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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 ...


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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.


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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.


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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 ...


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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, ...


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There are few you can explore: Netvibes Ustart ProtoPage Feedly MyFav Aboogy Iguzu


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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.


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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


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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.


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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.


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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 ...


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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.


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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!


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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 ...


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This IFTTT recipe gets you most of the way there. You just need to tag all of the feeds from which you want this email alert with a particular tag. (Since feeds can have multiple tags, you could tag all of them if you want.) Google Reader channel, New item tagged trigger Gmail channel, send an email action For every new item in Google Reader with a ...


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You could try using this Zapier Zap which creates an RSS feed of any users YouTube video feed. You just need to sub in the users YouTube username and Zapier will create the RSS feed you can put in your RSS feed. You can easily substitute the RSS feed in Zapier for other form of notification too like email, sms, instant message, etc.


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The URL for a user feed in YouTube is: https://gdata.youtube.com/feeds/api/users/<user>/uploads Replace with the name of a YouTube channel or user. [from: Digital Inspiration]


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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


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Q-Sensei FeedBooster seems to be a great alternative. I'll try it next week. http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/a-google-reader-alternative-sort-filter-your-busy-rss-feeds-with-feedbooster/


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Alternatives to iGoogle shows NetVibes and PageFlakes as alternatives. This Lifehacker article compares NetVibes and Protopage. This discussion also mentions Yahoo.


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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 ...


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I believe http://www.nextily.com/ is one that is planning on including the next bookmark. However, since it won't be released until almost immediately before Google Reader closes, it's hard to say whether or not it'll be a good replication of it, or if there are any other features that'll be useful.


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Now that Google Reader has been retired, I have been using a combination of sites. I started using RSS NewsBytes to keep tabs on current events and major tech news, and Feedly for well, pretty much everything else. The problem with all the readers that I have experienced is that they are kind of difficult on the eyes. NewsBytes is designed a little bit ...


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I have tried MyYahoo and its ok, but it was time to move on. So I reviewed netvibes and it looks like way too much for me! I tried protopage’s demo and it seems promising. Then I got this invitation to try homepagey. It’s very new but looked pretty good. I am currently using it and I most likely will keep it. Not Igoogle by any means, but very nice. If any ...


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New one just came out called igHome. According to PCWorld it "works just like iGoogle". Maybe now there is: igHome is a personalized home page that bears more than a passing resemblance to early-day iGoogle. In other words, it's a home page you can customize with a variety of feeds and gadgets, arranging them all to your liking. You might have a ...


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How to save screen estate in the new Reader As of today, there is finally a compact layout in the new Google Reader (click the cog above the list of news). Consider adding www.google.com##DIV[id="top-bar"] to your AdBlock Plus list, it will hide the entire search bar and save a lot of vertical space. This method is likely to stop working or interfere with ...


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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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Yahoo Pipes does not support protected feeds natively. You can use this specific pipe to accomplish such a task. Moreover I had some success (not sure they cover all the cases, but a try is worth) with xfruits and notify.me.



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