There are many tools that change application displays for visual enhancement; I’m sure you are familiar with them.
Yes, this is an old-school platform and I’d bet that if you were to take a poll, 95% of the 6,000 active users would vote for it over any *nouveau *alternative. Those of us who still prefer the forum format over the shiny, colorful, animated portals with short and ephemeral content like it this way.
As a mere fellow users, I am sorry you are having trouble reading this on a mobile device while waiting for a plane. It’s not really suited to that format, especially for new users, although I read it frequently on my Note II in full-web format. If you can’t wait to get to a full-sized console, you might download Tapatalk, which optimizes forums for mobile displays and - IIRC - allows extensive customization of the display as well.