What is Pearltrees? Using Pearltrees. Interesting Pearltrees. Favourite Pearlers. Pearltrees Arrives On Android, Wants To Become The File Manager For The Post-PC Era. Pearltrees, the visual and collaborative library that lets you easily organize and bookmark information in tree-like structures, finally launched its Android app for phones and tablets today.
The service started out on the web in 2009 and then came to the iPad in 2011 and the iPhone last year. Android, however, as the company’s CEO Patrice Lamothe told me last week, was always one of the most requested platforms, and the team also expects this launch to help it quickly grow its user base. Thanks to the flexibility Android affords developers when it comes to sharing and bookmarking, Lamothe told me, this platform is really the first one that allows the company to fully realize its vision of becoming a “file manager for the post-PC era.”
For Pearltrees, this means that you can use the Android app to bookmark and organize content from both apps like Flipboard and the web — something that would be very hard to do on most other platforms. Pearltrees, so far, has raised about $11.5 million. Pearltrees overhauls its Android app as mobile adoption grows. UPDATE: In a previous version of this article, we suggested that the Android news was an update.
While Pearltrees was previously accessibly by web browser, this is the version Android mobile app version of Pearltrees. Pearltrees announced today the launch of the Android version of their content library tool, bringing all of the company’s most recent features and design updates to Android users. The French startup has begun positioning the app less as a bookmarks 2.0 knowledge management system, and has begun attacking the file storage market. In addition to organizing links, websites, profiles, and other URLs, users can organize photos & other documents. “We are proud to bring the power of Pearltrees to the hands of Android users everywhere. Pearltrees Hits Android, as it Prepares to Become a File Manager.
Pearltrees is a content curation startup that we’ve been tracking for some time now, and today it’s launching an app on Android.
However, there’s a twist, as the launch points towards an expansion of exactly what this service is all about. As with the Web and iOS versions of Pearltrees, the Android app allows you to create, share and explore mindmap-style ‘trees’ of content. So, I could create a tree of articles, images and notes related to a particular theme and then if you searched Pearltrees for that theme, you’d find my tree and related ones by other people. It’s a highly visual, logical way of organizing and sharing ideas and information, and the Android app benefits from the OS’ built-in sharing capabilities.
Any Web page can be added to a tree straight from the share menu in your browser. Pearltrees Asimov goes live. Pearltrees can best be described as a visual and collaborative library that allows users to easily curate and keep track of their favorite subjects.
Today, the PearlTrees introduced a major upgrade to the platform dubbed Asimov. "Essentially, Asimov is the foundation for Pearltrees’ transformation into a universal file manager for our post PC world," PearlTrees rep Oliver Starr told TG Daily. "This major redesign creates a universal experience across every platform - today on the Web, iPhone and iPad - very soon on Android and ultimately glasses, watches, tabletops, really anything you can imagine.
" According to Starr, the Asimov release is highlighted by a number of new features including: Pearltrees first launched as a Beta platform in December 2009 achieving a 1.0 release in November 2012. Curation service Pearltrees gets a new look, editing of shared Web pages and new pro account tiers.
Pearltrees, the social curation service that helps you organise Web content, photos and notes (‘pearls’) into mindmap-style ‘trees’, is today unveiling a new look, new features for paying users and revised pro account tiers.
Pearltrees was launched in December 2010 and now boasts two million monthly active users, collecting over 50,000 links every day. Pearltrees Gives Itself A Visual Refresh With New Customization Options, Major Redesign Coming Soon. Pearltrees 1.0 offers Pearltrees Premium with privacy features. We have published several times about Pearltrees private and public beta version on the web, its updates and the launch of the mobile versions for iPad and iPhone.
Pearltrees is a collaborative and visual curation tool that allows users to organize and discover online content. Today, Pearltrees launches its 1.0 version with Pearltrees Premium, with a membership fee of $4.99 per month or $49.99 per year that gives access to privacy settings. Before, all your Pearltrees were publicly published on the web. The new feature is really good news: I am a big fan of the visual user interface although I did not use Pearltrees that much, both due to a lack of time and a concern for privacy.
The content that I collect in bookmarks or I flag in my Google reader remains private or is sharable with people I know. This new feature is really great and may increase the user base to numerous professionals for collaboratively gathering information in various format: notes, images, web pages. Pearltrees Goes 1.0, Launches Premium Accounts With Private Collections And Sharing. Curation and discovery service Pearltrees just announced the launch of its premium accounts.
For $4.99/month or $49.99 per year, Pearltrees users will be able to create private pearls for their bookmarks, notes and pictures. This is also Pearltrees’ 1.0 release and marks the first time that all of the company’s apps offer a fully coherent feature set across the web and mobile. Private collections have long been on Pearltrees’ roadmap.
As CEO Patrice Lamothe told me earlier this week, the company’s users have long been asking for this feature. The rationale behind charging for private collections is quite interesting: free users contribute to the community, which is built around topics and discovery. Pearltrees add-n for Firefox. Pearltrees add-on for Google Chrome. Pearltrees for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad on the iTunes App Store. Pearltrees for iPhone. I have written about Pearltrees since the web application was in private beta back in April 2009, before the official launch in late 2009.
To date, the free service counts more than 500,000 contributors and more than 25 million pearls. Although I am not an avid user, however I love its aesthetics and the ease of use of its graphic interface.