As of July 1, 2013 Google will discontinue Google Reader and shut down the site. And this is good news!
Although at first I was at grief about the death of Google Reader I soon realized what lots of others have noted by now. The fact that Google Reader is dead is awesome. It will allow for lots of innovation in the space to happen that couldn’t before as Google Reader wasn’t changing.
Now new RSS sync services are coming up, and many of them are supporting Buffer (http://buff.ly/M2hZAU)