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BlogBard lets you pull in your feeds from Google Reader and Bloglines and then listen to them live. You can also select to create a downloadable iTunes version.
I am a fan of these audio services as they allow you to multi-task. With the computerized voice basically getting everything right in my tests, these tools could help bring something new to the feed game.
Both PimpMyNews and BlogBard could be huge hits if they could figure out a way to record the author’s voice and use that instead of the computerized voice. While the computerized voice is much better than it has ever been, using the author’s voice would simply rock.
The only question I have is: If these services are monetizing my content, shouldn’t I receive a cut?
Update: BlogBard provided the following regarding their business model, “Our service(both the widget and the destination site) are ad-free(we are not monetizing it). We will be offering rev. share to the content creater once we figure out a way to monetize our service.”
Here is the live BlogBard widget: