If your obsessed with scrapping on Orkut your going to love this hack. NGCoders have a simple PHP script that consumes your Orkut scrapbook to create an RSS feed. You can then pipe the RSS feed to your mobile through Mobile Google Reader to make your scraps easier to read. So now you can track any scrapbook from anywhere – what remains is the part where you scrap back.
I switched to Google Reader recently from a desktop-based RSS client. Google Reader offers an advanced web-based RSS interface and a rich feature set. The key feature for switching to Google Reader was mobility and access from any terminal.
For those not familiar with RSS, it is the cheapest and quickest way to customize your own newspaper with the help of a client like Google Reader. RSS is also the most popular way to publish, distribute, collect, and filter information on the web. You can learn more about syndication on the Google Reader FAQ.
The easy way to get Google Reader for your mobile is to bookmark this link – http://www.google.com/reader/m with your mobile phone browser.
In order to enable Google Reader on your Google home page, add the Google Reader module to your home page by clicking on Add Stuff, search for the keyword Reader. The first result should be Google Reader (Labs) module. Click on Add it Now.
Now access your personalized Google home page from your mobile phone by bookmarking on this link – http://www.google.com/xhtml. Click on Personalized Home. You should be prompted to sign in immediately. Do so, and then bookmark your personalized home.
- Google Reader Blog – “You can now use Google Reader from your phone“.
- A mobile news site from NetCore solution, tuned towards the Indian audience – MyToday.
- Here is my own reading feed shared using Google Reader.