Google Reader Alternatives Abound As The Service Shuts Down

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Today Google Reader, Google’s popular RSS feed reader, will shut down forever. But there are a number of alternatives to those who still want an RSS reader. Google first announced it would shut down Reader a few months ago, which gave users and developers plenty of time to find another service. Now, on the final […]

Facebook Reader is a Flipboard, HTC BlinkFeed Competitor


After an unsuccessful attempt at conquering the mobile space with the Facebook Home launcher UI on the HTC First, Facebook may be working on a second UI that will allow users to quickly access status updates, wall posts, and news feeds. According to the Wall Street Journal, the project is called Facebook Reader, and the interface […]

Google Buys Wavii: May Play Role in Google Reader Replacement


Google is now confirming earlier reports that it purchased language application Wavii. Wavii was introduced earlier this year, and allowed users to enable their Facebook account and have the service present them information they might like based on their previous Likes. After initially asking for the user’s interests, Wavii would then learn more about the […]

Google Reader Fate Should Make You Wary of Google Services

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The Internet reverberated with a loud gasp when Google announced it is pulling the plug on Google Reader, a popular RSS aggregator. Many members of the tech press howled because Google Reader is essential for many writers to efficiently gather news from a wide variety of sources efficiently. Millions of people use Google Reader to […]

Flipboard Update Adds Google Reader Functionality and More


Flipboard is an amazing App for the iPad that just got a little more amazing with an update. Named by Apple as the App of the Year for 2010, Flipboard in its previous incarnation let you view feeds from Twitter, Facebook, and various other sources in a visual, magazine-like style. It has been one of […]

Google Reader for Android Now Available for Your RSS Needs


If you’re an Android smartphone user and an avid news junkie with your RSS feeds, you can now download the official Google Reader app for your Android phone from Android Market. The free download gives you quite a bit of option on a clean, attractive user interface to help you catch up with and manage […]

Is Google Strangling Google Reader with Too Much Stuff?


Google Reader is still one of my main tools for keeping track of what’s going on in the world of mobile tech and just news in general. I probably have more than the average number of RSS feeds I check daily and the one of the beauties of Google Reader is that no matter what […]