The hunt for the Google #Reader  replacement! Amusingly enough, apparently half the RSS reader sites out there are currently down because a stampede of a million disgruntled Google Reader users ran them down.

Feedly https://www.feedly.com/
Sleek design, but confusing interface for me. I regularly take a while to actually find where I can do what I want to do. Some buttons are missing in some views. Quite confusing. After some interaction I got used to it and can see me using it in the future.

Positive: They directly import Google Reader settings, have a two-way read/write interface with Reader, and promised a seamless migration when Reader shuts down, so it's really very easy to switch slowly.

NewsBlur https://www.newsblur.com/
This is pretty much the exact opposite of Feedly. Very clear and direct user interface, but goddamn ugly design. The latter actually detracts from the usability, especially as the interface is so cramped with information.

NetVibes http://www.netvibes.com/en
I generally take pretty badly to getting a "HERE BUY OUR STUFF" shoved into my face. Netvibes does that in a most annoying fashion. So much actually that I didn't even try it. I'm not interested in constantly getting told that I totally should buy a product, and the screenshots were not really exciting, either. Also, dark background? Seriously?

Tiny Tiny RSS http://tt-rss.org/
Requires your own hosting. Documentation currently unavailable due to the aforementioned stampede. Screenshot didn't look too exciting, though - too much information cramped into too little space. Also, PHP. So unlikely to try.


So far, it looks quite good for Feedly. Open for other suggestions, though.
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