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On my iPhone/Android…Pinterest

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PInterest for iOS | PInterest for Android

One of my favorite aspects about Pinterest, the online social media and sharing site, is its visual nature. After hours of reading miles of text in web pages, ebooks and more, glancing through some pictures to find neat stuff to use and share is a great change. Further, scanning through visual information like this seems almost perfectly designed for iOS and Android devices of all shapes, sizes and capabilities. I have the app installed on my main iPhone 4, my Kindle Fire and my Droid phone running Android so I can get a quick hit of Pinterest no matter where I might be.

From the Google Play Store...

"Pinterest is a tool to find your inspiration and share it with others. Use it to collect things you love, organize and plan important projects, and more.

Features

  • Pin images from around the web
  • Explore pins and boards you’re interested in
  • Get inspiration from DIY, Travel, Food and other categories
  • Pin with your camera"

 Pinterest screen

Previously in "On my iPhone/Android…":

"On my iPhone…" is a new series from TechnologyIQ, sharing real world examples of how I use my iPhone, interesting apps and more!

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