Thursday, March 14, 2013
Google Reader Alternatives
Google is shutting down it's popular RSS reader tool, Google Reader on July 1st. Lots of people are wondering what they are going to do to continue following all the sites they love. Here are a few alternatives to check out. I don't know what I'm going to do yet, but then I don't use Google Reader much as it is. Hope you find something that will work for you!
The better way to organize, read and share the content of your favorite sites.
The Old Reader
the ultimate social RSS reader. It's just like the old Google reader, only better. We're in beta right now, but we're constantly working on improvements and new features.
Taptu provides instant access to all your interests in one beautiful little app
Digg has plans to build a new tool
Message from Google about the coming change:
We know Reader has a devoted following who will be very sad to see it go. We’re sad too. There are two simple reasons for this: usage of Google Reader has declined, and as a company we’re pouring all of our energy into fewer products. We think that kind of focus will make for a better user experience. To ensure a smooth transition, we’re providing a three-month sunset period so you have sufficient time to find an alternative feed-reading solution. If you want to retain your Reader data, including subscriptions, you can do so through Google Takeout.
Hope this helps!