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Both Lifehacker and CNET have been quick to dump out some options for alternatives. I think in terms of reading on the web and on mobiles (all the below have Android and iOS apps) the best options are: Feedly - Probably the most popular alternative, syncs directly to Google Reader for now. Main downside is that using it on the web requires installing a ...
If you don't mind self-hosting it, or finding someone who will, Tiny Tiny RSS is a Free Software web application with a similar look and feel of GReader. It comes with a mobile web UI and there are 3rd party native apps that interface with it.
I just found Old Reader which purports to be "like Google Reader was back when it was good". It can import OPML files from Google Reader, has the same keyboard shortcuts, and seems to work pretty similarly. I'm about to try it out, and will post back once I get some impressions of it.
Feedly syncs directly to Google Reader for now, and will migrate your feeds off google reader when the time comes. They have a post simplifying the transition from Google Reader to feedly. Feedly runs in the browser and on various mobile devices. It supports categories for feeds like Google Reader. It supports j and k keyboard shortcuts for navigating ...
Alternatives to Google Reader: Newsblur: This is a very good alternative more than anything in the way that organizes our feeds. Well minimalist, but with good use of colors to detail the importance of the news contained in the folders that have separated our RSS Newsblur and is promoting ways in which you can migrate your account to Google Reader them, ...
I've used Bloglines in the past, but always come back to GReader.
I really liked Fever but recently switched to Google Reader for the iPhone and iPad App Reeder. It is an app that you install on your own hosting - it costs $30.
There are few you can explore: Netvibes Ustart ProtoPage Feedly MyFav Aboogy Iguzu
Kindlefeeder ? Kindlefeeder is a service for Amazon Kindle owners that lets you aggregate your favorite feeds and have them delivered to your Kindle in a convenient, easy-to-navigate format. Kindlefeeder also lets you save individual webpages and have them delivered to your Kindle along with your feeds.
I am surprised that no one has mentioned Calibre - an ebook management tool. It also has capabilities for downloading RSS feeds and converting them into epubs or another format of your choice. Calibre is available on android but I don't think is available on iOS. However, there are ways to get around it. Calibre can be left running as a background process ...
Have you looked at Google Readers 'sort by magic' feature; http://www.gtricks.com/google-reader-tricks/what-is-sort-by-magic-in-google-reader/ http://googlereader.blogspot.com/2009/10/reading-gets-personal-with-popular.html Only have a 10 minute coffee break and want to see the best items first? All feeds now have a new sort option called "magic" that ...
If you just want the links: Export iGoogle Feeds Follow the steps to export convert to OPML and then load into Google Reader Other options: Maybe put this on a free google app engine
I'm trying out Netvibes and that actually seems quite nice, very similar to iGoogle in a lot of ways and potentially more powerful - already got it set up to check my emails accounts etc. Not sure it is able to migrate feeds though, although I might not have come across that option yet - at the moment i'm just manually bringing across each of my RSS feeds.
Another open source self-hosted alternative would be selfoss by Tobias Zeising. I've just set it up and it works well for my few feeds. With the end of Google Reader, activity seems to have shot up and you can import your feeds from Google Reader.
Feedly is still your best bet, imo. If you don't want to disclose the information you listed, you're out of luck. I now use Feedly constantly, and I think it's the best replacement so far. fast mobile apps browser plugins + native still syncs with GReader once Google Reader is killed, Feedly promises to take over with their own Normandy system looks great ...
You can now on a item-by-item basis. The quickest way is using the keyboard shortcuts n to select the next article in the current feed and then m to toogle read status to unread.
No there is no way to currently do this. It is in the archives as a feature request.
Click the Subscribe button Paste in the link to the feed. In your case: http://www.javaworld.com/community/node/1390/feed Click 'Add' to complete the process.
Just an alternative idea, I don't know if can be useful for you. You can register all feeds you are interested on FriendFeed. And then you can set in the Notification Options to send you an instant email every new post.
BazQux is very good for me: http://bazqux.com/ It also have nice feeds import from Google Reader
For similar sharing experience you could try The Old Reader. Their goal is to create "Good old Google Reader" clone. Newsblur is currently adding sharing and commenting right inside the reader. BazQux Reader is a new Google Reader alternative. It shows comments to posts and supports reading of Facebook and Google+ pages. PS: I'm biased here, since I'm ...
There's no solution till Google releases an API that developers can utilize
If you're using Firefox, I recommend feedly. It's not an alternative to Google Reader, but you can integrate your Google account with it.
After Feedly has loaded, enter the "?" character. That will bring up a list of shortcut commands available. It's still a "hidden feature", hopefully they'll have that more visible in a future release.
Unlike ordinary RSS-readers, LikeHack adds links from your Facebook and Twitter feeds, and also provides two kinds of custom filters to eliminate whole topics by keywords and exclude instagram photos and other media from your feed. It makes also all links you shared searchable. We have launched recently and glad to invite you to test!
This is kind of a self-ad, but another alternative (especially if you are looking for a self-hosted option) is ownCloud News app. Check my blog post for more details: http://algorithmsforthekitchen.com/blog/?p=479
I'm experimenting with Pulse and am so far moderately impressed: The UI is a thing of beauty, but the user experience is quite different from Google Reader and importing your Reader feeds with the web version of the app is not possible. They claim to have a very simple import function to grab your Reader feeds in the mobile version though, which I haven't ...
After Google Reader turned out the lights, I experimented with a long string or RSS readers and aggregation systems. I eventually settled on Feedly and tried to camp out there. While the interface is polished and it does most things well, after a couple weeks I was frustrated with how little customization could be done. Adding feeds from mobile was also a ...
FastLadder or BlogLines are is a possible web based option.
SocialMention might be what you're looking for. You can export historical Tweets (and other mentins) to a .CSV. Also, Topsy works well when it comes to searching for historical Tweets by keyword.
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