Google-Reader

  • Google Reader Alternative Feedly Sells Out Of Newly Launched Pro Accounts, More Arriving This Fall

    Google Reader Alternative Feedly Sells Out Of Newly Launched Pro Accounts, More Arriving This Fall

    Barely a day after Google Reader replacement Feedly began offering a paid version of its service, the company has sold out of the limited number of premium accounts it was making available. Feedly co-founders Edwin Khodabakchian and Cyril Moutran, say they had introduced 5,000 Pro accounts over the weekend in order to test an early version of the company’s premium product, which… Read More

  • Digg Reader Adds Top Requested Features, But Still A Long Way From Replacing Google Reader

    Digg Reader Adds Top Requested Features, But Still A Long Way From Replacing Google Reader

    Digg Reader, the Betaworks-backed alternative to the now dead Google Reader, is making progress in becoming a more solidified platform for serious feed reading. Shortly after its launch a couple of weeks ago, it switched on the ability to display unread counts for feeds and folders, and last night, it added two more of users’ top requested features, the ability to view “only… Read More

  • The Death Of Google Reader Opens The Door To A Smarter Subscription Ecosystem

    The Death Of Google Reader Opens The Door To A Smarter Subscription Ecosystem

    Editor’s note: Julien Genestoux is the founder and CEO of Superfeedr. We all know that Google Reader, which used to be the most obvious RSS subscription tool, is now gone. At the same time, we see “follow” buttons on just about every website. We are at a tipping point with two contradictory trends: the decreased visibility of RSS feeds and the popularity of the… Read More

  • Flipboard Users’ Google Reader Feeds Missing, Transition Taking Longer Than Expected [Update]

    Flipboard Users’ Google Reader Feeds Missing, Transition Taking Longer Than Expected [Update]

    Flipboard users counting on the social magazine to retain their Google Reader subscriptions after the service’s shutdown last night are waking up today to a bit of disappointment. Though Flipboard had promised earlier that those who signed into Google Reader in their Flipboard would be able to continue to enjoy their subscriptions after Reader’s closing, apparently, that’s… Read More

  • We Were The (1000+). Goodbye, Google Reader

    We Were The (1000+). Goodbye, Google Reader

    “We launched Google Reader in 2005 in an effort to make it easy for people to discover and keep tabs on their favorite websites. While the product has a loyal following, over the years usage has declined. So, on July 1, 2013, we will retire Google Reader.” – Google, March 2013.  Read More

  • Don’t Forget To Export Your Google Reader Data Today

    Don’t Forget To Export Your Google Reader Data Today

    After withering in the dry heat for the last four months, Google Reader will quietly disappear into the horizon later today. It’s a sad day, but the sun will rise tomorrow, and the Internet will keep on spinning. Thankfully there are a lot fine Google Reader alternatives to keep feeding your RSS addiction. For the past month, a daily popup has reminded Google Reader users to back up… Read More

  • You Can’t Quit, Google Reader, Because I Already Fired You

    You Can’t Quit, Google Reader, Because I Already Fired You

    Google Reader is dying come Monday, and the whole Internet is sad. I’m not sad. I won’t miss it at all. I used to use Google Reader a lot, as in every day, and it was once a key component of my arsenal of work tools, too. Reader was the pulse of the Internet, my way of staying up to date with everything that happened while I was waking or sleeping. In tech news, having a resources… Read More

  • There Is No Google Reader Replacement, Only Alternatives

    There Is No Google Reader Replacement, Only Alternatives

    Google Reader is slowing down. Over the past few days, buttons have broken, marking feeds as read seemed to take a bit longer than usual, and the Android mobile website on some devices shifted over to the desktop view with no way to change things back. As users up until the bitter end, we can no longer complain about these events because Google doesn’t care – it’s shutting… Read More

  • Feedly Cloud Goes Live To Replace Google Reader’s Backend, Power New Web Version Of Feedly’s App

    Feedly Cloud Goes Live To Replace Google Reader’s Backend, Power New Web Version Of Feedly’s App

    In 10 days, Google’s RSS feed-reading service Google Reader will shut down for good. In its wake, developers working on products in the RSS ecosystem have been stepping up to deliver apps, tools and other services to fill the void. Today, one of the frontrunners, Feedly, is transforming itself from RSS application to RSS platform, with the public debut of Feedly Cloud, the… Read More

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