In a massive update, Instapaper – a popular iOS reading app, will make use of the new extension functionality in iOS 8. This means users can now save to Instapaper from any application on their iPhone or iPad that support the iOS system share sheet. Additionally, the app has a widget in the today’s view pane showing you the article you saved that today.
MacStories’ Federico Viticci has a great review of the app here.
Starting today, Instapaper app is free to download while upgrading to Instapaper Premium will cost $2.99/month or $29.99/year.
In other news, iMore has a good overview of iOS 8 compatible apps that support Touch ID:
Mint – Use Touch ID to access your personal finances.
Simple – Get access to your banking information through Touch ID.
Day One – Today widget offers flashback to previous entries, Extensions allow for easy importing from other apps, and Touch ID enabled to unlock.
Evernote – Save notes with Notification Center widget, and clip content from all over with Extensions. Touch ID unlock for premium users.
LastPass – Safari extension for remembering passwords and Touch ID integration.
Amazon – Online shopping app adds Touch ID signin option
1Password – Log into websites securely with a mere touch.