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Pocket (was Read It Later) for Chrome 1.5.4

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06 May 2013

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Verdict

Simple extension that makes it really easy to save web pages in a format which are browsable, without ads or other annoying diversions, from your iPad or Android device, at a later date.

Review Rating: rating

Type: Full commercial application

Platform: Windows Vista 64-bit, Windows 7, Windows 7 64-bit, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Linux, Mac OS X

Manufacturer: Read It Later, Inc

Price: Free

Browse a web page and you’ll find various links and external pages that link to other sites. The problem is that, during a working day, we don’t have the time to visit the other sites, external pages or read other information. However, we also don’t want to lose these links and might want to browse them at a later date.

Pocket (was Read It Later) is a Chrome extension that will enable you to browse the web (using Chrome) and simply add links, external pages and more, then build up a database of links that you can refer to, at a later date.

You can add the links by using a button on your Chrome toolbar or by right-clicking and adding using your right mouse button menu. Once saved, simply go to Pocket, via your web browser or mobile device (iPad etc) and you'll be able to read a simplied version of your saved web documents, much like reading a book at your leisure.

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