I read a lot of news and blogs on the internet. I have dozens of news sites and news apps that I go through everyday as my routine with my phone, tablet, and PC. But of course, I don’t read every single one of them at once. I skim through websites and apps looking for interesting articles to read, but then I keep them somewhere to read it later, in my “Pocket”.
It works like this:
– When you encounter an article (it can be any kind of website) on either a smart phone, tablet, or a PC browser, send it to Pocket.
– Then, Pocket will store the webpage on a cloud database and sends it to your Pocket app on your phone and tablet when it has internet connection.
– The webpage will be saved on your phone, so you can see the webpage whenever you want even if you don’t have internet connection.
– You can change the browsing setting on Pocket, so if you want to read the article with black background and white and large text, it’s possible.
There are some downsides of this app. In order to send a webpage from a PC browser, you need to download an extension. If you want to send it from a browser on your phone or tablet, you need to make a bookmarklet. Sometimes a news app such as Reuters doesn’t support “Save to Pocket” function, but often times those apps have their own offline reading function.
However the capability to save a webpage from almost any platform and read them offline on a smart phone or a tablet is a powerful functionality that Pocket offers, especially in a world where we don’t have internet connection all the time and often times we suffer from webpage loading time.