The ever-growing volume of information available online can lead to a sense of overwhelm, making it difficult to identify and retain valuable content. With countless articles, videos, podcasts, and social media posts being published every day, it becomes increasingly challenging to sift through the noise and focus on the content that truly aligns with our personal and professional interests. This information overload can hinder our ability to learn effectively, resulting in wasted time and missed opportunities for growth.
Mindstone is specifically designed to address the challenges of information overload by providing a centralized platform to save, prioritize, and learn from the content you discover. By allowing you to organizing information from various sources and setting personal learning goals, Mindstone enables you to create a learning environment that caters to your unique needs and preferences.
In this blog post, we will guide you through the diverse methods to save content to Mindstone from different sources, such as mobile devices, web browsers, email, and Twitter.
Mobile: Saving Content with the Mindstone Share Extension
Enabling the Share Extension
The Mindstone Share Extension makes it easy to save content from any app that uses the native share menu on your mobile device. To enable the Share Extension, follow these steps:
- Tap on the Share button in your phone's browser.
- Click on the "More" option to see all apps on your device.
- Find Mindstone and add it to your favorites list.
With the Share Extension enabled, you can conveniently save content to Mindstone for later viewing or learning. Check out or help article for more.
Web: Capture Content Using Browser Extensions
The Mindstone browser extension streamlines the process of saving content from the web. After installing the extension, you can send resources to your Mindstone Inbox with just one click.
Mindstone offers browser extensions for Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge, as well as browsers that support Chrome extensions, such as Brave. To add the Mindstone extension to your browser, the your browser's extension store.
Saving Content with the Extension
Once the extension is pinned to your toolbar, simply click on it while viewing a resource to save it to your Mindstone Inbox. This way, you can easily collect and prioritize content to review at your convenience.
Email: Send Content to Mindstone via Email
If you come across valuable content in an email or find a link you want to save for later, you can forward it to [email protected] or your personal Mindstone forwarding address. You can also subscribe to your favorite newsletters directly with your
personal forwarding address and they'll be added automatically to your Mindstone account!
💡Note: You must use the email address you registered on Mindstone with if you forward to [email protected].
For more information, read How to Forward an Email to Mindstone.
File Upload: Store Various File Types in Mindstone
Mindstone supports uploading a range of file types, including PDFs, MP3s, MP4s, and images. To upload a file, access the Mindstone web application and click on the Upload button at the top of the page. This feature allows you to store and manage various file formats in one centralized platform.
Ever wish you could save your favorite threads from social media? Whether you're on Twitter or Mastodon, use the extension to save threads to your Mindstone account, and review them when you're ready.
Mindstone's versatile saving options empower you to manage information overload effectively by streamlining the way you save, prioritize, and learn from digital content. With the numerous methods available for capturing content, including mobile devices, web browsers, email, and Twitter, Mindstone adapts to your preferred mode of information consumption, making it an indispensable tool for learning and personal development.
Remember, you do not have to limit yourself to written content, Mindstone will take in articles as well as podcasts and videos, and transcribe audio to text so you can follow along.
Not only does Mindstone allow you to save content from various sources, but it also enables you to categorize, tag, and annotate the content to better organize your learning experience. By creating a personalized learning environment tailored to your needs, Mindstone ensures that you can easily access and review the content that matters most to you.