Developer David Watanabe has released a beta version of the 1.2 update to his popular RSS reader NewsFire. The update features a souped-up interface for feed groups, as well as advanced ad blocking. A full list of changes can be found here. Because this is a beta release, the download is only recommended for power-users who feel the need to be on the bleeding edge. The update requires at least OS X 10.3.9, an can be downloaded here.