Several applications out there to read RSS feeds and they are pretty well to access Blog feeds right from your browser. But if you want to read your favorite Feeds from your comfort zone, you can make use of Windows Media Center. The best thing of this is that you won’t have to spend a long time with your chair to read a large amount of feeds.
WMC lets you to read the RSS feeds within it providing some limitations like you will have to subscribe to the feed from Internet Explorer. Firefox and the other browsers won’t work.
All you have to do at first is to activate Media Center RSS Reader. You should find a Activate button at the left sidebar of this link page. Put your first name, last name and email address there and click Activate.
After the successful activation, you will receive an email to your inbox containing the activation code. Save that email for future use.
Now download and install the Media center RSS Reader for Windows 7/Vista in your computer. The installation is very simple, just follow the step by step instruction in the installation wizard.
This will integrate the RSS Reader in your Media Center and you can find it under Accessories in the main menu.
The RSS Feed Reader also appears at the extras section.
So, while you run the reader in your Media Center, it will ask to put the user email address and the activation code that you received earlier in your email inbox.
Once you are activated, a list of site feeds that are currently subscribed via Internet Explorer will appear.
Clicking on any site will allow you to see the latest feed items from that site.
Select any item to get an overview of the feed, though you can read in details by clicking the Show page button from the left side.
Clicking on Show page button shows the original page from the website.
If the feed contains any media file like audio/video, you should get a Play option in the overview screen, simply click Play to watch the video feed.
You can toggle your subscribed feeds by using a Media Center remote and enjoy feed reading from your comfort zone.