Digg surprised a lot of RSS users when they announced they were making their own reader, after Google announced their Reader would be retiring a month later. AOL also developed an RSS reader in light of Google Reader’s retirement. Digg Reader was released little under two months ago for the web and iOS. Betaworks, the
Digg Reader for iOS is complete and now the company will begin bringing the Web version out to the million who signed up. The official figures are around 3.3 million Digg Reader users. Digg integrated the RSS reader into the original app, meaning anyone who used Digg for iOS at the time got the update.
We recently heard Digg wanted to grab a slice of Google Reader’s lost userbase. Google announced RSS feeder was closing on July 1st, surprising many faithful users of the RSS service. However, Feedly, Reeder and other solutions have gained a lot of popularity in the past few weeks because of Google Reader closing. Digg may
Instapaper is a paid app that lets you save web articles to read later, this is especially useful when you are away from wifi or when your 3G connection gets a bit sketchy. The app has a small crowd of devoted users how swear by this app and they use it multiple times per day. Instapaper
Google’s announcement to shut down Google Reader on July 1, 2013 sent many loyal fans of the RSS reader panicking. On the flipside, however, it opened a door of opportunity for other companies to provide replacements for the Google product. One such company which has announced that it will release a Google Reader alternative is