Thursday, 6 March 2014

Android #10: Get ‘Pocket’ to save sites for later offline/online reading

One of my favourite applications on my laptop is ‘Pocket’. With Pocket you can save articles, videos or pretty much anything into your ‘Pocket’ for reading later whether offline or online. You can save directly from your browser or from apps like Twitter, Flipboard, Pulse and Zite (it is integrated with 500+ apps). So, when I saw the app is available as an Android (and an iOS) app I thought this deserved a mention (and a download of course!)


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Pocket has won a couple of awards - Time’s Best Android Apps of 2013 and Google Play Best of the Best for 2012. At one time it was called ‘ReadItLater’

Pocket has a great syncing feature
Once something’s in your Pocket, it automatically syncs across your phone, tablet, and computer so you can view it anytime on any device, without an Internet connection. You can read an article during a flight, see a web page while you wait in a line, or watch a video while relaxing at home.

What can you put into Pocket?
Articles, videos, recipes - anything you find online. It’s easy to save to Pocket from your favourite apps or desktop browser. It is also easy on your eyes and you can see your articles, videos, and everything else in a beautiful, easy-to-view layout.


Pocket is free!
Pocket is free to download and use, and as mentioned, is available on any Android device or tablet. It is also available as a Chrome extension and as a bookmarklet. In fact, as browsers go, you can save to Pocket with browser extensions for Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Internet Explorer.

I really recommend this app.  Let this video from Pocket inspire you about Pocket!

Introducing Pocket from Pocket on Vimeo.

Find out more about Pocket at http://www.getpocket.com/.


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