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June 01, 2007

Google Reader Updates, Still not a Digg Killer

Google Reader got quite an update but it's still not where it should be. If only the Reader team would take this app a little further and add the Digg killing features.

At least Trends has finally made it to the menu.

They also added a cool beta feature to allow you to read your items offline. I've played around with it a bit and it keeps saying I'm offline when I'm not. It also doesn't store images that are in feeds and that's a pretty big oversight. It's worth checking out and playing with if you don't have a lot of image heavy feeds like I do.

A search box is still missing but Martin Porcheron discovered that some css has been added which looks like it may be for a search box. You'd think Google would have had search in Reader by now! Hell, how did they launch it without one in the first place?!

Posted in Google by usrbingeek at 2007-06-01 00:22 ET (GMT-5) | 0 Comments | Permalink



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