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Annotating online content + read later: new app solutions?

I read a lot of content from articles/essays I save online. Sometimes I want to annotate these articles and organise them for research purposes. At the moment the best way to do this is Evernote, but I find the iPad / Android app clunky for reading and highlighting. The interface is designed for writing, and is a constant frustration. Are there any better solutions? [more inside]
posted by 0bvious on Nov 6, 2015 - 8 answers

Good looking footnotes in Instapaper from Wordpress

Is there any documentation on how Instapaper's parser handles footnotes? [more inside]
posted by thecaddy on Apr 8, 2015 - 2 answers

Export Pinboard to Instapaper?

I am not that great with tags and Instapaper has full text searching now. So, how can I move my Pinboard bookmarks to Instapaper, where I have a subscription? I don't think I can do directly, but perhaps there's an indirect way?
posted by egk on Jul 4, 2014 - 3 answers

Read-It-Later Services and Archiving - Help

I have about 1500 articles "archived" on Instapaper. I thought it always retrieved the local cached copy from my app or Instapaper. However, whenever there is an internet connection on my iPad, it will attempt to get the article from the original URL and if it's not there, tell me it's not available. >>>details inside [more inside]
posted by Gerard Sorme on Jun 28, 2014 - 3 answers

Something like Instapaper, but for email threads?

Is there an equivalent of Instapaper or Pocket, but more or less optimized for saving and decluttering (long) email threads? (Gmail, specifically?) [more inside]
posted by (The Rt Hon.) MP on Feb 26, 2014 - 1 answer

Random Instapaper article selector

Is there any app, function in an app, website, script, or anything of the kind that will take my Instapaper Read Later list and select one of the articles there at random for me to read? [more inside]
posted by dubadubowbow on Aug 23, 2012 - 2 answers

What kind of e-reader do I want?

I want a cheap e-reader for reading longform articles in bed. It must work with Readability or InstaPaper or the like. It does not need to do anything else like games or surfing the intertubes. I have an iPhone for that. Do I want a Kindle?
posted by desjardins on Mar 23, 2012 - 17 answers

Convert from Instapaper to Readability?

I love(d) Instapaper. I really did. But I like Readability even more. Unfortunately I have seventeen thousand articles saved in Instapaper. How can I export / import?
posted by GatorDavid on Feb 29, 2012 - 4 answers

Straight to readable text?

Is there an online RSS feed reader, with a Readability-like feature, that takes me straight to formatted text when I click on a news item? No extra clicks on readability or instapaper buttons please. [more inside]
posted by Juso No Thankyou on Feb 27, 2012 - 4 answers

A kindle/instapaper/readability/calibre question for you, gentle (electronic) reader

I'm having no luck transferring the *complete* web page of 197 responses to this question posed by edge.org (previously on the blue, I think) to my little friend, a Kindle Keyboard (aka Kindle 3). I've tried using both Instapaper and Readability, but I think there's code in the webpage to disable a complete scraping. I'm also attempting to use calibre, and if anybody has a recipe that downloads a plain web page (probably using something called "web2disk") in calibre, I'm all ears.
posted by Napoleonic Terrier on Jan 16, 2012 - 6 answers

Which Kindle? Real world experiences?

[Kindle Filter - Snowflake v9.7.1] I think I want a Kindle, but not to read Amazon books. Looking for real world experience from Kindle owners using Gutenberg books and Instapaper. Specifically Kindle 4 and Kindle Touch. Thanks in advance. [more inside]
posted by Fuzzy Dog on Dec 16, 2011 - 7 answers

iPod/iTunes Weirdness, Instapaper AWOL, and Safari Reading List Options

A few days ago syncing my iPod Touch with iTunes deleted all but its original apps (My fault for not noticing that the list of apps in iTunes had, for some reason, reverted to the factory defaults). While slowly restoring my purchased apps via the App Store App>Updates>Purchased, I noticed that ad-supported Instapaper was no longer listed. Googling 'Instapaper Free' told me that the ad-supported version was removed from iTunes and support discontinued sometime in April of this year. This has led me to several questions: [more inside]
posted by Alvy Ampersand on Nov 9, 2011 - 3 answers

All I want is Instanote.

Working on an iPhone, is there an easy way to clip a small excerpt from an article in Instapaper and send it to Evernote without leaving the Instapaper app? [more inside]
posted by scarylarry on Oct 24, 2011 - 5 answers

How do you save your various web links you find every day?

How do you save your various web links you find every day from Google Reader and Twitter for the long term? [more inside]
posted by hazyspring on Oct 8, 2011 - 16 answers

How to read TeX-works on my Kindle

Instapaper + Kindle is reading bliss. How do I extend this bliss to PDF documents with annoying formatting? [more inside]
posted by tmcw on Oct 4, 2011 - 6 answers

Instapaper / Read It Later for PDFs

Is there a service or setup that replicates instapaper for pdfs? [more inside]
posted by stratastar on Mar 23, 2011 - 4 answers

Please solve for X, where MacBook Air + instapaper + X = awesome

I want: MacBook Air + Instapaper + X = faux iPad/Ipod Touch; can you solve for X ? [more inside]
posted by Napoleonic Terrier on Nov 21, 2010 - 8 answers

How to transfer Instapaper to Kindle 3

I cannot figure out how to transfer articles I've saved at Instapaper to my new Kindle 3. From what I read it ought to be possible, but after two days I can't set it up. If I understand correctly, Instapaper will email to my kindle email address the articles I select to be sent, and the Kindle is somehow supposed to receive them via my Wi-Fi. Need I admit I'm a bit clueless? I need very specific step-by-step directions and or suggestions for finding / hiring somebody to set this up for me. I bought the Kindle mainly to be able to do this. I work on Mac Book Pro.
posted by NorthCoastCafe on Nov 6, 2010 - 10 answers

Content Feeds for Instapaper

Does anybody know of additional article aggregation sites that link to instapaper? I'm currently using both givemesomethingtoread.com and longform.org, but would love to peruse more of they're out there. thank you.
posted by jimmereeno on Oct 9, 2010 - 1 answer

Easily moving web content offline to a n ebook.

I'm considering purchasing a Kindle (or other ebook reader depending on advice) primarily to read links sent it via Read It Later or Instapaper. Which is the best device for this type application, and what is the workflow like to get articles routinely routed to the ebook reader. I prefer a device that makes it as seamless and easy as possible. Any tips?
posted by Keith Talent on Sep 1, 2010 - 8 answers

Mobi, the golden calf

How can I use ruby/shell scripts to edit a .mobi file for my Kindle? [more inside]
posted by jacob on Mar 3, 2010 - 2 answers

Where can I find what's popular on Instapaper?

I know there's a website where you can see popular URLs being saved using Instapaper but I can't find it again. [more inside]
posted by puffl on Feb 11, 2009 - 3 answers

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