RSS Subscription Extension is broken. I figured out how to get my orange RSS icon back where it belongs.
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Since the Google Reader Apocalypse, I've been sending rss feeds to my email. This is mostly great, but I've been missing the ability to save items I want to read later. I use Pocket for this kind of thing, and just discovered that you can send URLs to Pocket via email. Perfect! If I find … Continue reading RSS to email to Pocket
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Get a Chrome extension like the now-defunct RSS Subscription Extension. TechCrunch helpfully provides a list of alternatives. On the Extensions page, choose the RSS Subscription Extension's Options link. Click Add... Enter whatever you like for the description, and the following URL: https://$SERVER/public.php?op=subscribe&feed_url=%s Where $SERVER is obviously wherever you've installed tt-rss. You probably have to have … Continue reading Adding RSS feeds to Tiny Tiny RSS with Chrome
Most hosts are good about publishing recorded meetings so I can listen later. Until now, it's been way too complicated to remember to actually listen to it. But that's all changed, thanks to this setup. BeyondPod Save the audio file to a directory in DropBox. I chose "Podcasts". Configure DropSync to download that directory to … Continue reading Save Conference Calls for later on Android
I posted a while ago about giving up Google Reader in favor of rss2email. There are many wonderful things about getting your news feeds via email, but subscribing to new feeds in rss2email is a little clunky. Ideally, you could click on that handsome RSS icon in the status bar of your browser and have … Continue reading Adding feeds to rss2email via Firefox
So I finally decided that Google had more than enough information about what I liked and disliked, that the laggy Google Reader interface was much more trouble than it's worth, and Google Reader meant a separate and completely unnecessary inbox, which was playing havoc with my workflow. So instead of going for a specialized RSS … Continue reading Goodbye Google Reader