The new pearlbar available for Internet Explorer !

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Since the beginning of pearltrees’ adventure the pearlbar got better and better continuously (until its last version last week). This tool can change your life  : you can organize your web by browsing the web. It is awesome and I am not alone to think so, some of pearltrees users spontaneously told me about how the new pearlbar changed their life!

Thanks to firefox and its extensibility environment we try, develop, test and improve the pearlbar permanently. This improvement process will continue and we already have some new ideas and suggestions to improve it.

However, some of you browse with Internet Explorer, at work, on the family computer, etc. We thought it was important for you to have the possibility to install the “new pearlbar” on your Internet Explorer.

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Of course the pearlbar works the same way for IE and firefox. The capabilities and functionalities are exactly the same for both navigators. Somehow you may notice some little differences during the “installation” routine…

How to get the pearlbar for Internet Explorer. Two potential situations :

  • “I have not joined pearltrees yet!” : Do not worry, it is never too late to join pearltrees. Just follow the “join in” process and pearltrees will offer you to install the plugin that fits with your navigator – whether IE or firefox
  • “I have already installed the pearlbar on firefox!” : That is perfect and you should continue to use pearltrees with this configuration. But if you have to use IE, you can log in to your account with IE, go to “settings”, select “pearlbar” tab and pearltrees will allow you to install the IE plugin pearlbar.

Now, you can use pearltrees everywhere! Even at work…

The Pearl’s Gazette

Hey editors and visitors!

Toaday we will have a gazette dedicated to the pleasures of traveling.

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voyages!

This beautiful map made by Emilie gives precious information if you plan to go to Morocco and especially to the famous harbour Essaouira. She tells you all the good addresses for a nice spa or some Turkish baths. You will also find precious tips concerning delicious restaurants in a French area famous for its gastronomy and its wines… The”Bourgogne”! (for the brave ones there is one renowned for his “cuisses de grenouilles” : )

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Talking about gastronomy (yes, we are French…), francois did a great map about his favourites parisian’s restaurants. I really advise you to use it whenever you come to France, or to take your girlfriend out for diner, or just to try new tastes!

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Plongée croisière Thailande

Now we are going on a trip to Asia. Let’s navigate in pierrep’s map and scuba dive in a hot sea near the Thaïland’s coasts. Concerning diving, here is a silly game; and a very silly game you could try ;) .

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After this refreshing break what about discovering a whole culture through a great map made by Lucile? There are pearls about Chinese industry, arts, fashion, singers… It’s always fascinating to explore the differences with our own Occidental knowledge, behaviours and attitudes.

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Eventually, we should end our trip on a very special island! In ten days Nicolas drive you all around Japan and shows you all the particularities and charms of the Japanese culture (sushis, temples, gardens, sumos, the famous shinkansen…). Everything is perfectly planned and well explained.

Enjoy!

How to get pearls?

There are different ways to make pearls.

1/ Use Pearltrees’ extension to pearl while browsing

Pearltrees offers several extensions to enable anyone to “Pearl” the stuff they like on the web while browsing. You can install Pearltrees’ add-on for Firefox, Pearltrees’ extension for Chrome, Pearltrees’ plugin for IE and Pearltrees bookmarklets for other browsers.

A. Pearltrees’ addon for Firefox

It has 3 buttons

Pearl: Image 4 records and turns into a pearl the URL visited.

In: Image 5 Allows you to directly select the map within which you will put the URL you are recording.

Reveal: Image 6To directly access the selected map.

Tip : With the add-on you can now teleport yourself within one of your pearltree. Just select it through the button « in » and click on « reveal ».

B. Pearltrees’ extension for Chrome

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It is really simple. You click on the button in your browser to open the list. Then, you click in the list where you want to put the pearl displayed in your browser. And, if you click “Go to your account”… you go to your account! ;-)

C. Pearltrees’ plugin for IE (Internet Explorer)

It works in the same way as Firefox add-on

D. The Bookmarklet (for any browser)

It’s a simple button you can drag and drop to the toolbar of your browser. Then it works really simply, you click on it, it opens a list and then you choose where to pearl the web page displayed in your browser.

2/ Use Twitter sync. to pearl while twittering

You can synchronize your Pearltrees account to your Twitter. It will enable you to pearl all the web pages you tweet!

3/Pearl directly from your account

There are two ways to pearl directly from Pearltrees.

At first, when exploring others account by using the minipearl and the search, pick the pearls and the pearltrees that interest you and put them in your basket. When you go back to your account, they will be automatically replicated and you will be able to put them in your account as you like.

You can also pearl directly from your account: just click on “new pearl” or “new pearltree” depending on what you need!