Google announced via their blog this past Wednesday that they will be shutting down their Reader service on July 1, 2013, due to a steady decline in usage. The service, founded in 2005, allowed users to aggregate multiple news sources in to one convenient feed. Apparently, this wasn’t popular enough for most Google users to keep the program afloat. While we have nearly four and a half months to either find or create a similar service, my serene morning coffee escape has been disrupted as I experience anxiety trying to find a suitable replacement.
Barring Google actually changing their minds and keeping the service alive, here are some similar, though not identical, aggregators that should fit your feed needs.