Digg announced today that it is just a step closer to launch its Digg Reader, an alternate to Google Reader. The company going to launch the new service next week with an access to all opening up by June 26th. Digg detailed in its blog post that the release will keep a focus entirely on “the power user,” with aiming for making the whole of system fast and simple, enabling easy feed importing from Google Reader.
The Digg Reader built on a “clean reading experience that gets out of the way and puts the focus squarely on the articles, posts, images, and videos themselves,” with including the “support for key actions like subscribing, sharing, saving and organizing.” Along with this, the Reader will allow users to “elevate the most important stories to the top.”
Digg added that in the 60 days following launch, the company focus will be on: Android app, Speed, Integration with additional third party services (like Buffer, Evernote, and IFTTT), Better tools to sort, filter and rank your reading lists and feeds, based on your networks, interests, likes, and so on and collecting and responding to user feedback. It will also get started on Search, Notifications, and a button that, when pushed, automatically delivers a cronut to your desk.