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Google™pedia: The Ultimate Google Resource, Second Edition by Michael Miller

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Chapter 36. Using Google Reader

When you want to read the postings from your favorite blogs or news sites, you need some sort of feed-reading mechanism. That can be a feed reader software program, or a website that aggregates feeds from a variety of sources.

Google Reader is such a feed aggregator. Actually, it’s more than that; Google Reader is a web-based reader that lets you subscribe to blog and news feeds, and then read the latest postings from those feeds.

Reading Blog Postings

You access Google Reader at reader.google.com. Google Reader lets you read both blog feeds and news feeds. That means you can use Google Reader to display the latest news headlines from popular news sites, as well as catch the latest ponderings from your favorite bloggers. ...

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