This Web Highlighter Tool Lets You Mark Content Directly on iPhone’s Browser

Galsp, a new app available for iOS and Android, allows users to bookmark and store web content directly from their mobile devices. This is a first for mobile online highlighters, often necessitating accessing websites within dedicated apps. Still, the iOS version has a feature that allows users to highlight text directly on their iPhone/iPad’s native browser, Safari, without launching the app.

Features and Benefits:

  • Galsp is a mobile software that lets you annotate webpages directly in the Safari browser on your iPhone.
  • The Glasp mobile app makes it more convenient for users to upload and share reading notes.

Glasp developed the mobile apps in response to demands from its rapidly growing user base of over 200 thousand people. Glasp’s online highlighter, which debuted in December 2022 as a Chrome extension (beta) for desktop users, soon found appeal with students of all stripes and academics. Learners and authors.

Overview of the Web Highlighter Glasp

CEO and co-founder Kazuki Nakayashiki had a stroke at age 20 that left him paralyzed on one side of his body; this experience inspired him to create Glasp. The chemical engineer from the University of Tokyo worried that he would lose all of his knowledge when he passed away, so he collaborated with his best buddy Kei Watanabe to create a “social learning log” system. Glasp’s goal is to level the playing field in education by bringing together people from all walks of life.

Works to Come

The following enhancements are planned for the company’s mobile apps.

  • Mobile apps that combine a YouTube synopsis with ChatGPT.
  • A community-based social feed that suggests thought-provoking articles.

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Dhanshree Shenwai is a Computer Science Engineer and has a good experience in FinTech companies covering Financial, Cards & Payments and Banking domain with keen interest in applications of AI. She is enthusiastic about exploring new technologies and advancements in today’s evolving world making everyone's life easy.

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