Besides showing the latest content in each column (you can even hide these) it also shows the feed, and also an archive.
If you click on an item a pop up box or a box docked on the bottom of your screen will show the contents of that item, then click to the native site if you wish…there are also icons to print or email the item.
Now the best till last…sure you can search, but the advanced search allows to search in fields like:
All sources or (one or multiple)
Wait there’s more:
Give your search a name and save it, then tab to Saved Searches, viola an RSS feed.
So now you can filter content to the most microscopic denominator from within the reader…only thing missing is to search within a category.
You may only like some of Robin’s content so to alleviate RSS overload ( scrolling through all his content) just view the content you want.
In the example you may choose to see items in your RSS reader from:
only two of his sources, when the term “rss” only appears in the title and the author has to be “Robin” (handy to see articles from only one author in a group blog).
They hope to introduce OPML importing in the future, it just depends how popular Backbase becomes to warrant further development.
Here is another example from their website.
To create your own you have to download it to your server, that’s an obstacle for me.