[caption id="attachment_13598" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] By: Yannick Bammert - CC BY 2.0[/caption] Recently I found myself hitting the "mark all read" option in Reeder (iOS) and ReadKit (OS X). When staring at an unread item count of several hundred it's easier to do that then trying to catch up. I started to realize that I had…Continue Reading
In just a few days, Google Reader will shut down permanently. Google's decision has left many geeks in a quandary. Smaller but well-known providers1 in the space are scrambling to "coral" as many people as possible. In trying to navigate the field of services, I've had to decide not to decide. Right now, I"m using…Continue Reading
The first tab, Slow Feeds, lets you switch between All or Unread items for sites with few content every day: for instance, this is where I can find things like the iFixit Blog, Minimal Mac, or Beautiful Pixels. These are sites that I am interested in, but that because of their low-volume nature could sometimes…Continue Reading
If this then that (IFTTT). It's a service that connects one service to another with actions on specific elements of those services. So, for example, I can tag an image I've just uploaded to Flickr and automatically have a blog post created with that image. Or Add item tagged readability in Feedly or Google Reader…Continue Reading
July 1 isn't that far away, but there's time to get it together. Next time, please pay a fair price for the services you depend on. Those have a better chance of surviving the bubbles.
Sigh! I think Dave is right. Many geeks, including myself, are paying the price for our dependence ( addiction? ) to "FREE". Google had decided that Google Reader is a service they no longer want to sink money into. Google is an advertising-driven company and Google Reader had no ads. It made sense for them…Continue Reading