Google Reader

Work in Progress

In the spring of 2010, I was finishing my last year of college. I had turned in my thesis paper, and thus had two empty months to fill before …

work in progress

Feedly: One Of My Favorite Internet Tools

People ask me often enough to share with them what my favorite third-party web tool is. Well, without a doubt, the tool I use most outside of email …

Google News

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 …

3 Tools to Help You Discover and Share Great Content

Are you looking for better ways to <b>find new and interesting content to share</b>?<p>Is finding time to <b>read and share interesting content</b> a battle?<p>In this …

Digital Marketing

"Latest News" is a Simple Free RSS News Reader App

“Latest News” is a Simple RSS News Reader<p>RSS readers are a great way to stay up to date on the latest content from your favorite websites. With other …

Mobile Development

My new favorite Twitter habit is saving me so much heartache

I have a new habit.<p>It quenches a thirst. It soothes a weakened, battered piece of my psyche. It repairs my wounds and unleashes me, more powerful, into my day. It fulfills the saddest, most regrettable pieces of myself.<p>It may also be a habit that you want to pick up. You too may find that this …

Startups

「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 …

iPhone

Google's Shotgun Approach To Apps Is Bad For Users

Google is well known for its capacity to try new things, give them a year or two and then drop them if things don't pan out as expected or they can't …

Google

Share the love (& Friday Links)

What are you looking forward to this weekend? We are driving to Tahoe to stay at the cabin; it’s been so long since our last visit and I’m excited to …

Hugh Hefner

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) …

Google Drive is Dying, Kinda

Credit: Pixabay<p>Google, long known for their perplexing software decisions (yes, I’m still salty about the death of Google Reader), has decided it …

Geek

Why I am not blogging anymore

Some of you have asked. I haven’t been blogging for many months, and I don’t see myself starting again in the next 6-9 months. But I am fairly sure I …

Amazing

Why RSS Feeds Still Beat 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) …

Rescuing Shared Links from Safari 11

Safari for the Mac got the ability to read RSS and Atom feeds way back in 2005 with the release of OS X 10.4 Tiger. It never got much attention from …

Python Programming

JSON Feed Is Cool (+ a Simple Tool to Create Your Own)

A few months ago, Manton Reece and Brent Simmons announced the creation of JSON Feed, a new JSON-based syndication format similar to (but so much …

JSON

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 …

Microsoft

YouTube kills the video editing tools you never used

Unless you're a YouTube power user, you may not have known that the site had the Video Editor and Photo slideshow tools to create finished video projects. Now that you've learned that, I'm afraid to say that those tools are about to get the axe. If you're currently cutting a project, you have until …

Video Editor

Google’s New Feeds Show You the Internet You Want to See

Google's search box may be the internet's most powerful tool. Type a few words and you can find information on any topic ever considered. The box …

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 …

Google

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, …

Photography

These web apps will revolutionize your Chromebook experience

Chromebooks are great (I’m writing this article on one!), but they’re different than the laptops you’re probably used to. There’s less storage space …

Chrome Web Store

How to Find the Best Content to Share on Social Media

Content Sources You Can Use Now on Social MediaIt’s important to reach your audience not only through your own original articles — you need to also …

Social Media Marketing

RIP Gchat

A eulogy for a simpler age of internet messaging<p>Let’s first acknowledge that Gchat was never officially called Gchat. Launched in February 2006, Google named it Google Talk, refusing to refer to it by its colloquial name. For anyone mourning its demise, which the company announced in a March blog …

Google Hangout

Feedly introduces Mute Filters, a tool to automatically and selectively remove items from your feeds

Feedly, the popular RSS feed aggregator, has just introduced a new feature for Feedly Pro users called Mute Filters. Now you can set up a list of …

Pokémon Go

How to Fill Your SEO Blog With Mind-Blowing Content

You have the marketing of your blog to consider. You also have a few contracts on the side, for search engine optimization (SEO) of client sites. …

Digital Marketing

How to Use Google Keep in the Classroom

<i>A conversation with Crystal Koenig on episode 72 of the 10-Minute Teacher</i>From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on …

UC Berkeley OpenCourseWare - Free Online Classes

<b>UC Berkeley OpenCourseWare Basics:</b><p>Every semester, University of California Berkeley records several popular courses and offers them free to the …

Learning

Why Google Books Deserves Better Than These Obituaries

When scholars of the future look back at the early 21st century, they’ll point to technology milestones like the first iPhone and the Tesla Roadster. …

Tech Industry

Pour some out for the sites that aren’t here

Some of the best things ever seen or used on the web can’t be saved. They’re already gone. These are some of them, nominated by Kottke readers.<b>Google</b> …

49 Best Chrome Extensions Managers Need

If you’re like me, your browser is at the center of your work.<p>I’m a Chrome user, and I was sold initially on their <b>minimal design and layout</b>, along …

Software