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Replacing Google Reader (The H)
Posted Apr 4, 2013 19:16 UTC (Thu) by mm7323 (guest, #87386)
I meant Currents - which handles RSS and seems like the Reader replacement from Google.
Posted Apr 4, 2013 19:29 UTC (Thu) by jimparis (subscriber, #38647)
Posted Apr 6, 2013 12:44 UTC (Sat) by lab (subscriber, #51153)
Yes, sadly. In my opinion, any replacement for Google Reader has, as a minimum, the following properties:
- A desktop application. Web-based with good keyboard bindings would be preferable.
- A smartphone app, and a tablet app.
- A stateful synchronizable backing store.
- A synchronization API. Extra bonus if it's open, and allows for 3rd party applications to use it.
I haven't been diving into the alternatives yet, and am taking a bit of 'wait and see' approach. But from the chatter on the net, it seems that Feedly is currently one of the top contenders. People's opinions of it vary somewhat though. Has anyone tried it out, particularly against the above mentioned list?
Posted Apr 6, 2013 15:55 UTC (Sat) by raven667 (subscriber, #5198)
Their apps work OK but really seem to prefer a magazine style layout over the simple list layout and don't at the moment seem to have space keyed to advancing to the next article or back/forward UI widgets in list view, maybe there are keybindings but I haven't found them yet.
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