'Media Pulse' for Android(TM) Overview.

'Media Pulse' for Android™ 


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"Media Pulse" is a simple multichannel Instagram and Youtube newsreader for the latest photo and video previews. Several times a day the application checks for updates and downloads previews for new photos and videos. Old previews are automatically deleted.

"Media Pulse" provides slideshow with sound in some clicks.

Current page describes "Media Pulse" Android application v. 1.0.1 (both free and paid).

"Media Pulse" is intended for Android 4.x devices and is available in both free and paid ('Pro') versions.

This page covers the following topics:

'Media Pulse' FeaturesFeatures

"Media Pulse" application provides the following set of features:
  • Adding and deleting channels
  • Slideshows with background sound and animation
  • Collection of previews for the latest photos and videos
  • Check for updates runs several times a day automatically or any time manually
  • Search
  • Widget
  • Automatic cleanup
  • Easy EMail and sharing
  • and more
On startup the free application has three popular channels: NASA, National Geographic and Love Croatia.
On startup the paid application has 4 more channels: GoPro, Sony ActionCam, Hagerty Classic Cars and Reuters.

The "Media Pulse" and the developers are in no way affiliated to Instagram, YoutubeNASANational Geographic, Croatian National Tourist OrganizationGoPro, Sony ActionCam, Hagerty and Reuters.

'Media Pulse'. Free Version LimitationsFree Version Limitations

The free version has all but two of the pro version's features -
1. the number of channels is limited to 4 (in 'Pro' version the limit is 24).
2. the number of images in the database is limited to 36 for each channel (in 'Pro' version the limit is 360).

'Media Pulse' OverviewOverview

The main window displays a list of channels in the top part of the screen and a grid of previews below, separately for 'Photos' and 'Videos'.
Tap on the image to enter the Image Viewer, which provides descriptions, external links, EMail and sharing.

The screenshots below display images from National Geographic, Disney, and Love Croatia.

Main window. Love Croatia channel. Search Image viewer. Player
Main window Search Image viewer Player

'Media Pulse' SlideshowsSlideshows

Select 'Slideshows' command from the Options Menu to enter the 'Slideshows' window.
Tap on slideshow to enter the 'Edit Slideshow' window, add sound track(s), if necessary.

Tap 'Play' icon to start the slideshow and enjoy.

Slideshows Edit Slideshow Edit Slideshow Edit Slideshow
Slideshows Slideshows Slideshow Edit Slideshow Edit


Here is how the main window looks like on December 2014 for different channels. The screenshots below display images from National Geographic, NASA, GoPro, PinkFloyd, Madonna, Katy Perry, Rihanna, Disney, Sony ActionCamNadav Bagim, Hagerty Classic Cars and Shikhei Goh.
GoPro Channel NASA Channel National Geographic Channel Pink Floyd Channel
GoPro NASA National Geographic PinkFloyd
Madonna Channel Katy Perry Channel Rihanna Channel Disney Channel
Madonna Katy Perry Rihanna Disney
ActionCam Channel Nadav Bagim Channel Hagerty Classic Cars Channel Shikhei Goh Channel
Sony ActionCam Nadav Bagim Hagerty Classic Cars Shikhei Goh

'Media Pulse'. Adding ChannelAdding Channel

Adding Channel is a simple procedure:
  • Select 'Add Channel' command from the Options menu
  • Enter the channel name, INSTAGRAM_NICK and YOU_TUBE_NICK (optional)
  • Alternatively select channel from the built-in list
  • Tap 'Check data' button first
  • Tap 'Create Channel' button after data check

That's all!

Adding channel. Step 1. Adding channel. Step 2. Channels list. Preferences
Step 1 Step 2 Channels list Preferences

Attention! INSTAGRAM_NICK is from www.instagram.com/INSTAGRAM_NICK
YOU_TUBE_NICK is from www.youtube.com/YOU_TUBE_NICK

Keep in mind that both pages must exist during the data check process.

'Media Pulse' CreditsCredits

The application uses icons from Nuvola free icons set created by David Vignoni.
The application employs a few great libraries that deserve recognition:
jsoup HTML parser v. 1.6.3 © 2009 - 2012 Jonathan Hedley ImageViewTouch by T2.

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