Ep. 1227: Where we RSS in peace Video
On July 1, Google Reader, the popular web service, is scheduled to shut down. Over the years, it's become a handy tool for many people who like to manage their Internet news content in one place. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on several desktop alternatives to the soon-defunct Google Reader.
We just did that to blow out your pun sensors. It's Tom's next-to-last show, and we have a big announcement: Rafe Needleman will be taking over his co-host duties! Listen for more, and also, hear about the escalation of the global thermonuclear patent wars, Adobe's passive-aggressive "attack" on Apple, and why Tom and Molly are now in an Evo love triangle.
Switching over to Feedly after the news of Google Reader's imminent demise? Be sure to check out this primer.
Bridget Carey shows that even landline phones can be different and they show up at CES 2013.
Feeds must find a new home with Google shutting down its Reader, Facebook freshens up Timeline, and the Angry Birds cartoon series launches this weekend.
Google Reader is going away as of July 1, and some people are upset over the loss of it. Will there be better alternatives for frequent Reader users? Sumi Das reports on ways to keep your content from your RSS feeds, and what alternative there are that are similar to Google Reader.
Bridget Carey joins The 404 Show to give an in-studio demo of Google Glass.
In this special edition of CNET Update, Bridget Carey shows off Google Glass and explains the basics of the computer headset.
Facebook has a new design with more feeds to scroll through. Bridget Carey explains the quirks you'll come across in the update.
Google News gets a makeover, Microsoft has no love for its Kin, and Amazon is updating and cutting the price of its higher-end e-reader.