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Apps & Websites

Apps & Websites

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  30 Dec 2018 8:15 AM GMT

Pocket

Pocket is an app that gives you a place to quickly save, discover, and suggest the most interesting stories available on the internet. The user can save for news for later read. If you’re heading for a meeting or travelling somewhere and you can’t really read the story or watch the video but you don’t want to miss out on it, then, save it to “Pocket”. Watch or read in later.

The next time you find an article, video or link you want to read or watch later, just save it to Pocket. The app syncs well with the phone, tablet, and computer, so the user can come back to it whenever and wherever he or she likes to, even when offline. Saving is easy and can be done from anywhere, computer, email, browser, Safari, Facebook, Twitter, Feedly, and Flipboard.

Its PLUS version has Unlimited storage; Tags to quickly get organized; Highlight important passages and revisit them in the future; Listen to your articles with Text-to-Speech; Save with one click using Pocket’s desktop browser extensions for Safari, Chrome, and Firefox.

SoundCloud – Music & Audio

This is a brand new app which brings in a list of new music uploaded on the platform that can be sorted based on your tastes. With a constantly expanding mix of music uploaded to it on a daily basis, its interface is user friendly for the users to filter through all the tracks. The Upload recommends music uploaded within the last few days, on the basis of likes and plays. All you need to do is put in you suggestions in it to make it further even fine-tuned as per the taste.

The SoundCloud is the world’s largest music and audio streaming platform with >150 million tracks (of hip hop, electronic, rock, classical, jazz, podcasts) and a huge community of artists and musicians updating music on the platform.

SoundCloud is the world's largest music and audio streaming platform – 150 million tracks and growing. With a buzzing community of artists and musicians constantly uploading new music, SoundCloud is where you can find the next big artists alongside chart-topping albums, live sets, and mixes for every occasion.

PlaYo - Free Music & Radio

PlaYo is a music app that lets you choose songs and build playlists without paying, syncing or downloading. It has a huge music library that streams songs of the favorite artists for free and without any ad breaks. Install and you'll have access to millions of songs at MP3 quality. With a gamut of songs, it serves every taste, from rap to rock and from Bruce Springsteen to Justin Bieber. Apart from unlimited free music, other features it has are:

Stream songs online or listen to your own collection in one beautiful music app.

  • Tune into thousands of online radio stations.
  • Free Music Player for Android.
  • Build playlists and create your own radio station from all your favorite artists.
  • Open an account to keep your playlists on phones and tablets

It requires Android 4.1 and upper version to be functional, and has users ranging between 10,000,000 - 50,000,000.

Flipboard: News for Any Topic

With anarray of interests to discover and people to follow, Flipboard app has something for every individual. Right from newsto technology, travel to photography, design, food, etc. the user can hav ea gamut of experiences. All a user needs to do is download the app, pick the preferred interests, and Flipboard will create a magazine for each.

The user can also make his or her customized magazines by collecting all the photos, stories, and videos, and collaborating them. One canalso set the magazine to public or private, and create group magazines too to invite others to contribute.

With Flipboard in place, a user can do the following: Get quick access to your top 9 interests in the Home; Read, like and share stories on a variety of topics; Keep up with the news every day with The Daily Edition, a roundup of important stories you need to know; Get the latest news on important events with special magazines hand curated by our editorial team; Engage with other Flipboard community members that share your interests; Collect stories around specific themes and save them into personal magazines; Read stories from The Guardian, BBC, The Telegraph, Forbes, Wired UK, Condé Nast, Rolling Stone and many more top publications from around the world; and, Enjoy Flipboard in 25 local editions, including versions for Australia, Brazil, Turkey, India and China. Download and experience the difference.

Tumblr

Tumblr is a place to express yourself (through photos, GIFs, text, videos, live videos, audio, anything while one can also make his or her own GIFs and cover them in stickers and text); discover yourself(customize your Tumblr’s colors, fonts, layout, everything and follow topics that interests you); and bond with people (join millions of people in millions of communities across millions of #tags,Reblog, Start a private conversation, or simply follow).

Its performance varies from device to device. And, so far, it has 100,000,000+ users.

Dictionary.com

Dictionary.com is the world’s leading digital dictionary. We provide millions of English definitions, spellings, audio pronunciations, example sentences, and word origins. Dictionary.com’s main, proprietary source is the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, which is continually updated by our team of experienced lexicographers and supplemented with trusted, established sources including American Heritage and Harper Collins to support a range of language needs. Dictionary.com also offers a translation service, a Word of the Day, a crossword solver, and a wealth of editorial content that benefit the advanced word lover and the English language student alike. To know more, visit: www.dictionary.com

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