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Google Reader has been a part of our daily lives for years. It’s a loyal friend, selflessly serving up the best of the Internet and filtering all the nonsense. But soon it will be gone. Find some alternative suggestions here.

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“Google Reader will not be available after July 1, 2013”, read the popup message on Google Reader this morning. It’s impossible to ignore. It’s right there, in the center of the screen, ensuring you, the loyal user, know that Google is sunsetting Reader in three months. To some, this is a knife in the back, a kick in the shins, a betrayal of biblical proportion. But seriously: chill.

The news hit many of us at TC hard. Google Reader has been a part of our daily lives for years. It’s a loyal friend, selflessly serving up the best of the Internet and filtering all the nonsense. But soon it will be gone. Forever.

George Harrison said it best: “All things must pass.” And it’s time to let Google Reader go. It’s time for something new. It’s time for something better. The Internet will be just fine without Google Reader.

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