reading

Remember More Of The Books You Read By Visiting Wikipedia First

You can retain more of the knowledge you glean from books by prepping your brain with background information before reading. That makes Wikipedia a great tool for readers.


Send Your Kindle Book Notes And Highlighted Passages To Evernote

Are you an active Kindle reader who takes notes and highlights passages for later reference? Then you might want to pair Evernote with your Kindle to have all those book quotes and information in one place.


How To Use Pocket Like A Pro To Save Everything From The Web

Pocket has long been one of our favourite services for saving articles and reading them later. But you can use Pocket for a lot more than just snatching up the occasional long read. Here’s how to use Pocket like a pro.


Flynx Opens Links In Background With A Loading Bar, Reading Mode

Android: Don’t interrupt the flow of reading your Twitter or Facebook timeline. Flynx opens any link you tap and shows it as a floating icon, with a loading bar to tell you when the link is ready to read.


Reverb Learns What You Like To Read On The Internet

iOS: For all the great stuff on the Internet, sometimes you may have trouble finding articles you’re specifically interested in reading. Reverb hones in on just the stories you want.


Daily By Buffer Brings You News In Easy-To-Read Cards

iOS: Tinder gained a good degree of popularity for taking the pain out of dating with cards that you can swipe to approve or dismiss. Daily, by social media company Buffer, aims to do the same thing with the news.


Master The Art Of Reading With Lewis Carroll's Four Rules Of Learning

Everyone knows Lewis Carroll as the author of Alice In Wonderland, but he was also a mathematician and logician interested in the ways people learn. Weblog Brain Pickings took a look at four rules developed by Carroll that you can use for better reading.


App Directory: The Best Ereader For Android

Reading ebooks on Android used to be just OK. Now, it’s awesome. While there are plenty of sweet apps for reading books on your phone or tablet, Play Books has vastly improved over the years to become our number one choice for it’s cloud sync, excellent research tools and the ability to upload your own books.


Dripread Splits Articles Into Daily Email Instalments

Web: Don’t have time to read your ever-expanding Pocket list? Dripread offers to split these long articles into smaller, digestible chunks and email them to you daily, all for free.


Unread, The Gesture-Based RSS Reader, Is Now On iPad

iPad: Unread is one of the better news readers for iOS because it’s clean, easy to use and actually focuses on the reading aspect. Now, the app is available on the iPad.