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Differences in RSS feedreader update times?

Why are there such differences in the updates times or frequencies of various RSS clients? Looking for an alternative to the Google, I'm trying out various readers, specifically InoReader and The Old Reader. If I "mark all as read" in both readers at the same time, two hours later The Old Reader will show (actual example) 67 new items, while InoReader shows 44. This is after refreshing both in my browser. [more inside]
posted by feelinggood on May 17, 2013 - 7 answers

Google Reader replacement?

Google Reader is going away soon. What should I replace it with? Specific requirements inside. [more inside]
posted by grouse on May 12, 2013 - 38 answers

Recommended replacements for Google Reader?

Google Reader is being retired in a few months. What web services (or conceivably software) would you recommend as a replacement?
posted by shenderson on Mar 13, 2013 - 48 answers

iPad Rss/Google Reader app with passcode lock?

The title says it all. Is there an iPad Rss/Google Reader app with a passcode lock for privacy? I tried accessing GReader in a third party web browser which has a passcode lock but the website's a bit crappy.
posted by Deor on Apr 8, 2012 - 4 answers

Note in Reader without a "Note in Reader" button?

Has anyone come up with a good replacement for Google Reader's (now-defunct) "Note in Reader" feature? "Sharing to G+" is NOT THE SAME, and emailing articles is annoying compared to the ease of pressing one tiny little button. [more inside]
posted by ella wren on Mar 4, 2012 - 9 answers

An iPad feed reader that doesn't require Google Reader to use

Please recommend me a well-designed iPad feed reader that doesn't require Google Reader to use. [more inside]
posted by Georgina on Feb 24, 2012 - 9 answers

What resharing blog service do you use?

What's the best way to create a re-sharing blog, now that Google Reader is gone? [more inside]
posted by tintexas on Dec 14, 2011 - 10 answers

Why does Google Reader forget old unread posts?

Sometimes when I have a more than a week's backlog of unread posts on Google Reader, I notice that it will suddenly forget a couple of days' worth of unread items, annoying me to no end. Has anyone else noticed this and/or has tips for how to prevent this from happening? [more inside]
posted by RyanAdams on Aug 10, 2011 - 9 answers

Needing an interesting reading fix.

Please help with RSS/Atom feed suggestions that are both interesting and easily read, in full, via Google Reader's mobile version. [more inside]
posted by magnoliasouth on Apr 21, 2011 - 7 answers

Google Reader Fail

Google Reader filter (literally): How do I get rid of all the LOLCATS, Cheezburger, Epic Fails, World of Warcraft GOLD blogs, Pitchfork Music , Bit Torrent Movie Downloads and MMO Champion articles from my Recommended Items? [more inside]
posted by farmersckn on Jan 14, 2011 - 4 answers

How can I tell if a feed is no longer active in Google Reader?

Is there a way to locate any feeds in Google Reader that have not been updated in x days? [more inside]
posted by EL-O-ESS on Oct 1, 2010 - 4 answers

Keeping the "keep as new" items when exporting from Bloglines?

I've been an enthusiastic Bloglines user for years, and I've accumulated almost 1,000 items that I've marked as "keep new" which show up at the bottom of each of my feeds, waiting for me to finally get around to reading them. Now that I'm forced to switch (most likely to Google Reader), these items don't seem to get exported to the new reader. How can I retain these items as saved when I make the switch, so I don't have to try and read (or delete) all 1,000 of them by October 1st when Bloglines shuts down??
posted by ericbop on Sep 22, 2010 - 12 answers

Shared RSS Reader for Groups

I'm looking for something like Google Reader's sharing functionality, but for a group of project collaborators. [more inside]
posted by roll truck roll on Aug 31, 2010 - 3 answers

PHP's file_get_contents() and an Atom Feed

Help me figure out why an ATOM feed won't play nice with PHP's file_get_contents() method. [more inside]
posted by JPowers on Jul 17, 2010 - 6 answers

Why is my Google Reader "Next" button acting erratic?

Why would my Google Reader "Next" button (the one you can drag right onto your bookmarks toolbar) just take me to random sites every time I click it? I'm logged into my account and everything. Doesn't look like any previous questions posted here address this particular problem.
posted by jeroum on Jun 23, 2010 - 9 answers

What's a good alternative for Google Reader?

What's a good alternative for Google Reader? My employer just started blocking Google Reader (via Websense), saying that it's using up too much bandwidth. (Yeah, sounds funny to me, too.) I suspect there's some alternatives that aren't blocked, but I really love Google Reader and miss being able to jump into it at work. I appreciate any suggestions. [more inside]
posted by scottso17 on Jul 28, 2009 - 13 answers

GoogleReader sez that's last week's news. You cannot haz last week's news.

So frustrated... For the past two months my GoogleReader has been making my unread items expire (i.e., not show up in the "new items" feed view) in far less than the standard 30 days. Right now I've got things about 10 days old, at one point it was down to three or four days. Why? And how the heck can I fix this? Old news is still good news! [more inside]
posted by ahimsa on May 28, 2009 - 4 answers

Help me see the original format of the blogs I subscribe to.

Is there an RSS reader (or something along those lines) that will allow me to view the blog in its original format? [more inside]
posted by kgreerRN on Apr 16, 2009 - 9 answers

Too much of a good Instapundit

Is there any way to make GoogleReader (or another RSS/feed reader) limit the concentration of posts I see from any given website? [more inside]
posted by Jaltcoh on Mar 10, 2009 - 2 answers

Dealing with RSS news feed information overload?

Dealing with RSS news feed information overload? [more inside]
posted by wastelands on Mar 5, 2009 - 14 answers

HTML markup appearing in RSS feeds?

How to prevent HTML markup from appearing in my RSS feeds? [more inside]
posted by Brian James on Dec 10, 2008 - 5 answers

Why does my new Google Reader account show me old (read) postings when my old one didn't?

Why does my new Google Reader account show me old (read) postings when my old one didn't? [more inside]
posted by alpha_betty on Sep 2, 2008 - 5 answers

How to stop Firefox from blocking Google Reader "popups"?

How can I get Firefox to stop blocking Google Reader "popups"? [more inside]
posted by bdk3clash on Aug 8, 2008 - 7 answers

Negative Filter RSS feeds??

How can I filter a feed based on the absence of terms rather than the presence? I've used feed sifter before, but this won't handle terms you want excluded? Specifically, I'd like to set up an rss to Amazon's Gold Box that excludes the terms jewelry, necklace and watch as that would massively cut down the clutter from this feed.
posted by ewiley28 on Jul 16, 2008 - 5 answers

Problems With NPR Podcasts

Lately NPR podcasts such as Fresh Air, Wait, Wait..., and All Songs Considered have been acting wonky with multiple files of the same podcast, often incomplete, showing up in my podcatcher. I subscribe via Google Reader and dL files manually to my player, and have tried un- and then resubscribing to the feeds, but to no avail. Is it NPR's problem or an RSS issue on my end? I haven't been able to find any notices regarding service issues on the NPR sites.
posted by Alvy Ampersand on Apr 3, 2008 - 14 answers

"Placeholder" for Google Reader?

Many of the feeds I follow have a lot of activity (such as the one for ask.mefi), so by the time I get a chance to look through them, there may be hundreds (thousands?) of items. If I'm not able to get through all of the items at a time, the next time I come back to the feed, I have to scroll through the items I did get to before I can reach the older items. Is there a way to "mark my place" in a feed and skip directly there, rather than having to scroll through all the already-read items? [more inside]
posted by illflux on Jan 10, 2008 - 7 answers

I would like to make Google Reader jump through a few hoops ...

A few Google Reader questions, beginning with: I have a few feeds that only of use to me at home: Mac software sites, etc. Is there any way with Google Reader to set things up so that you see (everything but feeds w, x, y, and z) in one view and (feeds w, x, y, and z) in another view? The other two behind the break. [more inside]
posted by WCityMike on Nov 27, 2007 - 3 answers

Streamlining RSS/Web Browsing?

I'm looking to streamline my process of browsing RSS feeds and websites. [more inside]
posted by WCityMike on Nov 19, 2007 - 13 answers

Google Reader, it's not so fresh

Why isn't Google Reader refreshing? [more inside]
posted by rtha on Nov 7, 2007 - 11 answers

How to avoid duplicate stories over individual RSS feeds

I have multiple RSS feeds from different websites in Google Reader. However I find that there is a lot of duplication when I go through the individual feeds. Is there a way therefore to combine / group similar stories together (similar perhaps to Google News)? [more inside]
posted by Mave_80 on Oct 6, 2007 - 1 answer

Make my Google Reader Readable again.

My Google Reader page format is totally borked. Help me figure out why and how to fix it. [more inside]
posted by FlamingBore on Jun 20, 2007 - 7 answers

Google Reader Why Doest Thou Hate Me?

I use google reader as a feed reader. Recently some of my feeds seem to be getting doubled up. I don't really know what happening but when i read I will see and article and then a day later the same story will show up as unread again. It is really starting to bug me. Any ideas?
posted by DJWeezy on May 15, 2007 - 8 answers

How to add web pages to Google Reader's "Shared Items"?

How can I add web pages to my Google Reader account's "Shared Items" feed with minimum fuss? [more inside]
posted by bdk3clash on Jan 22, 2007 - 1 answer

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