Description

THE PLACE TO ABSORB GREAT CONTENT.
Use Pocket to capture the content that comes at you all day long, and curate your own space filled with only the topics you care about. Save the latest stories, articles, news, sports and videos from any device, and any publisher or app. Then fuel your mind with a reading, watching, and listening experience designed for calm eyes, free hands, and fresh focus.

SAVE FROM ANYWHERE.
Save the latest news, magazine articles, stories, videos, recipes, web pages, how-to information – anything you discover online or subscribe to, from any publisher. User favorites include: New York Times, The Guardian, Washington Post, Flipboard, The Atlantic, New Yorker, Lifehacker, Business Insider, The Verge, BBC News, Google News, Buzzfeed, Vox, engadget, Medium, Newsweek, Twitter, Youtube.

REST YOUR EYES. FIND YOUR FOCUS.
Pocket’s clean layout and customizable display make for a relaxing reading experience that clears out the visual clutter, gives your eyes a rest, and lets your mind focus on the information at hand. Love long reads? Pocket’s typography and layout keep reading comfortable for longer stretches. Love to read before bed? Try our new dark and sepia themes to reduce visual stimulation before you sleep.

LISTEN TO ARTICLES.
Pocket’s listen feature turns any news story, article, or blog post into a hands-free, eyes-free learning experience. Now you can turn content into knowledge while you cook, commute, work out, walk, or just relax and listen.

READ EVERYWHERE.
If it’s in your Pocket, it’s on your phone, tablet and computer – even when you’re offline. Whether you’re taking a news break, reading from bed, or breezing through articles on your commute, Pocket makes the most of your time by getting you straight to the news feeds, magazine articles, stories, information, news, and sports that are compelling to you. And estimated reading times help you turn any time into quality time.

DISCOVER MORE OF WHAT YOU LOVE.
Find more of what you love but might otherwise have missed. Pocket surfaces ‘best of web’ content discovered by our users, verified by our curators, and approved by our editors. Find all kinds of topics from all kinds of publishers, including quality magazines and news sources like Fast Company, The Verge, Medium, Quartz, Harvard Business Review and more.

MAKE IT PREMIUM. AND PERMANENT.
Power users can upgrade anytime to Pocket Premium for features like advanced search, unlimited highlights and automatic article backups.

Pocket is available for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, the web, and any other phone or tablet.

You can also save to Pocket with our browser extensions for Chrome, Firefox, or Safari
Learn more at https://getpocket.com/.

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Upgrade to Pocket Premium for a more powerful Pocket experience ($4.99 monthly, $44.99 annually):

• Permanent Library to keep a personal backup of what you save
• Full-Text searching to find anything in your list
• Suggested Tags to get organized fast.

Price may vary by location. Subscriptions will be charged to your credit card through your iTunes account. Your subscription will automatically renew unless canceled at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. To end a subscription, disable auto-renewal and allow the current period to end. It will not be possible to immediately cancel a subscription. Refunds are not available for unused portions of a subscription.

Pocket Privacy Policy: http://getpocket.com/privacy
Pocket Terms of Service: http://getpocket.com/tos

What's New

Version 7.0.3

Introducing a new Pocket from top to bottom. We’ve been working hard to expand your reading experience, so you can expand your mind. Here's the latest and greatest:
•Read with your ears! Now you can listen to any article you’ve saved in Pocket (in a new, more natural-sounding voice), from anywhere in the app. Just look for the headphones icon. Then fly through your reading list while you cook, commute, work out, walk, or just relax and listen.
•Read easier. New layout, colors and fonts make Pocket easier on the eyes and better for absorbing what’s on the screen.
•Night readers rejoice. Now you can put all of Pocket in sepia or dark themes, not just the article view. Plus, you can even have Pocket switch themes automatically. Less visual stimulation means more comfortable reading at bedtime.
•Find filters faster. Heads up, we put them in a more intuitive place so you can get right to what you need.

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
6.4K Ratings
6.4K Ratings

Editors’ Notes

Ever run across a great article you didn’t have time to read at that moment but wanted to remember to come back to later? Us too—and that’s why we use Pocket. Whether you’re in Safari or inside your favourite news app, just tap the Share button and save anything you want to read for later, even when offline.

cb4ujudge

Pocket - A wonderful app for capturing articles of interest

For months now I’ve been using Pocket to capture articles and stories of interest, primarily from browsers, either on my phone, my tablet, or my PC. The user interface to capture articles could not be more simple. I often find I do not have the time to read an article immediately, so I save it to Pocket so I can leisurely read it later on. This also saves me time having to look up the article since I might not even remember where I saw it. The other benefit is that Pocket removes all the annoying advertisements and links that distract you while reading. I also like the fact that Pocket organizes all of your saved articles in one place allowing me to print an article or share with a friend later on. I’ve shared my love of Pocket with many other individuals - all who have thanked me very much for sharing such a timesaving and convenient tool for capturing information of interest.

doggrowl

It’s nice, but could be so much better!

I’ve used Pocket for years now and subscribe to Premium. Overall, the app does what it’s supposed to; making for an excellent way of storing nearly anything for later viewing.

However, I don’t understand the logic of having to click multiple things to share or recommend articles, adding to one’s favorites, or adding to a custom folder. It’s tedious!
Instapaper has a button one can click to add to one’s “Likes” (favorites) list, as well as sharing the item to a social network, all with a single tap! Pocket could really use such a customizable feature to speed up the process of not only reading but also sharing things with others. As well as sorting content as desired.

Some of the buttons in the article list are not properly labeled for VoiceOver accessibility. The Search and other menu options are labeled with a random set of characters, and have not been fixed after I’ve made reports to support about that issue.

Lastly, the app tends to crash when browsing the Recommended list of articles. It’s one of the best features offered by Pocket, but again, reports of crashes have gone unanswered.

That’s why I give this the lower rating. If Instapaper didn’t have its own crashing issues, I’d simply use that. But I believe Pocket is superior, but has these minor annoyances which actually add up to using additional time to complete simple tasks (IMO).
Again, it’s nice, but could be so much better!

Developer Response

Thanks for sharing your review of our app, Doggrowl! There's a few things to unpack here, but we'd love to address the crashing issue in the Recommended Feed first. Please update to the latest version of Pocket (6.6.22) and let us know if you're still having any issues at support+review@getpocket.com. We've shared your review with our teammates to make sure they hear your perspective. Thanks again and please let us know if we can help with the crashing issue further!

Information

Seller
Read It Later, Inc
Size
173.6 MB
Category
News
Compatibility
Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Languages
English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese
Age Rating
Rated 4+
Copyright
© 2017 Read It Later, Inc
Price
Free
In-App Purchases
  1. Pocket Premium $4.99
  2. Pocket Premium $44.99

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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