Marco Arment

Marco Arment (born June 11, 1982) is an American iOS and web developer, as well as a technology writer and magazine editor, living in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York. He is known for co-founding Tumblr and creating Instapaper.
Posts about Marco Arment
  • Pinterest Acquires Instapaper; App to Continue On

    … Pinterest has clicked the save button on Instapaper, announcing its acquisition of the application, which will continue to operate as a separate app. Instapaper said in a blog post that its team will relocate from the New York offices of current owner Betaworks to Pinterest’s San Francisco headquarters, adding that its Instaparser developer…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitter- 12 readers -
  • Freedom, control and good ideas

    … the work that earns a commision for an iconic building makes you into a great architect. Michael Graves and Zaha Hadid didn't wait for someone to offer them a great project. They went and got it. [If this resonates with you, I might have precisely the right gig for the right programmer. You can read the details here. If you know someone, please share.] …

    Seth Godin/ Seth Godin's Blog- 7 readers -
  • Publishers want out of Apple’s Newsstand jail

    …. While the publication has been profitable since its start, owner Glenn Fleishman said that The Magazine was actively losing subscribers, and Apple’s Newsstand, its sole distribution mechanism, was in part to blame. Core to the problem is the way Newsstand alerts users when they have new magazines to read. In iOS 6, Newsstand’s home screen icon…

    Ricardo Bilton/ Digiday- 5 readers -
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