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Applications Semantic Web

Instapaper sold to Pinterest – at first I was afraid

The news that Instapaper sold to Pinterest shocked me from my early evening domestic routine. At first, it seemed like a mistake. It couldn’t be true. And then it sank in.

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Applications Business and work Tutorials Writing

How Instapaper could be an even better research tool

I love Instapaper. It is my “read it later” app and, increasingly, one of my favorite research tools too. I had an idea for how it can be better for research and thought I’d explain how.

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Semantic Web Social Web

My Feedly wishlist

I’ve been using Feedly for many years. It is my go-to feed reader and it’s a central feature in my information diet. Inspired by Richard MacManus’ article, I thought I’d share my Feedly wishlist.

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Applications

How Instapaper made me cry big tears of joy

I use Instapaper every day and the day the app was updated to add highlights was a very happy one. Today’s update adds, among other things, notes that sync! Yes, Instapaper made me cry big tears of joy today. Annotate your Instapaper articles with Notes, now available on Instapaper 6.4! http://t.co/JATwoDQYDF — Instapaper (@instapaper) June 4, 2015 […]

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Business and work Devices

Using the iPad Pro for everything, in detail

Ever wondered if you could use the iPad Pro for everything your trust laptop does for you? Frederico Viticci has a very detailed answer for you so get comfortable.

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Applications Mindsets

Insta-maintenance

I love it when brands create more playful versions of error pages and app update texts. The usual “bug fixes and improvements” narratives really don’t inspire much passion. Instapaper is one of those brands that has some fun with messages like this maintenance placeholder. I see most of these fun variations in app update narratives […]

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Applications Semantic Web

IFTTT v Pinboard

In the IFTTT v Pinboard battle, the users are hurt the most. It looks like Pinboard will not be supported by IFTTT when IFTTT transitions to its new platform. That sucks.

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Applications Business and work

A promise of a more focused Evernote

Hopefully, rumours of Evernote’s slow death are greatly exaggerated and this promise of a more focused Evernote will be realised.