Email links to LL for reading later

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I'm shifting from Instapaper to LaterLoop - primarily because of your offline archiving tool. One thing that I think would be cool would to be able to add links to my LaterLoop links by emailing them to an address - like username@laterloop.com or something. Sometimes I may be on a computer where I don't have LL installed, but I'd still like to send something to my LL list. Esp. since I can email links quickly from Google Reader, it would be cool to be able to email directly to LL. (Maybe you can already do this and I'm just not seeing it?)

Anyway, just an idea. Great service!

Henry
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grex, Official Rep

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It's a good idea, indeed! I wish it was easier to implement on LaterLoop's current hosting platform, which has a few limitations that normal platforms don't (it's hosted by Google).

While I'll keep an eye on the possibility of implementing this, I do have one goodie for you already: Have you tried using LaterLoop's Firefox extension or Bookmarklet in Google Reader? There is a hidden surprise waiting for you :)

LaterLoop will determine the currently selected item and save it to your reading list -- the keyboard shortcuts work too. I hope that's a small remedy until the more convenient fix.

Thanks for taking the time to send in your feedback!
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I had no idea about the extension/bookmarklet working with Google Reader! Thanks for that goodie and keep up the great work with the service. :)
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Ilya

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Oh, I was thinking about this!
You see, when reading GReader on iPhone, if I want to send an article from greader to LL I have to open the original, wait for it to load and then send it using a bookmarklet. That takes a while, especially on EDGE.

Now, what if I could just send an e-mail to myusername@laterloop.com? That would take me 3 taps and about 3-4 seconds! That'd be amazing!

Pleeeeeeeease, implement this feature :)
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I have a secret tip for you! Try http://www.laterloop.com/settings/ema... -- we're still testing it but it already runs. I'd love to get your feedback :)
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Lars Trieloff

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I just tested mail2laterloop.com from my iPhone's RSS reader and it works perfectly. Now testing my other two mail clients.
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Lars Trieloff

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GMail and Apple Mail work as well.
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Ilya

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Works with iPhone and greader and gmail! Thanks!
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pendolino

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nice. will be trying that out. any way that you can just email it the entire text rather than a link and then read that at your convenience. (this is not much use for iphone now since most apps with the notable exception of bloomberg do not support full text email)