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Google Reader to be scrubbed (pictures)

The RSS content tracking product will be shuttered on July 1.

CNET Reviews staff
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1 of 8 screenshot by Stephen Shankland/CNET

Google Reader's 2011 redesign

The 2011 redesign of Google Reader used less color and more white space.
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2 of 8 Screenshot by Ed Rhee

Google Reader standard feed view

A classic view of Google Reader.
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3 of 8 Screenshot by Ed Rhee/CNET

Add RSS link to Google Reader

Google Reader is capable of displaying an RSS link, such as a Facebook profile feed.
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4 of 8 Rob Lightner

Translate Google Reader items

Translations are available inside Google Reader for items displayed in other languages.
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5 of 8 screenshot by Stephen Shankland/CNET

Google Reader Ninja Easter egg

Google Reader comes with a Ninja Easter egg. To get a look, type the classic video game cheat code: up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, B, A.
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6 of 8 Screenshot/Josh Lowensohn/CNET

In-line media

A view of images displayed in-line on Google Reader.
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Google Reader folder views

A view of a typical "Subscriptions" folder view, along with the feed items.
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8 of 8 Screenshot by Rafe Needleman/CNET

iGoogle also scrubbed

Last year Google announced its RSS reader and widget page, iGoogle, was going to be scrubbed as well.

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