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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Tiny Tiny RSS
by Sodki on Thu 14th Mar 2013 05:22 UTC
Sodki
Member since:
2005-11-10

I'm an anti-cloud kind of guy and I've been using Tiny Tiny RSS for a while now (http://tt-rss.org/). I've set it up on my own server and so far it's been a joy. You can also use their own service, if I'm not mistaken. I like it better than Google Reader, to be honest.

It's a full FLOSS project and that includes the Android client. The official one in Google Play needs a key to run for more than 7 days, but it's cheap and it's worth it. If not, you can always compile your own, so no big deal.

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RE: Tiny Tiny RSS
by mieses on Sun 17th Mar 2013 08:18 in reply to "Tiny Tiny RSS"
mieses Member since:
2006-02-07

not bad, but when you discover and add a feed 5 years after a cloud service started tracking it you lose out on that 5 years of content when you search your feeds.

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RE[2]: Tiny Tiny RSS
by zima on Mon 18th Mar 2013 20:07 in reply to "RE: Tiny Tiny RSS"
zima Member since:
2005-07-06

I'm not sure that's a good thing ;) (information overload)

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