Why Instapaper Is Amazing

by Hugh

Instapaper on the iphone is the best reading medium for long articles of non-fiction. It’s always been that way, but Matt Forsythe just revealed one reason why it’s so amazing. Because years of experimentation has settled on a standard magazine/newsprint column-size and font size, optimized for reading.

And, lo, Instapaper replicates that column and font arrangement almost exactly. See:

Think the iPhone isn't big enough to read a magazine?

[Photo by Matt]