Tag Archives: RSS Feed

How-to Make RSS Feeds for Google+ Posts Profile

You could create an RSS for one of many reasons, such as, know about the latest news from a website, follow someone’s updates, or something else. RSS feeds are really useful as they are the easiest way to keep yourself updated with all that’s new. You can also learn a lot if you’re following someone who likes to update about interesting things happening around, hence here’s a method to create an RSS Feeds for Google+ Posts for profiles.

RSS Feeds for Google+ Posts

People have already begun using Google+ to share things with others, so it’s high time that you start following someone who posts good updates. RSS is the best way to go, because you can then add it to your favorite Feed reader and get updates along with all your other feeds. To make RSS feeds for Google+ profile is fairly simple and requires only a few minutes and a web app known as Google Plus Feed.

Create RSS Feeds for Google+ Posts

  • Firstly, you’ll need to get the profile ID of the person whose RSS feed you want to make. The profile ID is a long string of numbers, for example, for Profile “plus.google.com/117420368760274729369/” the profile ID is 117420368760274729369.
  • Now go to http://plusfeed.appspot.com and add the profile ID to it like this http://plusfeed.appspot.com/117420368760274729369.

Google  User Feed

  • Open Google reader or any other feed reader of your choice and add the URL to it. Below you can see that I’ve created an RSS feed and it has been successfully added.

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You’re done!! You now have made an RSS feed of a Google+ user. However, if the person has limited all his posts and updates to a certain circle then you cannot see the updates. Only if it’s made Expanded, can you see the updates.

If you’ve been wanting to get someone’s update on your feed reader, then this is the easiest way to make it happen.

Get Updated on New Music Tunes Everyday with RSS Music Feed services

If you are a music lover and want to discover new music then you will be amazed to see that how many services and music discovery websites are there on the internet that facilitates you in discovering music.

Service like iTunes Mix and YouTube have built-in features that allow users to discover new and latest music. So to make life easier for the music lovers, I have picked out some RSS Music feed services that will let you discover new music from within your RSS Reader without going through the hassle of surfing multiple of websites:

New Album Releases

New Album Releases RSS Feed

New Album Releases is music discovery at its best because it gives you a daily dose of informative posts about the latest and the newest music albums getting released. Each of the posts provides details like artist, genre and style and it even dishes out image of music albums to make the feeds more interesting. Follow this link for the RSS Feed of New Album Release.

ArtistDirect

ARTISTdirect - RSS feeds for music

This particular site offers feeds for categories like latest music releases, more precisely the site feeds include album release date and price. The information that feeds from ArtistDirect provide is a bit limited but it’s perfect for music lovers who want to know about any updates in music industry in a brief glance. Here is the link for RSS Music feed from ArtistDirect.

I think if you are a music enthusiast eagerly looking out for new music then you should definitely resort to RSS Music Feeds.

Do let us know in comments that how you discover latest music?

FeedsAnywhere : Optimize Any Blog Feeds for Mobile

FeedsAnywhere-1 Web 2.0 is in its full swing right now and the world is going through a period of social networking, RSS feeds, content sharing, mobile internet and connectivity and always connected phenomenon. One of the important components of Web 2.0 sphere is the RSS feeds. RSS feeds allow users to get automatic updates on when their favorite content across the internet is updated.

Initially available for PC users, RSS feeds are rapidly making their way into the mobile internet arena. FeedsAnywhere is a similar application for smartphones which enables users to follow their RSS feeds directly from their smartphone or other mobile devices.

FeedsAnywhere

What makes FeedsAnywhere better than other regular RSS readers is that FeedsAnywhere is custom designed to be efficiently used for small screeens like those of mobile devices. FeedsAnywhere is a HTML based service which makes it really easy to use. One feature offered by FeedsAnywhere which isn’t available normally otherwise is that it tracks your activity and displays your most followed feeds on top. If, however, you are worried about privacy too much, this feature can be turned off as well.

FeedsAnywhere also feature an integrated Search option which allows users to go through and Search enables users to search their material of interest. Currently FeedsAnywhere is in a public Beta and an invitation code is needed to join the service. However, FeedsAnywhere will be free to use when it is publically released.

FeedsAnywhere can be reached via this web link.

Anyways if you are an iPhone user, I would suggest downlaod and try reeder application for iPhone. So far I have found it as one of the best RSS feed reader for iPhone.

Feedly: Make Your Web Browser a Fully Featured RSS Reader

RSS feeds are a great way to keep updated on the content changes happening on a website. A good RSS reader can help you stay updated on the latest updates without bothering to look for it.

Feedly is a great add-on for Mozilla Firefox web browser which serves as a fully featured RSS reader.

Installing Feedly is very easy, following the standard procedure for installing Firefox add-ons.

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Feedly has a fast and interactive magazine like interface which can import your RSS feeds from sources from Google Reader, Bloglines, Netvibes or your bookmarks. Once you install feedly, you can customize your RSS reader on what type of content you want to see after which you create your own Feedly.

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Feeds can also be arranged in tabs and categories and has multiple views which enable feeds to be shown as title only, title and summary, image grid, video grid, entire content. The feeds read through Feedly can also be shared on various social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr etc.

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One of the great features of Feedly is that it overlays search results from various search sources like Google, Yahoo, Bing and supports a wide variety of RSS and ATOM feed formats.

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Feedly is a great way to organize your RSS feeds coming from various sources online on a single magazine like clean to view interface. With its ease of use and utility by being a browser add-on, Feedly is highly recommended RSS reader for everyone.

Download Feedly for Mozilla Firefox

You can also download Feedly for chrome from here. Do let us know if you are using feedly or any other addon which can transform your web browser into feed reader?

5 Best RSS Feed Reader Applications for Android

Few days back we shared with you about RSS reader apps for iPhone. Now here are few best RSS reader apps for Android. There are so many Android Smartphones available on which you can download these RSS feed reader applications and keep yourself updated anywhere.

Here is the list of 5 best RSS feed reader applications for Android:

NewsRob

NewsRob is a popular RSS/Atom reader. The best part of Newsrob is that it allows you two way sync with Google Reader. It has capacity to sync around 1000 recent articles and also read them offline. The layout of NewsRob is very good and easy to navigate.

Newsrob

GReader

GReader keep on providing you notification about unread feeds at specified interval while synching with Google reader. It is a good RSS feed application for Android users who prefer to read less feeds because organizing large feeds in folder is not that user-friendly. You can easily share RSS feed with your friends on email, Facebook, Twitter Etc.

Greader

FeedR

Like other RSS app, FeedR also sync with Google Reader and you can read the feeds by categories. But many of you might not like the navigation part from one feed to another. You can create a shortcut to FeedR on your homescreen to get fast access to feeds or set the app on homescreen as a widget.

FeedR

Fast Reader

The good part about Fast Reader is that it allows you to view all the feed at once which is not possible with Greader or FeedR. It allows you to Zoom IN and Zoom OUT easily and you can easily navigate to another article. You can share your feeds on Social Networking websites or email.

Fastreader

Pulse News Reader

Pulse News Reader is suitable for the readers who like visual presentation. It displays all the items in Thumbnails which you may find attractive. You can check out only 20 feeds at a time. It also allows you to open links in the browser and the navigation is good.

Pulse

Check out few more interesting Android applications.

You can get all these applications in Android market and if you are aware of more Android app useful for RSS feed do share with us. Meanwhile don’t forget to subscribe to CallingAllGeeks RSS feed to get updates about more useful Android apps.