Archive for the ‘RSS News Sources’ Category

Tracking Dropbox Updates

Dropbox is a popular solution for syncing your files across all of your PCs and even your smartphone. It’s useful for both personal and business purposes and you can even use it for free with up to 2GB of storage. One common use of Dropbox is securely sharing files with others using simple web links. [...]

Track Conferences Socially with Lanyrd

Lanyrd is a new site for tracking conferences and events that leverages your social networking circle to discover and monitor events that your friends are attending or presenting at. Of course you can simply browse conferences by location or topic, but the twist is the social media integration. Currently based on your Twitter friend list, [...]

DailyLit: Read Books by RSS

DailyLit is an interesting website that will send you small segments of a book once a day via RSS or email. The chunks are pretty short and it will probably only take a few minutes to read each one. If making time for reading books a priority, this might be a way to make an [...]

Following Bands and Album Releases Through RSS

So now we’ve completed the trifecta. First we told you how to use RSS to track TV episodes with mytvrss. Next was following book releases by author or publisher in RSS with Author Alerts. Now we round things out with three ways to follow album releases and live music events in your area. The first [...]

Author Alerts: New Releases Through RSS

One of the things I really love about RSS is that it’s a great way to keep track of news up to the minute. Looking at the CNN recent stories feed, there is barely 2 hours separating the the first and last of the 20 stories in the feed. But what RSS is even better [...]

Following Facebook in your RSS Reader

Jamie Zawinski (most commonly known as jwz) has written up a nice article on how to follow Facebook in an RSS reader. If you’re wondering why it takes 4 separate feeds to monitor Facebook, it’s because Facebook really doesn’t want to make it to easy on you. They’d much rather you spend your time logged [...]

mytvrss

If you sometimes miss your favorite TV shows because you forget when they air, mytvrss has a novel and easy-to-use solution. You simply check the boxes for any shows you want reminders for and it creates a custom RSS feed for you. Then add it your feed reader and you’ll get an update the day [...]

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