What do you use for reading blogs?

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What do you use for reading blogs?

Postby SJean » Fri Jul 20, 2007 11:14 am

I've only recently got into reading blogs on the internet. I have been navigating to my favorite sites to check for updates daily. I know that you can subscribe via an RSS feed, but I've yet to do that for any blogs.

I'm assuming that there is some sort of software (open source or free) that can help with managing blogs in the same way my podcasts are managed. Do you use anything?

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Postby radioheadok311 » Fri Jul 20, 2007 11:39 am

I use google reader. Has worked for me. Allows you to put everything in folders and is very manageable. If you don't have a gmail account to access apps you can set one up. Then just click on reader or go to reader.google.com and sign in. Then add feeds. Voila!

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Postby guinness416 » Fri Jul 20, 2007 12:32 pm

Google reader is the only one I've ever stuck with too ... I like its interface with igoogle or whatever the personalized home page is called. Why not give it a try for a few days and see if you like it.

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Postby brad » Fri Jul 20, 2007 1:33 pm

Although it's not free, FeedDemon for Windows is a fantastic RSS reader; I've been using it since it first came out.

On the Mac, you can use Safari or Firefox to keep track of your RSS feeds.

In Windows, the latest version of Internet Explorer also has a feed reader/subscriber, and of course you can use the RSS reader built into Firefox as well.

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Postby morydd » Fri Jul 20, 2007 2:47 pm

I use google reader when I'm away from home, but mostly I use Akregator in KDE on linux. I find it fairly easy to use and organize.
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Postby pf101 » Fri Jul 20, 2007 9:20 pm

I use bloglines.

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Postby consultantjournal » Fri Jul 20, 2007 9:36 pm

My Yahoo reader.
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Postby SJean » Sat Jul 21, 2007 1:02 pm

Thanks! I'm finally getting with the times.

So far I went with google reader (I have gmail and igoogle already) and like it!

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Postby Latro » Sat Jul 21, 2007 7:24 pm

google reader here also.. Once I started using it I found myself subscribing to a lot more blogs... Like Greg Oden's personal Blog on Becoming and NBA player....

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Postby steev » Sun Jul 22, 2007 5:54 am

Add one more for Google Reader.

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Postby Finandom » Mon Jul 23, 2007 7:19 am

I mostly use Google Reader. Sometime I also visit my favorite blog I added in my bookmark.
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Postby elasticdog » Mon Jul 23, 2007 6:04 pm

I used to use Bloglines, but got frustrated with its lack of updates and ease of use. Now I'm Google Reader all the way, and would never look back...

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Postby Pinyo » Tue Jul 24, 2007 9:50 am

I guess I'll have to give Google Reader another look. A year ago, Blogline was better. Now that I am working on my personal finance blog, I am thinking about using pfblogs.org as a general reader.

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Postby junger » Wed Jul 25, 2007 12:23 pm

Sage reader for Firefox is my choice. Simple, elegant, and does what I need and want.


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