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Breaking Delivers The News To Your Mac Or iPhone Notification Center

Mac/iOS: Keeping up with the news is easy, but keeping up with news you care about can be trickier. Breaking is a new app that makes it easier. Simply add the sites that give you news you like to read, and stores from them will appear in your Notifications Center on iOS or drop-down menu on Mac.


Five Best Audiobook Services

If you’re looking for ways to fit more books into your life, listening to audiobooks is a great way to do it. You can listen on your commute, on holidays, or at home while you’re doing other things. This week, we’re looking at five of the best audiobook services, based on your nominations.


Find The Perfect Fiction Book To Read With This Massive Genre Poster

If you’re looking for a good read, this graphic plots all of fiction’s main genres and some of the best books in each one.


Kindlebox Automatically Sends Books From Dropbox To Your Kindle

It’s pretty easy to send just about anything to your Kindle, but if you’re looking for an even more automated solution, Kindlebox does the job by linking a Dropbox folder to your Kindle and sending anything over automatically.


How To Make Reading Less Boring And Get 'Sucked In' Every Time

Reading can be extremely rewarding, but forcing yourself to do it can make it a chore. A more sustainable solution is to enhance the reading experience, to read better — so that you remember what you read and enjoy reading more. Here’s how you can make reading more fulfilling.


Short Finds Short Articles From Your Reading List

iOS: If you you’re using a read-it-later service such as Pocket, Instapaper or Readability, you probably have a long list of articles that you’ve been meaning to read. Short helps you find articles you can read in under five or 10 minutes.


Keep Emails To Less Than 300 Words To Increase Responses

Nobody likes getting lots of long emails to parse through, but we’re all too eager to send them. If you want to get others to respond, keep the body under 300 words.


Read More Every Day By Creating Reading Triggers

A lot of us have a stack of books — some real, some digital — that we’ve paid for, but haven’t found time to finish. If you’re trying to read more every day, creating a system of triggers can help you stay on top of your reading list.


Get Around Paywalls With Incognito Mode

Paywalls can be irritating, especially if you want to read just one article. If you’ve ever wanted to get around a publication’s paywall, you can usually do so by loading the page through a private browsing or Incognito window.


Briefly: Game Of Thrones Book Revelations, Dreamcast 101, Cheap Takeaway

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Game Of Thrones reader successfully debunks enduring fan theory, everything you ever wanted to know about the Sega Dreamcast, get 20 per cent off at Delivery Hero.