Archives for May 2013

Replacing Reader, Part 3: We Have a Winner!

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This is the final post in a series on my experiences in replacing Google Reader. The first two installments are available here: Part 1 & Part 2.
I’ve now been using The Old Reader for a few weeks, and I think I’ve found a winner. Here’s what I like: Imported feeds are retained in their folders,… more »

Replacing Reader, Part 2: Too Much to Ask?

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This is part 2 in a series of posts on my experiences in replacing Google Reader. Read the first installment here. That first week after Google announced they were killing Reader, I read blog posts and articles galore on how much Reader’s so-called “power users” would miss it. I experimented with various replacements being mentioned as frontrunners (Feedly, Netvibes),… more »

Replacing Reader, Part 1: What’s the Big Deal?

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If I may borrow from Judith Viorst, March 13th, 2013 was one of those terrible, horrible, no good, very bad days. There were no lima beans involved, but that was the day Google announced it was pulling the plug on Google Reader. Along with Gmail, Reader is one of the very few web services I use virtually every day.… more »