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    Default RSS Reader without a Google account?

    I am an avid user of RSSOwl on the Windows platform. I just purchased my first Apple product, an iPhone 5. Please recommend a RSS Reader app that does NOT require a Google account. Yes, I have read about Feeddler, Newsify, and Reeder. I want to add my current RSS subscriptions to a Reader that will provide me with the same experience. Thank you for your assistance.
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    Default RSS Reader without a Google account?

    Reeder does have an option other than Google Reader. But you still have to have an acct with that service. I've only used it with Google Reader though.
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    Default RSS Reader without a Google account?

    Have you tried pulse? It doesn't require a google account.


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    Default RSS Reader without a Google account?

    I love pulse. I use it multiple times daily.
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    Default RSS Reader without a Google account?

    Quote Originally Posted by Nolander07 View Post
    I love pulse. I use it multiple times daily.
    Me too. I also love the new update. It looks more polished.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Rellskie View Post
    Me too. I also love the new update. It looks more polished.


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    It does look nice indeed...there's also Flipboard too, which is a nice UI as well
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    Default RSS Reader without a Google account?

    Ive just started using summly, i really like the ui and its found its way to my home screen as my goto news app
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    Default RSS Reader without a Google account?

    Why not just sign up for the google reader account? You add all the current threads you read and then google reader keeps them in sync for free across all of your devices. Quick and simple, I prefer having my feeds in sync so that when I switch devices I am not reading the same article twice.
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    Default RSS Reader without a Google account?

    Spot on, I say...

    Quote Originally Posted by jsntrenkler View Post
    Why not just sign up for the google reader account? You add all the current threads you read and then google reader keeps them in sync for free across all of your devices. Quick and simple, I prefer having my feeds in sync so that when I switch devices I am not reading the same article twice.
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    Default RSS Reader without a Google account?

    One year ago I escaped the bonds of Yahoo and Google. I would prefer a news service that does not require a Google account.
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    Default RSS Reader without a Google account?

    Reeder allows you to use a service called Fever for RSS.
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    Default RSS Reader without a Google account?

    Quote Originally Posted by ckillam3 View Post
    One year ago I escaped the bonds of Yahoo and Google. I would prefer a news service that does not require a Google account.
    I'm like you, and after lot of struggles to find a good app I found Blogshelf II. It is a very nice reader which doesn't require a google account at all, and has a feed search option along with opml import/export and add feed by url. The design is very like iBook, with wood shelf and all.

    It's free without ads and upgrading for a more featured version is around 5$. Using free version for 2 weeks now (since I got the mini) and have no complaints. Even considering in-app buying the full version.

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