The corpse may be barely cold, but Google poured a little salt in Reader's fatal, self-inflicted wound even as the service's founder reminisced on what he might have done differently if it was launched today.
NewsBar shows just how slick an RSS app can be; it displays articles beautifully and it’s easy to customize the look, behavior, and alerts. Folders, under Preferences > RSS Feeds, let you bundle related feeds together, and NewsBar can even pull in your Google Reader feeds (before that service disappears in July) and merge them with your local feeds, so they’ll keep working seamlessly when Google Reader goes dark.
Whew! Hopefully you made it through Monday's April Fool's Day unscathed and are ready to get back to business. With the first calendar quarter of 2013 already behind us, there's plenty to look forward to in the months ahead, and Apple is giving developers their first taste of what's to come with an initial beta for OS X 10.8.4 -- which just so happens to kick off our Monday recap...
Tech fans the world over are mourning Google's decision to bury Reader this summer, and there are no shortage of contenders rising to take its place -- including Zite, who claims to have rebuilt Reader's core functionality in only six hours.
Well, what a lame way to end an otherwise normal Wednesday on the internet. As of July 1, Google will shut down its ubiquitous RSS service, Reader. After almost 8 years as the go-to spot for keeping tabs on everything from news to blogs, we'll all have to find a new way to gobble up internet information later this year.
With so many iOS apps going into the App Store each and every day, it's easy to miss cool titles you might otherwise enjoy. So let's single out a couple selections, with a new Feedly for iOS landing today while MotoHeroz is Appoday's freebie for Tuesday.