Blinkist: Read More Nonfiction

Blinkist: Read More Nonfiction

By Blinks Labs

  • Category: Education
  • Release Date: 2013-11-13
  • Current Version: 4.7.7
  • Adult Rating: 12+
  • File Size: 159.07 MB
  • Developer: Blinks Labs
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later.
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 7,789 Ratings

Description

Where do the world’s smartest people get their ideas? From great books! Blinkist transforms the key insights of 2500+ bestselling nonfiction books into powerful packs you can read or listen to in just 15 minutes. ***Included in the App Store’s Best of 2017 selection*** Over 5 million users treat us as a companion on the most noble and challenging journey we know: fulfilling human potential. GET THE KEY INSIGHTS OF 2500+ BESTSELLING NONFICTION BOOKS • Sharpen your professional skills with the best business books in your field • Explore your many-sided self with the most impactful self-improvement titles • Discover new perspectives on the world with bestsellers on economics, science, history & culture • Stay on top of the latest trends and ideas in your professional field SWITCH BETWEEN AUDIO AND TEXT • Listen to audio versions to effortlessly slip learning into your day • Create your own personal audio playlists to customize your learning experience • Learn hands-free at the gym, in the car, or doing chores with Autoplay • Read and listen offline ENJOY PERSONALIZED READING RECOMMENDATIONS & EXPERT-CURATED LISTS • Always know what to read next—we’ll suggest titles based on your interests & reading history • Discover reading lists curated exclusively for Blinkist by thought leaders like Arianna Huffington, David Allen, and Dan Ariely on topics such as productivity, business, smarter living, and more BENEFIT FROM A HUMAN TOUCH • Focus only on the best nonfiction—our editorial team carefully selects every one of our titles • Enjoy lovingly written summaries of key ideas by field experts with a passion for explaining complex matters in simple, beautiful language LEARN THE WAY SCIENCE INTENDED • Retain more thanks to a format based on neuroscientific research • Understand quickly and easily thanks to crystal clear language and short, powerful content ------------------------------------------- IN THE PRESS "Blinkist is an intriguing new app that encourages you to read more nonfiction books... It’s a fun and fascinating way to discover new and interesting topics” - The New York Times Named one of Europe’s Hottest Start-Ups in 2016 by Wired “There is no such thing as too much knowledge. If you would like to expand your horizons, but don’t have the time to read, Blinkist is a speedy and convenient way of learning” - TheNextWeb "Blinkist offers a terrific service – great ideas distilled down to their very essence. For those of us who are deeply curious about new ideas on success, happiness, innovation, progress and more, it’s a great start." - Forbes “The audio feature is an awesome way to dive into a book while folding laundry or cooking a meal.” - BuzzFeed ------------------------------------------- HOW IT WORKS: Getting started is simple. Download the Blinkist app now and sign up for a free 7-day trial. We have monthly and annual plans available. Blinkist Premium costs $12.99 per month (monthly plan) OR $79.99 per year (annual plan). You can cancel at any time during your 7-day free trial via the iTunes store settings and then you will not be charged. Also, plans automatically renew unless you turn off auto-renew in your iTunes account 24 hours before the end of your current subscription period. With Blinkist Premium you have: • unlimited access to 2500+ titles • unlimited access to audio versions of all titles • personalized recommendations from the Blinkist editorial team • the ability to read & listen offline • a send-to-Kindle feature • the ability to sync highlights with Evernote If you’re not ready for unlimited access, you can still read one title selected by us, every day, by choosing the Blinkist Free plan. All details are in our terms of use and privacy policy https://www.blinkist.com/privacy.html Questions? Suggestions? You can speak to a real person at Blinkist. Our trusty customer support team is just an email away --- simply write to support@blinkist.com

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  • Auto renewal?

    1
    By cancel plzz
    I have just been charged 75.76 for renewal Did not want this
  • Told everyone about this

    5
    By TatersheRealtor
    Omg !! Finally my dreams have been answered ! Freakin love this app
  • Awesome

    5
    By prodromosm
    I can’t believe this app exist this is great way to improve yourself when driving and have free time.
  • Price

    1
    By abdrtyo
    This is not free. Just the app! You have to pay for your reading material. What a joke.
  • Wanted to like blinkist

    2
    By Natalie Galyon
    Just downloaded the free trial and am disappointed that after each short blink the auto play does not work. I have to manually press play every 2 mins or so. Found it very frustrating so will be canceling my subscription.
  • Amazing discovery

    5
    By Varghesesa
    Blinkist was an amazing find! The writers provide great summaries which allow me to pull out the key take aways quickly. Love starting my day with a new blink.
  • You have to pay

    1
    By Mia almanza
    It says its free but you literally have to pay nearly 80 dllrs for a year, in order to read anything, nothing is free at all..
  • I love it!

    5
    By Game the day-NYC
    Gold.
  • Heaven!

    5
    By getsmart910
    I just downloaded Blinkist today and I feel like I have died and gone to heaven! I have several thousand books on my Kindle app which I have never had time to read; many of these books on BLINKLIST I own. Now with Blinklist, I have the time to read everything my heart desires. It saves me a lot of money because instead of impulsively buying every book that I want to read, I can simply read it in 15 minutes! Some books I definitely want to read the full version of; Blinklist gives me that choice and makes me feel like superwoman of reading.
  • Big library but poor quality summaries

    2
    By RhetTbull
    I really wanted to like this app/service. I read a lot and having access to quality book summaries would be very valuable. Unfortunately Blinkist doesn't deliver. Pros: there are a lot of books in the library...I was surprised that nearly every title I was interested in was available in the app. Cons: the book summaries ("blinks") are really subpar and don't provide a good overview of the book. I read several and they just skim the surface often missing the main idea of the book. I read blinks for books I've previously read and they never covered the big ideas in the book. Instead, they tend to focus on one or two themes in the book often missing the big picture and never providing a good synthesis. These are more like long book reviews rather than executive summaries.

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