When Google Reader shut down in 2013, a bunch of companies tried to present themselves as viable alternatives. That included some new players like Inoreader, Feedly, The Old Reader, and Newsblur as well as some older names including Aol and Digg. But Aol Reader shut down a few months ago, and now it looks like […]
As Feedly battles DDoS attacks, here are some other RSS readers
When Google Reader shut down last summer a number of companies tried to fill the void by offering their own cloud-based feed readers. Feedly is one of the most popular, and the company’s done a pretty good job of building a fast, capable RSS reader that synchronizes data across your devices as well as a […]
How much would you pay for a Google Reader replacement?
It’s been a little over a month since Google Reader shut down, and the RSS reader landscape is starting to enter a new frontier. Plenty of folks who used to use RSS readers to keep up on the latest news say they now use Twitter, Facebook, or other social networks for much the same thing. […]
Google Reader fallout: Digg Reader, Aol Reader go live – what are you using?
Google Reader shuts down on Monday, July 1st. For years Google’s online RSS reader has been the most popular tool for folks looking for a web-based feed reader that could synchronize their read, unread, and saved items across multiple devices. Since Google announced plans to end the service, a number of folks have been making […]
Lilbits (6-21-2013): Petabyte optical discs, Google Reader replacements
A few years ago we started to see optical discs that could store as much as a terabyte of data, making a 50GB Blu-ray disc look like small potatoes. But new breakthroughs mean we could see DVD-sized discs that could hold up to 1000 times as much data. Whether anyone will buy those discs is […]
Digg Reader to launch just days before Google Reader shutdown
The Google Reader shutdown is imminent, but don’t fret! The team of engineers at Digg has been slaving away to make sure that Digg Reader will be ready to rock a few days before Google pulls the plug. Digg’s crack unit consists of just five individuals and has been tasked with building “a web and […]