I’m addicted to my rss feeds. I go over the feeds for tech news, current affairs, friends blogs, and many more. However, I don’t want to go to www.google.com/reader each time want to find out what’s new. This is where desktop applications that provides Google Reader notifications comes in.
For Windows: We have Google Reader Notifier for Windows.
For Mac: There’s a desktop application by the same name, for Mac users.
Firefox Extension: There’s even a extension for it.
But what about Linux users?
GrNotify is a simple Python written tray application that will allow you to know when there are new items in the Google Reader.
Here’s a screenshot: