Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 13th Mar 2013 23:27 UTC
Google "We launched Google Reader in 2005 in an effort to make it easy for people to discover and keep tabs on their favorite websites. While the product has a loyal following, over the years usage has declined. So, on July 1, 2013, we will retire Google Reader. Users and developers interested in RSS alternatives can export their data, including their subscriptions, with Google Takeout over the course of the next four months." This makes me very, very sad. Any good alternatives - alternatives with Windows Phone and Metro applications, that is?
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RE: It's a shame
by Fergy on Thu 14th Mar 2013 08:43 UTC in reply to "It's a shame"
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I've been a huge fan of Google Reader for years. I usually start every morning with my coffee and Google Reader. It's really the only Google service that kept me using Google all these years. Oh well, what can you do? It was free after all.

Life goes on. I've tried using Pulse, but didn't like the format. Has anyone tried Feedly? It has an Android app as well and seems to be a good alternative.

I started using Feedly and so far I really like it. It synchronizes with Google Reader and will keep working after Google Reader stops. The only thing I miss is they don't have a web version. I wish they would just make it a webapp and convert it from there to Firefox, Chrome, Android, IOS, WP8 etc.

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