Learn 6 ways to read faster and retain more [Deals]

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The Speed Reading Mastery Bundle
With these speed reading courses, you'll learn to spot and fix whatever is holding you back.
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Reading is the road to greater understanding of the world and ourselves. For many of us, though, it can be a slower road than we’d like. But reading is a skill like any other, so you can improve with practice and guidance. That’s just what this bundle of six speed-reading courses offers.

Microsoft Edge on iOS can now read your favorite websites aloud

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Bedtimes stories don’t get much better than the latest stories from all your favorite writers at Cult of Mac. And now Microsoft Edge for iOS can read them to you.

The new feature, added in the browser’s latest update, improves accessibility for the visually impaired and those who find it difficult to interact with iPhone and iPad.

Skip the long reads with hundreds of book summaries [Deals]

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This service offers comprehensive summaries of the important books you don't have time to get to.
This service offers comprehensive summaries of the important books you don't have time to get to.
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Reading is one of the best things we can do to stay informed and keep our minds sharp. But it’s also one thing for which there’s never enough time. Instead of stressing over the books you can’t get to, this service gives the gist so you’re not in the dark.

Read 20% faster by mastering a single cognitive trick [Deals]

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Using color coding to connect lines of text, BeeLine's reading system can boost your reading speed and comprehension.
Using color coding to connect lines of text, BeeLine's reading system can boost your reading speed and comprehension.
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Ever catch yourself re-reading the same lines, or making it to the end of a page only to realize you don’t remember it? These are the signs of weak reading technique, and if that sounds familiar, you’re not alone. Luckily, there’s a way to improve.

Learn to boost the speed and quality of your reading [Deals]

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Reading is a skill, and this pair of courses will help you sharpen it, boosting reading speeds and retention while breaking bad habits.
Reading is a skill, and this pair of courses will help you sharpen it, boosting reading speeds and retention while breaking bad habits.
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Reading is a skill, and like all skills, there’s always room for improvement. So if you constantly find yourself re-reading paragraphs, or just staring at a book but never finishing it, these courses can help you out.

Learn the secret to reading better and faster on your iPhone [Deals]

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This browser-based tool uses color to guide the eye from line to line, increasing reading speeds by up to 20 percent.
This browser-based tool uses color to guide the eye from line to line, increasing reading speeds by up to 20 percent.
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Do you find yourself re-reading the same sentence over and over again? Or accidentally skipping lines in a paragraph, momentarily losing your place? You can fix these issues with the right reading technique, and this browser-based tool can help.

The Kindle app puts an entire library in your hand [50 Essential iOS Apps #16]

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The Kindle app is the perfect platform for reading e-books on iPad or iPhone. It's one of Cult of Mac's 50 essential iOS apps.
The Kindle app is the perfect platform for reading e-books on iPad or iPhone.
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50 Essential iOS Apps: Amazon Kindle appReading books. It’s something we’ve all done at some point in our lives. People read for fun, learning or taking a break. The trouble is, having a huge collection of books takes up space and can literally weigh you down.

E-books are the solution, and the Kindle app is an excellent way to enjoy the world of literature without straining your back or your physical space. With the Kindle app, you can carry an entire library’s worth of books on your iPad or iPhone.

Get your reading up to speed [Deals]

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Vastly boost your reading speeds with this pair of useful apps.
Vastly boost your reading speeds with this pair of useful apps.
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Reading is the key to a broader, sharper mind. It’s also the key to success for countless innovators and entrepreneurs with voracious reading habits, no less than Elon Musk and Bill Gates. So if you want to make a difference in the world and in your life, reading more is square one.