Posts Tagged: rss

Pondering feed readers

Do people use feed readers anymore? It seems odd to me that this never quite caught on in a big way amongst people I know. I use a feed reader and I know my wife does, but other than web geeks, I’m not sure many other folks do. Maybe it’s not simple enough? How do

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RSS Feeds for Online Stores

Here’s one of my favorite applications for RSS feeds… Online stores that use them to present new products in their online catalogs. For huge stores this isn’t very practical, but for specialty stores, it can be a lot of fun, especially if the store also has wishlist capability, like Think Geek does. Archie McPhee: http://www.mcphee.com/mcpheeproductfeed.xml

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Think Geek’s New Products RSS Feed

Think Geek now has an RSS feed for their new products. Good idea! Too bad their entries don’t show a picture of the new products, or a description. Bad idea! 3/6/2006 UPDATE: Their feeds now have descriptions, pictures and prices. happy happy, joy joy.

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Fun RSS Thing to Do

If you read your news in an RSS reader, here’s something fun and informative that you can do… Go to Google News, and to a search on the term “gay.” Look in the left column of the page and grab either the RSS link or Atom link, and add it to your news reader. Then

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