Online Reading: Recommended Apps

iStock_000012816202MediumMany professionals want to stay on top of trends, research and new products and services for their industry. Often we don’t have time at the moment we receive the email to read every interesting article that comes through. The following are two online reading applications that essentially allow users to tag and save articles and web-pages for later viewing via multiple devices.

Pocket is an online reading app, that lets you tag articles and sites to read at a later. It auto syncs with all mobile devices so that users can tag an article on their computer, go to a meeting, and read it from their tablet or smartphone. This app is free.

Instapaper allows you to save Web pages for reading offline later including posts on Facebook, Twitter or Tumblr. This app also provides the ability to view on mobile devices and will optimize the content for best readability. The app costs $3.99.

Organizing Internet Reading Material: Use Pocket

Have you ever wanted to tag those online articles, videos and PDF’s to review later? Well there is a tool that works with most web-browsers called Pocket  that does just that! Pocket is a free application that lets you save information you have found on the Internet to watch or read on multiple devises, including Smart phones, tablets and laptops. Once you create an account, it will be located in your Browser and as an application on Smartphone’s or tablets. Then, when on a website just ‘pocket’ it and it will remember that website and page and be accessible from any of those devises when you want to go back to it.