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Readability lands on iOS devices
After a long wait and several setbacks, the free Readability app finally landed on iOS devices. Readability is a universal binary that supports both iPhone/iPod touch and has a native iPad interface. According to a blog post announcing the software, the app was born from a collaboration between the Readability team and the talented designers and builders at Teehan+Lax.
It features clean typography from Hoefler & Frere-Jones to turn any web page into a clean view for reading now or later on an iOS devices or desktop with the free Readability browser add-on. Articles seamlessly sync between platforms through an unlimited, searchable archive on the Web.
A paid subscription is still available to those wishing to reach beyond the most recent articles in their Reading List, including the ability to use daily digest of the Reading List on the Amazon Kindle. Early reviews by The Verge and MacStories are positive and it looks like Instapaper makerMarco Arment should worry, indeed (he just updated the Instapaper browser bookmarklet).
Readability gets support across dozens of popular desktop and mobile apps through the official API, including: Reeder for iOS and Mac, Twitter clients Echofon, Ubersoscial, and Tweetbot, and many more. The company is sharing 70 percent of the proceeds from paid accounts with publishers of the articles accessed through the service. Readability can also be accessed on Amazon’s Kindle as a HTML5 web app on mobile devices atreadability.com, or through a browser extension, and in a number of third-party apps across platforms that feature built-in Readability support.via[9to5mac]