When comparing Pinboard vs Stash.ai, the Slant community recommends Pinboard for most people. In the question“What are the best ways to organize bookmarks?” Pinboard is ranked 3rd while Stash.ai is ranked 26th.
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Pro An ad-free site with no third-party tracking
The standard account is $11/year. The pro account ($25/year) provides you:
- A permanent personal copy of every bookmark you save.
- Full-text search of all your bookmarks
- Dead link and error detection
Pro A searchable archive of all your tweets and favorites
Pro Easy tagging
Pro Excellent API
Pinboard has an API that gives you access to all features used in the webapp, so you can build scripts and apps that work against it very easily.
Pro Easy download of all your data
Pro Paid service
The service receives direct income from its customers so it is less likely to disappear overnight like so many free services, taking all your bookmarks with it.
Pro The ability to bookmark by email from your iPhone
Pro A way to save notes and other snippets of text as bookmarks
Pro Built-in sync of links and favorites from multiple Twitter accounts
Pro Built-in integration with Instapaper
Pro Automatic categorization via machine learning.
Links are automatically assigned to basic categories like Place or Product by machine learning.
Con Paid service
Costs $11/year. Many features are available elsewhere for free.
Con Unresponsive support
Don't expect a response from their support email. Developer is very active on twitter, perhaps a tweet might work better.
At a total cost of $36 per year ($3/month * 12 months) this option is more expensive than other options with more features.
Con No more updated
The application has not received updates for over a year. It is plausible to think that its development has been abandoned, yet no mention was made of it on the site and the possibility of its free use was not offered at least until its natural obsolescence.
Con Android app unstable.
This application is just out of Beta, but still crashes a few times a day on Android (e.g. on Nexus 6 with Android 7).
Con Android or Google Chrome only.
Add-ons are not available for Firefox, Safari or other common browsers.