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MultiPLX is a clean and powerful RSS reader that offers many unique features and is updated regularly with new ones. Its beta status makes is a bit of an adventure, but a worthwhile one.
SyndiFeed is a very simple RSS reader with a limited number of features. Its pretty interface and responsive developer could make it a worthwhile Google Reader alternative.
The Internet is abuzz with rumours that Feedburner is next on Google's chopping block. Set up some insurance by redirecting your RSS feed to FeedPress.
Reddit has spawned thousands of subreddits, not all of which have obvious names. This website lists them in a visualization that shows the most popular subreddits in the biggest type.
There are fascinating images hidden in the Pictures subreddit, but the format makes it hard to get to them. This website makes browsing Pictures a breeze.
Bring Reddit's page design up to date with browser add-on Reddit Enhancement Suite. With it, you can browse faster and follow discussions more closely.
RSS is a convenient way to read your feeds, but more often than not, it truncates articles, forcing you to read on the actual website. Nextly skips that problem with grace, creating full-website streams that are easily browsable.
Web-based RSS reader NewsBlur is one man's labor of love, but has features and polish that many established players could envy.
A Google Reader addict looks for a substitute for the soon-to-be-vanquished RSS platform.
Desktop apps can be lumbering beasts, but bloated browsers can make Web apps just as problematic. The Pokki platform runs sprightly Web and mobile apps on your desktop, no browser required.
With this Pokki app, you can use popular mobile reader Pulse on your PC desktop.
Slick RSS is not a front-end to an online feed reader, but a complete RSS client built into Google Chrome. Though it shows promise, this version doesn't dethrone Google Reader.
Read Web content in a more traditional format with Paper.li, which lets you build an online newspaper.
Try Pocket, Zite, and other apps that can help you save articles, customize your news, peruse RSS feeds, and more.