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Google Reader is dead: Here are five alternatives

Google Reader is dead: Here are five alternatives

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Google is now shut. However it's time to move on and find another solution, because as expected, the flow of articles isn't stopping any time soon.  There are several options out there, both web-based and downloadable applications. Ultimately, you're... >>

Facebook planning Flipboard-style reader for mobiles

Facebook planning Flipboard-style reader for mobiles

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Further details have emerged of Facebook's long-rumoured Google Reader replacement, said to be an attempt to create a Flipboard-style service specifically for mobiles. Called Reader, recent versions of the project are looking fairly similar to Flipboard's... >>

Facebook potentially launching its own take on Google Reader

Facebook potentially launching its own take on Google Reader

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Facebook could be planning to launch its own version of Google Reader, which is due to shut down on 1 July. A developer has noticed mentions of RSS feeds in Facebook's code, hinting at the possibility of a reader launch. The developer, Tom Waddington,... >>

Feedly announces integration support from Reeder, Press, Newsify and more

Feedly announces integration support from Reeder, Press, Newsify and more

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Google Reader is shutting down in less than a month, but third-party RSS client Feedly is beefing up features and adding integration support from other services in an attempt to become a valid Reader replacement. Feedly announced on Monday that it... >>

Digg CEO: 'Digg Reader' won't be separate app

Digg CEO: 'Digg Reader' won't be separate app

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Digg CEO Andrew McLaughlin talked about his company's forthcoming Google Reader replacement on Wednesday while on stage at Internet Week New York, and he notably clarified that it is called "Digg Reader" and will not be a standalone app.  Digg, a... >>

Digg's upcoming Google Reader replacement will enter beta in June

Digg's upcoming Google Reader replacement will enter beta in June

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Last week, the social news aggregator Digg sent a survey to 18,000 people interested in its upcoming Google Reader replacement. From the 8,000 people who responded, Digg has gathered some interesting data and consequently dropped word of a few features... >>

Reeder for iPhone skirts death, updated with Feedbin and standalone RSS support

Reeder for iPhone skirts death, updated with Feedbin and standalone RSS support

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Popular app Reeder for iPhone has been updated with Feedbin and standalone RSS feed support, before Google Reader closes down for good on 1 July. Reeder once relied on Google Reader to populate itself with feeds but, like many apps, has found other solutions... >>

Digg hints Reader replacement as being simple and fast with easy syncing

Digg hints Reader replacement as being simple and fast with easy syncing

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Social news website Digg has further detailed its effort to create an alternative to Google Reader. The main focal points of the service will be simplicity, speed, synchronisation, and the ability to import. "Google did a lot of things right with its... >>

Feedly explored: Is it good enough to replace Google Reader?

Feedly explored: Is it good enough to replace Google Reader?

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Following Google's announcement last week that it will be killing off Google Reader on 1 July, one company in particular stepped in quickly (within the day) to fill the gap. Feedly has been around since 2008, but its latest approach to draw in Google... >>

Google launching 'Play News' service as Reader replacement?

Google launching 'Play News' service as Reader replacement?

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Google is readying a new feature called Google Play News that will distribute news content through "Issues" and "Subscriptions", shortly after the company shut down its Google Reader service.  As spotted by Android Police, a leak came from a JavaScript... >>