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 […]
Starting today, I’m going to try a little experiment on the front page of my blog. And you, my faithful readers, get to be the guinea pigs. Fact: I don’t get around to writing new blog posts as often as I’d like, thanks to a rather busy life. Fact: At the same time, my various […]
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!
I hadn’t realized it until earlier today, but I’ve grown really dependent on my customized Google homepage. It’s the first thing I see when I open up Firefox, so I instantly get a snapshot of happening. In my case: If I have new emails in my Gmail account Any new unread items in 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.**
Here’s something I’ve been wondering about recently. When I go to an auto site or a realty site to search for a vehicle or a place to live, I usually know what I’m looking for within a range of options. For example, we’re going to be in the market for a mini van in the […]
Friday was my first full day of working on my Apple PowerMac G4 at the office, and I have to say that I didn’t miss Windows XP much at all. I installed Mac OS 10.3 (Panther) last week, and I’m very happy with it. Expose is addicting, especially with the way I work (with 10+ […]