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11 May 2008

Perhaps you’ve heard about the newest addition to the Mac OS X News Reader application pool.

Times brings your Really Simple Syndication (RSS) into a layout very uncommon among the current world of RSS readers. That layout is simply that of a standard newspaper.

This breaks the mold against the normal list centered applications we’ve been seeing for years.

I have not personally tried Times, although it is on my list of things to do, but I felt the need to comment simply because it is such a refreshing change from the common.

Additionally, I think this application has the potential to open up RSS to those who have not experienced it yet. Because of its similarity to reading a normal newspaper, it could potentially be a great way for someone to try out RSS.

I don’t think I’ll be able to switch to it completely, mainly because I rely on Google Reader so that I can access my feeds from anywhere, as well as share articles with my friends who also use Google Reader.

For some other blogging on “Times” be sure to check out

Read RSS Newsfeeds In Style With Times from The Apple Blog Times makes your RSS feeds into a newspaper from The Unofficial Apple Weblog