500,000 - 1,000,000 downloads
- Algorithm to display just what suits with you
- Good-looking layout
- Smoothly performance
- Like/unlike system
- GReader and Twitter integration
- Cannot select sources, just topics
Zite is a free personalized magazine that learns what you like and gets smarter every time you use it
Zite is a magazine that suits with you. It tracks your interests from your GReader account or Twitter profile. There's no need to create a Zite account (recommendable though), but you'll have to grant access to that accounts if you want to fully enjoy it. After tracking your accounts, Zite will show a list of topics that you can choose among. Mark the ones you're interested in and you'll get articles related to that topics from thousands of reliable sources. Bear in mind that it doesn't integrate your nor your GReader account subscriptions nor your Twitter timeline. You can select topics, not the sources.
However, Zite allows you to like/unlike articles. This info will be included in the algorithm to set your preferences. Thus, the more you read and like article, the most accurate it will become. All your topics will be displayed on a top bar. You can navigate through them just swiping left or right. Scroll down/up to check articles' list of each category. Tap on the one you're interested in, read it on an optimized reading-view, thumb up/down or share it. You can also read the article open your browser or change app font size.
The main catch of this kind of magazines is that you cannot choose the sources, just the topics. Thus, it's not a RSS-like reader. Although the algorithm works for us, it would be great to choose manually what we want to read.
No complaints regarding interface: good-looking layout, smoothly performance and ease of use. High recommendable.
Your Zite is as unique as you are. Zite learns what you like and gets smarter as you use it. Zite analyzes millions of articles each day and brings you the best of your favorite magazines, newspapers, authors, and blogs.
Zite also helps you discover content that you won’t find elsewhere. We offer over 40,000 topics that bring fresh voices and different perspectives to explore.
Finally, our design combines beauty and brains. With Zite you’ll get all the benefits of our powerful technology wrapped in a beautiful Android-optimized design that’s a joy to use every day.
Requires Android 2.3 Gingerbread or newer.
Zite 2.0 is optimized for Android phones, phablets and 7 inch tablets.
What people are saying:
“Zite is a mind reader.” – PCMag
“If you’d like a smarter way to handle information overload, Zite can do the dirty work.” —Wall Street Journal
- Added the option to open an article in an external browser
- Fixed video usability across lots of devices
- Various other bug fixes
Some lists where this application appears: Reviewed by Emmanuel Lund.
Great app however recently unable to view any articles in Reader mode. Seems other people are having the same problem. Please fix.
Almost nothing can now be viewed in the reader, only in the webpage. Same happens with ios version. Please bring the old one back!
It is better than any online or off line magazine!
Love that I can choose the type of articles that are displayed.
Sharing not working. Only real detractor
Was a great app until, all the sudden, most of the articles are opening in the web browser. I don't want to leave the app to read an article! And trying to force the article to open in the app just brings up a blank white screen.
After reading other reviews, I'm not sure everyone gets how the app works. The more you like and dislike, the more it learns your tastes. I get most all of my news from this app now. Thanks for the AI!