While Digg envisions a more feature-rich Reader than its predecessor, at this point, Digg is just looking to keep the lights on on your feeds so that you don’t miss any updates to your favorite websites when Google Reader shuts down in exactly two weeks. The company is aware that power users “depend on the availability, stability, and speed of Reader every day,” so it’s committed to getting the bare-bones tool up and running first, then expanding its functionality over the next 60 days and beyond.
Phase One involves keeping Reader simple, fast, and, most importantly, easy to import your feeds and folders into Digg. You should be able to receive all the latest updates to your favorite websites – whether it’s new photos, videos or articles – and they should automatically sync with your mobile app so that you can share, subscribe, save or organize the content however you like. As you can see in the screenshot above, the Digg Reader interface is very clean and no-nonsense. All your feeds are listed along the left beige sidebar where you can scroll through the content to decide what to read. Read More