Pocket update adds background sync, makes articles easier to read

Pocket can now automatically sync your articles in the background

The release of iOS 7 may be dominating the air waves right now, but it's not the only bit of software news that iOS users should be excited about.

On Wednesday, Pocket rolled out a sizable update to its iOS app of the same name. The update includes some minor design changes, but it also adds several tools and options to make your mobile reading experience even better.

Text can now be aligned so it doesn't appear scattered all over the screen (like it did in previous versions of the app), and you can have Pocket automatically sync your articles in the background so you always have your content with you. The ability to automatically sync your articles will be limited to devices running iOS 7, but it's a massive improvement over the old system where Pocket only synced when you opened it.

Pocket is available for free from the App Store and you can check out Macworld's review if you want to know more about the app.

Tags mobile applicationsNews softwareAppleappsiPhonePocketmobileiPad

Keep up with the latest tech news, reviews and previews by subscribing to the Good Gear Guide newsletter.

Armando Rodriguez

Macworld.com

Comments

Comments are now closed.

Most Popular Reviews

Follow Us

Best Deals on GoodGearGuide

Shopping.com

Latest News Articles

Resources

GGG Evaluation Team

Kathy Cassidy

STYLISTIC Q702

First impression on unpacking the Q702 test unit was the solid feel and clean, minimalist styling.

Anthony Grifoni

STYLISTIC Q572

For work use, Microsoft Word and Excel programs pre-installed on the device are adequate for preparing short documents.

Steph Mundell

LIFEBOOK UH574

The Fujitsu LifeBook UH574 allowed for great mobility without being obnoxiously heavy or clunky. Its twelve hours of battery life did not disappoint.

Andrew Mitsi

STYLISTIC Q702

The screen was particularly good. It is bright and visible from most angles, however heat is an issue, particularly around the Windows button on the front, and on the back where the battery housing is located.

Simon Harriott

STYLISTIC Q702

My first impression after unboxing the Q702 is that it is a nice looking unit. Styling is somewhat minimalist but very effective. The tablet part, once detached, has a nice weight, and no buttons or switches are located in awkward or intrusive positions.

Latest Jobs

Shopping.com

Don’t have an account? Sign up here

Don't have an account? Sign up now

Forgot password?