Digg

  • Goodbye Google Reader, hello Digg Reader

    In 2 days, Google Reader will be turned off forever. Apparently those servers are really expensive and Google is poor, so it must go. Since the announcement, users have been searching for alternatives and I’ve tried them all. My favourite Google Reader replacement has to be Digg Reader. It...
  • Digg for iPad arrives in v3.1 iOS app

    Digg’s ground up rebuild continues with the release of version 3.1 of their iOS app. The big feature in this release is support for iPad. As you’d expect the extra screen real estate afforded by the iPad is used well to showcase the latest stories. Another showcase feature is...
  • Digg Newsrooms, a reason to go back ?

    We all over Digg v4 ? Good, time to move on. This morning Digg have taken the wraps off a brand new feature called Newsrooms. While Digg’s front page is driven by the community, there is issues with leaving content select to the masses – just ask twitter trends....
  • Digg tries again with another new design, adds stats, notifications

    Its no secret Digg.com is struggling. Traffic to the site has decreased since the community was largely unhappy with the v4 revision. Regular visitors to the homepage of Digg were used to seeing stories with thousands of votes, this has dropped in some cases to double-digits. Its sad I...
  • Invited: Digg4 invites go out to thousands.

    Social bookmarking site Digg.com has begun sending out thousands of invites to users who registered for the Alpha. These will come in batches, probably a good idea given the first round brought the site to a grind. After receiving the email below, I tried to login but it went...
  • Digg 4.0 gets all warm and friendly, still months away

    In this publisher preview video above, Digg’s Founder and CEO Kevin Rose explains the upcoming features in version 4. The big change comes from the way the Digg system works. Currently you Digg stories up when you like them, if enough people do that they make it to the...
  • Official Digg iPhone App now available in App Store

    Whilst many have tried, almost all have failed at creating that killer iPhone app for Digg.com. The biggest stumbling block for other developers is that Digg has prevented Digging from within the app. Some opted to workaround this by using a Web View, but it just hasn’t been a...
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