Pocket for Mac updates with improved sharing, new keyboard shortcuts, and more

Pocket is one of the popular read-later services for iPhone, iPad, and Mac its Mac version has been updated with improved sharing, new keyboard shortcuts, and more. In Mountain Lion, there is now native support of Twitter and Facebook, and Twitter sharing supports multiple Twitter accounts. Additionally, Evernote sharing has been rebuilt for easier tagging, commenting and improved authentication.

The new keyboard shortcuts include the ability to open items in the background and toggle between Home, Favorites Archives, and Content Type. Pocket also added support for Evernote China Yinxiang Biji, enabled printing, and added Pocket for Mac URL scheme - pocket://.

The most popular read-later services available to Mac and iOS users are Pocket, Instapaper, and Readability. Which of these do you prefer? And if you're a Mac user who prefers Pocket, what do you think of this update?

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Pocket for Mac updates with improved sharing, new keyboard shortcuts, and more

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Can somebody explain why you would use this app if you already have Evernote? I mean, why not just save an article into Evernote to read later with the Evernote button on the toolbar instead of using Pocket to do the same thing? What am I missing here?! Thanks!