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Do you use RSS feeds?
I just wondered about this... seeing as I don't particularly use it on a regular basis. Smile
......rss feed? is that...no never mind. I have no clue what ur talking about. (sad when I'm in the technology tower at my school)
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Guess who has a facebook --> Me again!
It's taken me a long time to understand RSS (which stands for Really Simple Syndication... yeah right says I:p)

Essentially - it means you can check if any of your subscribed websites have updated just from one page, instead of having to waste spend time checking each one. So e.g. does the BBC news have new updates? Does Back-on Online have any new updates? View it all on one page.

For a really simple way of getting to know what a feed does, Google have recently released their 'Feed Reader'. There are many others out there but since I'm sure we're all familiar with google, its a good way to start. I think it will only apply to people with Gmail accounts though so if you don't have one, I'll try and address this later.

1. Visit http://www.google.com/reader/view/
2. Add http://www.backon-online.com/feed/ as new feed subscription
3. Et voila! Smile

For those with My!Yahoo, you can look on the right side of the page and find "Add RSS by URL" and again use http://www.backon-online.com/feed/ - so if you're logged into My!Yahoo you can automatically see if new posts have been made.

There are non Google/Yahoo alternatives which you can also download to your desktop - just fire it up and view all sites in one go. Then if there's a new one and you feel like reading more, just click on the link and it will generally load the page up in your browser.

For those with Window Media Center installed, apparently this is a good plugin to use: http://mcerssreader.oabsoftware.nl/index.php

Anyone/anything else... just holler Smile

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