Believe it or not, we have all become slaves of various social media sites. Not a single day passes when we don’t open our social accounts. Some use these sites to stay in touch with friends and relatives, some use it to keep an eye on competitors, and some may use it just for entertainment. It’s a bitter truth that we cannot live without social media.
Normally people open different browsing tabs for different sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Google+, but how about an easy way to access your favorite services directly from your Desktop?
Enter Pokki, an app for Windows PC that can install shortcuts to these services on your Desktop. The Pokki store includes vast range of different apps. Some of these are Facebook, Tweeki (Twitter), Instagrille (Instagram), Gmail, Headlines, Mixtape, myTube (YouTube), Calculator, Wikipedia and more. All these apps are based on the latest technologies, like HTML5. What’s more, you can save your browser tabs and use these apps instead which can be easily accessed from taskbar, also these apps are very lightweight and doesn’t consume much resources. They open in a snap and can remain running in the background.
To start with, you can browse, search and discover useful apps on Pokki. Click on category names like education, games, music, health, social, shopping, etc from the sidebar or click on “Popular” to browse popular apps on Pokki marketplace. Hover your mouse over an app to know more about that app.
If you find an app interesting, click on it to see detailed information and screenshots of the app. These screenshots help you understand what the app looks like and what features it has.
To understand this better, let’s look at Tweeki, which is a lightweight app for Twitter. Click on the “Download” button to download and install this app. After installing, you will be able to see the shortcut on your taskbar. This app brings the functions of Twitter into a clean and clear interface. Call it a mini or mobile version of Twitter.
This app can display the timeline, direct messages, trending topics, top users, mentions, searches, and more. When starting this app for the first time, you will be prompted to sign-in with Twitter and authorize it to access information from your account. After you authorize it, you will be logged-in immediately. The first tab which you will be able to see is the “trends” tab. This tab will display trends, suggested users and top tweets. The second tab is your Twitter Timeline from where you can read tweets, reply, favorite, send a direct message, retweet and compose a new tweet. This is where most functions of Twitter can be performed. The third tab displays tweets that have mentioned you. The fourth tab displays direct messages, and the last tab allows you to search on Twitter. Overall it can be said that this app can do pretty much everything that Twitter’s online interface offers.
Tweeki is just one example but you can find many such apps on Pokki. These apps are lightweight, can be accessed from taskbar and can save your tab in browser. So go ahead, install these apps and get access to your social life faster wthi Pokki.
==== About the author ====
Saqib is a technology writer and loves writing on web apps, social media, Android apps and anything that makes computing and mobile life easier. He writes on Technostarry. You can also follow him on Twitter.