With the wide availability of RSS feed for tons of website, such as Blogs, News, Forums etc, tracking the latest news for particular topic couldn’t be more easier. Since the wide coverage, a lot of software/services like Windows Live Mail, Google Reader etc. offer the RSS feed subscription function, putting all subscribed feeds from the concerned website under one place to ease the reading. For me, I have been using Google Reader for quite sometime and I must say it is a good web service by Google and serve its purpose very well for me (except the long-time-requested theme customization like in Gmail which Google still failed to deliver). Though if you really bored of the Google Reader classic theme, and you are on Firefox, you can always install the Google Redesigned theme from GlobexDesigns.com (Firefox Plug-in) to change the interface and it certainly breathe new life into Google Reader (Check screenshot below).
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Ever since Gmail launched, it’s been my primary webmail account as I remember they are the first company that provides free email account with continuous expanding capacity for everyone. Of course, it doesn’t become a concern anymore when more and more email account provider are able to offer the same email storage space, but what I like the most is their simplicity and fast loading, as well as their lab features. However, if you are an extensive user of Gmail for your studies, business etc., I am pretty sure that you might started to get bored of the default Gmail theme, even though there are some nice themes available, but they easily get bored as well. So what can you do about it? If you are using Mozilla Firefox for accessing Gmail, then you must be one happy guy (or girl?), because there is one well optimized, cool, tidy, and modern theme for your Gmail account.
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