When comparing Yahoo News Digest vs Paperoak, the Slant community recommends Paperoak for most people. In the question“What are the best news readers?” Paperoak is ranked 12th while Yahoo News Digest is ranked 13th.
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Pro Beautiful UI design
Great look and feel to the app as you swipe though stories or scroll down on a headline to read more details. Most stories come with custom designed graphs tailored for the story.
Pro Great for a casual reader of the News
Rather than give you full articles, the app creates "Atoms". It's a short summary of the news event, generated from a variety of different sources.
It provides infographs, images, videos and more to help you quickly understand the news event. This means you are able to read through all of the news stories in minutes.
Pro Only shows top few stories
Hard to get lost in reading news when you only get 8-12 stories at a time.
Pro Doesn't contain ads
Pro It's free
Pro It's fast
Pro Supports multiple languages like English, German, Portuguese at the same time
Pro Can save articles offline by adding them to your bookmarks
Pro Website and Android application for reading
Pro OPML Import
You can now import feed using an OPML file on the web app which will then be automatically synced with your android app.
Pro Import RSS/Atom feed
You can now import RSS/Atom feeds right from within the Android app.
Con No customization of news headlines or categories
You only get the top 8-10 headlines of the day regardless of news category or source.
Con Meager sharing options
You can share any article in the digest, but it doesn't give many options for tailoring the message that is sent.
Con Not available on iOS
PaperOak does not have an iOS version yet.