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Instapaper gets version 4.2 update with page-turning animation, sepia mode, and more

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Read-it-later service Instapaper has been updated to version 4.2 on iOS. The main upgrade this time around is an iBooks-style page-turning animation that developer Marco Arment claims is faster than the Kindle app on the new iPad.

instapaper 4.2
instapaper 4.2

Hot on the heels of versions 4.1 and 4.1.1, read-it-later service Instapaper has been updated to version 4.2 on iOS. The main upgrade this time around is an iBooks-style page-turning animation that developer Marco Arment claims is smoother than the Kindle app on the new iPad — sure enough, we tried it out and it's incredibly responsive. Kindle on iPad often stutters and takes a while to react to your gestures in this mode, so it's good to see that Arment has cracked the code, so to speak. Other additions include a sepia reading mode that some may find easier on the eyes, a rewritten Fast Pagination mode, and a few other UI tweaks and improvements. Instapaper remains $4.99 in the iOS App Store.