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How to switch your Gadgeteer RSS feed reader from Google Reader to Feedly

on Sunday, June 30th, 2013

If you read The Gadgeteer’s RSS feed with Google Reader, you are probably already aware that back in March, Google announced that it would be retiring their RSS feed service on July 1, 2013. That’s tomorrow for those of you without a calendar In the past 3 months I’ve tried several different Google Reader replacementsRead More…


Ino Reader is a potential replacement for Google Reader

on Tuesday, May 14th, 2013
Posted in: Miscellaneous, News

If you are one of the many users that were upset by hearing that Google Reader was being retired, then take a look at Ino Reader.  It’s a free, browser-based RSS reader that has a simple and easy to use interface.  You can sign in with Google, Facebook, or create a new login with email.  You canRead More…


Replace Google Reader with Zite for mobile devices

on Friday, March 15th, 2013

A lot of people were upset by yesterday’s surprise announcement of Google Reader’s imminent demise.  In response, Zite spent a few hours making some changes to incorporate your Google Reader feeds into their apps – that doesn’t rely on Google’s infrastructure.  Zite is an app available for mobile devices – Android, iPhone/iPad, and WP7.  ItRead More…


Google Reader is being retired

on Thursday, March 14th, 2013
Posted in: Miscellaneous, News

As I opened my favorite RSS reader this morning – Google Reader, I received a pop-up that it will be retired on July 1, 2013.  News from Google’s official blog states: “We launched Google Reader in 2005 in an effort to make it easy for people to discover and keep tabs on their favorite websites.Read More…


Mediafly for the Blackberry Review

By: Mark Adkins
on Saturday, June 27th, 2009

“New Media. Original Content. On Demand.” Mediafly is your source for video and audio personalized channels including podcasts and more delivered to virtually any media-enabled device.” I don’t really do audiobooks or podcasts- I’m just too visual of a person to focus on that sort of thing for too long. My mind wanders and the nextRead More…


NewsBreak Lite RSS Reader for WinMo

on Tuesday, April 7th, 2009
Posted in: Windows Mobile

I recently downloaded Ilium Software’s NewsBreak Lite RSS reader from the Windows Mobile Total Access Site. I had been searching for a lightweight non-bloated reader for my Treo, and I really like this one. It’s free, it’s fast, easy to configure, and did I mention Free? There’s a paid version from Ilium that implements some otherRead More…