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Full Tagging Support Now Available in the Readability API

Just a quick update to let all of our developer friends know that we’ve rolled full tagging support into the Readability API, including support for tag creation via your third-party apps. It’s already live, and you can check out all the details over in our API docs. Better yet, sign up for a free Readability account [...]

Readability Q&A: Aaron Lammer and Max Linsky of Longform

This post is part of an ongoing series of conversations about the reading experience and the broader possibilities surrounding digital content, publishing, and the future of reading. From time to time we sit down with the brightest folks we know to get their thoughts on those topics and share them with you here.  Aaron Lammer [...]

Tagging Comes to Readability

Since day one, Readability users have requested tagging more than any other feature, hands down. And today we’re making it happen. Content, Meet Tags  Tagging is now baked into your web-based reading list and saved articles, so you can organize and navigate content the way you want, when you want. Our new tagging functionality sports the kind [...]

New Grid View for iPad and iPad mini

Today we’re adding a great new viewing option for Top Reads and Longform content on your iPad and iPad mini. It’s called Grid View. Grid View gives readers a more inviting, visual way to discover new content in Readability, and it’s the perfect complement to our redesigned Top Reads website. So now you have two great new [...]

Readability Comes to Jolicloud

Today Readability support comes to Jolicloud, letting you browse your saved articles, favorites, and archives right from inside their app using your free Readability account. For those that don’t know, Jolicloud lets you view and use all your cloud-based services like Facebook, Flickr, Dropbox, and more inside a single, well-designed web app. We’re big fans of the [...]

Readability on Skyfire Horizon

Today we’re happy to announce that we’ve partnered up with the team at Skyfire to add Readability support to Horizon, their new mobile browser extension platform. Working with wireless carriers and OEMs, Skyfire’s add-ons for Android and iPhone have been downloaded over 15 million times. We’re excited to be bringing the Readability platform to this [...]

Build Something Great at Brooklyn Alpha

Want to roll up your sleeves and build something awesome? Come this October, Brooklyn is the place to be. On top of the one-of-a-kind Brooklyn Beta conference, you can meet up with other like-minded folks and get tinkering at the Brooklyn Alpha build-a-thon. Hosted at the beautiful, funky Cabinet art and event space in Gowanus, [...]

A Smarter, Easier to Use Readability for iOS

Today we’re releasing the latest version of Readability for iOS. This update introduces a smarter interface, featuring a completely revamped menu system. We’ve replaced the dropdowns and custom header toggles with sliding cards that get you where you need to go with fewer taps. Check out the demo video and you’ll see what we mean. [...]

Reading View Design Updates

Yesterday we rolled out further refinements to our Reading View, featuring a slimmer, more useful toolbar. Sharing actions, accessed by thousands of Readability users every day, are now located right on the toolbar instead of hidden several clicks away. In addition, settings menus now feature a cleaner, more legible design. We’ve also added the ability [...]

A Readability Interview with Jon Lax

Jon Lax is one half of the founding team behind Teehan+Lax, a Toronto-based design firm known for its cutting edge interactive work. He’s also an important part of the Readability family, helping advise on strategy and guide the work with our own iOS and Android apps. As a designer, journalist, and former ad man, he [...]