Tom's Guide: 10 Google Reader Alternatives

With Google set to put its RSS service Google Reader out to pasture this summer, fans of the service are scrambling to find a something to fill the gap. The Tom's Guide team has rounded up 10 of its favorite Google Reader substitutes. Be sure to check out '10 Google Reader Alternatives' for the full list!


The writing has been on the wall for a while but now it's official: Google Reader will be retired on July 1, 2013. Clean, well-designed, and easy to use, the extremely popular Google Reader is a tough act to follow. As users worldwide begin the search for a reliable, easy to use RSS aggregator and feed reader service, we present you with some of our favorite alternatives so far, as well as instructions on how to import your feeds.

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  • Gautam Sampathkumar
    Hi Guys,

    If what you want is the ability to skim large #s of headlines, organize lots of feeds, label them, tag articles for later reading in one fast unobtrusive "no magazine layout" reader, SwarmIQ is your choice.
    Sign up at http://www.swarmiq.com/register/GOOGLEREADERISDEAD , click on the Google reader icon to get all your feeds, and get up and running straight away.
    Disclosure: I'm on the team that built this site :-) Also, we don't have "Google Alerts" type functionality yet.
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  • erem_app
    There is a new RSS reader app available at Google Play and Amazon App Store (iPhone/iPad version is coming soon). Its name is erem app http://www.erem-app.com 

    You can import your Google Reader RSS Subscriptions into erem app to continue accessing your same feeds and to use erem app as your Google Reader alternative. Details are written onhttp://www.erem-app.com/how-to-import-google-reader-subscriptions/

    Currently, erem app supports 13 languages and presents RSS news sources from 28 countries.

    One interesting feature of erem app is you can define keywords (for politicians, celebrities, sport teams, etc.) and get notified when they appear in the RSS feeds you selected/entered.

    Disclaimer: I am a member of erem app team and we welcome your suggestions.
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