Posts Tagged ‘google reader’

Digg Reader Now Allows Data Export

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

This is good news: after Google Reader went away, other RSS feeds are improving their service in an effort to draw more users …

In the wake of the closing of Google Reader at the start of this month, many services beefed up for the onslaught of business, while other new ones suddenly sprung to life. One of those came from Digg, the social sharing site started by Kevin Rose, which has lost some of its prominence in recent times.

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Digg Reader Beta is not yet Ready for Prime Time

Friday, June 28th, 2013

Hopefully, Digg will address most of these shortcomings before the official roll-out …

I received my Digg Reader invite earlier this day and immediately went to the website to check it out. First thing that you need to do is link Reader with your Google Account to import your Google Reader feed list. It is not clear what users do that do not use Google Reader, but I suppose they will have to do the same but end up with 0 imported feeds after the process.

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Why I won’t Use Google’s New Note Taking Service Keep

Monday, March 18th, 2013

It sounds like there are more than a few people out there who are pretty unhappy about the death of Google Notebook … fortunately for me, plain old paper notebooks still work just fine.

Indicators of a new note taking service by Google came to light after Carlos Jeurissen did some heavy code snooping on various Google properties. From the looks of it, Google Keep will be a note taking add-on integrated into Google Drive. It has not been officially announced yet, but first screenshots appeared on Android Police that show how this service may look like.

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Radbox – Save Online Videos to Watch Later

Monday, February 28th, 2011

Here’s another program that lets you save YouTube videos …

Have you experienced the following situation? You just received an email or message from a friend that contained a link to a funny must see video. Problem is, you do not have time to watch it right now. What do you do? Most users wait until they have the time, some may even bookmark the video so that they can access it easier at a later time.

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Convert Partial RSS Feeds into Full-Text Feeds

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

I just might try this one out myself …

Some webmasters believe that offering partial feeds of their news entries only in the RSS Feed drives more visitors to their website. While that may be true, it has an adverse effect as well. The feed subscription count will drop, as some users will unsubscribe from it, especially if the webmaster has offered full-text feeds at one time and switched to partial feeds later on.

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