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    <p>But why so long?&nbsp; Why did it take SOOOO long to get <a href="http://www.newsgator.com/news/archive.aspx?post=61">this tiny update out</a>?&nbsp; People have been for begging it forever!&nbsp; I&#8217;m still hooked on NewsGator&#8230; but I&#8217;m not happy with it.&nbsp; There are so many other things it should do for something you pay.&nbsp; For now, I&#8217;ll continue to get mileage out of the $20 I dropped a while ago.</p>
    <p>So&#8230; I download the v2.5 update and install on both my laptop and desktop.&nbsp; I have all my feeds organized into nice categorizations using Outlook&#8217;s folders.&nbsp; For example, I have <strong><a title="Microsoft Content Management Server" href="http://www.microsoft.com/cmserver/" target="_blank">MCMS</a></strong>, <strong><a title="" href="http://www.microsoft.com/office/sharepoint/prodinfo/overview.mspx" target="_blank">SharePoint</a></strong>, <strong>General <a title="" href="http://msdn.microsoft.com/netframework/" target="_blank">.NET</a></strong>, <strong>Security</strong>,&nbsp;and <strong>Office </strong>within a <strong>_Development </strong>folder.&nbsp; What I&#8217;d like to ideally happen is have all my feeds, posts, subscriptions, and read states kept in sync between the two machines.&nbsp; So what happens?</p>
    <p>I install and do a sync on my laptop, only to find a bunch of garbage folders get created (no idea where those came from).&nbsp; So I spent about 45 minutes making sure everything is cool, shutdown/startup &amp; sync Outlook a few times to make sure all is cool.&nbsp; Then I check my account on the NewsGator Online site&#8230; all is good with my folders there.</p>
    <p>So, I&#8217;m feeling pretty good.&nbsp; I copy the PST where I keep all my RSS subscriptions from my laptop and overwrite the one I use for my desktop.&nbsp; I instal and do a sync on my desktop and that&#8217;s when the stinky hits the fan</p>
    <p>I&#8217;m livid over this!&nbsp; I love my subscriptions and blogs&#8230; but if NewsGator likes to trash it as bad as this &#8220;update&#8221; did, well screw them.&nbsp; I&#8217;m onto doing a re-tire kicking of RSSBandit and Omea Reader.&nbsp; I liked RSSBandit, but when I imported my OPML, they all came across in one flat list (a great &#8220;feature&#8221; of NewsGator 2.0).&nbsp; Anyone know an easy way to move/manage your subscriptions real quickly in RSSBandit?&nbsp; I didn&#8217;t like Omea originally because of the memory hog it was.</p>
    <p>Any recomendations?&nbsp; I refuse to pay for a reader&#8230; there are just too many good free ones out there.</p>
    <p><strong><font color="#ff0000">UPDATE 7/5/2005 10:30p</font></strong> - As you can see in the comments of this post, Greg from NewsGator posted a comment asking me to contact him.&nbsp; What started with that post, and followed is an impressive customer service experience.&nbsp; <a href="http://www.andrewconnell.com/blog/NewsGator-25-update-followup-and-a-possible-new-feature-coming">Read it here</a>.</p>
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