With the closure of Google Reader last year and the increasing popularity of news aggregation apps such as Flipboard and Zite, the fate of the lowly RSS feed has become a big question mark -- but a new iPhone app hopes to breath some new life into the medium.
There are now less than three weeks left until Christmas, and if you're looking for a way to keep the little ones entertained until then, Microsoft has teamed up with NORAD's Santa tracker website to provide daily fun right up until the blessed day arrives. And did we mention it's now iPad-friendly? That and more in our Friday morning recap!
Google Reader has been gone nearly a week, and many Mac users have discovered there are fewer choices for reading RSS feeds on OS X than there are on iOS. But with a little trick, anyone can make their own app for Feedly.
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.
With mere days to spare before Google Reader takes a dirt nap, the folks at Digg have started rolling out their new Reader service, complete with an iOS app that should be hitting the App Store any moment.
With only 11 days to spare, the folks at Feedly have launched their Google Reader replacement, which promises to keep your existing RSS feeds and continue serving them to all of your favorite apps for years to come.
Companies are racing to get their Google Reader replacements out before the plug gets pulled on July 1, with the latest announcement coming from Digg, which plans to unveil its solution next week. Will Digg's service rise to be the cream of the crop, or will the RSS landscape simply become a fragmented mess in the wake of Google abandoning its service? Time will tell...