As I became more paperless, I noticed that I would have 20 different tabs open in my web browser. I thought to myself, there has to be a better way to get back to the information that I wanted to read than leaving a bunch of tabs open in Chrome. (Which actually eats up your battery and slows down your computer.)
The best solution I came across is called Pocket. Pocket, originally called "Read It Later", lets you collect content from numerous sources and digest it later.
Click here for a quick overview video.
For anyone that reads a lot of articles, I recommend taking a few minutes to check out pocket. I find the text to speech option convenient; it allows me to listen to articles as I do chores, like mow the yard.
Click below and sign up for an account to get started.
Below are some tips to get you started. What other apps you using to save your articles and online resources?
Signup for Pocket
Download the Apps
Enjoy being able to access my pocket from whatever device I am using.
Get Your Extensions
Pocket has a few browser extensions that makes it really simple to share with your pocket.
Share with Pocket
Here is an overview
Read on your computer
Once you have signed up for pocket, you simply need to go to www.getpocket.com
You can actually have pocket read the article for you using the text to speech capabilities.
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Ralph Kreider strives to help make the construction industry more effective.