Pinterest unveils new apps for Android and iOS

If you're a big fan of Pinterest and have wished that there were mobile apps available to allow you to use the service on the go, prepare to be happy. As of yesterday, Pinterest officially announced the launch of new apps for Android, iPad, and the iPhone. Oddly, Pinterest says in its blog post about the new apps that its goal was never to keep people online, but to inspire them to go off-line and do things they like.

The company says it's now making it easier for users to take their aspirations with them when they do things away from the computer by offering new and updated apps for the most common mobile devices out there. The Android app is available for download right now at The app promises to make it simple and fast to pin things to your account.

Pinterest says that the app was specifically designed and developed to work well on Android smartphones and tablets with no matter how fast the device is or the size of the screen. Pinterest thinks that its new iPad app may be the best experience for the service yet. It allows the user to discover, save, and organize the things they like.

Pinterest says that iPhone users have been asking for the ability to see more pins. The updated iPhone app brings the two-column layout allows the user to see more of their content and find what they want more quickly. The updated iOS apps should be available in the App Store. Users should still be able to access Pinterest using the mobile website as well.