I’ve been a heavy user of Google Reader for over seven years, so I was a little upset yesterday when I saw that, buried in a “spring cleaning” blog post, Google quietly announced that it was killing retiring the web-based RSS reader on July 1, 2013. RSS never went mainstream, so Google Reader was always […]
RSS Explained in Plain English
While I’ve been evangelizing the benefits of RSS and news readers for quite awhile now, this video does a better job of explaining the benefits of this technology than I ever could. Hopefully it’ll encourage you to setup an account on Google Reader!
Bloglines vs. Google Reader
When Google announced their web-based RSS reader called Google Reader at the Web 2.0 Conference last October, I took a quick look, but I honestly wan’t that impressed. I imported my list of subscribed RSS feeds and gave it a try, but it was really, really slow and buggy, living up to its “beta” label. […]
A web app called Grazr was just publicly launched, providing an easy way to display structured outlines stored in OPML. One common use for OPML is to organize and share RSS reading lists. So, here’s mine from Bloglines. **Grazr seems to have been discontinued a long time ago.**