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Monotony review: Super simple RSS reader for your Mac

If you're the kind of feed subscriber who simply wants on-the-fly updates while you're plugged in (with no lingering baggage), then Monotony can provide exactly that.

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Reeder 2 for Mac review: Consume RSS with speed, style

For those who don't need advanced features, Reeder 2 lets you quickly and easily read your RSS feeds. Gesture control and support for plenty of sharing services give the app polish.

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The Week in Mac Apps: House of glass

This week's Mac app roundup brings you software that can take you from device to device without batting an eye, a product that can save you money on your music, and another one that will play just about any music you can buy.

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When it comes to iOS productivity, delight can trump efficiency

Too often we hear that the iPad isn't good for productivity, but David Sparks thinks that argument doesn't take into account the delight we experience.

Apple's PR strategy, App.net, RSS, and a potential Surface Mini

With Apple's PR chief stepping down, we ask whether the company's public-relations strategy can translate elsewhere. Also, we discuss the relative merits of App.net, RSS, and a hypothetical Surface mini. With guests Caitlin McGarry, Dan Frakes, and Brad Chacos.

on techhive.com

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Mac Gems of the Year: 2013

Our Mac Gems department aims to uncover the best in great, inexpensive software. Of the nearly 120 Mac Gems we reviewed in 2013, here are our favorites.

Words App review: Get your Internet reading list under control

Words App collects your RSS feeds and read-it-now content in one UI.

Reeder 2 review: Popular RSS reader gets a fresh coat of iOS 7-friendly paint

After the RSS mess caused by Google Reader's death, Silvio Rizzi's popular RSS-feed reader is back with a new iOS 7-friendly look and the same, time-tested user interface. Though it needs some minor tweaks to reach the same level of polish as its predecessor.

Horus News Reader review: RSS reader with graphical pizazz

Why settle for an ordinary RSS reader when you can use a good-looking one like Horus?

Review: MultiPLX RSS reader offers powerful features and a few too many bugs

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.

on pcworld.com