Give Any Mobile Browser Safari Reader-Like Powers With A Bookmarklet

One of the best features of Safari for iOS is Reader. With a tap of a button you can strip a web site down to its bare essentials and read without the clutter of menus or ads. Wired points out you can get the same feature in a browser like Chrome using a bookmarklet from Readability or Instapaper.

Tab Killer Turns Links You Want To Read Later Into Pop-Out Bookmarks

Chrome: If you use browser tabs as a way to keep track of things you want to read, or your bookmarks folder is a mess, Tab Killer is the perfect bridge between the two. With a few key commands, you can add any link or tab to a pop-out list of sites for safe keeping. Another shortcut opens or edits anything in the list. Bookmarks And Syncs Without Extensions Or Plugins

Web: Generally, web-based bookmark services require an extension or bookmarklet to save web pages. But how do you save something without those — say if you’re not using your own computer? is perhaps the simplest tool for that.

CottonTracks Smartly Auto-Sorts Your History And Bookmarks Into Groups

Chrome/Opera: When I start reading about any subject on the web, it’s easy for me to go from link to link and have a whole bunch of tabs open. Grouping and bookmarking them is a pain, and sometimes I just forget to do that. But CottonTracks doesn’t.

Latis Combines Bookmarks And Web Snippets In A Drag-and-Drop Sidebar

Chrome: Bookmarks are pretty handy by themselves, but if you’d like to remember why you saved a particular page, Latis can help by letting you drag specific snippets to the a bookmark sidebar.

PSE Is A Personal Search Engine, Makes Browser Bookmarks Useful Again

If you’re like me, your bookmarks are a bunch of nested folders and outdated links that are impossible to sift through. PSE (short for Personal Search Engine) changes all of that by making your bookmarks fully searchable, and lets you bookmark snippets of text from web pages as well.

Hush Provides Password-Protected Bookmarks For Incognito Mode

Chrome: Incognito mode is great for keeping your browsing habits secret, but by its definition, it’s bad at keeping track of sites you frequently visit. Hush allows you to keep private bookmarks without worrying about others finding them.

Collectably Saves Open Tabs Into Neat Visual Boards

Chrome: There are a lots of ways to organise your overflowing tabs, but few are as pretty and customisable as new add-on Collectably. The extension saves open tabs into Pinterest-like boards for better organisation.

How To Import Instapaper Or Readability Articles Into Pocket

There are a lot of great bookmark-and-read-later services out there, but if you want to switch from one to another, you probably want to take your old articles with you. Here’s how to import your old Instapaper or Readability articles into Pocket.

Pocket's 'Send To Friend' Shares Articles Between Pocket Users

Pocket is one of our favourite ways to bookmark and read things later. Now, you can send articles straight to your other friends that are using Pocket. No email, Facebook or other networks necessary.