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How to use Google Talk as a feed reader with real time RSS feed updates

By on November 10th, 2009 
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google talk rss feed readerGoogle Talk already has many bots that can help you simplify your work. Well in this article we will tell you about yet another chat bot that simply turns your Google Talk into a Feed Reader with real time RSS feed updates - i.e. the moment a feed is published you will be notified about it via a message from the bot.

All you need to convert your Google Talk into a real time RSS feed reader is add the bot: push-bot@appspot.com to your Google Talk friend list. Now, in order to subscribe to a feed you can send this as a chat to PuSH Bot: /subscribe http://blog/feed.

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For eg. to subscribe to Digitizor's feed all you need to do is send  /subscribe http://feeds.feedburner.com/digitizor to pus-bot and you will get a notification that you have been added. PuSH bot is basically an app hosted at Google Appspot.

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Here are some more options that you can use with PuSH bot to manage your subscriptions and add or remove more subscriptions:

Subscribe to a new feed: /subscribe URL

Show current subscriptions: /list-subscriptions

Unsubscribe from one particular feed: /unsubscribe URL

Unsubscribe from all feeds: /unsubscribe-all

Import feeds from a OPML file located online: /opml-import URL

Get more command options and help: /help

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How to use Google Talk as a feed reader with real time RSS feed updates was originally published on Digitizor.com on November 10, 2009 - 3:28 am (Indian Standard Time)