Before Google Reader is officially killed on July 1st, make sure to back up your current feeds. Then move them to one of these free alternative readers.
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Google announced that it will be closing down a bunch of services, one of which is Google Reader which is arguably the most popular. Use Google Takeout to export your feed data and save it until you find an alternative.
Almost every internet user uses Google Reader to read their favorite blogs and websites. To make Google Reader visually appealing, its better to display favicons right next to websites. Here’s how you can enable favicons in Google Reader.
Even though Outlook and Thunderbird make formidable RSS readers, Google Reader completely dominates the market for most geeks out there. So, if you subscribe to RSS feeds you have probably used Google Reader at some point. With that said, did you know you can make Google Reader fun with the new “Play’” feature. Well, I […]
Google knows that many of its users have multiple accounts on their service. Because of this they have incorporated a new setting that if enabled, will allow you to sign into all your accounts simultaneously. Although they are still working out a few kinds, it’s pretty much all there (99%) and for sure is a […]
Wow… I think I’ve found at least 10 Google April Fools Pranks so I decided to start sharing them. Share My favorite I think can be seen on their front page (however the google translator for animals below is possibly tied for #1). Yup, as of April 1, 2010, Google Topeka announced their new […]
Ever found a web page you liked so much you wanted to download or save it for later but didn’t know how? There are few good options when you want to save a page for viewing later. You can Print a web page as a PDF, take a screenshot, or even download the entire page […]
When you use Outlook for several hours each day at work but prefer to use Google Reader over the Outlook RSS reader, I have the perfect tip for ya! I especially like this because I can keep all my feeds in 1 place for both home and work yet, I don’t need to have an […]
If you’re shopping for a new job, used car, microwave or… whatever, Craigslist combined with Google Reader (or any RSS reader) can be a powerful combo due to a little thing called RSS! It’s a huge time saver AND, helps me get exactly the data I need in 1 centralized place. Share How To […]
Google Reader is a great way to keep up-to-date on the latest news and topics that interest you leveraging RSS feeds. When you’re feeling social, you can also use Google Reader to spread the word on articles that you feel are groovy enough to share on your favorite Social Media sites like FaceBook, Twitter, Stumbleupon […]
Favicons are the small icons you see next to a website name or URL while using your internet browser. For most websites these favicons have become permanent branding images, and are a great way to keep track of what site you on. Google just introduced a new feature in Google Reader that allows the use […]
Many people use the built-in Firefox RSS reader, however the nice thing about a 3rd party reader such as Google Reader, is all your data is saved up in the “cloud” rather than just your home computer. This is a good thing in the event of a hardware failure on your PC or if you […]
A few months back, I wrote an Article explaining RSS and gave a few recommendations for RSS readers. Although I found the Google Reader to be a promising player, I found it lacked several key features which I used on my Desktop Client – Omea Reader. Recently, however, Google has introduced a new feature to […]
Subscribe! Great! Um… How? RSS? What the HECK IS THAT and why do all Websites on the Internet want me to Subscribe to their RSS Feed??? If you’re like me, the first time I saw RSS, I was a little confused. Now granted, this was a few years back, and unfortunately, there was LITTLE information […]