My save-to-read-later habits made me wonder if I needed to carve out more time to read. And to make sure I wasn’t too despondent, Pocket CEO Nate Weiner said that I was reading two books’ worth of text every month on Pocket. But at what cost?
Is save and read it later service Pocket becoming like my old (forgotten TiVo) — lot of saving and a lot less reading? CEO of Pocket says no, not really. But when I look at my own data, I read only a third of what I save.
Read It Later is making its app completely free — no more premium version — and renaming it Pocket to express the fact that users can save any type of content, not just articles.
Amazon’s Kindle Fire was one of the most popular devices on sale this holiday season. The tablet, which is based on a version of Android OS, is expected to rival iPad. Data from Read It Later, a time-shifted reading app, only proves that point.
Read It Later is one of the quiet success stories of the tablet and smartphone revolution. What started as a simple Firefox extension is now a much-used tool for our shifting reading habits, thanks to the emergence of new mobile devices.
Longreads founder Mark Armstrong is bringing his long-form journalism curation skills to Read It Later, where he is signing on as editorial…