Google Launches Distraction-Free Reading Mode for Chrome, But It’s Not Worth Using

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Spend enough time online and you'll come to appreciate the distraction free reading mode offered by some web browsers (Silk, Safari, etc) and some plugins. Chrome doesn't officially offer this type of feature, but a member of the Chromium development team revealed today that you can enable a "reading mode" through a command line switch. The team has ...

Readability ReLaunches TopReads Service to Highlight Popular Content

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If you ever want another source for the most-read content, check out TopReads. The save-for-later service Readability has relaunched that service today with promises that they've improved upon their system for aggregating the articles that Readability's 5 million active users have (probably) saved, read, and shared the most. Topreads had originally launched in July 2012, and ...

Readability to Drop Reader Fees

Of the many services that helped you to save content to read later, just one tried to charge readers a monthly fee.  That would be Readability, and today they announced plans to end the program. This program had launched in early 2011 with the ambitious goal of helping publishers earn more income to replace the ad ...