Lot of people familiar about App Store for Android and Apple, even there is app store for Windows too from Allmyapps, “Pokki” brings web apps to your Windows 7 desktop and allows to install Web Apps called “Pokkies” with a single click.
Installing and using Pokkies
Download any featured Pokki from Pokki site and click “Continue button” to install in your Computer. Once a Pokkie is installed apart from its icon Acorn icon also added to the Taskbar which allows to add more Pokkies from 8 featured Pokkies at present to the Taskbar with a single click.
For us “Gmail for Pokki” took lot of time to download, once the download is finished Pokkie installed quickly.
Benefits of Pokkies
Pokkies are useful to display real-time notifications and allows one click access to apps from from the taskbar. Pokkie is good at
- Showing Notifications and friend requests
- Updating your status for web app such as Twitter
- Getting latest headlines from News websites.
- Accessing and playing content for ex: music, movies, Games, news etc..
Types of Pokkies
There are two type of Pokkies: Web related and standalone ones. Pokkies tied to Web (talking about present 8 featured Pokkies) drives users to the web. Standalone Pokkies are just runs apps. We can’t see more uses of Pokkie than use as desktop Notifier and Email client.