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We’ve long been fans of Pocket, the bookmarking service that allows you to save stuff to read or watch later. Now, Pocket has added Highlights, an update that scans your saves and highlights the content most likely to interest you. We chatted with Pocket’s founder Nate Weiner about the app’s newest feature.
Amazon unveiled Kindle Matchbook today, a new service that offers affordable ebook versions of some of the physical books you’ve already purchased from Amazon. If the books qualify, you can get the Kindle versions for between $US0.99 and $US2.99, and future books you buy that qualify will get you the same deal.
iPhone: Speed reading is tough to learn, but Velocity is an app that makes it easy. Just toss in an article from Instapaper, Pocket or your clipboard, and Velocity will display it word by word so you can read it fast.