Google Reader

This App Helps You Organize Your To-Read List

RIP Google Reader, 2005-2013. If you’re still in mourning for that classic feed aggregator that helped organize your to-read list, or you’re just …

News (U.S.)

Do You Still RSS? | The Digital Reader

The fifth anniversary of the passing of Google Reader went largely unremarked in most circles, but there was some coverage on Techdirt and other …

Social Media

Google Kills Google Reader. Hitler Reacts

Last night, when news of Google Reader’s demise hit the web, journalists and bloggers everywhere let out a collective scream. A Change.org petition sprang up immediately, begging the honchos at Google to reconsider their decision. Alas, it seems that 50,000 signatures won’t be enough–Reader will …

News Aggregators

Funniest

This week, our top comment on the insightful side comes in response to the disturbing discovery that cops have been instructing paramedics to inject …

Mental Health

The Death Of Google Reader And The Rise Of Silos

Google Reader shut down five years ago today, and I’m still kind of pissed about it.<p>— Andy Baio (@waxpancake) July 1, 2018<p>Google ostensibly killed …

Google Reader

Google launching same-day delivery service for online shoppers

Internet search leader Google is taking another step beyond information retrieval into grocery delivery.<p>The new service, called Google Shopping Express, will initially provide same-day delivery of food and other products bought online by a small group of consumers in San Francisco and suburbs …

eCommerce

7 ways to master the new Google News and use it more like Google Reader

It’s been nearly five years since Google shut down its Reader service, and we still haven’t gotten over it. We’ve tried our share of replacements—Feedly, Inoreader, NewBlur, etc.—but between subscription fees, cross-platform compatibility, and interface oddities, we’ve yet to find anything that …

Google News

I fear Google's control of the web

My fear is this -- once Google has control of the web, they can turn off huge parts of it for whatever reason, however thoughtless, and without …

Google Reader

Google Tasks Is The Missing App We've Been Waiting For

Image: Google<p>Google's task management toolkit has been sitting somewhere between crappy and cluster**** for some time. The company has obstinately …

Project Management

Google Backlash: For Real This Time?

Unhappiness about Google Reader's impending closure and mistrust about Google's commitment to new products won't last.<p>Google Chromebook Pixel: Visual …

Business Technology

The RSS Revival – MacStories

The platformization of the web has claimed many victims, RSS readers included. Google Reader's 2013 demise was a major blow; the company offed it in favor of "products to address each user's interest with the right information at the right time via the most appropriate means," as it Google …

Google Reader

Why You Should Know About And Be Using SocialMention.com

Learn About SocialMention.com<p>Hash Tags, PageRank, Sources and More Explained<p>Updated April 16, 2018<p>Social Mention is a free, real-time social media …

Social Media

Reddit to launch native promoted posts on iOS on March 19, on Android in coming weeks, and says mobile apps account for 41% of time spent across platforms (Ginny Marvin/Marketing Land)

Ginny Marvin / Marketing Land: <b><br>Reddit to launch native promoted posts on iOS on March 19, on Android in coming weeks, and says mobile apps account for</b> …

Cambridge Analytica

Digg’s Google Reader Replacement is Going the Way of Google Reader

Nothing lasts forever, I suppose. In what could be construed as a cruel joke, Digg is pulling the plug on Digg Reader, the company’s answer to the …

News Aggregators

Sources: Facebook plans to launch Oculus Go standalone VR headset at its F8 developer conference on May 1 (Janko Roettgers/Variety)

Janko Roettgers / Variety: <b><br>Sources: Facebook plans to launch Oculus Go standalone VR headset at its F8 developer conference on May 1</b> — Facebook is …

Shepard Smith

Alas, Digg Reader is shutting down at the end of March

After the death — no, let’s not mince words — <i>murder</i> of Google Reader, I tried out a dozen or so other RSS readers to see if I could get a similar experience. Of all the ones I tested, I was very surprised to find that Digg Reader was the best of them all, for my purposes anyway.<p>It was simple, …

Profit

Warning for RSS fans -- Digg Reader is closing in under two weeks

For some people RSS is already a dead technology, and over the last few years numerous RSS readers -- including Google Reader -- shut up shop. But …

Google Reader

Digg Reader is dead but you can still save your RSS feed

In another blow to RSS fans everywhere, Digg announced that it would soon be shuttering Digg Reader.<p>As of March 26, the RSS service will no longer …

Apps

Digg Reader shuts down this month (another RSS app bites the dust)

When Google Reader shut down in 2013, a bunch of companies tried to present themselves as viable alternatives. That included some new players like …

AOL

This App Filled The Void Google Reader Left In My Heart

Don’t sleep on this: Pocket<p><i>Friends don’t let friends miss out on all the cool, under-the-radar things they know about, like where to buy ultra-fashionable clothes at decidedly non-runway prices or which little-known beauty brand is low-key making the best highlighter around. And because we consider</i> …

Apps

Top 9 RSS Reader Apps to Stay On Top of Everything

<b>“There were 5 exabytes of information created between the dawn of civilization through 2003, but that much information is now created every 2</b> …

Apps

5 best apps for reading Feedly on the Mac

MakeUseOf:<p>Twitter is full of bots and trolls. Facebook is full of your family, fake news, and photos of kids and pets. RSS is the only place you can …

Apps

「最美应用」国庆专题「RSS」:三款 RSS 阅读软件推荐

<p>下载<a href="http://zuimeia.com/apps.html?utm_source=rss&utm_campaign=zuimeiapp_down&utm_medium=flipboard">最美应用客户端</a>, 马上拥有所有好用、好玩、好看的「最美应用」!</p><p>(如链接不可点击,前往 App Store 或各应用商店搜索「最美应用」即可~)</p>一种小众,有滋味的阅读习惯和软件推荐</p><p>RSS(Really Simple Syndication)是一种描述和同步网站内容的格式,是使用最广泛的 XML …

Apps

Why RSS Still Beats Facebook and Twitter for Tracking News

You’d be forgiven for thinking RSS died off with the passing of Google Reader, but our old friend Really Simple Syndication (or Rich Site Summary) …

Technology

Remember software's dearly departed with Product Graveyard

Vine. Sunrise. Google Reader. Over the years, we've seen many pieces of software thrown on the virtual garbage pile. The reasons behind their demise are numerous: Sometimes a startup is acquired, only to be have its indie darling absorbed by another, larger and more strategically important service. …

Cemeteries

Microsoft Paint isn't dead yet

The internet lost its collective mind when news began doing the rounds yesterday about Microsoft killing off its beloved Paint app after 32 years. If you’re nostalgic about the doodling app that enthralled a couple of generations of Windows fans, you’ll be glad to know it’s not actually going away …

Apps

Google fights to keep search relevant with new personalized feed feature

Google is still the dominant search engine out there, but the future isn’t necessarily bright. Voice assistants that aren’t powered by Google tech …

Fake News

Remember the 3D Camera? It’s Back

Do you remember the Fuji W3? How about Panasonic’s 3D1?<p>If you answered “no” you’re not alone. Earlier this decade, as 3D TVs had started their brief, …

Flipboard + Flip It

Advertising<p>The Flip It Extension and Bookmarklet is a plugin for the Google Chrome browser that lets you bookmark any articles or contents you see on …

Apps

Happy happy birthday: Google+ turns six years old today

Six years is a long time, especially in the technology world. When Google+ was launched on this day in 2011, the Nexus S was still pretty new, Google …

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