Posted May 16, 2013 by Tom Litchfield in Productivity

A better way to read non-mobile webpages on your phone

Non-mobile web page on phone screen
Non-mobile web page on phone screen

Tapping links on your phone that lead to non-mobile sites is extremely annoying. You see an intriguing headline, tap the link and then… WTF! You’re hit with a mosaic of tiny text and boxes you can’t make sense of. It’s the internet equivalent of hitting a brick wall.

It’s hard to believe in this day and age that many popular and big name sites still don’t have a mobile optimized web pages, or are unable to detect basic mobile devices.

Rather than swipe and pinch my phone screen to attempt to read non-mobile web pages, I found a much better solution using a popular app. The short, five-minute video below explains it all:

Full review of Pocket for Android

Full review of Pocket for Apple iOS

Tom Litchfield

is generally fascinated with mobile and internet technologies, and how they can help people and organizations. He’s always on the lookout for new technology that solves real problems.