RSS feeds

What is this RSS thing all about then?

Your ISP is blocking spam and you could easily fall victim to it's filters. You may not be receiving information from your favourite website and that's how RSS Feeds can help you.

RSS feed readers offer one of the most efficient ways to follow news, website and software updates, newsletters, blogs and more. Many of the best news aggregators for Windows and Mac are available for free on the internet.

Look out for RSS Feeds on

RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication or Rich Site Summary. Look out for the little orange XML icon on when you do a listings search. Just click on it to subscribe. If you computer doesn't already have an RSS feeder installed you can download a FREE reader from the internet.

The best thing about RSS feeds is that if you subscribe you only get what you want. Also, if you want an RSS feed to stop you just tell the feed reader to stop collecting info.

Which programs can I use?

Windows users: Give Newscrawler or Awasu or Newsgator a try.

Mac users: On Mac OS X there are a variety of programs you can use. If you are using OS X 10.4 Tiger or Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, you can use Safari as it has built in RSS. on Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard can also be used. We also recommend NetNewsWire and NewsFire.

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