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"Read Later" Apps Compared: Pocket vs. Instapaper vs. Readability  February 28, 2016 – 08:23 pm
Lifehacker Pack for Android: Who Should Use It: When in doubt, Pocket probably supports your device of choice and the apps you use. It has a solid feature set and a well put together interface, plus it's supported by nearly everyone that supports a bookmark and read later app. Currently, it's our favorite read later service.

Instapaper

Instapaper was long popular with the iOS crowd, but has since expanded to other platforms. Its always been praised for its design, but we think its biggest strength lies in its article discovery. Not only can you save articles you found on the web, but the ability to follow your friends on Instapaper is a great way to pick up a few more, plus the Editor's Picks help you find articles you wouldn't have otherwise read. It's mainly focused on the Mac and iOS side of things, but has a lot of third party support on other platforms too.

Price: $3.99 on iOS, $2.99 on Android. Instapaper also offers a $1/month subscription service that lets you search your entire archive of articles, which is handy.

Supported Devices: Instapaper officially only supports iOS, Android, and the Kindle. You can also export your articles in ePub format, for use on any ereader that supports it.

Supported Apps: Instapaper doesn't have quite as many supported apps as Pocket, and many of them are iOS and Mac apps (like Reeder, NetNewsWire, and Tweetbot), but the list is still impressive. You can also submit articles via a bookmarklet or by email. Check out Instapaper's list of supported apps for more information.

Interface & Features: Instapaper has a very pretty interface, and has grown to include a solid list of features. Apart from the above, Instapaper also lets you:

  • Choose from 14 different fonts, multiple font sizes, paragraph spacing, and line spacing options as well as three color palletes. Instapaper has more choices for customizing the reader interface than any other app of its type.
  • Follow other people on Instapaper and read articles they've "liked"
  • Discover popular articles others are reading through Instapaper's "The Feature" section (which is a little wonky and includes a lot of duplicates, but is still a great way to find stuff to read)
  • Scroll through articles by tilting your device back and forth.
  • Define words you don't know using an offline dictionary.
  • Organize articles in folders for easier browsing.
  • Search your entire archive of articles (pro subscription only).

Who Should Use It: If you love choosing between a bunch of different fonts, like novel features like tilt scrolling, and have other friends using Instapaper, this app is for you. In our experience, it doesn't always work as well as other apps at stripping and presenting articles, but as far as design configurability goes, it's the most powerful of the three.

Readability

Readability has always been a big name in making web articles more readable, but it's way behind the times on the bookmark service and mobile apps. Still, while it may not be as mature and feature-filled as its cousins, its simplicity may win over people who just want to get reading.

Supported Devices: Readability supports iOS, Android, and Kindle devices, and it has extensions for Firefox, Chrome, and Safari, plus the usual bookmarklets and add-by-email features.

Supported Apps: Readability doesn't have a lot of app integration, though it does work with a few popular ones, like Pulse, Reeder, Flipboard, Tweetbot, Longofm, and iCab Mobile. Check out Readability's apps page for more info.

Source: lifehacker.com

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      The best in mobile shopping with a great selection, free shipping and returns as well as an elegant new UI for phones and tablets.
      Mint
      One of the most robust, feature-rich and intuitively designed tools available to help you master your personal finances.
      1Weather
      OneLouder Apps released the most beautiful weather app for Android this year, called 1Weather. It gives you all the weather info you'd need with an attractive design that we'd like to see more of on Android.
      Temple Run
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    • Zappos
      The best in mobile shopping with a great selection, free shipping and returns as well as an elegant new UI for phones and tablets.
      Mint
      One of the most robust, feature-rich and intuitively designed tools available to help you master your personal finances.
      1Weather
      OneLouder Apps released the most beautiful weather app for Android this year, called 1Weather. It gives you all the weather info you'd need with an attractive design that we'd like to see more of on Android.
      Temple Run
      The iOS classic Temple Run came to Android in 2012. Snag an idol and run, jump, and slide from the crazy ape…

  • avatar What applications for an android phone is 2012's award winning rated apps? ? | Yahoo Answers
    • Zappos
      The best in mobile shopping with a great selection, free shipping and returns as well as an elegant new UI for phones and tablets.
      Mint
      One of the most robust, feature-rich and intuitively designed tools available to help you master your personal finances.
      1Weather
      OneLouder Apps released the most beautiful weather app for Android this year, called 1Weather. It gives you all the weather info you'd need with an attractive design that we'd like to see more of on Android.
      Temple Run
      The iOS classic Temple Run came to Android in 2012. Snag an idol and run, jump, and slide from the crazy ape…

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