In This Chapter:
Really Simple Syndication (RSS) feeds are fast becoming one of the Internet's most popular new types of services. If you're in search of the latest news and information, you don't have to hop from website to website when you use them; you don't even have to do searchesfeeds can be delivered straight to you.
One of the most common uses of RSS feeds are for reading blogs, but RSS feeds are not limited to blogs alone. News sites and services, such as the New York Times, Washington Post, Reuters, and many others now have feeds as well, so you can have breaking news delivered to you the instant it happens. And other sites are taking up RSS as well.
In this chapter, you'll learn how to use Google Reader, Google's free RSS reader.