Gini: Google Reader alternatives.
Hey, some I hadn’t heard of.
Feedly announces Reeder, Newsify, more as first RSS app partners | Macworld
“We have been working behind the curtains with the developers of Reeder, Press, Nextgen Reader, Newsify and gReader as design partners for our Normandy project. [snip] Today we are excited to announce that you will be able to access your feedly from all these apps before Google Reader retires and that the access to Feedly API will be free.” My italic emphasis; in perpetuity?
Another Google Reader alternative.
Gripe: I wish new services would always include a screenshot. More and more, what you sign up for is a mystery. I don’t join anything that I can’t preview first, in some form.
Moz Blog: An RSS Reader A Week—In Search of a Google Reader Replacement.
Over the next few weeks, looks like he’ll cover all the salient options.
Mass Programming Resistance: CommaFeed As Backup Plan.
Great MeFi comment about RSS included within.
BuzzFeed: Where Did All The Search Traffic Go.
No answers, just data and a lot of questions.
Google Apps Status Dashboard.
Google’s having a set of outages today, including Gmail. If you’re trying to reach me, that’s why I’m not answering back.
Golden Hill Software: CloudPull.
Backs up your Google account … but … for Reader: “CloudPull can export articles you have Starred, Shared, Liked, or Tagged into an HTML Bookmarks file suitable for importing into Safari, Chrome, Firefox, and Pinboard.” And more.
Infrequently Noted: Why What You’re Reading About Blink Is Probably Wrong
Posted to add a different flavor to the Blink conversation.
Daniël van der Winden: Decreasing the time I spend online.
A different philosophy for dealing with RSS and Google Reader’s demise: “The posts that are definitely worth reading will reach us anyway.”
CSS-Tricks: Let’s Say FeedBurner Shuts Down ...
But of course. Next on the chopping block. You may want to use my more traditional RSS feeds, in preparation.
radesign: Design lessons from Gmail web app.
Seeing the title, I was ready to make a joke. Instead, it makes some good points (typographical points).
vowe dot net: GMail and ActiveSync - it’s complicated.
“Let them eat IMAP.”
W. Caleb McDaniel: Turning Gmail into Google Reader.
DP Review: Photographer uses Google Drive to share full resolution images on Google+.
Why you’d want to risk your (likely) copyrighted works … well, that’s your business.
Youtube: Google Reader Closing - An Ode by Hit Reach.
Dreadful. Just so you know.
Guardian.UK: Google’s Eric Schmidt warns on China’s attempts to control the internet.
I’ll be interested to scan his book to see the evidence he presents.
Guardian.UK: Facebook users risk identity theft, says famous ex-conman.
Google Reader Replacement: The Old Reader.
Restores sharing and commenting, if everyone else is on this service. Whaddaya think?
Architects Zone: RSS Readers on Linux.
Google Reader replacement candidate: NewsBlur.
I’d forgotten about NewsBlur. And it restores the GR sharing features, with others on the service. Whaddaya think?
SERoundtable: Google’s Former Reader PM On Why Google Killed Google Reader.
“It turns out they decided to kill it anyway in 2010, even though most of the engineers opted against joining G+. Ironically, I think the reason Google always wanted to pull the Reader team off to build these other social products was that the Reader team actually understood social ...” My italic emphasis.
ZDNet: Google—Do what you want with Reader, but don’t kill CalDAV.
Elliot Jay Stocks: Beware the free, invisible service.
Hmmm. I think the biggest mistake here is that Google could simply monetize it tomorrow and make a fortune. Now all the bit players are going to split the hegemony, and Google will get nothing. Doesn’t make sense. If I were a Google investor, I’d have a bloody fit.
Marketing Land: Google To Close Google Reader On July 1.
CNet has some alternatives. Anyone actually used and liked any of these?