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fivetoadsloth
May 19, 2007, 09:18 PM
Is there a way now, or is it possible to set up a way that whenever a new article gets posted I get an email with the article?
WOuld that be "setup able"?

Thanks, Just wondering.

mkrishnan
May 19, 2007, 09:59 PM
If I'm not mistaken, you can set it up for yourself in a few seconds.

1) navigate to a site like this (http://www.r-mail.org/) that sends RSS feeds out as e-mails.

2) put in the feed URL for Macrumors (feed://www.macrumors.com/macrumors.xml) and your e-mail address.

Should be all there is to it.

fivetoadsloth
May 19, 2007, 10:09 PM
If I'm not mistaken, you can set it up for yourself in a few seconds.

1) navigate to a site like this (http://www.r-mail.org/) that sends RSS feeds out as e-mails.

2) put in the feed URL for Macrumors (feed://www.macrumors.com/macrumors.xml) and your e-mail address.

Should be all there is to it.
Cool, thanks. :)

Doctor Q
May 19, 2007, 10:24 PM
Thanks, mkrishnan.

Do you know how trustworthy R|Mail is with the email addresses it collects? Their Privacy Policy says "We occasionally will send e-mail to notify you about important changes to the site, new services, and special offers from us." which I consider a bad sign. I don't like sites that send me "special offers" without stating that I can opt out (or better, opt in).

Do you know of any other RSS->email services, or anybody who has reviewed them?

psycoswimmer
May 19, 2007, 10:27 PM
There's also the MR widget:

http://www.photo-buzz.com/Widgets/D691B1E0-7233-4825-925A-BDEC5C1F135E.html

mkrishnan
May 19, 2007, 10:30 PM
Do you know how trustworthy R|Mail is with the email addresses it collects?

I don't... this is a fair point.

fivetoadsloth
May 19, 2007, 10:41 PM
Thanks, mkrishnan.

Do you know how trustworthy R|Mail is with the email addresses it collects? Their Privacy Policy says "We occasionally will send e-mail to notify you about important changes to the site, new services, and special offers from us." which I consider a bad sign. I don't like sites that send me "special offers" without stating that I can opt out (or better, opt in).

Do you know of any other RSS->email services, or anybody who has reviewed them?
Well, I questioned there trustworthyness, but tried them. Ill let you know if i gets tons of "Spam"
There's also the MR widget:

http://www.photo-buzz.com/Widgets/D691B1E0-7233-4825-925A-BDEC5C1F135E.html
I saw that though I try to keep my dashboard as bare as possible.