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Posted On 01 Apr 2013 By Jon Fingas. Under: Uncategorized.
The phaseout of Google Reader is quickly becoming a boon for developers still carrying the torch for newsreader apps -- just ask Feedly, which now says it took on 3 million new users in the two weeks since Google's decision. Rather than simply wait f...
Posted On 17 Mar 2013 By Nicole Lee. Under: Uncategorized.
It looks like Feedly's promises of a "seamless transition" worked. The newsfeed service recently reported that more than 500,000 Google Reader users have joined its ranks following the announcement that the popular aggregator will close this summer. ...
Posted On 14 Mar 2013 By Brad Hill. Under: Uncategorized.
Pope Who? White smoke over the Vatican doesn't stand a chance as a trending topic next to the black cloud over one of Google's most beloved products. Google Reader has landed on the company's sunset list, and will wink out of existence on July 1. Pro...
Posted On 13 Mar 2013 By Richard Lawler. Under: Uncategorized.
If you (like many of us at Engadget) are in a state of shock facing the end of Google Reader this summer, there may be an easy replacement. RSS app/service Feedly posts on its blog that it has been anticipating the shutdown of Google's service for so...
Posted On 13 Mar 2013 By Alexis Santos. Under: Uncategorized.
Last spring, Page and Co. retired iGoogle, Google Mini and other services as part of a 'spring cleaning' initiative to help it better focus its efforts, and another clean-up round has just begun. This time around, Google Reader and seven other servic...
Posted On 06 Sep 2012 By Jamie Rigg. Under: Uncategorized.
If you like your data local, but crave remote access, you've now got options like Synology's new DiskStation DS413j -- a network-attached storage (NAS) server for your own private cloud. The feature-packed box has four drive bays for a total of 16TB ...
Berg’s Little Printer up for preorder at $259, ready to churn out smiley news and gossip in ’60 days’
Posted On 14 Aug 2012 By Sharif Sakr. Under: Uncategorized.
Just when RSS needs a lift amid all the growing competition, here comes a gadget we've been waiting for since last November. The Little Printer from Berg is like a tiny personal printing press: put it somewhere in your home, hook it up wirelessly to ...
Posted On 30 Jul 2012 By Frederic Lardinois. Under: Uncategorized.
Every few months or so, somebody will declare the death of RSS, and with it the death of old-school feed readers like Google Reader. Don't tell that to Samuel Clay, though, the founder of Newsblur, a web-based feed reader that's in Y Combinator's current batch of startups. Newsblur has many interesting features besides the pure feed reading experience, but at first glance, the web app feels like a throwback to the heady early days of feed readers a few years ago. In addition to the basic feed-reading experience, however, the service also lets you curate your favorite stories on Tumblr-like "Blur Blogs" which bring a strong social aspect to the service.