Editors' Note: The Download Now link will prompt a local download of the Firefox extension. To install the extension directly, open the file using your Firefox browser.
Google Reader Watcher extension will checks your Google Reader for unread feeds and if you have, the plugin will display them on your browser's statusbar.
What's new in this version:
Version 1.7.4 has maked sure feed url's are encoded so reader will load all feeds correctly when you want to open a specific field from the context menu.