But not everyone wants Google Reader to fade into the sunset.
Citing declining usage, Google has announced that it will shutter Google Reader, an RSS application that made it easy to aggregate and sort news from various Web sources. The Reader platform will be officially retired on July 1, Google says.
"We’re living in a new kind of computing environment," Google's Urs Hölzle wrote in a blog post this week. "Everyone has a device, sometimes multiple devices. It’s been a long time since we have had this rate of change – it probably hasn’t happened since the birth of personal computing 40 years ago. To make the most of these opportunities, we need to focus – otherwise we spread ourselves too thin and lack impact."