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Pocket Shares the Most Popular Stories and Videos of 2018

Pocket is one of the best cross-platform solutions to save articles to read later. As we head into the final month of December, the company has released their must-read stories of the year: At the end of each year, we pull together the “best” stories of the year—the items that people are Pocketing, reading, sharing,...

Pocket App Gets Major Redesign and Updated Listen Feature

Pocket has today announced the launch of its redesigned app for iOS that introduces an updated listen feature and an enhanced reading experience.  The new and improved listen feature lets you listen to the articles you’ve saved from anywhere. According to CEO Nate Weiner, the listening feature, which is powered by a new integration with Amazon’s Polly text-to-speech service,...

Pocket Introduces Time Estimates on iOS and Android

Pocket, a popular application to save webpages to read later, has released an update today for their iOS and Android app that introduces time estimates. Reading any article on the web can be challenging as you can never approximate how long it will take to read it. What happens when you have a small amount...

Bookmarking Service Pocket Gets New iMessage App

Pocket, the smart bookmarking service, has today introduced a new iMessage app extension, the very first update since the company's acquisition by Mozilla. Through the fresh extension, users can share their favorite stories without the need of closing the messaging app on their iPhones. The feature is quite useful for users who frequent on both the...

Mozilla Acquires Read-Later Service Pocket

Mozilla has acquired Pocket today—formerly known as Read-It-Later—which has over 10 million users, for an undisclosed sum (via The Verge). Both companies have worked closely over the years, with Pocket set as Firefox browser’s default read-it-later service since 2015. The move is seen by Mozilla to reach more mobile users, an area where it has...

Pocket on the Web Updated with ‘Explore’ Page, New Features

Pocket, the popular cross-platform app and service for managing a reading list of articles from the web, has today received three new features to improve your overall experience. An all new Pocket Explore page makes it easy for anyone to search and discover the best of the best on any topic, while two new features have been added to Pocket’s...

Pocket Releases New and Improved Extension for Chrome

A new and improved Pocket Extension for Chrome released today has made it easier and faster than ever to save your favourite items. The revamped extension has a streamlined and lightweight facelift, is lightning fast and introduces the ability to add anything you read directly to your Archive. "Over a billion items are saved to...

Pocket Launches Text-to-Speech Feature for iOS Users to Listen to Articles

Pocket today has launched an update to its iOS app to introduce ‘Listen’, its Text-to-Speech feature, which has previously been available to Android users. Today, we’re excited to bring Listen, our Text-to-Speech feature, to iOS. It’s the hands-free way of returning to everything you’ve saved in Pocket. You can start listening from anywhere in the...

Pocket Celebrates 3rd Anniversary with Redesigned Pocket for Web

Pocket is today celebrating its 3rd anniversary by introducing a completely redesigned Pocket for web, making it more responsive and accessible on any web-friendly device without having to download and install the app. In addition, the company has also successfully raised a new round of investment while welcoming Dayna Grayson of New Enterprise Associates to its board of directors. "Also...

Pocket Publishes the List of 2014’s Top Stories

Pocket has today published its Pocket Hits of 2014 list that features its annual collection of the absolute best content saved to Pocket during the year. "These are the articles that inspired you, amused you, and kept you informed”, notes Pocket in an official blog post. "And above all else, these are the stories that made you...

Pocket Teases How Saving Items Will Be Much Faster in iOS 8 [PIC]

For users of Pocket, the company has shared how its upcoming version 5.6, set to debut with iOS 8 on September 17, will make saving items much faster. The new Pocket Share Option, once enabled, will add Pocket as an extension within mobile Safari’s native iOS menu. So the next time you want to save...

Notable App Updates: Google Hangouts, Google Maps, Pocket

Google Hangouts, Google Maps, and Pocket for iOS have all received updates, and all the details have been listed below. Google Hangouts for iOS has received an update to version 2.0.0, and it gets a complete redesign. Google’s cross-platform messenger app boasts a new flat look consistent with iOS, optimized for iPad, and enables picture-in-picture...