What is RSS? (Really Simple Syndication)
RSS is an easy way to keep you automatically up to date on websites you like visit regularly. Instead of having to go to each website separately to see new stories, you can use RSS to view them easily in one application or program.
How can I make use of RSS?
In general, you need to install an application or program called an RSS reader. RSS readers display the information from RSS feeds on your computer.
Many new web browsers also include built in RSS readers, including Apple Safari and Firefox. Users of My MSN, My Yahoo and Google personalized home pages can also use RSS feeds.
How do I get a news reader?
There are a number of different News Readers available; click on this link from Google to find links to the most popular products, many of which are free to install.
What RSS feeds are available?
Currently, we're offering these categories for RSS:
The most common way to add these links to your news reader is to right-click on those you want and choose Copy Shortcut. You can then add/paste it into your news reader. Here's an example from the Feedreader program available free from http://www.feedreader.com/: