All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Google Reader’

Feedly Issues ‘Important’ Update About Google Reader Migration

Last week, news came out that Feedly had become self-reliant, as in no longer relying on Google Reader to function. The following message appeared on the app page in the App Store: “Now powered by the feedly cloud. Let’s all wish a happy retirement to Google Reader.” Now, Feedly has started showing a link at the top of its desktop …

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Could Facebook Be Working on an RSS Reader?

Developer Tom Waddington, who has a history of finding stuff buried in Facebook’s code, has found something there that makes him believe that Facebook may be looking to throw its hat in the Google Reader replacement ring. Is Facebook working on a RSS Reader of their own? Waddington spotted some mentions of RSS feeds in Facebook’s code. It’s a pretty …

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Feedly No Longer Relies On Google Reader

Feedly, one of the news readers hoping to become your replacement for Google Reader, is apparently now self-reliant. In the “what’s new” section on Feedly’s App Store page, it says, “Now powered by the feedly cloud. Let’s all wish a happy retirement to Google Reader.” The Verge reports that Feedly has completed its transition away from Google’s servers. “Feedly has …

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News360 Looks To Replace Your Google Reader By Being Something Different

Google Reader is almost officially dead. Just a few more short weeks, and it will be gone forever (it goes away on July 1st, in case you needed a reminder). Since Google broke users’ hearts back in March, announcing the product’s demise, other companies have been rushing to provide an adequate replacement for users who aren’t willing to give up …

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Google Reader Is Dying Because News Consumption Is Changing

Check your calendars, folks. The beheading of Google Reader is less than a month away. On July 1st, the popular (but not popular enough) RSS reader will close forever. If you weren’t aware of this, Google will remind you the next time you open up Reader. When Google made the fateful decision that launched a thousand Twitter freakouts, they made …

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Feedly, In Its Quest To Become Your Google Reader Replacement, Discusses Upcoming Features

Google Reader users who haven’t moved on to alternatives will soon have to face reality. Google Reader will be no more in less than a month. Feedly, an early favorite (to some) to fill the void, provided users with an update on its plans today. Feedly’s roadmap for the rest of the year includes getting faster, improving its search feature, …

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Bloglovin’ Aims To Get Some Google Reader Users With New Apps

Bloglovin’, one of the many news reader apps that would like to get some of Google Reader’s users on board as the service dies, has launched new apps for iPad and Android. Previously, it was only available on mobile via iPhone and web apps. “With the new bloglovin iPad & Android apps, you can add any blog on the web …

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Twitter Now Lets You Keep 1,000 Lists

Google Reader users have one month left to use the service that they’ve loved for years, and then it will vanish like so many Google products before it. Companies have been rushing to provide adequate replacements, and have them ready in time. Some are already out there, and others are on the way. There’s no reason to pretend that Twitter …

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Digg Reader Will Not Be a Standalone App, Launching By the End of June

Digg’s new RSS reader will be out in about a month – but it won’t be a standalone app. Instead, Digg’s new reader will simply be a part of Digg. Speaking at Internet Week New York, Digg CEO Andrew McLaughlin said that users will ”have one download, which is Digg, and the current Digg will have added onto it reader …

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Digg Is Probably Going to Charge for Its Google Reader Replacement

Digg has just published the results of part 2 of their user survey into what makes a good RSS reader. It’s all part of their quest to build a Google Reader replacement, which they announced on the same day Google announced they would be killing their product in July. In part 1, we learned that users want very little changed …

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Betaworks Follows Digg Purchase With Instapaper Acquisition

Betaworks, the company behind Bit.ly, news.me, Chartbeat, and now Digg, has added Instapaper to is portfolio. Instapaper has served as a nice complement to news readers like Google Reader (or whatever you’re using these days). It’s great for when you find things you want to read later that you didn’t actually get to through your reader, and don’t have easy …

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In Their Quest to Build a Google Reader Replacement, Digg Finds Users Want Very Little Changed

You definitely know that Google is killing Google Reader. You’ve either seen or been part of the outrage. Google will be officially shuttering their popular (but not popular enough) product on July 1st, but as you would expect they’re slowly removing its presence to help ease us all into the transition. And you probably know that Digg is working to …

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