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Retired web-based RSS newsreader from Google from 2007 to July 1, 2013.

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Free Google Reader alternative with mobile web version [closed]

I mean something like that (http://www.google.com/reader/i): What I've tried: Feedly - no mobile web version NewsBlur - paid for more than 12 feeds (I have more) Netvibes - mobile version not usable ...
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Google Reader replacement that does FULL history import? [closed]

A while ago, I posted via Google Reader alternatives: did you make a choice yet? indicating this about Feedly: PRO: GR imported posts contains all history (even from blog feeds that are now defunct)...
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Keep 'tags' when importing Google Reader in Feedly [closed]

As all regular Google Reader users know it's not going to be here for much longer. After looking around I've decided to change to use Feedly, which from what I can see seems to be the conclusion most ...
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After the closure of Google Reader, Feedly will still work? or need more data? [closed]

Feedly for data collection, require each user's permissions for Google Account. After the closure of Google Reader, Feedly will still work? or need more data?
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Google Reader alternatives with feature requests [closed]

After trying out some suggestions in similar questions, here are some feature must-haves*: Import from Google Reader. If it's web based, Firefox and Chrome compatible. If it's an application, Linux, ...
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Google Reader alternatives that also have iOS apps [duplicate]

Like many others, I'm looking for a Google Reader alternative now that it is shutting down. However, I'm also looking for an alternative that has an iOS app that I can use. Currently, I use the Reeder ...
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Alternatives for Google Reader (with Android synchronizing) [closed]

Now that Google Reader is being retired, what are my options for consuming RSS feeds on the web and synchronizing with my Android device? Social media sharing is not as important to me as being able ...
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How do I add a RSS feed to Google Reader or Feedly? [closed]

I'm trying to configure Google Reader/Feedly to track JavaWorld articles. JavaWorld offers many different RSS feeds. I'd like to subscribe to Core Java, but I cannot find/add this feed to Google ...
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How to stop following all blogs on Google FriendConnect [closed]

Somehow, I managed to add all of my subscriptions from Google Reader to Blogger's 'following' service: FriendConnect. This is really annoying, as my 153 subscriptions show up in a list in my Google ...
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Hide particular feeds from Google Reader main article stream [closed]

I'm using Google Reader and I'm looking for a way to hide some feeds from my stream of all unread articles. Basically if you subscribe to a feed all its new articles appear in the list. I don't want ...
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Is there a way to be notified by email whenever there is a new item on Google Reader? [closed]

I want be notified from Google Reader via email each time a new item shows up in one of my rss feeds. Is that possible?
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How to remove Google Reader shared items page? [closed]

I am not using Google Reader anymore and I would like to remove my shared items page found at http://www.google.com/reader/shared/<my.gmail.account.username> I read this question How do I ...
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How do popular iPhone RSS clients sync subscriptions with Google Reader? [closed]

Feedler and Mobile RSS have served me well in browsing my RSS subscription content that I added in Google Reader. What API are these apps using to get the list of subscriptions? I want to create my ...
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“Blogs I'm following” folder doesn't show up in Google Reader settings nor in the Android app [closed]

Here, one can see that Blogger has created a custom folder in my Google Reader, automagically housing all the blogs I follow there: But, that seems to be the only place this folder appears! It's not ...
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Can I access Google Readers Feed stats? [closed]

When you use Google Reader and you want to subscribe to a new feed, you will see this first: Can I automatically get the information, that this feed has 179 readers? Does Google provide an API for ...
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In Firefox, how to subscribe to RSS feed without “Reader vs Homepage” page? [closed]

Using Firefox 11, though I remember this being true in versions past, as well. Is there any way to tell Firefox to add RSS feeds to Google Reader specifically, rather than to just "Google", so I don't ...
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How to raise Google Reader RSS feed entry limit? [closed]

I have a combined RSS feed of all my RSS feeds in Google Reader. The URL is like: http://www.google.com/reader/atom/user%F4K3U53RC0D3%2Fstate%2Fcom.google%2Freading-list. But that feed contains only ...
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How do I get Google Alerts into My Google Reader when I have a Google Apps Account? [closed]

Would like to use Google Alerts with my Google Apps account and manage via Google Reader. It appears that one can't associate a Google Alerts created/managed under a Google Apps account and send it to ...
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“Note in Reader” missing [closed]

My father has a static website that he uses for political reasons. To add items to his RSS feed, he used to use the "Note in Reader" bookmarklet. Google Reader has been merged with Google+ and that ...
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Items from old blog added to Google Reader appear as read, want them unread [closed]

I recently added an older blog to my Google Reader (it doesn't have any posts within the last year). Because of this all posts show as "read". So, if I browse by viewing "all items", all the posts ...
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Subscribe in the background instead of redirecting the page [closed]

The one annoyance in Google Reader for me is clicking an RSS feed and having it open the Google Reader window. I just want it to subscribe me to the feed without redirecting me to a different page. ...
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Starring all my liked items in Google Reader [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to mass-star items in Google Reader? I've been "liking" items in Google Reader to keep them around, but that's been changed. You can now +1 them (and publish ...
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How to make Google Reader Play to only show unread items of Google Reader? [closed]

I use Google Reader Play to see the latest items of my subscribed RSS feeds. However, it shows both read and unread items. I just want to see unread items. How can I do that?
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Google Reader statistics and filter [closed]

I have over 200 subscriptions in my Google Reader and I'm reading almost 300 RSS entries everyday. So my problem is to determine most powerful sources for me. So what I need to see is the statistics ...
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1answer
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Google Reader auto-mark read possible? [closed]

I'm using Google Reader, there is a function that allows us to mark all as read which is really good, but I was wondering is there anyway to Mark the RSS as read automatically when they come in?
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Google Reader bookmarklet insists that I'm logged out [closed]

For a few days now, I can no longer use the Google Reader bookmarklet (the one shown on the 'Your stuff' page in the upper right) on one particular machine with FF5. Whenever I do activate it, the ...
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How do I remove all shared items from Google Reader? [closed]

My shared items feed was private, and I want to make it public, so I decided to remove all it contains. How can I do this?
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Can I stop Google Reader from forgetting old items? [closed]

It seems that Google Reader automatically deletes items older than about a month, even if they're unread. Or at least it no longer shows them as unread. It technically makes sense as it calls them "...
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Archive/export all the blog entries from a RSS feed in Google Reader [closed]

Is there a way to export or archive all the blog posts from a feed in Google Reader? Sometimes blogs get deleted, but Google Reader still manages to save much of their content. How can I export ...
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How can I share posts from GoogleReader to Google+ [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Send to Google Plus from Reader How can I add Google+ to the custom "Share" items in GoogleReader? According to this question and lack of resolution, it is not possible? ...
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Send to Google Plus from Reader [closed]

Is it currently possible to send to Google Plus from Google Reader? Either a Chrome extension or a custom Send To link would work. Update: This question is now obsolete. With the changes to Reader, ...
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What is Google Reader's “Sort by magic”? [closed]

In Google Reader you can choose to either sort by newest, oldest, or by "magic". What exactly does this last option mean?
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Is there a way to use RSS aggregator to follow a single Google Reader folder? [closed]

Is there a way to follow a single folder in Google Reader using another RSS aggregator? Google listen does this for podcasts but I was hopping to gpodder for that without creating a new account.
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Where did my Google Reader bundle go? [closed]

I had a folder with podcasts on my google reader account and wanted to delete that folder since I read them from another podcast program. I wanted to save them in a OPML file, but I saw that there ...
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Search only in titles of posts in Google Reader [closed]

Is there any way to search only in titles in Google Reader? Most searches show results where the match is in the body of the post, but I would like to restrict it only to match if the keywords are in ...
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Bookmark to Google Reader for a specific account [closed]

I have multiple Google accounts including a personal account, and a Google Apps account for work. I want to create a bookmark will send me to my work Google Reader account directly where I have ...
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Keep items permanently unread in Google Reader [closed]

I follow a number of feeds, and sometimes there are posts I want to save for a later date. I mark them Keep Unread, but the next time I go into the feed, as soon as I scroll past those posts, the Keep ...
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Edit an existing feed URL in Google Reader to new RSS location [closed]

How do you update the feed URL of a subscription through Google Reader? Subscribed to a blog that used to publish their RSS feed at the following: http://example.com/blog/feed But now it's dead as ...
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How to move a Google Reader account? [closed]

Google recently decided that I can't be logged in to my Gmail and Apps accounts at the same time, so I want to move my Google Reader data from one to the other. I know of the "Import/Export feeds" ...
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Show the list of users who +1 or liked a Google Reader feed item [closed]

How, or where, do you find the list of Google+ users who have read things in Google Reader and hit that +1 like button? At the tail end of an item in Google Reader there is this social button ...
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Why has Photos replaced Reader on iGoogle navigation menu? [closed]

In my iGoogle list (when logged into Gmail), I currently have: Gmail Calendar Documents Photos Web More v Until today, I had: Gmail Calendar Documents Reader Web More v My ...
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When a post is modified, does Google Reader notice? [closed]

I often click on a post's feed, so as to go to the post's site, just to make sure I'm not reading outdated information. Does Google Reader update the post's contents, so I don't have to keep doing ...
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Disable images on Google Reader [closed]

How do I disable images in feeds on Google Reader? I am open to using browser extensions and URL hacks but not alternatives to Google Reader itself. Disabling images across the browser isn't ...
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Sort articles alphabetically [closed]

I have a feed in Google Reader with about 500 unread articles in it over the last four months (probably 100 read ones are interspersed in there too). I need to be able to sort them alphabetically by ...
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1answer
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Why does my Google Reader show Recommended Subscriptions? [closed]

Recently, my Google Reader changed to show all the Recommended items in the list. I don't want to see them as I like controlling what is in the list (from my specific groups). How do I change it back?
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Is there another way to mark a recommended item as “Not Interested” in Google Reader? [closed]

Sometimes posts are really long (in screen space, not necessarily words) to get to the bottom of, so a keyboard shortcut would be really helpful for marking the "Not Interested" box of a post. Is ...
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How do I tell Google Reader to mark the currently-shown page as read if I know it's in one of my subscribed feeds? [closed]

Occasionally, I browse to (i.e., arrive at without using Google Reader) a URL that I know is an item in one of my subscribed feeds. (One common way this happens is through Twitter.) I'm wondering if ...
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Keyboard shortcut to go to next post in the next feed? [closed]

There is a shortcut N that will jump to another post in the same feed ("subscription") but will not jump to another feed when the current post is the last one. Then there is a spacebar shortcut that ...
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How to save and categorize articles I liked? [closed]

Currently, if I like the article, I usually mark it "starred" in GoogleReader. Two problems with that: It does not allow to categorize it. Sometimes I find an article not through GoogleReader, so ...
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Is there a Google Reader (keyboard) shortcut to star the last visible item? [closed]

I want to mark the last visible item before paging down. Then I immediately unstar it, so a shortcut to do that would be cool, too. Any other suggestions for accomplishing this task are appreciated, ...