firstobject News Reader Release 1.1
March 17, 2005
Screensaver animation has been added in this release to give the option of specifying the News Reader as your Windows Desktop screen saver. Other improvements fill out the functionality without changing the sheer simplicity of the application. This release adds search, Atom support, Unicode, more info in the main list, Back/Forward, and preference settings. The News Reader is still multi-threaded and single instance for seemless operation between News Reader and Screensaver.
firstobject News Reader Release 1.0
February 18, 2004
The first release of this News Reader is a fully multi-threaded application to utilize negligible CPU and provide an interface with no waits. A notification window pops up for 8 seconds to display newly arriving items. Any XML feed is supported, but RSS 0.91, 1.0 and 2.0, and two Code Project Web Service formats are specifically supported for organizing in terms of items.
firstobject News Reader Release 1.2
September 30, 2005
This release adds a lot of usability enhancements in answer to user feedback.