When comparing Pinboard vs Rewind, the Slant community recommends Pinboard for most people. In the question“What are the best Chrome extensions to save bookmarks?” Pinboard is ranked 3rd while Rewind is ranked 15th.
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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
If you have a habit of saving cool links to your bookmarks and never checking them again, you're in for a treat, Rewind makes your old saves fun and easy to find again.
Pro Sorted by date
This is the killer feature, you can display the bookmarks that were added on a specific date, no matter which year, so you can easily find a link you bookmarked two days ago.
Pro Thumbnails and preview
You don't have to look at boring links, screenshots and pictures are retrieved automatically.
Con Unresponsive support
Don't expect a response from their support email. Developer is very active on twitter, perhaps a tweet might work better.
Con Paid service
Costs $11/year. Many features are available elsewhere for free.