There are a couple of places where you can go to get your fill of tech-related information and keep track of breaking news and events outside of your RSS reader or e-mail inbox. Google News isn’t one of those places (yet), but Techmeme and to a lesser degree Alltop, popurls and Digg are some of the most frequented websites when it comes to pleasing those who like to stay on top of hot tech news… → Read More
Alltop, the “online magazine rack” that offers visitors a clean overview of RSS-feed enabled sources categorized by topic, is launching version 3.0 today with the addition of a custom feed reader that’s supposed to make it easier for users to personalize their user experience when browsing for online news. But how personalized is it really?
It wasn’t too long ago that Guy Kawasaki announced Alltop, a news aggregation site that tries to make it easy to find the top stories on a slew of topics (212 at last count) from some of the better sources on the Web. One of the biggest problems with Alltop was its poor design and cluttered layout. But in a major redesign that improves the overall experience, many of those issues have been… → Read More
If you want to know what the “top people on FriendFeed” are saying, you can now see their feeds on a new Alltop page called Frienderati. It is just a list of the top 100 or so names on FriendFeed (actually, only 94, for some reason), listed in alphabetical order by first name along with their five latest Twitters, blog posts, and other FriendFeed items. Or you could just subscribe to… → Read More
There’s a joke that no good Web 2.0 service has come of age until there’s a script available to clone it. Digg has Pligg, Popurls has ezUrls (both predated AllTop). Now Twitter has ReVou. ReVou promises “Twitter clone software made affordable” for $399 as a self hosted script. The script offers all of Twitters features, including SMS support, and even comes with its own… → Read More
Last year Guy Kawasaki launched Truemors on the cheap (he spent $13,000), which is at least pointing the right way on Compete.com. Today he follows up with a sequel, AllTop. It’s a…well, it’s a RSS reader I guess. We actually wrote about this a month ago, but now it’s formal (the Chris Shipley quote cracks me up). The home page lists a number of categories. Each links to a… → Read More
Guy Kawasaki has just launched a news aggregation site called Alltop that displays headlines from a preselected set of “top” sources. The headlines are broken into categories such as celebrities, gaming, and politics. Which category displays headlines from our very own Michael Arrington’s personal blog CrunchNotes? Egos. Now all of us around the office already knew Mike had a… → Read More