GlassFeeds: First RSS News App For Google Glass
Google Glass just got a lot more useful for me, and probably for a lot of heavy information consumers. As the SelfScreens blog reported, there’s a new app that brings any number of RSS feeds into the Google Glass timeline. It’s called GlassFeeds, and it comes with a number of powerful features: Activating the app […]
Google Glass just got a lot more useful for me, and probably for a lot of heavy information consumers.
- Activating the app is a point-and-click process, no heavy programming/coder skills needed (as some other third-party apps require).
- Any number of RSS feeds can be added manually via the web interface — see the screenshot below — after the app is activated. (There are also some suggested feeds available via drop-down menus.)
- Items that arrive in your Glass timeline can then be sent to Pocket (a great read-it-later service) or to an email address that you specify in advance.
- You can specify whether you want articles or just their headlines.
- You can tell the app to try not sending the same news if it’s reported by different sources.
GlassFeeds is the work of James Betker, a developer who previously made an app for watching YouTube videos on Glass.
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