Stuck on a packed subway with no room to wrangle an actual book, I'll often pull out my smartphone to catch up on articles I've saved in my Pocket reading app. Unfortunately, being unsure whether it's a 400 or 14,000-word article means that fate dictates whether or not I finish what I'm reading before I'm off the train and walking to work.
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In a press release on the company's blog, Pinboard, the world's best social bookmarking site for introverts, announced it has acquired Delicious, the unwanted step-child of bookmarking platforms, from Delicious Media, the company that acquired Delicious from Science in 2016, the company that bought it from AVOS in 2014, the company that bought it from Yahoo in 2011, the company that purchased Delicious in 2005. Which means you're gonna have to move those bookmarks about learning how to bake a pie, shoot a wedding, or whatever you think you'll click on eventually.
Pocket is one of the best bookmarking services, but if you don't have a ton of stuff saved in it already, it's a little tough to find new articles to read. Now, the site has a new Explore tab that should make that a little easier.
Web/Android/iOS: Bookmarking services like Pocket and Instapaper are great, but one place they fail a bit is organisation. Stash is a service that solves that by automatically organising your saved sites for you.
Pocket is one of our favourite services for saving articles to read later. Today, the service has introduced a Recommended section with content customised to your saving and reading habits.
Evernote's Web Clipper is a fantastic way to save select parts of an article, but it's not really useful unless you use Evernote. If you'd prefer something simpler, Gloss allows you to highlight and save text from any site quickly.
We've long been fans of Pocket, the bookmarking service that allows you to save stuff to read or watch later. Now, Pocket has added Highlights, an update that scans your saves and highlights the content most likely to interest you. We chatted with Pocket's founder Nate Weiner about the app's newest feature.
It's often hard to set aside time to read all the interesting articles you encounter during the day, which is why bookmarking services designed to maintain a 'read later' list have become so competitive. Today we're looking at the most popular three and pitting them against one another: Pocket, Instapaper and Readability. Here's how they stack up.
If you're always on the lookout for new things to read, but you don't want to manually save every link your friends send you, you can create your own little network for Pocket, Readability or Instapaper with the Save-by-Email function. Depending on what service you and your friends use, it can be a fun new way to stumble on articles.
Bookmark apps such as Pocket, Instapaper and Readability are awesome ways to store and catch up on the interesting articles you find online. However, if you use Google Reader, saving those articles is a multi-step process. Here's an IFTTT recipe that will send articles to your favourite service in one keystroke.