Who has the time to read anymore? You do, if you make the time. It’s easier than you might think, with these tools and tips that find, recommend and format good reading anywhere you want to dive into it.
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10. Make your reading bookmarks stand out
9. Read while working out
8. Speed up your reading
You should savour clever fiction. Your average memo, however, can and should be hacked through at a faster pace. Speed reading guide Kris Madden explains in the video above how voicing out “A-E-I-O-U” or “one, two, three, four” as you read actually cancels out your subconscious tendency to read with your larynx, just below the audible level. This not only moves you quickly through the text, but provides a more visual, memorable read. There are plenty of apps on the web, too, that can help you speed through a particular text and learn to do it on any text: Spreeder, WordFlashReader, and ZAP Reader are just a few. (Original post)
7. Read Better on iPhones with Stanza
6. Find your next read
5. Convert any audio file to an audiobook
4. Find instructional and how-to PDFs
3. Collect articles with Instapaper & Read It Later
2. Get new books for old ones
1. Make web text more eye-friendly
What web, computer, or other tools do you use to make time for reading, make reading easier, or just find new things to read? Tell us all about your own little library tweaks in the comments.