AOL launches their own Google Reader replacement

By Shawn Knight · 5 replies
Jun 24, 2013
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  1. Who knew that Google’s decision to shutter their RSS reader would spawn so many replacements? Since the announcement back in March, we’ve seen several clones launch or promise to do so in the coming weeks. Now we can add AOL’s...

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  2. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 9,715   +3,696

    What is better about this reader than Windows Live Mail, that requires an AOL account? I fail to see why an AOL account is necessary for a RSS feed reader.

    Did Google require an account with their RSS reader?
  3. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar Elite Techno Geek Posts: 6,515   +974

    I never liked any AOL products. Also, I am fine with Feedly Cloud. It is great.
  4. Tekkaraiden

    Tekkaraiden TS Evangelist Posts: 997   +93

    I wasn't aware that Aol was doing much of anything anymore.
  5. wujj123456

    wujj123456 TS Enthusiast Posts: 35   +11

    Yes. Your RSS list is tied to your account. That's how these web-based RSS readers sync all your feeds and reading activities across devices.
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  6. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 9,715   +3,696

    Ahh, that explains it. I wasn't thinking about RSS readers being web-based.

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