I love Pinboard. Until not long ago, I was doubting whether or not I thought it would be a valuable purchase, but holy cow, do I love Pinboard. My problem is finding an iOS app that I really like using Pinboard with — one that meets high standards in design and functionality. It has to work and do most of what I need it to, but it also has to look stunning. Whether or not that makes me shallow is trivial — nobody wants to use ugly apps.
Until recently, none of the apps I’d seen or tried — and even some of the heavily-endorsed apps like Pushpin — are aesthetically pleasing to me. On iOS 7, all of them seem too textured or too heavy for my liking. That’s why I was insanely excited about Pincase — a Pinboard app exclusively for the new iOS. Read on to find out if Pincase can be your new Pinboard home.
Recently, I got myself a Pinboard account to start saving articles that were important to me for archival purchases. At about $10 a pop, it’s not too expensive and it seemed like it was an easy cross-platform way to get access to web articles that are important to me.
That being said, I really wanted to find a way to access these articles on my devices. Pinboard’s great, but the website doesn’t look fantastic on mobile devices — even iPads — and I wanted a Pinboard app with a great interface. This is why I decided to give Prickle a shot. It’s got one of the most beautiful interfaces I’ve ever seen for a Pinboard app. Read on to find out if it’s worth your hard-earned cash.
In the post PC and smartphone era, it’s imperative that all our bookmarks and online references come with us wherever we go. Often, most of us might find a database of plain old links to be of very little help. Some context or description about the link we have saved will go a long way and save us a lot of time.
Sure, a lot of apps allow us to add a short description to our bookmarks, but in the Web 2.0 era, it’s not a step forward in the right direction.
Springpad is a personal digital organizer that helps you remember stuff. It’s more than your average bookmarking app. In addition to saving a link, the app extracts data from the page you are saving and enhances it further with useful links.