android app crashes on startup on a samsung s4 active / KitKat

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i enter username and password, it thinks for a bit, and then gives me 'unfortunately newsblur has stopped' message, and shuts down.

new phone, new install of newsblur app, and everything else works ok, so not sure what is up.
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Try using the beta android app. See https://twitter.com/newsblur/status/5... for details.
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Samuel, I don't use Google services, could you please make an apk file available for the latest beta android app? Also see https://getsatisfaction.com/newsblur/...
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Sam, you seem to have also just silently updated the google play version to 4.0, which i assume supersedes the 4 beta you've uploaded here.
I went ahead and installed the one from google play, but it still crashes on me at sign in. how to troubleshoot this?
(and does 4 do offline/cache? which is really what i'm after while buzzing around the radio silent NYC subways)
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You want this beta then.
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Production still has v3.7.1. Beta is 4.0.0b4.
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ok tried 4.0.0b4. it still crashes. i also tried entering 'username' (as requested by the app) vs my email address associated w newsblur,, but then it said username not found or something to that effect.
something not right....
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I'm having the same problem on a RAZR M. Tried beta and production versions.
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I experienced this until I updated CM earlier. I believe it was caused by an SQLite update, which was reverted since it was causing some apps to crash:

http://review.cyanogenmod.org/#/c/74835/
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Crashes for me too. All the time. Newsblur 4.0.0RC1, Android 4.1.1, no-name phone (rebranded Chinese stuff with MediaTek SoC and 512MB of RAM).
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Getting this with both 3.7.1 and 4RC1, using Cyanogen M11...but it only happened after I cleared app data, and now can't get it back
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Also crashing on the cyanogen nightly from 10/13, so im not sure what that means for that sqlite issue referenced earlier
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Sorry, spoke too soon...a second or third attempt to open the app leads to it working fine
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4.0.0b4 installed from .apk file often crashing on Galaxy Nexus with Cyanogenmod.