Google should buy Pearltrees to continue the circling… Pearltrees makes Web curation a joy with its 'magical' new iPad app. Not many tech CEOs would have the guts to describe their products as “magical” and as delivering “pure happiness”, but that’s exactly how Pearltrees‘ Patrice Lamothe describes the startup’s iPad app released today.
You know what? He may just be right. Pearltrees is a service that takes a visual approach to Web curation. Launched late last year with its browser-based version, it allows you to create networks of ‘pearls’ on screen. “Pearltrees developers team checking realtime stats” Marshallk: Posting soon about the mos... Pearltrees for iPad is a Must-Have App. "Tell me when it's an iPad app," I've told the team behind web curation startup Pearltrees over and over again.
That day has finally come and what was a clumsy, Flash-based web experience is now a gorgeous, brilliant iPad app. Happy day, the Pearltrees iPad app is finally here! Pearltrees is a link saving and sharing service that uses a beautiful visual metaphor - links are saved as floating glass orbs just made for touching, swiping and zooming. You might be confused by the iPad app if you haven't used the web interface a little already. You can go be my buddy here. Marshallk: i am unable to think about... Pearltrees Harness The iPad To Grow Their Company. Cshipley : @Pearltrees is the reason... Cshipley : Now that's traction: 3 hou... Pearltrees Finds its Natural Home on the iPad. Pearltrees, the Paris-based curation and discovery startup, just launched its long-awaited iPad app earlier this week.
The company’s service allows users to bookmark interesting websites and arrange them into hierarchically organized tree structures – or “pearls” in the company’s parlance. I’ve been a fan of Pearltrees ever since I first met the team in Paris about two years ago and have been using their service here for my daily “Catching Up” posts. Pearltrees brings your interest graph' to the iPad. One of the more buzzword-y buzzwords in Silicon Valley right now is the "interest graph," which is supposed to connect people and the topics that they're interested in.
Lots of startups promise to tap into the interest graph, but Pearltrees CEO Patrice Lamothe says a new app from his startup is "maybe the first time you actually see an interest graph. " The new feature, which Lamothe variously describes as "visual discovery" (his pitch to the tech press) and "related interests" (what it's actually called in the app), is included in the just-launched iPad application from the previously Web-only company. Related interests have also been added to the Pearltrees website, but Lamothe is clearly more excited by the iPad version—he warned that the Web experience probably isn't quite as good. Discover The Internet In An Entirely Different Way Thanks to Pearltrees. Gain new interests and knowledge through this attractive app.
One of my favorite things about the iPad offers is how visually stunning so many apps can look by utilizing the extra screen space that the device offers. This is particularly prominant when it comes to Pearltrees. Originally solely a website, Pearltrees, is an app that allows users to organize, discover and share everything they like on the web. Its developers hope that it’ll help users cultivate their interests by allowing them to store websites for future reference and to share with others. It’s different for a number of reasons. The term pearl, in this context, comes from the fact that an individual pearl holds anything the user finds interesting while a pearltree is a collection of web pages as a form of folder system.
Social functions come in the form of being able to team up with others on their pearltrees and thus invite people to join in. Posted in: Blog. Pearltrees Visual Content Curation for iPad. Pearltrees is a web-based visual content curation service that launched two years ago, and I was one of the first to publish about it before its official launch at LeWeb in December 2009.
At that time, I labeled the web application as a “visual mapping of the web”, now that content curation and the “Interest Graph” are becoming increasingly fashionable, describing it as a “visual content curation service” should be more accurate. The app allows users to collect web pages and arrange them in pearls and pearl trees (topics), they can also share them and collaborate on others’ pearltrees using the feature “Team” that was released in 2010.
According to the company, the service currently has over 200,000 users that collected over 10 million pearls and is growing at a 15% rate. Pearltrees extends its mind mapping and curation application to the iPad. Take Your Inspiration with You: Social Bookmarking Service Pearltrees Releases iPad App. - Monika Jansen for the National Edition Like to save the stuff you find online?
What about carrying your inspiration and ideas with you when you are decorating your apartment, shopping for the holidays, or planning an event? Pearltrees, a social bookmarking service and direct competitor to Pinterest, which I covered this summer and which just received $27m in funding from Andreessen Horotwitz, is for you. They are releasing their iPad app today, making the above scenarios possible. At Pearltrees, you build a webpage that looks like – wait for it! Pearltrees Brings Visual Content Curation And Discovery Platform To The iPad. Content curation and mapping service Pearltrees is launching a dedicated iPad app today to allow users to cultivate and share their interests from the web on the tablet device.
For background, Pearltrees is a visual social bookmarking service that allows users to organize, discover and share everything they like on the web. Content can be dragged and dropped into Pearltrees and the service will organize this via a string of ‘pearls,’ which can then be moved around, organized and shared. Launched in December 2009, Pearltrees has gathered more than 10 million pearls. The company has says it has been growing at average rate of 15% month over month, with over half a million visits in September. Marshall Kirkpatrick - Google+ - Has anyone else tried the new Pearltrees iPad app? It's… Pearltrees for iPad shares collections of web content.
Service extends beyond web Fledgling web service Pearltrees has launched its first iPad app.
Both let users build themed collections of web content that can be more easily shared with others. Once multiple "pearls" of content are linked together, they can be shared en masse via methods including Twitter, Facebook and email. The iPad app bears similarities to the original Pearltrees web interface, but should be easier to navigate thanks to the switch to a touch interface. In many cases content is viewable within the app, an example being Vimeo video. Pearltrees: Slick Social Bookmarking and Curation Tool Now on iPad. WHAT: A web-based and iPad application to organize and curate your social life online.
Users collect, or bookmark, web pages, tweets, Google+ posts and more, and arrange them in pearls or pearltrees. A pearl holds anything interesting you find on the web with a URL. Pearltrees Visual composition Curation for iPad « TechGeer.