rich menga books gear search about contact
***Secret FSR Fender guitars? Yes, they exist, and they're right here

back on google reader

Being the computery guy that I am I do use a feed aggregator, a.k.a. a feed reader. For a while I was a humongous Google whore and used a ton of their products, including the Google Reader. But then Google ticked me off and I stopped using anything Google-branded with the exception of Google Earth, Maps and of course their search engine.

Since my break from Google stuff I sought out feed reader alternatives. I tried out Bloglines for a while but stopped using it because it just has a wonky nature to it. Then I found a standalone app called FeedDemon and used that exclusively for a good long time.

Today for whatever reason I said fuggit and tried out Google Reader again. And I switched back to it. The plain fact of the matter is that yes, it is the best feed reader. It's the only one that shows feeds the way they're supposed to be shown.

My only complaint are those "tags" that it uses that act as pseudo folders. But once you figure that out it's fairly simple.

In all honesty I try to use Google as little as possible and will only use their products when it proves to be a better way of doing things. The Reader is one of the few things G makes that's actually worth using.

image
Best ZOOM R8 tutorial book
highly rated, get recording quick!

080826

More articles to check out

  1. 32GB microSD memory cards might be on the way out
  2. Ibanez does a "Negative Antigua" finish
  3. The guitar some buy in threes because they can: Grote GT-150
  4. You're not allowed to change a brake light in a new car?
  5. Unexpected surprise, Casio F201
  6. Why the Epiphone Explorer is better than the Gibson (for now)
  7. You should surround yourself in guitar luxury
  8. Forgotten Gibson: 1983 Map Guitar
  9. Casio MTP-V003, the one everyone missed
  10. Just for the look: Peavey Solo guitar amp