Best of History Books iOS Apps

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November 1st, 2018

Illustrated summaries of bestselling nonfiction books

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David Adamu
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 ­čĺ»
Nathan Bashaw
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.
David Adamu
David Adamu- Maker.
With Hardbound, trust me you'd learn something fascinating/insightful that'll last you for years of added knowledge in just 5 minutes (per read). Highly recommended!
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Experience the joy of being told a story

Kobo Audiobooks is a way to discover the art of being told a story. Listen to audiobooks from your favorite authors and narrators on the Kobo iOS and Android apps. Sign up for a free 30 day trial at kobo.com and let us know what you think.

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The Verge
Audiobook fans have a new option to comparison shop against. Rakuten Kobo has announced it's adding audiobooks to its iOS and Android ebook apps, with two ways to buy them: a la carte, or with a $10 per month subscription service that nets you one book per month.
Thebookseller
Kobo has launched an audiobook subscription service claiming to offer "the best value on a subscription plan in the category". The Canada-based e-book company follows rivals such as Amazon's Audible and Scribd in entering the audio book download and subscription market, after sales of the medium have soared over the last two years.
TechCrunch
Kobo's never had an issue taking on the bigwigs. It's outlasted bigger names like Sony and Barnes & Noble in the devoted e-reader space, and now it's ready to take a swipe at Audible's marketshare dominance. The Rakuten-owned company has just announced the launch of its own audiobook service.
Engadget
You can find any audiobook and ebook you buy in one place within Kobo's iOS and Android apps. Once you've chosen what to listen to, the apps' built-in player will give you the power to choose your preferred narration speed.
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Listen to Arabic Audiobooks, Enjoy and Learn.

Dhad is a very promising platform for Arabic Audiobooks. They offer some free books in the addition to the growing paid content.

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Badir
Dhad project is an Arabic program provides electronic distribution of audio books By using computer or smartphone.And it aims to promote reading
Wamda
The average Arab citizen reads approximately 35 hours and 17 books every year. Research showed that on average, an Arab reads 11 books in Arabic and six foreign-language books every year. The need for promoting reading in the Arab world as a habit for young people is as clear as ever.
Aljazeera
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