I'm not used to using any mobile-specific apps or mobile versions for any sites that I visit. If I'm browsing the web on my iPad, I usually prefer to visit the full versions of sites through Safari. That's how I've been viewing Appleinsider up until now, when I occasionally do use the iPad. I also bounce around often between Macs and my iPad, and I do kind of like to have the same look and interface, no matter what I'm using.
I only tried the mobile version briefly on the iPad, but one thing that I noticed right away was that I was unable to pinch zoom, in order to make the text bigger. Perhaps that's intentional and that's the way that the mobile version is supposed to be, but I've never really had a problem with viewing the normal Appleinsider through my iPad and using Safari.
I don't browse the web through tiny devices such as iPhones and iPod Touches, but maybe those devices are what the mobile version is more targeted towards?
This last part is not specific criticism of the Appleinsider mobile version, but rather criticism of mobile versions in general. Whenever given a choice in the past, I would always prefer to be viewing the full version on my iPad.
Since I have a 9.7" iPad, I have a feeling that the mobile version is more suited towards iPhone and iPod Touch users, as I've never really had any problem with using the full version.
Edited by Apple ][ - 11/1/12 at 3:05pm