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Blinkist

Key insights from 2,000+ bestselling nonfiction books

Are you too busy to read books? Not anymore! Blinklist will give you the opportunity to boost your knowledge with 2000+ bestselling nonfiction books that are transformed into 15 minutes read or listen packs.

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Hardbound 3.0

Illustrated summaries of bestselling nonfiction books

David Adamu- Maker.
I use Hardbound because they've succeeded to live up to their word - 'insist on making you smarter', as opposed to similar info on social networks that leave you feeling empty. Quite a number of people know Hardbound, but I feel not a lot of people have discovered this awesomeness.
David Adamu- Maker.
Hardbound insists on making you smarter in 5 min reads. The tap-to-progress format they use in displaying stories is highly immersive and engaging 💯
Nathan Bashaw- Head of Product at Gimlet Media
I'd love to humbly suggest Hardbound! You browse our selection and choose a book (we have many that apply to project management) and we give you the main idea in a 5-minute, fun, illustrated summary.
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Postepic 2.0

Capture quotes from books and turn them into images with OCR

Postepic is a free to download mobile app that allows its users to capture quotes from the books they read and turn them into images with a font and a background selection thanks to the use of OCR (text recognition) technology. Users can also discover new books by browsing +3000 posts posted by the community.

Susanne Anders- musicologist
Take a pic of the passage you want to cite with your iPhone and turn it into something beautiful. ;)
Thebookseller
The pitch Postepic is a free iOS app that helps book lovers capture their favourite quotes from the books they read, and discover new reads by browsing quotes from other users or searching over three thousand quotes in the curated library.
TechCrunch
It's fair to say the smartphone camera has become the digital tool of most use, rendering the average person's camera roll essentially a memory buffer where carefully composed photographs rub up against snaps of receipts, funny stuff you saw on the street and fancied sharing with friends, and, sometimes, snippets of text you came across in a (paper) book and… See more
Digital Trends
Words can make some pretty beautiful art (aside from being works of art themselves), and Postepic is here to help you make some of your own. If a picture is worth a thousand words, what's the return on a picture of words?
AppAdvice
"Recently updated to version 2.0, Postepic makes sharing beautiful images of book quotes pretty much as easy as sharing images on Instagram."]
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LongShorts Stories

Long fictional stories told in short tweets on Twitter

LongShorts is like taking the cast of your favorite show and following their stories in real-time on Twitter.

• Each new "chapter" (aka status) fits into a few tweets

• Stories update in "real" time from the characters accounts

• They're ready to escape with you whenever you have a second!

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What are your most-used apps on your homescreen?

ThanasisUI/UX @EU_Commission
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Anyone have recommendations for books on User Research in a non-textbook format?

Bailey JenningsCo-Founder, earlybird
Blinkist - Key insights from 2,000+ bestselling nonfiction books
"Surely the key insights will overcome the typical textbook style format but they might take away the comprehensiveness. I'm a daily user of… See more

What are your favorite subscription services?

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Spotify - Any song. One tap away.
"Spotify is one of the first subscription services I've paid for and continues to be my most used. I've listened to more music on Spotify th… See more
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"The subscription model business must be a service that has the strong needs to the customer."

Any app for reading the most important parts of a book?

Diego PérezUX-UI Web & Mobile Designer
Blinkist - Key insights from 2,000+ bestselling nonfiction books
"This might be the tool you were talking about, brings key insights out of non-fiction books to save a ton of time."
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