Pocket Introduces Pocket Premium, a New Subscription Plan with Added Features

Pocket Introduces Pocket Premium, a New Subscription Plan with Added Features

May 28, 2014

Pocket, the service for saving articles, videos, and other media for later consumption, has introduced new subscription plans. Pocket Premium lets users save articles and web pages to their account permanently, even if they get taken offline. A subscription to Premium makes all saved items permanent. As well, there’s improved search options, and suggested tags available for Premium users. Pocket Premium costs $4.99 per month, or $4.99 per year, and can be purchased via IAP. The update to Pocket is available now on Google Play.

Read It Later is Now Pocket, and Has a New App

Read It Later is Now Pocket, and Has a New App

Apr 17, 2012

Read It Later has a new app launching, and with it a brand new name: Pocket. What this brings is a brand new stylistic interface, one that aims to help users keep track of their favorite content across devices easier.

The new interface features a new view that integrates images and video previews to give a visual identity to items saved to the service. It’s also possible to switch to a simple list as well. Videos from services like Vimeo and YouTube can be called up in an HTML5 player directly in the app, instead of having to watch the video on the website itself. Filtering for just articles, images, and videos is available, and items can be tagged and filtered by these tags.

Pocket still works with old Read It Later accounts, and any app that integrated with Read It Later such as Tweetbot will find that the functionality still works the same as it did before the name change. Pocket is now completely free and ad-free for all platforms, eschewing the free/paid model the apps previously used. The new app is available as an update to existing Read It Later apps on Google Play and the Amazon Appstore.