5 Best Google Reader Alternatives

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Leon Williamson

Here are also 7 best Google Reader alternatives for iOS users:
http://www.apprevels.com/reviews/7-best-google-reader-alternatives.html

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kleefaj

I signed up for Feedbin (https://feedbin.me). I liked the Google Reader interface and Feedbin is pretty similar (especially the keyboard controls). I tried Feedly and didn't care for the interface. Feedbin brought in my starred items as well as my subscriptions.

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StarVortex

Thanks for the review. My favorite RSS feed reader is FeedReader Online http://feedreader.com/online/ and I love it because it is entirely designed for people who wish to keep the feed reading process fast, neat and simple (just like me). Also, it is a very active service with regular updates.

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stradric

I'm on Feedly now. The seamless transition from Google Reader was very nice and the interface is close enough. I still think Google Reader is better, but maybe Feedly will overtake it over time.

For example, one of the features I always used in Reader that is missing in Feedly is the "mark read older than a week".

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Cosmin

For news reading, you can also use www.hinto.co
It's a highly visual web app that allows you to select which websites contents to keep up with.

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icebox1701

I think that (especially for the Maximum PC audience which is usually more technically inclined) Tiny Tiny RSS deserves a honorable mention. This way nobody gets to choose when I should stop using something.

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reutnes

I remember an MPC that would run a guide to setting up and configuring freeNAS.

I'm not certain that this is the same MPC anymore. I set up a TTRSS and it wasn't too difficult even with my very limited knowledge of server technologies and apache, but I'm not certain it is a project within MPC's scope anymore.

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jimmthang

You mean a story like this? http://www.maximumpc.com/article/features/roll_your_own_home_server2013 (One that we posted only a few months ago?)

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reutnes

have to admit I must have missed that article.

Last time I saw it was a few years ago.

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trlovejoy

I was seriously toying with Feedly but the old reader wins, due to its excellent mobile version. I was really not looking forward to using a reader without a matching android app, but this mobile version sealed the deal for me.

Oh, and we have today to use reader, guess the shutdown is tonight, not last night.

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majorsuave

Feedly Android app is s*it to use.

I prefer gReader on that front. Luckily they even added (Beta) TheOldReader support.

So, TheOldReader shall win by default.

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bloodgain

Without a web-only (i.e. no plugin) access method, I find it hard to declare Feedly the heir apparent to Google. I realize that only alienates a minority of users, but we're already talking about a standard that is used by a minority of people browsing news. Otherwise, Feedly looks great.

I'm giving Digg a tryout, and I hope it gets some improvements. Otherwise, I may have to give AOL's offering a go, or pony up $24/year for NewsBlur (oh, unless I missed something, your price for NewsBlur Premium is wrong).

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The Mac

no pulse?

:-(

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