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Gadget of the fortnight: Pocket

How often do you see an article or document that you really want to read but do not have time for? How many browser windows remain open on your desktop waiting to
be read?

Pocket is a great app that enables you to save these items to be read later. 

Pocket

It can work as a browser plug-in and you can email articles to your Pocket account or add them from more than 800 apps, including Twitter.  In addition to the free service there is a $5 (£3)-a-month paid-for version which will provide a  backed-up version of all the pages you save and download the content (the free version relies on links to web pages which may subsequently change). 

This is a great way to stay on top of important articles and a range of other media you may otherwise lose track of.

Ian McKenna is managing director of Finance & Technology Research Centre

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