LinkedIn
Many users don't want or need a LinkedIn account. In order to use Pulse, they must create a LinkedIn account. This has made many people unhappy because it blurs the line between their personal and professional lives.
Con More bulky and less accessible after most recent update
Pulse's reviews are littered with unhappy users after their most recent update. Many users are reporting that the new layout is too busy or too bulky.
Some users have reported that Pulse has started to crash after its most recent update.