Since this week is likely to end in a blur of short-term memory loss fueled by green beer and nitrate laced meat, you may want to put this in your read later client of choice for Monday morning.

Briefly put, nerds were foaming at the mouth this week when Google announced an end of life for Google Reader, and Samsung launched their newest flagship phone. Android head Andy Rubin was out at Google.

It didn’t end there either. Mac OS X got another point update — make sure you go to Software Update to grab that — and because no week would be complete without rumors about an Apple product, we saw another concept design for the iWatch.

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