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Bloglines Beta is released

Bloglines have unveiled the new beta version of their web based RSS news reader. The new version allows you to create a start page where you can drag and drop your favourite feeds onto so they appear when you first log in to Bloglines.

Other changes include a smaller font to display news items, new view tabs on the top right of the page and a round corner border around news items in the reading pane.

Bloglines Beta released

It looks like Bloglines have taken a leaf out of Google Readers book for their new beta version. I've posted a very small screenshot of both readers together so you can see what I mean. The web2.0 finger seems to have been pulled out amidst fears Google is stealing the position of premier RSS reader.

The changes they have made are an improvement over the original but they seem to be playing catch up rather than innovating. They seem to have removed the RSS subscriber count when you view a feed which I hope is not a permanent move. A nice addition would be to see a post frequency icon of some kind for each blog so you can see how often a feed is updated.

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