Digg, the news sharing website has announced that it’s alternative for Google Reader, Digg Reader will be available for the public from June 26. Netizens all over the world is really upset about the shutting down of Google Reader which is a great resource for them. The company has declared on its blog that it would be launching the first version of the RSS reader next week. This is a great news for all those who are weeping about Google Reader.
Digg Reader claims to offer a clean interface and an excellent reading experience that focuses primarily on articles, posts, images, and videos themselves. Digg will also integrate useful mobile apps that sync with Reader’s web experience. During its launch Pocket and Instapaper integration will be there and in future, Digg will integrate more services. This reader even offer support for key actions like subscribing, sharing, saving and organizing. Digg is also introducing a tool that allows users to rank the most important stories to the top.
During 60 days following the launch, Digg will focus on an Android application, e Buffer and Evernote. Reader will also have a better search and notifications base in the future, Digg mentioned. Digg had already announced that it’s Reader will be a ‘freemium’ service. Not only the new features but the expected features will also be available for free.
Digg said it will add even more features in the two months following the launch, including an Android app and an iPhone app. It will offer better ranking and filtration of news according to the reader’s interests and integrates with third-party services like Buffer, Evernote, and IFTTT. It is also planning to add tools to sort, filter, and rank reading lists and feeds according to your network, likes and passion. It offers excellent speed while gathering information and is keen towards collecting user feedback.
Digg has also released two images of it’s new Reader which is given below:
Digg Reader will give tough competition to other reader alternatives like Feedly and Newsblur. It works exactly like how it claims and it will be a perfect alternative for Google Reader. Google Reader will be shutting down on July 1. Digg Reader is soon expected to cover the void that is left in Google Reader’s fans all over the world. All you need is to wait till June 26 to get an on hands experience of Digg Reader, we are sure you won’t be that disappointed.