t’s been nice knowing you, Google Reader. Google has pulled your plug, and the most popular really simple syndication (RSS) news reader of all is now dead as a doornail.
We’ve known this has been coming for months, but people being people, many of you still haven’t switched to another RSS reader. Here’s my list of three good replacements.
Before jumping into them, you should know what I think is important in an RSS reader.
First, I prefer my newsfeed to be delivered via a Web site rather than by an application. That way I don’t have to worry about whether my RSS reader app on Android is synced up with the one on my Linux box and so on.