RSS is something that’s been around for years (well over 10), works exactly like it should and easily keeps you up to date on your favorite site’s content (including this one).
The web in general tried and pretty much ultimately failed to get all of us to “share” our news via social site to keep us abreast of the latest/greatest info. However with all the privacy problems on social, people just aren’t sharing.
Fortunately, with RSS there’s no need to share a thing. Just subscribe to the feeds you want and go for it.
I personally use Mozilla Thunderbird’s built-in RSS feed reading feature, but most people don’t want to install an entire mail client just to read feeds, so here are some alternatives.
This is a well-done app for RSS feed reading, and according to the latest update from the author, the app is even ready for Windows 8! Cool, eh?
This feed reader is tiny. Very tiny. It can be easily be used as a portable app, in fact. It has a very old-school “ugly” appearance, and admittedly it takes some getting used to, but once you get accustomed to how it works, NFReader does a good job.
This reader is also very small but very good. It’s similar to RSSOwl but has more of a, shall we say, “newspaper feel” to it, which some of you may like. Definitely one worth checking out.
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