Pinboard – A Fast, Mobile-Friendly Replacement

The news leaked a couple of days ago that Yahoo’s CEO Carol Bartz feels that the hugely popular social bookmarking site is “not a strategic fit at Yahoo ” and wants to get rid of it.   It looks like Yahoo was originally going to kill Delicious outright but after a shit storm broke out on Twitter and elsewhere it looks like they are now trying to find a buyer for it. Actually, I think Yahoo, which gets most … Continue reading Goes Mobile

Yahoo owned social bookmarking site launched a mobile web version yesterday.  It’s at  The mobile site is a pretty basic read-only affair, it doesn’t even seem possible to add a bookmark using the mobile version.  What mobile Delicious does provide is a low bandwidth view of your bookmarks, inbox, tags, subscriptions, network and the top 10  URLs as defined by “Delicious Popular”.   You can browse your bookmarks by tag and search for a tag.  The site works well … Continue reading

PhoneFavs – Mobile One Stop Shop

PhoneFavs wants to be your mobile web home page. The site combines a mobile portal, a search form for all the major search engines, a social bookmarking service, a web to mobile transcoder and a mobile software store. None of the pieces breaks any new ground but together they provide a useful starting point for exploring the mobile web and creating your own custom web portal. To get started there is a directory of around 300 well chosen mobile web … Continue reading

Ma.gnolia Goes Mobile is a clone which is to say that it’s a bookmarking site that encourages sharing of bookmarks. There are more similarities than differences between the two sites, both use tags to categorize bookmarks and bookmarks are public by default but can be flagged as private. The main differences I see is that Magnolia has a prettier, more Web 2.0’ish Ajaxy user interface. Ma.gnolia has launched a mobile edition at It allows you to view the most popular … Continue reading