Today, Mozilla, the company behind Firefox, has announced that it has acquired the popular bookmarking service, Pocket.
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Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.
Instapaper, the awesome bookmark-and-read-later app, has always had a beautiful interface on Android and iOS, but not on the web. Today, its web interface has been revamped to look and work more like the Instapaper apps.
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.
Android: Instapaper fans on Android have a little more reason to celebrate today: an official Instapaper app is available now at Google Play. The Instapaper for Android app looks and operates much like its iOS cousin, and brings all of the mobile features you would want to Android devices, including your saved articles, the ability to share articles right from your device, and all of the reading and customisation options you could possibly need.
iOS: Instapaper, one of our favourite bookmark-and-read-later apps, just dropped a big update with a new pagination mode, a few new touch gestures and a sepia colour tint for easier-on-the-eyes reading.
Add Instapaper for Chrome to the list of Chrome web apps that aren't just bookmarks. This unofficial webapp adds offline article syncing, extended pagination options and saving of where you left off in an article to the popular read-later service.
Lifehacker favourite Instapaper is a great way to keep track of stuff you find online and want to read later. Reader Chris Jones made it even more convenient with a simple AutoHotkey script to add a useful keyboard shortcut.