Archive for the ‘rss’ Category

Back to Bloglines

After an extended dalliance with other feed readers, I’ve returned to the Bloglines fold. I tried several other ones as well, but none of them felt quite right. Maybe I’m too used to Bloglines to really adjust to a new application; I am an old dog, after all, and somtimes I have difficultly learning new tricks. Continue reading


The ongoing search for a web-based aggregator

Over the last year or so, I’ve spent a lot of time looking for a decent web-based RSS aggregator. I started with Bloglines, and stayed there for many, many moons (about 16 months, actually), but was ultimately unsatisfied. I used Rojo for a few weeks, but there were too many problems (slowness, and a few bugs), and then I remembered that NewsGator had an online version of it’s reader. I was a little hesitant to try NewsGator (I’m biased against companies that build Windows software, unfortunately, and NewsGator’s non-web product is an Outlook plugin), but after giving it a try, I must say that I am favorably impressed. Continue reading