Do you suffer from computer hunchback? I do.  I spend roughly 8-10 hours a day in front of my computer reading and writing. Considering I didn’t have great posture to begin with, this has not helped me to keep the kinks at bay. We’re living in the age of desk potatoes, which means many of us are no strangers to neck and back pain. At the Wikidi office, project teams…

Need to declutter your timeline?   Awhile ago, I started paying a lot of attention to my Twitter timeline (since I see it every day in FlowReader). More specifically, I started noticing what type of content was showing up in my timeline every day. And it wasn’t good – spam, retweets, repeat tweets, egg profiles, and just random tweets that didn’t interest me at all. I follow a lot of profiles…

Each week on our blog, we share our latest updates, bug fixes, and improvements to FlowReader with you in our Release Notes.   Here’s a detailed change log for our last release: The main homepage has been updated and redesigned. A Google + button was added to the auto-logout window when you are logged out of FlowReader due to inactivity. Optimization of rendering speed. Redesign of Privacy Policy and Terms of Service…

5 Unique Web Apps to Try Now

This is a post by FlowReader’s Product Owner, Zee Kulsariyeva.  I always find it interesting to think about or predict where the web is heading. In my opinion, the main traits that will make apps prosperous in the near future are accessibility and usability, whatever that means technologically — cloud-based data, big data, mobile responsiveness, etc. Today, I wanted to share some unique services with you, which in my opinion, provide…

How to Find Great Content Online

I don’t know about you, but there are finds in life that give you a secret thrill – a hidden bookshop, the perfect cup of coffee, an open seat on the train. Discovering new and unique content can give you a similar feeling – cue the victory dance. Our main aim at FlowReader is to help you manage all the cool stuff you find on the web, but we also care…

Each week on our blog, we share our latest updates, bug fixes, and improvements to FlowReader with you in our Release Notes.   Here’s a detailed change log for our last release: Fixed a layout bug in our Twitter list view on the mobile site. Sorting and view settings have been moved to the menu on the mobile site. Removed action icons in our list view for easier reading on the mobile…

Announcing a More Mobile FlowReader

Flow wherever you are, whenever you want.  We’re excited to announce the day has finally come: the release of our mobile website. After all, spring is the perfect time to improve the old and bring in the new! It’s important to us that everyone is able to easily access FlowReader – no matter where you are or what device you’re using. That’s why we’ve been working so hard to get…

Each week on our blog, we share our latest updates, bug fixes, and improvements to FlowReader with you in our Release Notes.   Here’s a detailed change log for our last release:   Added favicons for RSS feeds (in list view). Autoscroll for moving feeds between categories in Settings. Improved the overall design of the Settings page. Improved highlighting and colors for new items posted to streams. Hovering over an article time now displays…

How to Remember What You Read Online

Most of us read a considerable amount of information online on a daily basis, whether it’s for pleasure or for work. Organizing and reading all the content you come across every day, in itself, can be an overwhelming task. But what about the being able to remember what we read?  We recently explored why scanning is replacing word-by-word reading, so I thought it would be cool to investigate how well you remember…

We talk RSS with social media journalist, content curator, & blogger Cendrine Marrouat.  I met Cendrine Marrouat on Twitter when I asked her to check out FlowReader. After chatting with her, she invited us to share some of our experiences about being a startup on her blog, Social Media Slant. We also thought it would be great to get Cendrine’s perspective on RSS and social media, especially as someone who is very…