Pock8 another Pocket option

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There are several clients for the popular Pocket service (formerly Read It Later) for Windows Phone, not least Poki, which we reviewed recently, Owl Reader and Squirrel, but now there's another, in the form of Pock8 (say it out loud, you'll get it!)

Pocket is a way 'to help people save interesting articles, videos and more from the web for later enjoyment'. Once saved to Pocket, the list of content is visible on any device — phone, tablet or computer. It can be viewed while waiting in line, on the couch, during commutes or travel — even offline.

Pock8 is the latest third party client for the service for our platform. From the rather minimalist Windows Phone Store description:

Main features:
  • Clean and simple design
  • Optimized article view for comfortable reading
  • Article cache for offline reading
  • Dark theme for OLED screens or reading in the dark
  • Access to unread, archived and favorite articles

In action, Pock8 looks simple and clean:

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Browsing and digging into previously saved stories...

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For AMOLED screens (e.g. Nokia Lumia 925, 1020), there's the welcome option to run with a 'dark' theme too...

You can grab Pock8 here for free in the Store, and watch out for a full review in due course. Do have a look at the alternatives though - you're not spolied for choice: Poki, Owl Reader and Squirrel.

Source / Credit: Windows Phone Store