Posts Tagged: feeds

New Feed Icon

You might have read lately that Microsoft and Mozilla have decided to standardize their icons for feeds on the one used in Firefox. The Microsoft RSS Team reported they would adopt the Firefox icon a couple weeks ago: We’ll be using the icon in the IE7 command bar whenever a page has a feed associated… Reads more »

Google Reader

Google has released another long awaited and much talked about product into beta – Google Reader. I am not a big fan of online news readers, mostly because I like to be able to take posts offline to read in class, or other places that I don’t have Internet access. That being said, Google Reader… Reads more »

NewsGator play for the Mac?

As you are no doubt aware, I am not a Mac user. I have nothing against the Macintosh, I have just always been a Microsoft Windows fanboy I guess. In any case, some interesting Macintosh news for my favorite RSS aggregator, NewsGator. Seems they are interested in purchasing the Mac’s definitive news reader, NetNewsWire, according… Reads more »

Google launches Blog Search

Google today unveiled Blog Search, which as you might expect searches blogs and is in beta: While Google web search has allowed you to limit results to popular blog file types such as RSS and XML in web search results for some time, and its news search includes some blogs as sources, Google hasn’t had… Reads more »

Web Feeds or RSS?

Lots of discussion going on lately about whether or not Microsoft, and everyone else for that matter, should call RSS feeds “RSS” or “web feeds”. It all started with the first beta release of Internet Explorer 7, in which the term “web feeds” is used. Instead of delving into the complete history of this little… Reads more »