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If you have need to manage or organize, share or export your bookmarks on the go, Atavi offers an Android app which provides a quick and easy means to do so. The web page interface on mobile is fine for visiting your bookmarks, but the app brings the smooth drag-and-drop and long press inputs that are needed to easily rearrange or share your collection. See More
At the top of your Atavi bookmarks page on each browser tab is a search field, which can be set to pass your query to Google, Bing, Yahoo!, or Yandex. There's no need to lose the familiar new tab page search field when switching to keeping your bookmarks with Atavi. See More
Atavi is able to be used in almost any web browser and platform because it bypasses the native bookmark management, instead providing access to your links through a responsive web page. With every new tab opened, your bookmarks appear with all the grouping and sorting options you expect from the native bookmark manager. See More
Atavi's browser extensions further simplify use of the service by ensuring that new tabs display your Atavi bookmarks and providing a one-click mechanism for importing bookmarks you already have in that browser into your Atavi account. See More
The Auto Folders as well as the Suggested Folders features rarely seem to get it right. In one case it creates random folders that have nothing to with the bookmark in question (like creating a folder called McDonalds for a picture that has nothing to do with fast food) in the other it suggests folders that clearly have better alternatives (like suggesting the folder "Linux" instead of "Productivity" for an article titled "Productivity Tools"). See More
If a site was bookmarked before installing the extension or it was saved without selecting a thumbnail, the only way to get thumbnails to show is to go to every bookmarked item manually and editing it. See More
The extension requires a lot of clicking to save a bookmark to the appropriate folder and navigating folders is unintuitive and confusing. For example, instead of clicking a folder to open it, an arrow next to it has to be clicked, but it can't be done from the initial view as there's no arrow next to the "suggested" folder, instead an "add to folder" button has to be clicked first to access the folder selection menu. Furthermore, a bookmark can't be saved to a folder that's open, the destination folder can only be selected from the folder that contains it. See More
Buku doesn't show you what will happen before it performs a command that you input. For example: If you type the command to delete a bookmark, there's no way to see which bookmark is tied to the index that you input before the deletion happens. You need to know yourself by checking with another command. Couple this with the lack of a way to undo actions, and you could end up with a situation where you accidentally delete the wrong bookmark (or worse, range of bookmarks) and find out afterwards, without having any way to know which bookmark was deleted by this mistake (because bookmarks are identified by reassignable indices, not URLs or titles) and no way to undo the damage that was done. This lack of safety means that you must know exactly what you're doing before using dangerous options like "-d", or you could cause irreversible damage. See More
This means that Pocket is (currently) a total lock-in. This is very sad, unfortunate and creates a no go decision for any seasoned user. Too many bookmarking and tagging companies have stopped or have gone bankrupt these last years (e.g. Kippt, Spingpad, Delicious (to some extent), etc...). So, if you are going to invest a lot of your personal time and energy in curating your Internet findings (i.e. your bookmarks and tags), it is essential that a total, fair and open export (including all tags) functionality is provided. Personally tested the export "feature" and the resulting .html file that Pocket generates currently included only the URLs themselves, i.e. no save dates nor any of your personally curated tags, nor any other useful meta-data. This is deplorable, because otherwise, Pocket is a very polished and well-functioning piece of multi-platform and multi-device software/app/web service, with a very easy and well-designed and implemented user interface... Please fix this, Pocket ! These days of open and inter-operable web services, users are only attracted by valuable functionality, clean UX design and no lockins. See More
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