Well, here we are. Tomorrow, unless I cancel before midnight tonight, I’ll get charged for Feedly Pro. NewsBlur has not had a fully functional Android app for over two months, and there is still no ETA for a resolution (see the back story here and here).
Frankly, I’m surprised. I signed up for a trial of Feedly Pro in desperation a month ago in order to have a way to read RSS feeds on my phone that didn’t make my head hurt. I thought that the NewsBlur team would certainly have a fix by now.
And yet, they don’t.
The good news, I suppose, is that I found an alternative, one with an API that allows for third-party apps. Even if the Feedly app breaks, there will be alternatives. I just wish it wasn’t twice the price.
But frankly, I’ve been waiting far too long for a resolution considering that this is a service I pay for, and at some point, you need to wish them well and cut your losses.
I guess that time is now.
Goodbye, NewsBlur. It was great while it lasted. I hope you fix your problems someday.