Google Reader users who haven’t moved on to next one will soon have to face reality. Users of Google Reader will be no more in less than a month.
Feedly’s roadmap for remaining of the year includes getting faster, improvement in its search feature, adding pure web access, adding Windows Phone and Windows 8 apps, improving group sharing, bug fixes.
Feedly announced that it has been working with Reeder,Press, Nextgen Reader, Newsify and gReader as design partners for its Normandy project, and that users will be able to access Feedly from these apps before Google Reader retires and that the access is free for Feedly’s API..
Normandy is Feedly’s clone of the Google Reader API. It running on Google App Engine.
Feedly says “When Google Reader closed, feedly will seamlessly transition to the Normandy back end. So if you are a user of Google Reader and using feedly, you are covered: the transition will be seamless,”
According to Feedly, 68% of users who give it a try end up converting to weekly active users, and by using this service active users have been doubling the amount of time.